It’s just a rumor, but I like it. (Well, bummerama: see below for an update from Trader Sam’s bartender Kelly Merrell, who says this isn’t happening.) … Continue reading Trader Sam’s Expanding at Disneyland?
Per the Portland Mercury, Portland’s longest-standing tiki bar, The Alibi, is changing management. Partners Warren Boothby and Marcus Archambeault are taking over from the White family, who have … Continue reading The Alibi in Portland Changing Hands
The historic Hanalei Hotel in San Diego has been sold to new owners, who have not said much… but have said that they intend to “make significant … Continue reading San Diego’s Crowne Plaza Hanalei Hotel Sold, Renovations Coming
Bakersfield, you’ve got a new tiki bar! Tiki-Ko has opened at 1919 K Street, on the corner of Service Street. Critiki member Pelvis sent these pictures my way … Continue reading Tiki-Ko: New Tiki Bar in Bakersfield, California
Smuggler’s Cove owners Martin Cate and Rebecca Cate, already incredible powerhouses of creative productivity, have been doubling-down, tripling-down, in recent years. There have been two major outputs from … Continue reading The Smuggler’s Cove Book: Because Martin Cate Loves You
Last Monday, Lost Lake in Chicago had an electrical fire. The fire itself wasn’t that big (most of the damage was in the kitchen of the … Continue reading Help Lost Lake’s Crew Bounce Back from Fire
Terrible news: the Portland Trader Vic’s location has closed permanently. A couple weeks ago, a fire in the medical offices above Vic’s caused some minor damage … Continue reading Portland Trader Vic’s Has Closed