Lyla Porter

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Los Angeles, CA
Vassar College
Restaurant Trends, International Cuisine, Adapting Recipes
  • During the pandemic lockdown, Lyla received thousands of views on her "Quarantine Kitchen" cooking videos.
  • An avid home cook, she frequently caters events for family and friends.
  • She recently attended the Gluten Free Garage food expo showcasing innovative new products in the gluten-free food space.


Having lived in several different cities across the world, Lyla writes about her travels often through the culinary lens, exploring local cuisines and restaurants. Gluten- and lactose-free since the age of 13, she has had a keen interest in observing food trends and adapting recipes to suit dietary restrictions. With a decade of experience as a writer, researcher, and producer, in addition to food-related journalism, Lyla has worked extensively in the film and television industry.


Lyla has her B.A. from Vassar College where she majored in English and minored in Hispanic studies.

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