“I’m sorry, is my smoke bothering you?” asked a stylish young woman. She didn’t add “Too bad,” but she could have: This is one of the city’s few legal cigarette lounges. Some 150 exotic smokes are offered for sale; a “flight” of one of each brand is $1,500. The other tasting menu features such pairings as three special champagne kirs (apricot, raspberry and peach) with slices of rare filet mignon on a buttered croissant followed by Shepheard’s Hotel German cigarettes.
|Venue name:||Circa Tabac||Contact:|
32 Watts St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and Thompson St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Wed, Sun 5pm–2am; Thu–Sat 5pm–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E, 1 to Canal St|
|Price:||Average drink: $10. AmEx, DC, MC, V|