Eat Drink Smoke

Tony Katz and Fingers Malloy talk amazing spirits, brilliant cigars and great food.

About the show

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.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Reviews Of The La Galera Anemoi And Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Bourbon - Is Tony Grill Shopping Again?

    Episode  |  September 4th, 2023  |  55 mins 3 secs
    casino royale, dollar tree, eggo brunch in a jar, la galera anemoi, las vegas strip, nike, retail theft, russell’s reserve 10-year bourbon, shoplifting, walgreens

    Tony and Fingers' cigar review: La Galera Anemoi
    Their drink review: Russell’s Reserve 10-Year Bourbon

    Topics this week include:
    A bonus review of Eggo Brunch In A Jar by Sugarlands Distilling Company.
    Nike joins Walgreens and Dollar Tree in a growing list of major retailers closing down stores after a stealing spike.
    The Las Vegas Strip is losing the 'last of the old-style casinos'.
    An airline starts weighing passengers.
    Holiday BBQ talk. Is Tony grill shopping again?!?

    All that and much more on episode 253 of Eat Drink Smoke.

  • Reviews Of The Aladino Limited Edition 2023 Toro And Bearface Triple Oak Canadian Whisky - And Are Mask Mandates Coming Back?

    Episode  |  August 28th, 2023  |  55 mins 10 secs
    aladino limited edition 2023 toro, bearface triple oak canadian whisky, bud light, covid-19, hot dog straw, mask mandates, nfl sunday ticket, oscar mayer, queen

    The Cigar Review: Aladino Limited Edition 2023 Toro.
    The Drink Review: Bearface Triple Oak Canadian Whisky.

    Topics this week include:
    Bud Light is trying to get customers to return to the brand, by using NFL Sunday Ticket.
    There's a new COVID variant. Are mask mandates going to come back?
    Queen fans are angry! Why?
    One state may soon offer unemployment benefits to striking workers.
    Oscar Mayer to offer a hot dog straw.

  • Some Vegas Hotels Have A Bed Bug Problem -- Reviews Of The Y Panda From Luciano Cigars And Bardstown Bourbon Co. Foursquare Collaborative Series Whiskey

    Episode  |  August 21st, 2023  |  56 mins 6 secs
    bardstown bourbon co. foursquare collaborative series, bed bugs, cnn, divorce, las vegas hotels, low-carb diet, luciano cigars, luciano meirelles, y panda cigar

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the Y Panda from Luciano Cigars and the Bardstown Bourbon Co. Foursquare Collaborative Series Whiskey.

    Luciano Meirelles, CEO of Luciano Cigars joined Tony at the PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas. They talked about Luciano Cigars' growth and the Y Panda's launch.

  • It Was A Great Day For The Premium Cigar Industry - Reviews Of The West Tampa Tobacco Company Red Toro And Rattle and Snap 8-Year-Old Tennessee Whiskey

    Episode  |  August 14th, 2023  |  55 mins
    deeming rule, fda, glynn loope, josh habursky, judge amit mehta, premium cigar association, premium cigars, teamsters union, tiffany gomas, u.s. district court for the district of columbia, ups contract

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The West Tampa Tobacco Company Red Toro and Rattle and Snap 8-Year-Old Tennessee Whiskey. Josh Habursky, Deputy Executive Director of the Premium Cigar Association – and Glynn Loope, State Advocacy Director of the Premium Cigar Association join the show to discuss the premium cigar industry's big victory over the FDA in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

  • He Wanted A Lion On The Sidelines! Reviews Of The US Regional Exclusive From Cavalier Genève Cigars And Bondstone Double Oak Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey - Sebastien Decoppet Interview

    Episode  |  August 7th, 2023  |  56 mins 30 secs
    60 minute check-in, aaron rodgers, bondstone double oak kentucky straight bourbon whiskey, cavalier genève cigars, cell phone addiction, dan campbell, detroit lions, frontier airlines, lion on sideline, travel

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The US Regional Exclusive from Cavalier Genève Cigars and Bondstone Double Oak Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

    Tony interviewed Sebastien Decoppet, Founder of Cavalier Genève Cigars at the Premium Cigar Association Trade Show in Las Vegas. They discussed how Sebastien started in the cigar business, the US cigar market, and his US Regional Exclusive Cigar.

