A native and resident of New Orleans, Troy Gilbert is an author and journalist. His first three books include New Orleans Kitchens, the Café Degas Cookbook and Dinner with Tennessee Williams. His fourth book is expected to be released in the winter of 2013. He is a regular contributor to many national and international publications including Sailing World, Southern Boating, BoatU.S. Magazine, Tide and Cruising Helmsman. He has also been a contributor to the Food Network, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans CityBusiness, Cruising World, Mississippi Magazine as well as others and he had a restaurant review program on WWNO radio. In 2013 he was a food panelist for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. His writings and on the scene descriptions in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina were published on his blog gulfsails.blogspot.com and in the anthology, A Howling in the Wires. Aside from his writing, Gilbert is on the board of directors of the non-profit Friends of West End and has served in this capacity for a local yacht club. He is currently working on a novel as well as several other culinary related book projects.
He may be reached via email: troyag [at] hotmail [dot] com