Spring 94
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Rush Limbaugh • Spring 94

Features

Rush's Judgment

Rush's Judgment

For Rush Limbaugh, a militant feminist is a "feminazi," but a good cigar is a smoke. "I think cigars are just a tremendous addition to the enjoyment of life,'' the wildly …

Les Saveurs, London

Les Saveurs, London

Les Saveurs opened in November 1991 to the kind of reviews that would have closed a Broadway play in a matter of days. While the critics were highly appreciative of the star in …

Pierre Gagnaire, St. Etienne, France

Pierre Gagnaire, St. Etienne, France

St. Etienne has the feeling of an industrial town on its way down. But although it's bleak and gray with '60s- and '70s-style concrete blocks piercing the skyline, within this …

My Very Own Ferrari

My Very Own Ferrari

The dreamer, a teenage recidivist, was just fulfilling a lifelong dream. He had enjoyed a good year financially in 1984, and 1985 was looking even better. Tom Blanchard, we'll …

Espresso Ecstasy

Espresso Ecstasy

Sipping espresso with Ernesto Illy of Trieste, Italy, is like tasting espresso for the first time. President of the eponymous Illycafe, Illy is one of the most knowledgeable …

Blackjack Counters

Blackjack Counters

Nothing lures money to a casino's gambling tables like Fight Night. Nothing. Not the lure of complimentary limousines or call girls or gourmet meals. Not fawning employees, not …

Chanterelle, New York City

Chanterelle, New York City

On a sunny, cool afternoon at Chanterelle, the pale dining-room's apricot walls are aglow. Every white-cloth-covered table is filled with the lunch crowd, mostly businessmen from …

Jim Belushi's Big Year

Jim Belushi's Big Year

Jim Belushi loves Dan Tana's restaurant in Los Angeles, mostly because it doesn't remind him of Los Angeles. It reminds him of places back in his hometown of Chicago. Dan Tana's …

Off Your Back

Off Your Back

Beware those who would surrender the shirt off their backs for friends...chances are the shirt isn't worth all that much to begin with. The sad truth is that there are good dress …

Walk This Way

Walk This Way

Whether they are made of cow or snake or bird, whether they are black, brown or flaming orange, whether they are round, pointy or square, when you buy cowboy boots, you're buying …

Irish Gold

Irish Gold

Politics and religion might be common topics of conversation while having a drink, but a religious whiskey? Willy Chestnut had a good laugh when he heard that one of his co-worker…

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Switzerland

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Switzerland

Guests tend to return again and again to Hôtel Richemond. For some, it is the attentive service that makes them feel right at home. For others, like a well-known American rock …

The Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire, Scotland

It seems hard to imagine now, but the Turnberry Hotel was once owned by the forerunner to British Rail. Nowadays, no greater disparity could exist than that which contrasts the …

Cigars

Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

The Fuente Family Bets On High-Quality Cigar Wrapper Grown in The Dominican Republic

Power Smokers of Hollywood

Power Smokers of Hollywood

It happened more than 25 years ago, but Jerry Weintraub--like many men--still vividly recalls his first cigar. Weintraub is an entertainment mogul: a movie producer (The Karate …

Inside Cuban Cigars—A Talk With Cubatabaco Head Francisco Padron

Inside Cuban Cigars—A Talk With Cubatabaco Head Francisco Padron

Cigar Aficionado meets with Cubatabaco's top official, Francisco Padron, to discuss Cuba's cigar industry.

Davidoff's No. 1

Davidoff's No. 1

Cigar Aficionado interviews Davidoff's director general Ernst Schneider.

Ratings from this Issue

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Quintero Churchill

Issue Date: March 1, 1994
Quintero Churchill
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Partagas 8-9-8

Issue Date: March 1, 1994
Partagas 8-9-8
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El Rey del Mundo Lonsdale

Issue Date: March 1, 1994
El Rey del Mundo Lonsdale
91
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Flor de Gonzalez Lonsdale

Issue Date: March 1, 1994
Flor de Gonzalez Lonsdale

Up Front

My Turn

My Turn

Victimized cigar smokers write us all the time. Their stories are incredible. Nearby diners throwing water on them. Passersby shouting profanities. I've suffered my share of …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin: Let me begin by stating, "I don't smoke; I never have." Then one day the president of our company allowed me to borrow the premier issue of your magazine; ever …

The Good Life

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