  • Did Hulk Hogan Put Wedding Etiquette In A Sleeper Hold? Reviews Of The La Vereda No. 50 And John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey - Guest Jon Huber

    Episode  |  July 31st, 2023  |  54 mins 28 secs
    cheap us vacations, crowned heads, ernesto perez-carrillo, hulk hogan, inflation, john j. bowman single barrel virginia straight bourbon whiskey, jon huber, la vereda no. 50 cigar, pca trade show, subway, wedding etiquette, wwe

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The La Vereda No. 50 CIgar from Crowned Heads and John. J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

    Also, Tony interviewed Jon Huber of Crowned Heads at the Premium Cigar Association Trade Show in Las Vegas. They discussed the future of Crowned Heads post-pandemic, Jon's latest collaboration with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, and his new "OZ Heads" Podcast.

  • She Tried To Hire A Hitman Online? Reviews Of The Las 6 Provincias ZDT From Espinosa Cigars And Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select

    Episode  |  July 24th, 2023  |  53 mins 39 secs
    erik espinosa, espinosa cigars, frank sinatra, guy fieri, jack daniels sinatra select, knuckle sandwich, las 6 provincias zdt, nfl training camp, the washington commanders

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The Las 6 Provincias ZDT from Espinosa Cigars and Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select.
    Tony sat down with Erik Espinosa at the PCA Trade Show in Las Vegas to talk about the latest developments at Espinosa Cigars and their relationship with Guy Fieri that produced the Knuckle Sandwich.

    Other topics this week include:
    More bad travel experiences because of the TSA.
    Passengers aboard a Las Vegas flight pass out while awaiting takeoff in triple-digit temperatures.
    NFL training camp has opened!
    The Washington Commanders were sold!
    A disturbed woman tries to hire a hitman online. It ends badly for her.

  • PCA 2023, Interview With Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson - Reviews Of The El Patrón Laguito No. 6 From Eighty5 Cigars And Kentucky Vintage Original Sour Mash Bourbon

    Episode  |  July 17th, 2023  |  54 mins 57 secs
    chad “ochocinco” johnson, eighty5 cigars, el patrón laguito no. 6, harrah's, las vegas, pca 2023, the lounge at harrah's, the venetian

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The El Patrón Laguito No. 6 from Eighty5 Cigars and Kentucky Vintage Original Sour Mash Bourbon.

    Tony sat down with Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson to discuss his new line of premium cigars -- Eighty5 Cigars.

    Other topics this week include:
    The 2023 Premium Cigar Association Trade Show.
    Airline passengers gone wild, again!
    You may run into a problem flying out of Las Vegas.
    Tony and Fingers had Vegas adventures.
    10 bad habits you probably inherited from your parents.

  • What Is Happening At ESPN? Reviews Of Correnti Cigars And The Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Black Lager

    Episode  |  July 10th, 2023  |  54 mins 15 secs
    artificial sweetener, correnti cigars, diet coke, espn, espn layoffs, joey chestnut, nathan's hot dog eating contest, toronto, urban chestnut brewing company black lager, who, world health organization

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed a Correnti Cigar and the Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Black Lager.

    Their Correnti Cigars were rolled seven days before the show. The guys wondered if they should smoke them, or let them rest in the EDS humidor for sixty days. They ultimately decided to smoke those cigars! How were they?

    Other topics discussed include:
    The WHO is expected to announce the sweetener used in Diet Coke may cause cancer.
    The crazy news week while Tony was on vacation.
    Joey Chestnut does it again.
    The ESPN Layoffs.

  • Who Needs A Summer Cocktail? Review Of The Camacho Factory Unleashed 3 And A Conversation With Chef Joe Gatto

    Episode  |  July 3rd, 2023  |  54 mins 9 secs
    amazon, amazon prime, at&t, camacho factory unleashed 3, chef joe gatto, cocktails, cord cutting, directtv, fed, from scratch, ftc, independence day, interest rate hikes, kentucky stepfather, lawsuit, mixed drinks, plutotv, tommy j

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the Camacho Factory Unleashed 3 and
    Independence Day/mixed summer drinks! They sampled the Kentucky Stepfather and Tommy J cocktails. Plus, an interview with Chef Joe Gatto of PlutoTV's 'From Scratch' and much more on this episode of Eat Drink Smoke!

