Food Gold: Hell Braisin’ Carnitas (Gringo Edition)

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009 by Elliot Aronow


Art by Gila Mosaics

The mercury has dipped, the sun now sets at 5PM and some people are sad. What do these things mean? It’s BRAISING SEASON folks and this week we are going in with one of my all time fall/winter favorites, Carnitas! Read More

Food Gold: Veg Edge!

Posted on Oct 27th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

I know we’ve been spoiling you to death with all these pork and steak recipes, so for this week’s edition of Food Gold, we’re going to show how to make two inexpensive and utilitarian veggie side dishes. C’mon, make your mother (and Morrissey) happy, eat your veggies—with wild style!

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Food Gold Video Party: Seared Skirt Steak with Panzanella Salad

Posted on Oct 20th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

Due to an outpouring of public support, we are stepping up our game and going A/V here at Food Gold. Exciting!

For our debut episode, we got our friend Julia Jaksic, the executive chef at the wonderful West Village art deco bar/eatery Employees Only, to take us backstage in her kitchen and show us how to prepare and cook an incredibly simple and delicious Panzanella Salad topped with Seared Skirt Steak. Read More

Food Gold: Let’s Get Sauced!

Posted on Oct 13th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

In celebration of some new videos from Fool’s Gold’s own Duck Sauce, we’re going to do a special all-sauce edition of Food Gold this week. We want liberate you from having to eat (and pay for) the flavorless, soulless, packaged jars of gunk that the man is trying to pass off on you. Yes friends, it’s time to step up your game and get into HOMEMADE SAUCES. On deck we have a trio of delightful, multipurpose condiments that are a snap to create: mayo, parsley salsa verde and for all you lovers out there, the luscious Beurre Blanc. Let’s go! Read More

Food Gold: International Pickle Day Hits the LES

Posted on Oct 6th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

And we’re back with another edition of Food Gold. This week we hit up the INTERNATIONAL PICKLE DAY FESTIVAL in the LES of Manhattan to get our brine on and learn that pickled foodz are sure to CURE what ails ya! It’s gonna be DILL-LICIOUS!

(A-Trak if you are reading this please know that that one was for you.)

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Food Gold: Pork Tenderloin with Walnut Vinaigrette

Posted on Sep 29th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow


Image by Derek Erdman

Cookers! For this week’s edition of Food Gold I’m going to post a recipe I tried out last week and add some helpful suggestions for all you home cookz out there. And since I just got done fasting for Jewish holidays, I figured there would be no better intro dish to riff on then a pan seared Pork Tenderloin finished with a really simple and clean Walnut Vinaigrette. Let’s go! Read More

The Return Of Food Gold: Australia Edition

Posted on Sep 24th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

Hello and welcome to the second debut edition of Food Gold. Before I get going I wanted to give props to the OG FG columnist Mr Sammy Bananas, and the label fam for passing the mantle on to me. Hopefully I can continue the excellent work that the homies have started.

We’re going to improv on these first few posts but expect to get a grip of recipes, videos, travelogues and reviews each and every Tuesday from now until food doesn’t taste good any more. For this first post, I decided to put my best food forward and highlight a few of my favorite tastes from a recent trip to Australia. Dig in! Read More

Food Gold: Hot Doug’s

Posted on Jan 31st, 2009 by Sammy Bananas

It’s been a bit since my last Food Gold post, but I couldn’t pass up this opportunity. I’m out in Madsion, WI right now on the third day of my Midwest swing, but yesterday I went to eat sausages with Curt from Flosstradamus and Willy Joy.  The venue was Hot Doug’s, and this was my first trip to Chicago’s legendary dog establishment.  Follow the jump for the whole story.

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Food Gold: Southwest

Posted on Oct 27th, 2008 by Sammy Bananas


I’m sitting in the airport in Phoenix, where due to an unfortunate circumstance (I’m an idiot) I’ve arrived 4 hours early for my flight back to NYC.  In the meantime, I figured I would share some of the highlights from my recent trip to the southwest, namely, the Mexican food.

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