Dakota Kim

dakota kim

Dakota Kim is a freelance writer specializing in food, culture, travel, TV, parenting, and lifestyle. Her work has appeared in Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Food52, Civil Eats, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Vox, and Sunset.


  • Dakota has written for Simply Recipes since March 2021.
  • She specializes in features, chef interviews, personal essays, recipe writing, gear reviews, and e-commerce.
  • Dakota has worked in restaurants for over a decade, as everything from host to line cook to owner.



About Simply Recipes

Simply Recipes, a Dotdash brand, is here to help you cook delicious meals with less stress and more joy, offering recipes and cooking advice for home cooks, by home cooks. We have more than 3000 tested recipes, guides, and meal plans, and draw over 15 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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