David Bienenstock

High Times Editor & Pot Expert

Produced by Marc Santo & Scott Newman
Camera by Rainer Evans
Edited by Michael Chance & Christie Brown

As the Senior Editor of High Times Magazine, David Bienenstock has traveled the world writing about marijuana. He has interviewed everyone from growers to dealers to prisoners to politicians, which means he knows just about everything there is to know about pot.

David is the author of The Official High Times Pot Smoker's Handbook featuring 420 Things to Do When You're Stoned, the director of the best selling cultivation DVD, Jorge Cervantes' Ultimate Grow, and a frequent judge at The Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam. 

Anything else you want to know about him can probably be found on his website.

 

David Bienenstock's NYC

  • "Chemdog is almost like an heirloom strain but it's common around the city. It has a fantastic taste and a really nice body high."
  • "Strawberry cough tastes like fresh fruit and has a really nice smell to it. If you walk into a room and people are smoking this, you'll definitely know it."
  • "Sour Diesel is the kind of weed that's rapped about. It's really powerful and really uplifting. It has Sativa in it so it's the type of weed you can smoke and still get things done."
  • "My favorite place to eat when I'm stoned is this noodle shop in my neighborhood called Mee Noodles. They make great tasting, fresh food, served with a smile."
  • "This is a little Japanese place in my neighborhood that makes these Japanese cream puffs. After a joint I could eat about 50 of these."
  • "I love Belgian beer, so if I'm not out seeing music, I like to meet friends at a place called Vol De Nuit in the West Village. Great beer selection, chill decor, and plenty of outside seating makes me happy! If you're stoned and hungry, treat yourself to some of the serious Euro-Style french fries."
  • SPiN NYC- Source: www.flickr.com/photos/61842144@N00/
    "Put together by our good friends at Naked Ping Pong, Spin NYC is a high end spot for the local pongeratti. The High Times staff are regulars."
  • "There are few things that go better with a pot brownie than the Museum of Modern Art."

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