In the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California is a recently opened cigar oasis: NK Cigar Lounge in Westlake Village....more
Posted: January 24, 2011 By Alejandro Benes
On the second Thursday of every month, something extraordinary happens in Los Angeles: Pedestrians take over. Well, they take over a large section of...more
Posted: December 27, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
Cigar Aficionado's guide to enjoying cigars in baseball's postseason.
Posted: October 5, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
Posted: October 1, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
Giorgio Milos, the master barista at illy, perhaps the world's preeminent producer of espresso, discusses the state of espresso in the United...more
Posted: September 28, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
Herzog Wine Cellars, where cigar smoking is strictly kosher.
Posted: August 30, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
"I miss my cigar smokers," Kim Owens, regional manager of Del Frisco's Double Eagle, said plaintively a couple of weeks ago in responding to why the...more
Posted: April 29, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
I don't really know how I missed the fact that there was a bar in the affluent Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C., that allowed cigar...more
Posted: April 21, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
As expected, the city council of Los Angeles voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban smoking on restaurant outdoor patios. California law already bars...more
Posted: January 21, 2010 By Alejandro Benes
We revisit the most popular cigar-friendly spot in the nation's captial.
Posted: January 13, 2010 By Alejandro Benes