No Ordinary Puff Piece

Traipsing through Mayfair’s Berkeley Square during a late summer downpour, one just wishes to escape the dross and find sanctuary in warm and inviting comfort. A wet hop down nearby Charles Street and a charmingly immaculate brass plate indicates I’ve found it. Marcus Lecky Oswald Hornby Birley, Old Etonian and King of London’s private clubbage…
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The Churchill Bar & Terrace

The newly opened Churchill Bar & Terrace on Portman Square was certainly designed with a young Churchill in mind. Guests are invited to enjoy a menu of fine cigars and cocktails on the glamorous private terrace until the early hours. The bar serves its own Churchill Craft Gin (what else!) with house made tonics, as…
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Casa Canadian

Homer Simpson, when told he must visit Canada, let’s out a particularly powerful ‘D’oh!’ and asks, ‘Why should we leave America, just to visit America Jr?’ Free health care and a ludicrously high standard of living aside, it’s hard to get excited about the Maple, on a cultural level. But there are some historical reasons…
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Cohiba

In the world of wine there is Champagne, in the world of whisky there are single malts and, in the world of cigars there is Cuba. Many, if not most, products have their stars but it is rare that within that category there is one clear leader. Unusually, Cuban cigars have that flagship brand that…
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