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The Weekly 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


Cocktail napkin: Dinner at Trader Vic's — Liska Jacobs

The only Mai Tai my father will drink is a Trader Vic’s Mai Tai.

1 whole lime squeezed into a glass
3/4 oz orgeat syrup… 1,409 more words

Essay & Memoir

Dining Outside the Home: Kukui's Poolside Restaurant and Bar at the Marriott Beach Resort in Lihue, Kauai

Dining Outside the Home: Kukui’s Poolside Restaurant and Bar at the Marriott Beach Resort in Lihue, Kauai! Relax poolside with first-class service of American or Polynesian food and unsurpassed tiki cocktails. 77 more words


Fit for a Queen

The legendary Royal Hawaiian was around, and then not around, but eventually came around again. Known for their famous Lapu-Lapu’s, I’ve been wanting to visit to get my hands on the rum filled drink. 281 more words


Three Hour Drive To Paradise - An Afternoon At Trader Sam's Enchanted Grog Grotto 

The week of Thanksgiving, my boyfriend Todd and I traveled to Delray Beach to spend the week with his awesome family, and we decided at the eleventh hour to make use of the time we were on our own to visit one of the more kooky tiki bars in the country, Trader Sam’s Enchanted Grog Grotto! 849 more words