My symposium for people who work in the bar industry, “Tiki: A Story for Bartenders,” is not a how-to of tropical drinkmaking. On the contrary, I … Continue reading The Best Tiki Drink Recipe Books: A Review of the Works of Jeff Beachbum Berry (So Far)
Critiki News has been in action for a bit more than a week now, and I’d love your feedback. How’s it working for you? How do you like the layout? Have you been reading it on a mobile device? How … Continue reading How Is Critiki News Working for You?
The building that houses Seattle’s Lava Lounge, and the two adjacent parcels, are part of a proposed redevelopment project. Included in the project is the nearby, … Continue reading Seattle’s Lava Lounge Targeted for Redevelopment
Critiki member rvictor shared a number of vintage images from his collection showing the entry to the Seattle Trader Vic’s from the time it opened in … Continue reading The Progression of the Seattle Trader Vic’s Facade
Coming October 15 to Bothell, Washington, just north of Seattle: Northshore Lagoon, a tiki bar and swimming pool (!). It is within the new Anderson School complex, … Continue reading Preview of the Northshore Lagoon at McMenamins Anderson School
Just added nine photos of Lei Low in Houston, Texas. Lei Low opened last year in Houston’s Heights neighborhood, and the first ratings have been pretty … Continue reading Lei Low in Houston, Texas
Want to be a force for good in the world of Polynesian Pop? There is an opening for a bartender at the historic Tonga Room in San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel. Continue reading San Francisco’s Tonga Room is Hiring a Bartender