Events & Festivals

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Festival del Habano XXI: Day 2

Like just about every morning in Havana, my second day started with the sound of barking dogs. Lots of barking dogs, most of which were…

Procigar 2019: Day 3

While I suppose it will be like this all week, Wednesday started far too early for my tastes. At 7:15 a.m. I dragged myself out…