Gowri Chandra is a full-time freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Food & Wine, Forbes, Condé Nast Traveler, Thrillist, Los Angeles Magazine, L.A. Weekly, Vice, and more. She has covered the Emmys, Oscars, and James Beard Awards, and interviewed Wolfgang Puck, Dominique Crenn, John Legend, Kristen Bell, and Hugh Jackman—all for Food & Wine.

She has worked in digital content for 9+ years for Fortune 500 clients like Disney Interactive, Disney Consumer Products, and Starbucks.

She holds a degree in Comparative French Literature from Brown University and speaks fluent French. She has done extensive coursework in biology and public health, and has completed Celiac Disease clinical research as well as grant-funded community health work in Bamako, Mali. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

Reach her at gowri.v.chandra [at] gmail.com.