Re: best bowl
when using my egyptian bowl i generally pack very loose leaving about 3/16ths inch between the foil and the moassel. i use a single layer of heavy duty foil with lots of holes punched in it for airflow. three coconaras evenly spaced around the bowl gives me a great smoke every time. the actual pack, though, varies slightly depending on the brand of moassel i'm smoking. like ari said, the company can make a session great. smoke happy.
Al Fakher Large Solid and a bowl of DM . . . life is good!