Before the Kahiki Supper Club in Columbus, Ohio was demolished in 2000, the Tsao family saved much of the decor, with the intention of reopening some … Continue reading Actual Kahiki Fireplace and Moai on eBay
I’d wanted to continue my series on the newly refreshed Trader Vic’s Emeryville in September, but I found the offerings to be a swiftly moving target: … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Emeryville: Final Thoughts
As most everyone and their mother has heard by now, one of the most beautiful, historic tiki bars in the world, San Francisco’s Tonga Room, is … Continue reading UPDATED: The Continuing Saga of San Francisco’s Tonga Room
It’s been a hard month. Tiki-Kate was sick for a long time, but she was so darned tough that we couldn’t help but be optimistic that … Continue reading Viva Kate!
I lost my Ooga-Mooga better half today. Tiki-Kate passed away around noon. I got to see her, hold her, tell her I love her this past Saturday. I have much to say about Kate, but right this moment, I’m too wrecked. But I am going to put on my brightest aloha wear, because she told me that’s what she wanted. Mahalo nui loa for everything, my darling Kate. Continue reading Aloha Oe, Tiki-Kate
The decor at Trader Vic’s Emeryville was only about half-completed during my preview, but it already looks and sounds like there will be a lot to … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Emeryville: The Decor
This past Thursday, I got to have an early look at the newly updated Trader Vic’s in Emeryville. There’s a lot to talk about, so I’m … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Emeryville: A New Hope