Tetra's Aesthetically Elevated Smoke Shop
With a continued legal embrace of marijuana—not to mention cigars and the plentiful array of other herbal, smokeable plants—it's about time someone set to selecting beautiful, well-designed smoking accessories. Launching today, Tetra and its founders...
Puff Puff Pass Ashtray
This ashtray—handmade by Brooklyn-based designers Deirdre Shea and Na Kim aka Young Alexander—blends the perfect amount of sophistication with a playful, rebellious nature. Boasting real gold luster, the "Puff Puff Pass" ashtray is a subtle way to...
PAX 2 Vaporizer Improves on the Original
Over two years ago we reviewed and adored the PAX Vaporizer. Today PAX Labs has released its successor, the PAX 2—an improvement on the original in every way. The general Kazoo-like design remains the same, but the device is now smaller, lighter...
Stick your tongue out at the haters while lighting up in freedom (in some US states). These cheeky weed pipes are each handmade by the artistic duo behind Troll, Aine Vonnegut and Maia Ruth Lee.
Luxury Wood Dugout Kit
Discreet and elegant, the Luxury Wood Dugout Kit by Denver's Elevate Accessories brings subtle sophistication to smoking devices. The handcrafted, tritone wood dugout comes with built-in tobacco storage and an accompanying glass one-hitter with a wild...
Enjoy the benefits of a solid toke without inhaling gnarly smoke with the Firefly vaporizer. Running on a rechargeable battery, this slick, portable device will heat up your plant of choice for a healthier draw, keeping you lit wherever you roam.
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In an age when even cigarettes are electronic, nicotine gum, patches and hypnosis are pretty outdated ways to approach the challenging—for some, impossible—act of quitting smoking.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...
Ben Medansky Ceramics
Ben Medansky creates ceramic objects with an awareness of their eternal place in the greater context of time. Drawing inspiration from his current surroundings, as well as paying homage to architectural forms of the past, Medansky hand crafts bowls...
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...
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...
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...
Amwoo's handmade, spherical bone china pipe makes exhaling a sophisticated and satisfying affair.
Shaped like a little kazoo, the Pax vaporizer is undoubtedly music to any concerned smoker's ears, even without any actual instrumental capability. The ingenious gadget—created by San Francisco tobacco upstart Ploom—not only provides...
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...
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...
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...
Browsing the newly revamped Colette recently, I spied these sleek little lighters called miniJets. From the 135 year-old maker of fine lighters S.T. Dupont, the miniJet's compact size (it's just over two inches tall), punchy colors, and...
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...
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...
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...