San Francisco: The 6th Annual Tiki Central Tiki Crawl

The dates have been announced for the sixth annual Tiki Central Tiki Crawl in San Francisco — it’s happening the weekend of July 21-23, 2006. This is the only official Tiki Central event, designed for TCers to meet each other in the city with the highest-density high-quality Polynesian Pop in the world. The first one happened in early 2001, making it the longest-lived of all the annual tiki gatherings. It’s a little different each year, and with the opening of two outstanding new tiki bars in the East Bay in the past year, there’s a fresh abundance of tiki to … Continue reading San Francisco: The 6th Annual Tiki Central Tiki Crawl

Alameda: Poor Man's Tiki Oasis at Forbidden Island

Sadly, we aren’t able to make it to Tiki Oasis this year — work is getting in the way. This is the first Oasis I’ve missed in the past four years, and it feels strange to not be joining the tiki hordes in the festivities. There are a whole bunch of Bay Area folks in the same boat this year, and we’re going to have our own Poor Man’s Tiki Oasis at Forbidden Island in Alameda, both Friday and Saturday nights. If you can’t make it to Oasis this year, too, come on out and join us. You’ll quickly forget … Continue reading Alameda: Poor Man's Tiki Oasis at Forbidden Island