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May/June 2010
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Chris Noth • May/June 2010

In the June issue of Cigar Aficionado, we sit down with actor Chris Noth to discuss his reprisal of Mr. Big in "Sex and the City 2," as well as his former role as Detective Mike Logan in "Law & Order." In addition, read about the return of the U.S. Open to Pebble Beach, our preview of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and a profile of General Cigar's Benjamin Menendez.

Features

Living Large

Living Large

It's dusk on a late Manhattan weekday afternoon as actor Chris Noth slides into a booth at the Knickerbocker Bar & Grill in Greenwich Village. The warm, cozy restaurant will …

The City Within Sin City

The City Within Sin City

It's a Friday night on the Las Vegas Strip. All things appear to be as they should. Steve Wynn's twin monoliths slice the sky. The Palms logo sizzles in the distance. Caesars …

America's Golf Mecca

America's Golf Mecca

Tom Watson was center stage in golf's most beautiful theater. Here he was on the 17th hole of the Pebble Beach Golf Links-a course a he treasured, a course he stole away to as a …

Gear For Your Gear

Gear For Your Gear

My wife and daughter assure me that picking the right accessory can add excitement and sizzle to an existing outfit. Personally, my wardrobe accessorizing is pretty much limited …

The World’s BIGGEST Sporting Event

The World’s BIGGEST Sporting Event

On July 11, one billion people worldwide will turn to their television sets and sit at rapt attention as two teams fight to be crowned champion of the globe's biggest sporting …

Cigars

An Interview with Benjamin Menendez

An Interview with Benjamin Menendez

Speaking with Benjamin Menendez, senior vice president of General Cigar Co., the maker of Macanudo, Partagas, La Gloria Cubana and many more cigars.

Ratings from this Issue

93
points

La Aroma de Cuba Robusto

Issue Date: June 1, 2010
La Aroma de Cuba Robusto
92
points

Aurora 1495 BME Dominicana

Issue Date: June 1, 2010
Aurora 1495 BME Dominicana
92
points

Padrón Serie 1926 No. 35 Maduro

Issue Date: June 1, 2010
Padrón Serie 1926  No. 35 Maduro
92
points

Quai d'Orsay Imperiales

Issue Date: June 1, 2010
Quai d'Orsay Imperiales

Up Front

A Great Celebration

A Great Celebration

You probably have seen the pictures-after the Canadian women's hockey team defeated the U.S. team in the Olympic gold-medal match in Vancouver in February, they came back out on …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin, During the Olympics, the Canadian women's hockey team got chastised by the media for celebrating their gold medals with cigars and beer. I was truly offended that the …

The Good Life

Davidoff in Rose Gold

Davidoff in Rose Gold

The first thing you need to know about rose gold is that it doesn't really exist. Not naturally anyway. It's simply an alloy of gold and copper, the higher the copper content, the …

Panasonic 3-D TV

Panasonic 3-D TV

So there I stood, a pair of silly-looking glasses perched in front of my regular specs, totally immersed in the spectacular three-dimensional artistry of James Cameron's Avatar... …

Spring Double-Breasted

Spring Double-Breasted

It's finally happened! One of my favorite suit silhouettes-the double-breasted look-has come into vogue in my favorite time of year-spring/summer. The relationship of fashion …

La Quinta Resort & Club

La Quinta Resort & Club

It says something about the La Quinta Resort & Club that its grandness is rooted in its practiced simplicity, that its status as the icon of Palm Springs resorts remains from …

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

It's hard to think of another watch that is such an icon to sailors as the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, introduced into the market in 1993. That timepiece was an upgrade …

Craft Distilling

Craft Distilling

Three decades ago a funny thing happened in drinking. A small core of dedicated hobbyists and iconoclasts, called micro and craft brewers, began setting the beer world on its ear …

Smashing Badminton

Smashing Badminton

A white shuttlecock drifts lazily through a lofty arc, when suddenly a featherweight racket strung to high tension slices the calm and sends the feathered projectile on a …

BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

Not all that long ago buying a BMW was a simple matter, your options were limited to the 3-, 5- or 7-Series, with a handful of body styles and power train options you could count …

Iberico Ham

Iberico Ham

Tell a proud Italian, or even a Virginian for that matter, that the most noble dry-cured hams in the world actually come from Spain, and heated disputes are sure to follow. It …

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