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Smoke Chophouse & Cigar Emporium, New Jersey

Smoke Chophouse & Cigar Emporium, New Jersey

Here's what we know. Except for a couple of places, you just can't easily enjoy a cigar in a public place in New York City since the smoking ban took effect. You can rent a hotel …

February 26, 2004
Pierre Gagnaire, Paris

Pierre Gagnaire, Paris

I had been to France 18 times in 20 years and dined at a half-dozen three-star Michelin restaurants in and near Paris. So when it came time to decide where to spend my 60th …

January 19, 2004
Juveniles, Paris

Juveniles, Paris

Paris restaurateur Tim Johnston has three immediate strikes against him: he's a foreigner cooking food for the French, he's the leader of the one-man screw-cap wine bottle …

October 16, 2003
Cayo Espanto, Belize

Cayo Espanto, Belize

Rosita quietly grooms my toes while I sit beneath the filtered shade of a palm tree sipping my new favorite drink; freshly squeezed lime juice. Speaking very little English, …

August 22, 2003
L'Escale, Connecticut

L'Escale, Connecticut

You lean back on the cane seat that covers your white, bentwood chair and survey the room. The first things you notice are the ancient iron doors that ushered you in and the …

June 10, 2003
The Roller Lounge at the Palms, Las Vegas

The Roller Lounge at the Palms, Las Vegas

Since its splashy 2001 debut, the Palms casino-resort has established itself as one of the hippest playgrounds on the Las Vegas scene. Owned by the Maloof family, which counts the …

May 22, 2003
Club Macanudo, New York City

Club Macanudo, New York City

I was a bit concerned about Club Macanudo. The owners of the bar, General Cigar Holdings Inc., answered our reporter's queries about the current smoking status with a wall of "no …

April 21, 2003
Le Dôme, Argentina

Le Dôme, Argentina

As I sat at Le Dôme bar at the Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, the soul-tearing quandary was where to look. First, there was my own table, crowded with a flight of four Malbecs; …

February 28, 2003
Fidel's, Australia

Fidel's, Australia

Enter Fidel's and you go back to the 1997 days of cigar disco in the United States. You wouldn't have been surprised to walk into a cigar bar with this type of décor in New York …

April 5, 2001