Salt & Wind Contributors

Our diverse team of food, fashion, travel and lifestyle contributors.
Emily Olson

Emily Olson

Em LaFave Olson is the Co-founder of Din. Din connects restaurant kitchens with home kitchens to teach you to become ...

Krista Simmons

Krista Simmons

Krista is a food writer and culinary adventurer who produces content covering the world’s diverse culinary scen...

Kelly Valentine

Kelly Valentine

Kelly is the Los Angeles Market Manager for pop up dining company, Dinner Lab. She enjoys stalking foodie instagram a...

Lou Binns

Lou Binns

Louise is a British expat based in Paris since 2009. Working in marketing by day and moonlighting as a freelance writ...

Lynn Chen

Lynn Chen

Lynn Chen is an actor (Silicon Valley, Fear the Walking Dead) who started blogging six years ago (The Actor's Diet,&n...

Sean  Timberlake

Sean Timberlake

Sean Timberlake is the founder of Punk Domestics, a site for the DIY and food preservation enthusiasts. He occasional...

Dulci Edge

Dulci Edge

Dulci Edge is a freelance art director and native New Yorker based in San Francisco. Obsessed with travel, she chroni...

Brandon Matzek

Brandon Matzek

Brandon Matzek is the San Diego-based writer and photographer behind Kitchen Konfidence, a food blog focused on ...

Ingrid Hofstra

Ingrid Hofstra

Ingrid is an Amsterdam-based writer & photographer who's passionate about food and travel. Read more about h...

Carly  DeFilippo

Carly DeFilippo

Carly is a NYC-based writer, trained cook and grocery shopping enthusiast. She first fell in love with the food indus...

Susan Williams

Susan Williams

Susan is a baker, writer and recipe developer based in Sonoma, California. When she’s not perusing farmers mark...

Riley Wilson

Riley Wilson

Riley Wilson is a native Sydney-sider who grew up between Australia and the USA, with extensive travels throughout Eu...

Amanda Frederickson

Amanda Frederickson

Amanda Frederickson is a chef  in the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen. She also tests recipes for cookbooks, is a f...

Brian Samuels

Brian Samuels

Brian Samuels is a food and beverage photographer in Boston, where he resides with his husband, Eric, and dog, Maki. ...

Remi Zimmerman

Remi Zimmerman

Remi Zimmerman is a graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. She has honed her hospitali...

Sonja Overhiser

Sonja Overhiser

Sonja Overhiser is author and co-creator of A Couple Cooks, a whole foods recipe blog. She and her husband Alex are b...

Cate Bartolacci

Cate Bartolacci

Cate is the NYC based blogger behind Chez CateyLou, a food and travel blog. She and her husband Anthony are passionat...