Not that anyone’s hopes were high, but it’s still crushing to see… above is a photo of the newly renovated Islands Restaurant in San Diego, taken … Continue reading The Islands Restaurant Gutting Results
Very, very exciting times in Dallas… the long-anticipated day has finally arrived, and the Dallas Trader Vic’s has reopened. The great news, the fabulous news, the … Continue reading After 20 Years, the Triumphant Return of Trader Vic’s to Dallas!
Dates for Portland’s annual Tiki Crawl, a.k.a. the Tiki Kon, have been announced: it’s happening July 27-29, 2007. Tiki Kon: Venture into Darkness will include stops … Continue reading Portland: Tiki Kon 2007
Some out-of-nowhere news: Trader Vic’s is opening next month in Destin, Florida, in the state’s panhandle. It’s part of the new Palms of Destin resort — … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Coming to Florida Panhandle
Sad news from the Tiki Talk blog: the Aku Tiki Inn in Daytona Beach is slated for demolition. It is one of several hotels being torn … Continue reading End is Near for Aku Tiki in Daytona Beach
Here’s an update on some of the Trader Vic’s openings currently slated, from the Trader Vic’s website: Shanghai, China – Opened on New Year’s Eve Dallas – February, 2007 (it’s been pushed back many times, but February 11 is the most recent date) Las Vegas – in June, 2007 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai Bar in Dubai – April, 2007 Chicago – late 2007 (This has been pushed back quite a bit — their initial estimate was that it would be open by now. There have been rumblings of union troubles (I don’t know of which sort) causing some delays.) Doha, … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Roundup
Critiki News reader Misbas recently made a comment on a post about the Kon Tiki in Kuwait: The Kon Tiki is a Polynesian-style restaurant in the Trader … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Kuwait?