Articles Written By: Rocky Patel

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Keys to the City Scottsdale Arizona-Rocky Patel Cigar Lounge

Keys to the City Scottsdale Arizona-Rocky Patel Cigar Lounge

"Scottsdale is distinguished by the magnificent mountains that rise up over the desert," writes Rocky. "It's also a very hip and highly cultured city with some of the world's finest dining, nightlife, resorts, and beautiful women." Some of the highlights include resorts such as The Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain, the Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, restaurants like Mastro's Steakhouse and The Capitol Grille, plus cigar lounges like The Fox and 21 Degrees. To learn more about this "enchanting and unforgettable" city.
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Keys to the City London – London Cigar Lounges

Keys to the City London – London Cigar Lounges

Rocky Patel takes you on a virtual tour of London's best places to enjoy cigars in a city with one of the strictest smoking bans in Europe. Rocky zeroes-in on several luxury hotels, all of which have smoking terraces, as well as great places to wine and dine. From cognac and cigars in The Garden at the Dukes Hotel, to Cuba Libre, a Cuban restaurant that's so authentic you'll think you're in Havana, to J.J. Fox & Robert Lewis Tobacconists, serving London's most exclusive clientele for over 200 years, click here to unlock the entire article.
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Keys to the City Miami

Keys to the City Miami

Though it's always been popular for tourism, Miami has also been enjoying a wonderful revival. Hotels and businesses that were once deteriorating have been reborn, offering some of the best service, food, and nightlife you'll find anywhere. Even the pastel colors of Miami can be seen in many of the latest fashions. Whatever "scene" you're looking for, this edition of Keys to the City will introduce you to Miami's most vibrant, as well as its most intimate places to stay, dine, and party.
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Keys to the City: Las Vegas

Keys to the City: Las Vegas

"I just love the energy of Las Vegas," says Rocky Patel in this month's Keys to the City. Join Rocky for a virtual tour of "Sin City," where there's a lot more to do than give your money away to croupiers and strippers. From the aquatic ballet of The Bellagio's dancing fountains, to the succulent Lobster Thermador at Andre's, to a " Ménage á Trois" at Tryst in The Wynn, these are few of the venues you'll want to add to your Las Vegas itinerary.
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Keys to the City: Houston

Keys to the City: Houston

Houston is a melting pot of cultures, and much more, according to Rocky Patel, who takes us to one of the Lone Star State's most fascinating cities. Houston has become the homeof restaurants that cater to practically every domestic and foreign cuisine, making it one of the nation's best destinations for foodies. Join Rocky as he points out some of his favorite eateries, including Houston's finest hotels, and cigar lounges.
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Keys to the City: New Orleans

Keys to the City: New Orleans

Our monthly travel maven, Rocky Patel, takes you on a virtual tour of New Orleans, as he points out the best hotels, eateries, clubs, and more in "The Big Easy." As Rocky says, "One of the things that makes New Orleans such a fascinating city is that you can have as many as 20 different sensory experiences in one night."
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Keys to the City: Washington D.C.

Keys to the City: Washington D.C.

Finding a smoke-friendly place isn't easy - even in our nation's capitol, where many a political deal has been cutover a fine cigar. Cigar Advisor's personal ambassador & concierge, Rocky Patel, has done the legwork for you: the best places to stay...must-visit restaurants for Italian, Med Fusion and Indian eats...and the "virtual wonderland of booze" that are the top-notch bars in D.C. Grab a reservation and see why there never seems to be a recession in Washington.
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