In the Jan/Feb 2008 Cigar Aficionado


The Blues Brothers

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, and take the stage with the Blues Brothers. Also, the Top 25 Cigars of 2007, a Cuban rarity from 2000, a tour of Miami's Calle Ocho, and ratings and notes on 79 cigars. That and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
The Best Cigars of 2007

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Pioneer Kuro Plasma

Drink
Bodacious Blends

Sport
Power Plate

Cigars
The Double Blade Cutter

The 25 Best Cigars of 2007
We began with 701 cigars, but in the end, there could be only one: our Cigar of the Year.
Time
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

Wheels
Audi S5

Places
Banyan Tree Seychelles

Fun
PokerPro

Style
Treat Your Feet

Gourmet
Chocolate, American Style

Features

Cover
Singin' the Blues
Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi carry a musical torch across America as the Blues Brothers.
Golf
Rebirth of a Classic
A renovation at Sleepy Hollow pays homage to its original designer, Charles Blair Macdonald, and brings a storied New York course into the modern era
Golf With Marvin
More Confessions of a Weekend Golfer: "The Shotmaker" Hits Las Vegas and the Monterey Peninsula

Cigars

Industry
Little Havana
Miami's historic Eighth Street, known locally as Calle Ocho, is America's Cigar Central
Cuba Report
Entering and Leaving Cigar Heaven
Robustos and large cigars are still dominating the rolling rooms in Cuba's factories
Interview
Turning the Top Tables
How the legendary New York restaurateur Ken Aretsky built a fabled résumé of fine dining by turning setbacks into life-affirming experiences.


Ratings & Reviews

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