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Features

Laurence Fishburne: Flying Fish

Laurence Fishburne: Flying Fish

Laurence Fishburne is growing impatient. For more than half an hour, on this gorgeous morning in Manhattan, he's been drinking coffee, eating chicken sandwiches and talking. …

Seagar's, Destin, Florida

Seagar's, Destin, Florida

When the owners of the Hilton Sandestin Beach in Destin, Florida, decided to include a deluxe restaurant in the hotel's expansion, they wanted "a place to forget the beach and …

The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas

The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas

It used to be that as long as you added mesquite chips in the barbecue pit, mas tequila in the Margaritas and kept the beans out of the chili, you'd do well as a restaurateur in …

Cruise Control: Men's Resort Wear

Cruise Control: Men's Resort Wear

Living in a time when travelers climb aboard jumbo jets in slouchy sweatsuits and gaudy sneakers without compunction, it's hard not to yearn for the elegance of the age of the …

Cruises: Tops of the Liners

Cruises: Tops of the Liners

The pampering begins immediately. A white-gloved waiter offers a chilled glass of Champagne from a silver tray. A smiling steward leads the way to an ocean-view suite with a bay …

Custom-made Golf Clubs

Custom-made Golf Clubs

Hey, you with the 7-iron in your hand. Yes, you with the Calla-Made Cobra-Titleist-Ping titanium, oversized, diamond-faced, guaranteed-tour-action ultimate weapon.   …

Great Moments-Busted at the Border

Great Moments-Busted at the Border

It's not as if it was going to fund Fidel Castro's next birthday party. After all, it was just one cigar. One head-spinning cigar as it turned out. But, when my spring-breakin' …

Home Smart Home

Home Smart Home

Most mornings, Jerry Rich follows a routine his house knows well. As the sun rises over the cornfields on his Illinois estate, the 60-year-old executive and computer systems …

Time and Again

Time and Again

When tourists flock to the massive waterfalls known as the Rheinfall in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, they gape in wonder at the surging waters and pose for Kodak moments.   …

American Pinot Noir

American Pinot Noir

 Joe Rochioli asserts he's "just a farmer."   "My father grew hops here in the Russian River Valley," says the 65-year-old owner of Rochioli Vineyards. Indeed, an …

Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colorado

Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colorado

A century ago, Aspen was a silver-mining boomtown with the world's richest lode. By the end of the Second World War, a different group of prospectors had come and put a ski lift …

Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand

Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand

When Alan Pye, an itinerant Irishman, founded his no-frills fishing lodge on New Zealand's Waikato River in the late 1920s, he couldn't have envisioned how it would evolve by …

The Holy Grails

The Holy Grails

On March 14, 1997, Benjamin Peri Nathan, dressed in a suit and tie and carrying a shoulder bag, entered the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron clubhouse in Auckland and asked to see …

Cigars

New World Chef

New World Chef

For Florida "fusion cuisine" pioneer Norman Van Aken, co-owner of Norman's in Coral Gables, the kitchen is his classroom

Update: Nicaragua

Update: Nicaragua

Undaunted by Hurricane Mitch, Nicaragua's cigarmakers are hard at work creating innovative new smokes

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Fuente Fuente OpusX Robusto

Issue Date: February 1, 2000
Fuente Fuente OpusX Robusto
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Romeo y Julieta Exhibición No. 4

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Romeo y Julieta Exhibición No. 4
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Davidoff Millennium Blend Series No. 2

Issue Date: February 1, 2000
Davidoff Millennium Blend Series No. 2
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Graycliff Elegante

Issue Date: February 1, 2000
Graycliff Elegante

Up Front

Living the Good Life

Living the Good Life

The end of 1999 brought about the inevitable postmortems on the 1990s. Every pundit with an audience took it upon himself to issue a sound-bite analysis of what the decade was …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Editor's Note: We knew our list of the twentieth century's top 100 cigar smokers would elicit its share of controversy. But we didn't think we'd be called into question about …

The Good Life

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