Playboy senior editor Jeremy Repanich used to be very fat. After losing a ton of weight, he’s decided to have the world’s greatest chefs feed him their best dishes to plump him up again. In this episode, Marcus Samuelsson prepares some meatballs inspired by his Swedish upbringing, but with an Italian twist. »
Michael Voltaggio, owner of Ink in Los Angeles and Top Chef winner, discusses his show Breaking Borders on the Travel Channel and how he made a surprise meal for his co-star and producers.
You don’t normally reach for a bottle of wine when heading to a barbecue, but there are some great varietals that pair well with your burger. Patrick Cappiello, wine director at Rebelle in New York City, and Food & Wine magazine’s 2014 Sommelier of the Year introduces us to one of his favorites to take to a cookout.
Adriaan Frank of Plan Check explains what goes into one of Los Angeles’s best burgers and shares two more specialties from this restaurant on the city’s West Side. »
In the basement of the Townhouse in Venice, CA is the Del Monte, a speakeasy that isn’t some newfound faux speakeasy like many that have come into fashion of late, but a bonafide secret bar that opened during Prohibition and still operates to this day. We give you a glimpse inside.
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What should you do with that Wasabi? Can I use my fingers? I’m supposed to eat that ginger, right? Katuzaka Iimori, the executive chef at Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya in New York City, answers all those questions when he shows us the proper way to eat sushi.
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Wine doesn’t always have to be high brow and inaccessible. To wit, Patrick Cappiello, the wine director at Pearl & Ash in New York City shows how to pick a wine that goes great with your dollar slice. For more wine videos from Patrick, visit his series Tasting Notes: http://ply.by/Wrs1LL
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Patrick Cappiello, the wine director at Pearl & Ash in New York City shows us the wine gadgets that are actually worth buying—especially what you need if you’ve broken your cork. For more wine videos from Patrick, visit his series Tasting Notes: http://ply.by/Wrs1LL
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Michael Ferraro, the executive chef and partner of Delicatessen in New York City, demonstrates how to create his award-winning chicken thigh sandwich. The perfect plate of comfort food includes cerignola olive pesto, sweet pepper aioli and burrata cheese on ciabatta bread. »
I first learned about Plan B (a.k.a. the morning-after pill) in 2009. I was 17 years old and accompanying a male friend to his STD screening at a Planned Parenthood in Canoga Park, not far from where I grew up in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. After a few cancellations, I snagged an appointment of my own. The… »
When New Jersey governor Chris Christie spoke this spring at the Conservative Political Action Conference, he attacked Obamacare as an example of big government "trying to control the free market." He also took a jab at Senate majority leader Harry Reid, saying Reid, who has lambasted the Koch brothers for donating… »
Novelist Don Winslow, author of Savages and The Kings of Cool, has written a three-part serial entitled Extreme exclusively for Playboy. Winslow's newest work of fiction debuted in the magazine's May 2014 issue and will continue to run through its July/August 2014 edition. Read the second installment below. »
This is a special time for me, both as a bartender and as a writer. I've spent the past 18 years behind the bar, obsessively learning all I can about my chosen craft, then the last two years committing that knowledge to paper. Last week, all of that hard work culminated with the release of my first book, The Bar… »
Wim Hof climbed Mount Everest in shorts and can hold his breath for five minutes and can fight off disease with his mind. Now he wants to teach you. »
Question: Just how identical are identical twins in terms of their bodies? Do identical female twins have the same size, shape and color areolae? Do identical male twins have the same penis shape and size (both flaccid and erect)?—D.Q., Reno, Nevada »
As a professional ballerina, I barely finished high school, so my sense of inadequacy in all subjects but classical ballet remains adequately high. In the years since I became a writer, my curiosity has roamed from classic literature to sexual literature to classic sexual literature. A few months ago, I decided to… »
Chasing a narrow strip of blacktop to the distant horizon with nothing ahead of you but time, space and freedom. That's the idea behind the cruiser motorcycle, which offers instant entrée to a club of like-minded rebels. The cruiser is as definitively American as the cowboy and the muscle car, and this season a slew… »
Jonah Hill could still be buying hooker boots at an eBay store right now. A decade ago, with that one-minute scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, he launched a career in bro comedies that could have kept him fed like Henry VIII on chronic for years to come. Instead, the party-hearty star of Knocked Up and Superbad went… »