In the Jan/Feb 98 Cigar Aficionado


Denzel Washington



Up Front

Editors' Note
Cigar Lovers Invade Vegas

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Features

Profile
The Mettle of Iron Mike
Mike Ditka is coaching again, but can the steel will that drove da Bears raise the saints to glory?
Recipe for Success
With a hit TV cooking show and a growing restaurant empire, chef Emeril Lagasse's career is simmering.
Full Circle
Forever suave, George Hamilton bring his timeless style to his new line of cigars and cigar clubs.
Hotels
Hotel Inter-Continental Praha, Prague

The Renaissance Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco

Cigars
Making It in a Man's World
Eight Women Have Defied the Odds to Run Their Own Tobacco shops
Cover
The Real Deal
Denzel Washington passes on the Hollywood star scene for the quiet pleasures of work and family.
Golf
Cigar for the Course
Smoking and Golfing Make for a Winning Combination
Gambling
Bettor's Rx
The Best (and Worst) Prescriptions for Gambling Fever
Travel
Skiing from the Sky
For Skiers Tired of Following Other People's Tracks, Heli-Skiing Takes Them Away from It All
Cars
Highway to Heaven: Corvettes
Like Its Ancestor on TV's "Route 66," a New Breed of Corvette Is Prowling the American Road
Tech
Corporate PIs
The Burgeoning World of Corporate Security Has Gone From Cloak and Dagger to Computers and Databases
Style
Vested Suits
Classic as well as Utilitarian, the Three-Piece Suit Is Back--But Did It Ever Really Leave?
Collecting
The Nostalgia Broker
Alex Shear's Obsession with consumerism Has Created a Mirror of Modern America
Dining
El Gaucho, Seattle

Cigars

Industry
C'est L'Afrique: Cameroon Wrapper Leaf
Tobacco Scion Rick Meerapfel and Associates Are Raising Quality Wrapper in central Africa
Q&A
An Interview with Manuel Quesada
Owner, MATASA, makers of Fonseca, Licenciados, Romeo y Julieta, Jose Benito, Cubita, Royal Dominicana, Credo and Casa Blanca cigars.
Culture
Cutting and Lighting
Mastering a few simple but invaluable techniques for cutting and lighting
Great Moments
A Prince Among Men


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