I started seriously smoking cigars in the 1990s after my first trip to Havana with The Wine Spectator, which was about to launch the American magazine Cigar Aficionado.
This legendary Cuban paladar is located right in the heart of Vedado’s “el Hueco” area. When it first opened in...
La Foresta is worth the 30-minutes drive from Old Havana to the exclusive Siboney neighborhood. Very close to the Havana...
1. SOUVENIRS Clandestina: Villegas #403 e/ Tte. Rey y Muralla, Habana Vieja +53 53814802 This centrally-located shop in Old Havana...
Templete remains one of the best restaurants in Havana delivering excellent fish dishes in a Spanish inspired cooking technique and presentation....
Set right in the middle of 23rd Street,"Efe" Bar is a tropical oasis of palms and banana trees that invites you to exchange the city's heat and asphalt streets for refreshing Daiquiris.
Just one block off the Malecón is Havana’s newest restaurant, which is putting an emphasis on local ingredients and attentive service.
After touring the Museum of Revolution, cool off across the street at Cha Cha Chá with a frosty strawberry Daiquirí and a fresh Caesar salad.
Specialties of the house are octopus and the “garbanzos marineros” served in a ceramic pot chock full of fresh shellfish.
If the city of Oz from the classic movie Wizard of Oz ever had a restaurant and bar, this is what it would look like.
It's the view that will really call you back. A sleek landing right on the water has picture-perfect sunset views.
It’s easy to imagine large groups sitting in this open-air pizzeria, downing Cristals, and never wanting to leave.
You could miss this understated restaurant that exudes exclusiveness the minute you walk through the gates.
Dinner for four at Le Cameron might run you close to 200 CUC, but few restaurants in Havana offer the same kind of getaway experience.
Tin Hao is well on its way to becoming a city-wide destination.
The major regulatory change marks the end of the $100 cap on Cuban rum and cigars that U.S. travelers can bring back from Cuba.
This is a cigar that really starts off mellow and refined with spice, chocolate and vanilla, then turns rich and powerful at the end of the smoke.
In a strikingly high-ceilinged 120-year-old Vedado mansion, this stylish second-floor paladar offers competently done international meat, poultry, pasta and seafood dishes that satisfy even if they don't always totally dazzle.
Even if other Korean restaurants were around, we doubt they could capture the same magic that we found at Club Su Miramar.
This cool new tapas restaurant, opened in early January, is owned by Partagas Cigars' former manager for quality control, Támara Diaz and her husband Alexis Ortas.