Samantha Lande is a freelance writer and content creator. Samantha most often covers restaurants, food trends and family. She also creates content for internationally known brands and small businesses. Regardless of the topic, she enjoys telling stories through her articles, whether it be a chef who opened his first restaurant or a mom who started an entire business from an a-ha moment.


Photo by Rachel Friedman Photography

My Work Has Been Featured In

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Featured Work

Epicurious: Reducing Food Waste with Kids

January 8, 2019 Family, feature, Food, Moms
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I love what Epicurious has done with their Small Plates focus – tackling issues as it relates to

Food Network: Chicago’s Most Instagrammed Dishes

January 8, 2019 Lifestyle, Restaurants
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It was fun doing a national piece focused on my city. News flash – Chicago has a

Chicago SPLASH: Kathryn Hahn

January 8, 2019 feature, Lifestyle, Women
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It was an honor to speak with this super talented (and hilarious!) actress about her career, her

FCSI: A Chat with Rich Melman

January 8, 2019 Entrepreneurs, feature, Food, Restaurants
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Rich Melman is an iconic restaurateur.It was such a privilege to chat with the Lettuce Entertain You

TLC: Items to Make Traveling with Kids More Tolerable

January 8, 2019 Family, Moms, Travel
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It’s hard to travel with kids….really hard. For TLC’s new website, TLCme, I’ve rounded up some of

The Muse: So You Want To Craft Video Like a Producer

January 3, 2018 content marketing, Entrepreneurs
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It was really fun to chat with British animator and producer Dina Makanji on her work and