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TECH
Kick the Habit with Quitbit
In an age when even cigarettes are electronic, nicotine gum, patches and hypnosis are pretty outdated ways to approach the challenging—for some, impossible—act of quitting smoking. The Quitbit is a new device in the form of a lighter that aims to...
DESIGN
Emerald Pax
As the official color of living plants, green is a highly appropriate hue for Ploom to choose as the latest shade for their kazoo-shaped vaporizer, the Pax. The San Francisco-based tobacco start-up launched the convenient, portable smoking device...
FOOD-DRINK
Interview: Chef Edward Lee
by Stephen J. Pulvirent You might remember Chef Edward Lee from his stint on Top Chef Texas, but that's hardly the most interesting thing about him. The Brooklyn-born chef actually honed his skills in some tough New York kitchens before a road...
FOOD-DRINK
Bourbon Barrel Grill Wood
One of our favorite Fancy Food Show finds, Bourbon Barrel Foods harnesses the flavors in bourbon barrels to infuse salts, sugar and spices as well as their barrel-aged soy sauce, sorghum, Worcestershire and Kentuckyaki. Now Bourbon Barrel Foods...
DESIGN
CH Edition: Good Fight Herb Co.
On a farm bordering the Hudson River, just north of Woodstock, NY in the quaint historic area of Germantown, herbalist Lauren Giambrone creates unique ointments and tinctures for a variety of ailments using freshly picked herbs from her garden and...
CULTURE
Smoked Volume 2
Following the success of their first book on the brilliant glass pipe blowing art form, independent publishers GritCityInc present "Smoked Volume 2"—a detailed look at over 30 artists transforming functional pipes into beautiful works of art...
CULTURE
Smoked Volume 1
by Warren Rubin Nearly a year old, Smoked Volume 1 is still a platform for the importance of pipe blowing within the glass blowing industry. Connecting pipe blowers to a broader audience, the book aims to highlight how pipe blowing pushes the boundaries...
DESIGN
Solopipe
The Solopipe started popping up on the interweb a few weeks ago and when we saw the magic of this all-in-one smoking solution, we had to check it out. Based on a simple concept, the pipe has a built-in lighter that wins extra points for beautiful...
DESIGN
366cm Ashtray
Let me just state that I am not a smoker. And this post in no way endorses the nasty habit, despite the fact that, well, I guess it kind of does, I suppose. When I ponder (yes, I like the word ponder) it over, if I still smoked, I'd want one of...
DESIGN
The Ashhole
As an ex-smoker I really find the habit quite gross. So it's with great apprehension that I mention this product, but the fact of the matter is that it's a pretty brilliant design solution. Instead of putting butts in empties and making a...
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