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. Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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