Autumn 94
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Emeril's, New Orleans

Emeril's, New Orleans

In New Orleans indulgence is not only desirable, it is inevitable. The city's historic French Quarter, which Tennessee Williams described as "rakish and elegant," is perhaps the …

L'Enoteca Pinchiorri, Florence, Italy

L'Enoteca Pinchiorri, Florence, Italy

In the heart of one of Italy's great cities, L'Enoteca Pinchiorri is perhaps the ultimate special-occasion restaurant, that rare combination of cuisine, service and style that …

Les Halles, Washington, D.C.

Les Halles, Washington, D.C.

In Washington, D.C., a city too often constrained by bureaucratic behavior and an uptight, buttoned-down ambience, there's finally room to blow a little cigar smoke. Les Halles, a …

A Book of One's Own

A Book of One's Own

Rare book is really a terrible misnomer," says Craig Anderson, manager of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore in Manhattan, a third-floor hideaway in an emporium that …

Nordic Exposure

Nordic Exposure

The five countries that make up Scandinavia are often referred to as "the top of Europe," but they have always been as distinct from most of continental Europe culturally as they …

Mexican Magic

Mexican Magic

In Mexican restaurants around the world, a natural order exists. The smells of chile peppers-- jalapeño, habañero, poblano, serrano, chipotle --are unmistakable; the scorching …

Art in a Box

Art in a Box

Look around the office of any cigar smoking executive and you'll probably spot a humidor. And, whether the box is an antique or was recently manufactured, it will have several, …

Air Time

Air Time

Just what is the price of time these days? For about $50, you could get a decent hardbound edition of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine . For about $12,000, you could get a …

Las Vegas Stories

Las Vegas Stories

Suites the size of supermarkets, hostesses worthy of a Playboy centerfold, corporate jets, limos, show tickets, gourmet food and wine--for the highest of Las Vegas rollers, …

Political Statistics

Political Statistics

"It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics." -- Fletcher Knebel, Reader's Digest , December 1961 The antismoking hysteria …

The Fast Track

The Fast Track

If you're the typical, red-blooded, middle-aged American male with the usual imbalance of too little common sense and too much testosterone, you probably enjoy driving entirely …

Down by the River

Down by the River

As the sun sets on a spring evening in Vermont, I am waist-deep in the Battenkill River, a rocky, wet mecca for fly fishermen the world over. Though the afternoon was unseasonably …

Suiting Up

Suiting Up

By nature, tailors are not gloomy men. No, indeed. Optimistic if anything. How else could they take all the time and trouble to make us look our best? You couldn't blame them, …

Running Cool

Running Cool

His hair is gray now, thick at the neck but thinning on top. The deep, gruff voice is the same. The face, tough yet charming, looks much as it did three decades ago on stage, …

The Longest Day

The Longest Day

It is something of a miracle that the Allies succeeded on that cold, fog-shrouded morning of June 6, 1944, in Normandy, France. On that significant date General Eisenhower's …

Claridge's, London

Claridge's, London

The top London hotels attract different clientele. The Dorchester is an outpost for sheiks and emirs, Blake's for movie stars, and the Hilton for corporate executives. And …

Four Seasons, Chicago

Four Seasons, Chicago

On the hotel's high floors, you can see north to Wisconsin and south to Indiana. Lake Michigan stretches in both directions in a curving arc toward both neighboring states; its …

Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii

Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii

After a 5,500-mile journey through five time zones, arrival at the Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa can be welcome medicine. The approach to the front desk via an immense, …

Ritz-Carlton, Boston

Ritz-Carlton, Boston

To step into the stately, red-and-white-brick hotel at the corner of Arlington and Newbury streets in Boston is to take a step backward in time. The Ritz-Carlton, in fact, sets …

Cigars

An Interview with Edgar M. Cullman Sr.

An Interview with Edgar M. Cullman Sr.

Edgar Cullman Sr., 76, has been a tobacco man all his life. Today he is the chairman of the Culbro Corporation, which is the parent company of General Cigar. General Cigar owns …

The Rolling Rooms

The Rolling Rooms

Six Factories That Manufacture Most of Cuba's Export-Quality Cigars Each Specialize in Certain Brands and Sizes

Trading With The Enemy

Trading With The Enemy

It May Sound Like a Heinous Crime, but Thousands of Americans Violate the Cuban Embargo Every Year

Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

Cigar Sales are Going Through the Roof as Premium Cigars Become Increasingly Difficult to Find

Smoking on Deadline

Smoking on Deadline

In the heat of reporting and writing, television and newspaper journalists savor the pleasures of a great smoke.

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