Sydney Rende

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Syracuse University, University Of Maryland, College Park
Nostalgic Food Trends, Food On Social Media, Food Quality
  • Sydney uncovered the untold truth of liquid death canned water. It isn't nearly as homicidal as it sounds.
  • In another article, she recapped a viral TikTok hack explaining the best method for shredding chicken.
  • Harold, Kumar, and millions of hungry hamburger lovers were undoubtedly pleased with her story on the celebrations marking the first centennial of White Castle.


Sydney worked as the executive assistant to actor Tim Blake Nelson from June 2016 to August 2018. In September 2018, she began work as a fiction reader for the Salt Hill Journal, where she read more than 100 fictional stories from students. In January 2021, she worked as a freelance treatment writer for a TV show pitched to HGTV called "The Oz Effect." Since March 2021, she's worked as a freelance writer for the What Now Media Group. She contributed to Mashed in 2021.


Sydney graduated with a bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. She also graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing (fiction) from Syracuse University in 2021.

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