Nat Sherman has been tobacconist to the world since 1930. In the private and military sectors the family business has become an institution. In celebration of 85 uniquely successful years, they have released a special edition cigar and a pipe tobacco mixture. As a result, the New York Pipe Club was invited to be part of [...]
My very first pipe smoked on Japanese soil, at one of the most wonderful places to enjoy the true culture of coffee, on November 9, 2014.
To Believe and the Truth – A mouth has two roles – to take in and to give out. It is the main form of supplying the organism with the necessary nutrients, as well as being vehicle to the need for mental utterance. A mouth has the abilities of assimilation and of expression. Only a [...]
On an intercontinental level, for the past five-hundred years, the cultural centre of humankind has been the coffeehouse. 16th Century - The first coffeehouses began operation in Mecca and Constantinople. 17th Century - This new social model built on popularity in cities like Venice, London, Amsterdam, Boston, Paris, New York, Hamburg and Vienna. 18th Century - Reaffirming their [...]
Just as I had been taking notes; searching in my memory for possible conceptual connections; considering all the things we might understand under the term 'taste'; and aiming at stretching the experience of the palate towards a multi-censorial bath, a first occurred, as I was given a pouch containing pipe tobacco, but without a name [...]