Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 09

Cigar Review: Zino Platinum Scepter Series Pudge

    Cigar: Zino Platinum Scepter Series Pudge Binder: Connecticut Wrapper: Ecuadorian Tobacco: Peru/Dominican Length: 5 1/2 Ring Gauge: 52 While I do love cigars, I try my best to dodge the pretentiousness that sometimes comes with cigar culture. Some high-priced brands are specifically marketed as a super premium smokes. In turn you have individuals who …

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Aug 09

Vizcaya VXOP Premium Rum Review

  As I have grown older and wiser I have also become more in sync with my personal taste and more importantly my palette. I used to be a big fan of dark liquor, but now I prefer clear. One dark rum that caught my immediate attention upon my first sip was Vizcaya. Vizcaya Rum is …

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Aug 08

Dining: Blue Fin New York

  1567 Broadway New York, NY 10036-1517 212.918.1400 Blue Fin Manhattan is filled to the brim with top notch restaurants. One that I always make an excuse to go to is Blue Fin. Located on the ground floor of The W Hotel in the Times Square Theatre District, Blue Fin is a sophisticated seafood experience. …

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Aug 08

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Doble

Cigar: Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Doble Binder: Nicaragua Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Ligero Oscuro Tobacco: Honduran/Dominican Length: 7 Ring Gauge: 52 The Drew Estate company is famously known for their flavor infused Acids smokes. Many seasoned smokers look down upon the Acids because of their fruity profile. The Liga Privada No. 9 is quite the opposite. In …

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Aug 05

Ghurka Leather Collection 2010

Founded in 1975, Ghurka has always excelled in producing exceptional collections of leather bags, luggage, and accessories. What I have always appreciated about Ghurka is the quality of their goods. Their leather is rich and the workmanship is impeccable. Every bag in their original collection is stamped with the Ghurka crest, item name and a unique serial number.  With Ghurka leather you …

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Aug 05

The Blackberry Torch 9800 Smartphone

  So far the Apple iPhone  has been king as far as touch screen smart phones. But that might soon change. RIM (Research In Motion) is set to release the Blackberry Torch 9800 on August 14th. The Torch 9800 is a touch and type designed smart phone. It combines a physical QWERTY keyboard with a …

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Aug 03

Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Prensado Gran Toro

  Cigar: Alec Bradley Prensado Gran Toro Binder: Nicaragua Wrapper: Trojes, Honduras Tobacco: Nicaragua, Trojes, Honduras Length: 6 Ring Gauge: 54I have always said cigars are like wine. Everyone’s taste will differ on the exact same item. One that I found myself being on the outside was the Alec Bradley Prensado. This cigar came highly recommended …

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Aug 03

Hublot Big Bang All Black II Watch

In my opinion, there are watches and then there are statements pieces. The Hublot Big Bang All Black II is definitely the latter. Hublot has always scored big with using exotic materials with their designs and the Big Bang II might just take the cake with some  Kevlar, titanium, gold, steel and much more in play. Instead of …

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Aug 02

Ciroc Red Berry Recipe: The Ciroc Red Berrios

  If you know me, then you know I am lover of champagne. In the last year or so, vodka has been playing a bigger role in my nightlife. Admittedly I was never a fan of Ciroc Vodka. It had a medicine like taste to me and I thought there were better bottles worth my money.

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Aug 02

Deco Drive Cigars South Beach Miami

  Deco Drive Cigars 414 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33109 305.531.8388 South Beach Miami is my kind of town. I first hit South Beach as a teenager in the late 90’s but I was too young to really embrace it. Now anytime I can break away for a couple a days, Miami is always at the …

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