Layla Khoury-Hanold

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Layla is a freelance writer specializing in food, travel, dining, home cooking, and shopping.


  • Layla has written for Simply Recipes since February 2021.
  • Her work has appeared on Food Network, Refinery29, and the James Beard Foundation, and in The Chicago Tribune, Drinks International, and Savoring Gotham, a food guidebook to New York City.
  • Layla is fluent in French and has a B.A. in Marketing and French from Northern Michigan University as well as a professional certificate in Fashion Marketing, Merchandising, and Communication from ESMOD Paris.



About Simply Recipes

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