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What's Going on at the Old Ruby Palace in Holmdel?

I miss Ruby Palace. Maybe not enough to profile them in my surprisingly popular “Restaurants We Miss Column”, but I still yearn for them every once in a while. 362 more words

New Jersey

Rattan, the Mai Tai, and Blue Hawaii: A History in "Exotic" Escapism

Polynesian pop and Tiki culture have always been about escapism. The trend got its beginnings in the 20s, though social and artistic obsessions with tropical climes have existed for as long as Europeans and Americans have been around to “discover” them. 1,119 more words

War & Peace

Recipes From Around The World: Hawaiian Mai Tai

Time: 5 min

Serves: 1


  • Spiced rum – 1 shot
  • Mango & passion fruit rum – 1-2 shots (can use coconut or other flavors of rum if preferred)
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How about a Tiki Cocktail?

Mai Tai–Roa Ae. In Tahtian this means “out of this world–the best

Well, the weather is starting to show signs of spring and that makes me think of drinks with umbrellas in them. 1,285 more words


The Phix: Black Mai Tai

The Mai Tai is claimed to have been invented in the early 1940s at the restaurant, Trader Vic’s, in California — one afternoon, the owner, Victor J. 225 more words


Mai Tai

My first Mai Tai was not of the artisanal variety. In fact, most Mai Tai’s I’ve had haven’t been. That being said, I still order them! 130 more words

Fresh Sheet

Howie's Tiki - The Hidden Oasis

It’s not very common to find real tiki in small cities/towns these days. In fact, it’s pretty much unheard of. When I first heard of Howie’s Tiki, I thought it was in Houston proper, and was then surprised to learn it was in a… 1,016 more words