Hollywood Smoke on L.A.’s West Side

A cozy neighborhood lounge just blocks from the beach in Santa Monica by Rick Rhay Hollywood Smoke is a cigar lover’s cigar lounge. Located just two blocks from the beach at 3110 Main Street, Suite 106, S...
Cigar Industry’s Road Warriors

Cigar Insiders

A Behind the Scenes Look at the Cigar Industry’s Road Warriors by Jon Shakill When it comes to going behind the scenes in the cigar industry, people tend to think of the tobacco farms and the growers, the c...

LA NUIT EN ROSE

WINERIES, WINES AND FOODS FINALIZE FOR LA NUIT EN ROSÉ DEBUT IN NEW YORK CITY JUNE 13-14 New York, NY—May 29, 2014—New York may be the Big Apple, but June 13 and 14th, it’s going to be the Big Grape, when o...

Exploring Red Wine Varietals

The red wine world offers a wide array of possibilities, especially for cigar pairings By Tony Yehuda Ziv Most wine drinkers like to drink wines that are familiar to them. But why not learn about a few ot...
Zing Vodka

Zing Vodka and the Maloof Family

Discovering the innovative new Zing Vodka in an interview with Phil Maloof By Jon Shakill When it comes to an American-made story of entrepreneurial success, the legacy of the Maloof family tells it well. I...
Castle Courtyard

A Connoisseur’s Roadmap to Brandy

Acquire useful knowledge about cognac and armagnac, and taste like a professional By: Forrest Cokely In “The life of Samuel Johnson” by James Boswell, Johnson proclaims that “He who aspires to be a hero (sm...
Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

An inside look at the story of Jordan Belfort and the making of the movie, with Hollywood filmmakers Terence Winter, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland By Jon Shakill When you put one of the biggest actors in the...
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Voltaire Bar in London

In the face of the UK’s harsh cigar smoking bans, places like London’s Voltaire Bar provide safe ground for cigar enthusiasts. By Nick Hammond I don’t think I’ve ever been entertained before by a bikini-c...
The Well

The Well & The Parlor Room

Unpretentious Lounges Hidden Among the Glitz and Glamour of Hollywood By Katherine Peach The Well Hollywood is known for its revolving door of glitzy nightlife, where unless it’s on a billboard, no one wil...

Rocky Patel

The new Rocky Patel website is an interactive experience that will take the consumer on a journey through the Rocky Patel lifestyle. There will be an interactive step-by-step tour, showing how Rocky Patel grows...

Three Essential Rum Cocktails

Try making these easy, classic rum cocktails. Rum is a spirit that has both history and tradition in its roots. It comes in a variety of types from white rum that is bottled instantly to dark rum that has ag...

Feature Interview – Wesley Snipes

It’s been very rewarding for me and I think it’s had a lot to do with the longevity of my career, especially in applying it to the action genre where you need to have a physical style. I never really imagined t...
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Finding the Perfect American Elixir

Regional Cocktails Combine Local Culture and Ingredients by Amanda Keeley-Thurman We’ve all heard about the universal language of love, so what about the universal love of cocktails? All over the world th...
White Russian

Not All Cocktails Are Created Girly

by Samantha Ulmer I’ve noticed that there is a certain phobia that plagues many men when it comes to ordering a cocktail. It’s as if there is a taboo just lingering overhead inside bars and lounges, a taboo ...
Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar’s life is a classic tale of the baby boomer generation American Dream. Raised in rural Fontana, Calif., Hagar describes his childhood upbringing as “bone poor.” His father was a rough and tumble pro...