  • Stay Away From That Soda! Reviews Of The My Father Flor de Las Antillas Cigar And Jack Daniels Single Barrel Rye

    Episode  |  June 26th, 2023  |  54 mins 12 secs
    gen z, get your steps in, jack daniels single barrel rye, my father flor de las antillas cigar, pop, relationship advice, relationships, soda, tipping, walk 10000 steps

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed The My Father Flor de Las Antillas Cigar and Jack Daniels Single Barrel Rye.
    Topics this week include:
    The soda brands you need to stay away from -- right now!
    You can get paid to walk 10,000 steps. Yes, you!
    Gen Zers have a tipping problem.
    The ‘most successful’ relationships follow these 8 rules...

    All that and much more on episode 243 of Eat! Drink! Smoke!

  • How Much Money Do You Need To Stop? Reviews Of The La Flor Dominicana Solis Cigar And Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey

    Episode  |  June 19th, 2023  |  56 mins 11 secs
    auto mechanic shortage, florida, florida homeowners, hard truth sweet mash rye whiskey, la flor dominicana solis, san francisco crime, san francisco mall closed, what is rich

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the La Flor Dominicana Solis Cigar and Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey.
    Topics this week include:

    Auto shops are struggling to find trained mechanics amid a national shortage.
    How much money do you need to call yourself rich?
    San Francisco mall owner hands property back to the bank as exodus continues.
    Florida homeowners terrorized by masked strangers in new 'very evil prank'.

  • Does Lululemon's Shoplifting Policy Make Its Stores More Dangerous? Reviews Of The Angel Cuesta By J.C. Newman And Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask Straight Bourbon.

    Episode  |  June 12th, 2023  |  54 mins 25 secs
    angel cuesta, chris licht, cnn, coke, fox news, healthy snacks, j.c. newman, lululemon, tip fatigue, tipping, tucker carlson, twitter, wyoming whiskey double cask straight bourbon

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the Angel Cuesta by J.C. Newman and Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask Straight Bourbon. Topics this week include:
    Americans are at the "tipping point" over persistent tip requests.
    Lululemon's CEO stands by the decision to fire employees who intervened in a robbery.
    7 'Healthy' breakfast orders with more sugar than a can of Coke.
    CNN execs depart network just hours after CEO Chris Licht Is fired.
    Tucker Carlson's first Twitter broadcast racked up over 13 million views in less than 3 hours.

  • Will Bud Light Recover From This? Reviews Of The New World Oscuro Cigar By AJ Fernandez And O.K.I. Reserve Blended Bourbon Whiskey

    Episode  |  June 5th, 2023  |  54 mins 24 secs
    7 brands americans love, amazon, brisket, bud light, cigar imports 2023, let's go bbq, modelo especial, new world oscuro cigar by aj fernandez, o.k.i. reserve blended bourbon whiskey

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the New World Oscuro Cigar by AJ Fernandez and O.K.I. Reserve Blended Bourbon Whiskey.

    Topics this week include:

    Tony and Fingers both had a holiday brisket adventure. America’s national beer could soon be Mexican as Memorial Day weekend sales drop plunges Bud Light further into crisis. What are the 7 most loved brands in America? First Quarter 2023 Cigar Imports Decline. Amazon wants employees to come back to the office.

  • Camacho Cigars, Penelope Bourbon, City Barbecue Ribs And Let's Go BBQ!

    Episode  |  May 29th, 2023  |  54 mins 21 secs
    am radio, bbq ribs, camacho american barrel aged cigar, city barbecue, ford, let's go bbq, netflix, penelope architect straight bourbon, tina turner

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the Camacho American Barrel Aged cigar and Penelope Architect Straight Bourbon.
    Topics this week include:

    The 10 restaurant chains that serve the best ribs - plus a review of City BBQ Ribs.
    The legacy of Tina Turner.
    Ford reverses plan to ditch AM radio.
    Netflix started a password-sharing crackdown in the United States.
    The debut of Tony and Fingers' new book, Let's Go BBQ!

  • Why Some Parents Are Ruining Little League Baseball - Reviews Of The La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor And Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon

    Episode  |  May 22nd, 2023  |  54 mins 21 secs
    cleaning your grill, elijah craig barrel proof bourbon, fast food milkshakes, gas stoves, grills, la aroma de cuba mi amor, little league baseball, umpire shortages, youth sports

    This week, Tony and Fingers reviewed the La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor cigar and Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon.
    Topics this week include: America has an umpire shortage, and unruly parents aren’t helping. Six Fast-Food milkshakes that aren't made with real ice cream. They are coming for your gas stoves. How should you clean your grill? Episode 238