On the Hunt for Gamalost Cheese, Norway’s 'Viking Viagra'
Cheesemakers are riffing on the mythic "old cheese" with hopes to make it part of the Norwegian diet again.
Can Eating Conch Turn You into a Sex God?
"Some guys eat conch right out of the shell and drink a Guinness stout. It’s a chemical combustion when the two come together. It puts a lot of lead in the pencil.”
This Instant Coffee Gives You an Instant Boner—and the FDA Is Not Sprung
Stiff Bull has failed to seduce the FDA—by allegedly including an unlisted ingredient in its pour-and-stir coffee packets, one similar to the active ingredient in Viagra.
This ‘Come Fuck Me’ Pasta Recipe Is Going Viral for All the Wrong Reasons
Come Fuck Me Penne à la Vodka, a mouthful in more ways than one, was conceived by and for straight women only—specifically, the “single women of Manhattan.” And while most claims of food making people horny have been met with skepticism and reports of...
This New Damiana-Distilled Mezcal May Make You Love Harder
Damiana has historically been used as an aphrodisiac in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Now, for the first time ever, you can enjoy its alleged qualities in agave form in the US.
These Shrimp-Topped Oysters Promise to Make You Amazing in Bed
“Viagra.com” is a boldly named oyster dish served at El Coraloense in the southeast LA neighborhood of Bell Gardens. Their customers swear that the combination of oysters on the half shell topped with cooked shrimp, avocado, and Mexican-style ponzu...
Sniffing Your Way to Better Sex
From the goat testicle potions of ancient Tantra to the lavender-scented dildo we got in the mail, aphrodisiacs have always occupied a weird space between myth and science.
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Malaysia’s Market for Bull Dick Soup is Bigger than Yours
Dick soups are fairly widespread through Asia, but particularly popular in Malaysia. I gave in and had a bowl.
The Pizza Condom Designer Thinks Her Creation Is Absolutely Disgusting
Marina Malygina is a Moscow-based designer who has invented a condom that looks and smells like piping hot cheese pizza. It even comes in its own tiny delivery box. I spoke with her about what inspired her to to invent this, and why she thinks it's...
Girl Eats Food: Aphrodisiacs
Jo Fuertes-Knight goes on a mission to find out whether traditional aphrodisiacs can actually set your libido aflame—or if it's all just a sexy myth.
Sex + Food: Mezcal and Mole
Felix Fang heads to Guelaguetza—a Oaxacan oasis in the middle of Los Angeles—to explore the amorous pairing of sweet, smoky mezcal and rich homemade mole
Taking Gold Pill Aphrodisiacs in Cali, Colombia
Colombians are seeking black market sexual stimulants, imported from Asia.