Chef Jamie Bissonnette of Toro in New York City shows Rebelle restaurant’s wine director, Patrick Cappiello, a couple of ways to make bone marrow, using market-fresh vegetables and bread to prepare two savory dishes. Cappiello then selects a Tempranillo from Rioja in Spain as the perfect pairing to this dish. »
We put our wine expert through hell. We made Patrick Cappiello, the award-winning wine director at Rebelle in New York City taste test and grade five boxed wines: Vella, Bandit, Franzia, Black Box and Bota Box. Some were absolutely awful, but some, to his surprise, we’re actually good. Check out the video to see which… »
We gathered America’s top bartenders to ask them if it would be possible to judge a fellow bartender by having them make just one drink. We were surprised how many had the same answer: The Daiquiri. No, not that frozen concoction you can get out of a slushie machine at a bad resort, but the simple mix of lime, sugar… »
Patrick Cappiello, the wine director at Rebelle in New York City presents his wine of the week, Red Hook Merlot. This wine, made in Red Hook, Brooklyn, sources grapes from the Macari vineyard on the North Fork of Long Island. It’s a great example of the quality wine that can be made at an urban winery. For more videos… »
The editors at Playboy came into work last Monday to discuss True Detective season 2 and they couldn’t have been more befuddled. So they turned on the cameras to see if they could explain what the hell is going on this show ahead of this weekend’s finale. »
We follow Mélisse chef and owner Josiah Citrin around the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market to find inspiration for his half chicken with potato and leeks. The two-Michelin-star chef then invites us into his kitchen to show us how to make this rustic dish. »
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… »