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!
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
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
Last month, Civil hosted a live Critiki Q&A event at The Monkey Hut, the home tiki bar of my dear friends Craig Hermann & Heather Gregg. … Continue reading Critiki Live from The Monkey Hut
Roundup post! Pitch in and help! I want to help you connect with tikiphiles. The Upcoming Visits feature on Critiki has been working great for that—I’ve … Continue reading Local Tiki Groups on Facebook
It has happened to you before, and it will happen again. You’re in a tiki bar, maybe even a great tiki bar, and your drink… isn’t … Continue reading The Missing Ingredient to Improve Your Tiki Drink: Perspective
An intriguing development in Oakland… Is heard that another tiki bar was going to take over the Longitude space in Oakland, and here is the first … Continue reading New Tiki Bar Coming to the Longitude Spot in Oakland?
I’m on my way to Portland, Oregon, and whether you’re local or not, come join me! I’ll be visiting the local tiki spots, but I’ll also … Continue reading Special Live Event: Join Me at The Monkey Hut
I’m often asked about which tiki bars to visit in Hawaii. It’s not a simple question to answer. There absolutely was a heyday of Polynesian pop in … Continue reading The Myna Bird, a New Tiki Bar Coming to Honolulu