Brett Llenos Smith

Buffalo, NY
SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State College
Food, Science, Technology
  • Brett is a full-time freelance writer with 11 years of experience who specializes in food writing.
  • He's previous written about food for a number of local publications and websites, including The Buffalo News, Edible Western New York, and Step Out Buffalo.
  • He also writes about science and technology topics, and strives to bring an even-handed, evidence-based mindset to his writing on food.


After spending more than 7 years working in commercial laboratories, Brett Llenos Smith has been a full-time freelance writer for 11 years. He continues to leverage his science background, but has developed a significant body of work related to local food writing in Buffalo, NY, including articles in The Buffalo News, Edible Western New York ,and Step Out Buffalo. He joined Static Media in 2022 to continue covering everyday food topics, but for a wider audience.


Brett has a bachelor's degree in journalism form SUNY Buffalo State College, a school located in Buffalo's historic museum district.
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