This past weekend, we stumbled across a little gallery that has a wonderful collection of Papua New Guinea art. It’s called Xanadu Gallery, and it’s in … Continue reading Papua New Guinea Art in Menlo Park
Very, very exciting times in Dallas… the long-anticipated day has finally arrived, and the Dallas Trader Vic’s has reopened. The great news, the fabulous news, the … Continue reading After 20 Years, the Triumphant Return of Trader Vic’s to Dallas!
Some out-of-nowhere news: Trader Vic’s is opening next month in Destin, Florida, in the state’s panhandle. It’s part of the new Palms of Destin resort — … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Coming to Florida Panhandle
Here’s an update on some of the Trader Vic’s openings currently slated, from the Trader Vic’s website: Shanghai, China – Opened on New Year’s Eve Dallas – February, 2007 (it’s been pushed back many times, but February 11 is the most recent date) Las Vegas – in June, 2007 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai Bar in Dubai – April, 2007 Chicago – late 2007 (This has been pushed back quite a bit — their initial estimate was that it would be open by now. There have been rumblings of union troubles (I don’t know of which sort) causing some delays.) Doha, … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Roundup
Critiki News reader Misbas recently made a comment on a post about the Kon Tiki in Kuwait: The Kon Tiki is a Polynesian-style restaurant in the Trader … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Kuwait?
A bunch of news erupted last week (and lots of links to my blog — thanks for that!). Here’s a quick roundup on the Beverly Hills … Continue reading Latest News on Trader Vic’s Beverly Hills
A weekly review of my favorite among the many items Mimi Payne has posted to her Arkiva Tropika website in the past seven days: This is … Continue reading This Week at Arkiva Tropika
A wild, almost too-good-to-be-true story came to me from Robert Volz yesterday. Robert is the owner of the new Thatch bar in Portland (development is well … Continue reading New York Trader Vic’s Tikis Headed to Portland
Mimi Payne keeps adding great items from her collection to Arkiva Tropika — she adds cool things too frequently for me to post about it every … Continue reading This Week at Arkiva Tropika
This summer, Trader Vic’s returned to Scottsdale — Scottsdale’s original Vic’s operated from 1962 to 1990, and it was a legendary fixture on the local restaurant … Continue reading They Just Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To