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Events & Festivals

A Night at Tei-an with Davidoff

And now for something completely different. If the halfwheel staff was asked to rank its collective favorite restaurant, my money would be on Tei-an. And if I...
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InterTabac 2019: Day 2

Patrick Lagreid suggested my coverage of the InterTabac Trade Fair could be improved, particularly when it came to focusing on the new products that debut...
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Event: Tei-an Cigar Omakase Feat. Davidoff, Krug & Suntory (Oct. 24, 2019)

Cigars. Champagne. Whisky. Japanese cuisine. Dallas. These are a few of my favorite things. Also, there is an event that involves all of them and halfwheel....
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InterTabac 2019: Day 1

I’m a bit pressed for time, but here’s a very quick rundown of some first impressions of InterTabac 2019 before I head to a dinner...
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InterTabac 2019: Day 0

I don’t think there’s ever been a build up to InterTabac quite like the first four days of this week. For the eighth year in...
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Festival del Habano XXI: Getting Home & Final Thoughts

And so another Festival del Habano has come and gone. In some aspects, my fourth trip to the tiny island of Cuba was not my...
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Festival del Habano XXI: Day 5

Unfortunately, my final full day in Havana started much the same as the last day did: with me throwing up. I was still sick—albeit not...
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Festival del Habano XXI Day 4

As much as I would like to write that my fourth day in Cuba started the same as the others, that was not the case....
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Procigar 2019: Day 5

In case you missed it, I was exhausted pretty much all of Thursday. On that note, Friday didn’t start much better. That being said, I...
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Festival del Habano XXI: Day 3

I woke up a bit later than normal on my third full day in Cuba—and by later, I mean 7 a.m.—but quickly got everything ready...
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Procigar 2019: Day 4

The good news is that I slept through my alarm without waking up Wednesday night, something that was a constant problem due to an air...
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