Eat Drink Smoke

Tony Katz

Eat Drink Smoke is the bourbon and cigar review show for everyone! You'll get reviews you can use, in a way you can understand them. There's also great takes on the stories dominating the week, but without the anger of social media. Eat Drink Smoke is the podcast that fits into your life because it's just like you - interested in new things, good people and honest, funny conversation. Eat Drink Smoke is hosted by long-time radio host and entertainer Tony Katz, with co-host Fingers Malloy.

What Does It Take To Open A Successful Cigar Lounge? BLEND Bar Cigar Edition - Episode 186
May 23 2022
What Does It Take To Open A Successful Cigar Lounge? BLEND Bar Cigar Edition - Episode 186
This week, Tony and Fingers found out what goes into opening and running a successful cigar lounge from the folks at BLEND Bar Cigar in Indianapolis. In the process, they enjoyed the BLEND Salomones by Davidoff and BLEND's Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Tony Katz and Fingers Malloy ( host Eat! Drink! Smoke! ( recorded live at Blend Bar Cigar ( in Indianapolis, IN. BLEND's Corey Johnston described how he got into the cigar business and the journey that led him to open BLEND in Indianapolis. He also talked about what it takes to run a successful cigar lounge, and reviewed the BLEND Salomones by Davidoff. Mark Holden of BLEND joined the show to talk about his love of cigars and his motivation to get into the cigar lounge business. What kind of investment and planning goes into opening a premium cigar lounge? Mark explains. Nolan Smith of Backbone Bourbon went into detail about his partnership with BLEND to create BLEND's Uncut & Unfiltered Straight Bourbon Whiskey. He also described the challenges facing the bourbon industry in this current economic climate. Blend's Brian Lerman hinted at what customers can expect when they stop by BLEND Bar Cigar. What makes a good cigar and cocktail pairing? Brian answers that important question. Rick Hubbard of Hubbard & Cravens Coffee Company talked about his partnership with BLEND and what it's like running a coffee company in 2022. All that and much more on episode 186 of Eat! Drink! Smoke! Follow Eat! Drink! Smoke! Twitter: | @GoEatDrinkSmoke Facebook: | @eatdrinksmoke IG: | @EatDrinkSmokePodcast The Podcast is Free! Click Below! On Apple Podcasts ( Amazon Music ( Stitcher ( Spotify (