Tiki Triangle Episode #2004 – Tiki Shirts!
World History: February 10 1945 The Andrew’s Sisters song ‘Rum & Coca Cola’ hist #1 on the music charts.
Tiki Triangle Book —> CLICK HERE TO ORDER <— From the classic Mai Tai to the infamous Zombie, in this book you will find over 100 recipes including classic tiki cocktails, modern mixology techniques, and easy to prepare Asian and Polynesian foods. You will also discover details on how to recreate these classic drinks, complete […]
The Upstairs Bar This is a really cool place of interest. This was a speakeasy during Prohibition in the late 1920s a Philly gangster named Max “Boo Boo” Hoff put up a front called the Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company. It is said that they ran more liquor than Al Capone. 80 years later after the […]
Exotica Moderne Tiki Lovers Alert! There is a new magazine out and its called Exotica Moderne. This is a modern take on vintage Polynesian Pop with many modern features and insights of how the movement is alive and well. In the first few pages they set the mood with music that is keeping the scene […]
Jade Island Built in 1972, Jade Island appeared on No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain about 10 years ago (Season 5; Episode 19 NY Outer Boroughs). I don’t ever recall seeing the episode, but being an avid Tony Bourdain fan so I am surprised I missed it. What I almost missed what finding this place as […]
Mai-Kai Restaurant North Federal Highway – Fort Lauderdale, Florida For anyone that is a fan of Tiki, Polynesian Pop or even anything retro. This is a must visit over and under anything I am about to state here. If you are in the area, even for one night, you must visit. If you have the […]
Martin Denny April 10, 1911 ‒ March 2, 2005 Martin Denny is best known as the Father of Exotica Lounge Music, a keystone of the Tiki Culture. He was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. After touring South America, he became fascinated with latin music and the instruments used in that music. […]
Kon Tiki For anyone that wants to try to understand the Tiki and Polynesian Pop culture craze, this is required reading and/or viewing. While some might want to clearly define what Polynesian Pop is, you really can’t because its a mix of several cultures, flavors and cuisine, and this is the essence as to why. […]
Chan’s Dragon Inn This is truly one of the last of the great Polynesian themed tiki bars. In New Jersey there are less than a handful left, and this is only one of 3 in North Jersey. It has all the decorations to make it officially tiki: vintage photos of Hawaii up on the wall, […]