Author Archives: Scott Gold

About Scott Gold

Native New Orleans food writer Scott Gold, author of "The Shameless Carnivore," has written for Gourmet, Edible Brooklyn, The New Orleans Advocate, Tasting Table, Thrillist, The Faster Times, and other publications. His Food Porn Friday column for NolaVie offers a mouth-watering photo designed to start culinary conversations in the Big Easy.

Food Porn: Good little monsters

Softshell po-boy 2015

Last weekend, I accomplished what can best be described as "my annual Jazz Fest food orgy." Now, I know most people attend the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival for the music; the crafts; and just the fact ... Read More »

Food Porn: The full Irish

"Would you like some meat with your meat?" A Full Irish at the Irish House

When I first visited Ireland a number of years ago for a wedding, I didn’t really know what to expect when it came to cuisine. Given my limited exposure to Irish food, my first thought was potatoes and ... Read More »

Food Porn: Nice buns!

"Bacos" (Vietnamese tacos) at Ba Chi Canteen

I have to admit, even I have gotten caught up in the New Orleans obsession with Vietnamese cuisine in recent years (though it may never trump my deep and abiding love of Japanese yakitori and ramen). Citizens of the ... Read More »

Food Porn: Vive la snaque!

Radishes and butter 1

  Here in the God-fearing, good ole U.S. of A., we tend to be a bit, shall we say, "stubborn," when it comes to our snacking habits. When you think "snack," you probably think of chips and salsa, pigs ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Winning friends with salad

The doctor told me to eat more vegetables. Prescription noted.

When I first visited McClure’s Barbecue on Magazine Street, just after they’d opened, I had a lengthy and genial conversation with pitmaster Neil McClure. We talked about brisket and chicken and pulled pork, about low-and-slow methods, seasonings and ... Read More »

Food Porn: A lotta latkes

"It's a Chanukah miracle!"

Happy Chanukah, New Orleans! For those who celebrate, this time of year is known for eight miraculous nights of candlelight, family-time, presents ("No, I really DID need new socks, Mom...thanks!"), increasingly intense games of dreidl, and, of course, ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: What about kebab?

Doner kebab

Some things in this life are so innately, profoundly wonderful that they have the ability to easily cross all boundaries, from the rich to the poor, spanning the globe and traipsing over cultural boundaries in the process.  Coffee ... Read More »

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