I Quit Smoking But My Palate Is Still Trash

Forty days ago, I quit smoking. Ever since, I’ve been waiting for the taste epiphany people have promised.
Elise Renoleau
big soda

A New Health Lawsuit Compares Big Soda to the Tobacco Industry

It might sound like an exaggeration to compare the big soda companies to corporations like Philip Morris, but a recent lawsuit is alleging just that.
Nick Rose

Drinking Too Much? Try Quitting Smoking

A recent study British researchers examined the complex relationship between alcohol and cigarettes, finding that people who quit smoking tended to drink less booze.
Nick Rose

Why People Are Drinking Tobacco in the Amazon

Westerners flock to the rainforest every year to drink psychedelic ayahuasca, but that's only scratching the surface of the “plant diets” that promise to help them detoxify physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Aaron Kase

Will Virginia Succeed in Banning Vaping at Restaurants?

A bill that is now under consideration in the Virginia state legislature would prohibit the use of vapor products inside restaurants and public buildings throughout the state.
Alex Swerdloff

The MUNCHIES Guide to Bavaria: Schnapps, Tobacco, and Pork Are Franconian Fun

In Franconia, our host Ailine sniffs tobacco against the world champion Belinda Winkler, then visits the band Kellerkommando, who show her what a Frankish pulled-pork burger is all about.
Ailine Liefeld

A Vegan Parliament Member Says Britain Should Treat Meat-Eaters Like Smokers

British parliament member Kerry McCarthy argues that "meat should be treated in exactly the same way as tobacco, with public campaigns to stop people eating it."
Hilary Pollack

Soda Is Following in Tobacco's Shady Footsteps

Soda and tobacco are more alike than you might realize. Not only are they both partially responsible for national health epidemics, they also share an intricately connected history. Sugar and tobacco workers are even represented by the same union.
Peter Moskowitz

Soy Cubano

We tried to combine the romance of Havana—a place I adore—and the literal reality of the movie 'Soy Cuba.' This cocktail from 69 Colebrooke Row features rum, white soy sauce, sherry, and tobacco essence for a uniquely nuanced, smoky drinking...
Tony Conigliaro