I regret that I never made it to the Aku-Tiki Room in Kewanee, Illinois. The Aku-Tiki Room was a spectacular bit of remote tiki, nestled in … Continue reading My Tiki Bar Regrets
Kevin Alexander at Thrillist has written an uncommonly good article on the state of the craft cocktail world, “The Craft Cocktail Revolution Is Over. Now What?” … Continue reading The State of Tiki Drinks (from Where I’m Sitting)
In September Critiki—the worldwide guide to tiki bars and Polynesian restaurants—will publish the yearly list of the top ten tiki bars in the world, based on … Continue reading Love Tiki Bars? Make Your Voice Heard!
The most American mid century Polynesian Pop snack is from Germany. I only learned of Toast Hawaii a few months ago, during a bout of insomnia-driven … Continue reading Toast Hawaii
One of the most fun things about tiki is dressing up in the daringly garish prints and colors of vintage aloha wear. I’m no expert, but … Continue reading How to Find and Care for Vintage Aloha Wear
I’ve heard countless folks say Critiki is where they turn first when it’s time to make travel plans. With that in mind, I’ve just made some … Continue reading New Features: Save Locations, Driving Directions, Sharing, and More
Our family travel plans for early 2017 kept changing on us, and ultimately fate sent us on a road trip to Oregon. The first leg of … Continue reading My Travels: The State of Portland Tiki in 2017