With the renewed interest in tropical cocktails in the craft cocktail world, it’s a natural progression that we are now seeing an increase in new commercial … Continue reading Six Signs Your “Tiki Bar” Is Not a Tiki Bar
Just east of Atlanta, in Decatur, Georgia, there lies a newly-minted tiki bar, The S.O.S. It is the sister establishment of neighboring restaurant Victory; the space had … Continue reading Surprise! Atlanta Has a New Tiki Bar, The S.O.S. (You’ll Find It in Decatur)
I’ve created a listing in Critiki for San Antonio’s Concrete Jungle. Concrete Jungle opened late last year, a bit south of downtown. The decor is a … Continue reading San Antonio’s Craft Tiki Bar: Concrete Jungle
My last article had a brief mention of Trader Island in San Bernardino, which intrigued reader Paul Christian Vasquez, who had not heard of it before. … Continue reading Who Wants to Open a Tiki Bar in San Bernardino?
Vintage postcards let us see what Polynesian restaurants looked like, menus let us see what they were eating, recipes let us taste what they were drinking, … Continue reading What Music Was Played in Polynesian Restaurants and Tiki Bars?
Lucky Joe’s Tiki Room in Milwaukee will be closing after this weekend. The owner of the building has sold it, and the new owner will be … Continue reading Last Weekend for Lucky Joe’s in Milwaukee
This year brought a new addition to my slate of tiki efforts: Critiki Symposiums. At present, I have two different talks: one for bartenders, and the … Continue reading Critiki Symposiums: “Tiki: A Story for Bartenders”