Gowri Chandra is a full-time freelance food 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—social media, editorial, marketing, content strategy—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 was born in Bangalore, India and grew up in Athens, Georgia, and Colorado; she has lived and worked in Paris, Bamako (Mali), Denver, Seattle, and Los Angeles.

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