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: Of love and sno-balls

This is what heaven would look like if it were piled into a plastic cup.

When Hansen's Sno-Bliz opened earlier this month, it was hardly what you'd call "sno-ball weather."  The day was lugubriously gray, damp and chilly, the kind of weather you'd expect to find in Oregon rather than in New Orleans ... Read More »

Food Porn: Put an egg on it!


As you might have guessed from my previous stories and photos here, I love eggs.  There were my musings on the Scotch egg at the Irish House, and of course my addition of a fried egg on top ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: DEFEND METRY

The seafood muffaletta at Parran's on Veteran's Blvd. in Metairie.

The NOLA corner of the Internet has been blowing up of late, particularly when it comes to the idea of cultural appropriation and the nature of authenticity.  First there was the Glambeaux controversy, about which I had a ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Tiny burgers

Good things come in threes.  Especially sliders.

    I don't know when it happened, exactly, but at some point in the last fifteen years or so, "gourmet hamburgers" -- the kind you find in gastro-pubs and have things like lamb and arugula and duck ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Chilly? CHILI.


It should probably come as no surprise that I have a significant history when it comes to chili.  Ah, yes, good ole chili, a big "bowl of red," is one of the finest single-bowl menu items on this ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Carnival time!

Domenica king cake: Pure gold

Editor's note: Still, only marginally revived from his Domenica king cake sugar coma circa 2013, Scott Gold is ready for another piece, or twenty.  The New Year's celebrations might have died down, but in this town, that means ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Pho real

Pho ga with quail eggs at Lilly's Cafe on Magazine St.

As I've noted here in the past, my brother, Eric, loves pho. Actually, it's not really love -- love is more natural and harmonic. This could more appropriately be described as an obsession, a psychological tick that tells ... Read More »

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