Amber Love Bond is a Miami-based writer who covers food and beverage, travel, and other lifestyle topics for over a dozen outlets. After more than a decade in the corporate finance sector, Amber decided to pursue her passion for writing about South Florida’s vibrant hospitality scene. Along the way, she honed her skills in recipe development, serving as a dessert expert and partner for She also ran a successful baking business from home for over a decade, where she created custom birthday and wedding cakes for hundreds of clients.

Amber’s work has appeared in Forbes, Thrillist, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, HelloGiggles, Eater, Eat This Not That, Fodor’s, and more. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her sipping cocktails at Miami’s best bars, hanging out on the beach with her laptop, or sampling dishes at the trendiest chef's tables.

  • 10+ years of experience in the food and beverage space
  • Co-author of "Fodor’s South Florida" guidebook
  • Wrote the St. Kitts and Nevis chapters of "Fodor’s Essential Caribbean" guidebook
  • Owner of Cakes by Amber Love for over a decade

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