Want to find out where Vin Lee likes to smoke an Opus X while eating a Kobe burger? Check out the profile in Haute Living on the CEO of the Beverly Hills Cigar Club. Lee gives some insights into where and what he eats at home in Los Angeles and other aspects of living the [...]
Here’s another example of the quickly evolving and adaptive cigar culture in the UK: Dukes, St James’s, the boutique hotel located close to Green Park in London, has just launched its Cognac and Cigar Garden. The garden is a newly refurbished outdoor area that perfectly accommodates the luxurious pairing of cognac and cigars.
Sometimes, a cigar can overpower a lesser pairing. But in this case, the Asian fusion cusine in the BuDa cigar Lounge of Indianapolis seems to overpower the cigars. The BuDa Lounge opened in March 2009, and it was supposed to be a gathering place for cocktails and cigars. But the food performed too well and [...]
If you find yourself in MetroWest, head out to Havana Sensation. The new cigar bar in Orlando was opened by former financial analyst Ed Santoro, who is new to the business, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The shop has been around for four months. Santoro has been smoking cigars since he was 20: his first [...]
Ever have a cigar while watching the sun set? Well, there’s a new cigar happy hour that’s designed for just that: Barry, from acigarsmoker.com, introduced me to Cigar Mondays at Vetro NYC. It sounds wonderful – you get a premium cigar, butler served hors d’ouevres and your choice of a cognac, port, single malt or [...]
Have ever you heard about the rooftop lounge at Rick’s Cabaret? It’s a gorgeous bi-level cigar-friendly rooftop lounge with an excellent view. There’s no cutting fee and it’s located at a prime midtown location. Best of all, this sort of thing happens there every day!
Without a Winston Churchill or John F. Kennedy, it seems, cigars will struggle to gain popularity in Lithuania, it’s been lamented. Nonetheless, cigarillo and cigar imports are surging. Last year, 182.6 million cigarillos were imported into Lithuania, up from a meager 4.6 million in 2008. Yet, cigar smokers comprise only 2 percent of the population. [...]
The well known Club Macanudo in New York City, located in the Upper East Side, is one of the most recent casualties of the New York State cigar tax increase. An email from general manager Mauricio Cordoba went out to their customers this week stating that as a result of such a drastic increase from [...]
I took a shortcut home recently and came across a sign simply stating “cigars” which of course piqued my interest. A few days later I had decided to check it out and I am glad I did. From the outside Maduros cigar and wine bar is nothing more than a store front seemingly hidden on [...]
Have you heard about that great little cigar shop in East Brunswick, New Jersey? The Cigar Den, run by Mike Beksi, is fantastic place to buy cigars, to light up a smoke, and to relax. It’s a cigar shop with a private lounge and a nicely sized walk-in humidor. Fully equipped with comfy chairs, the [...]