Tag Archive: tiki

Little Toyko: Tropical Bar The Mermaid Opens Today

  The Mermaid, a new tropical bar, in Little Tokyo opens tonight. It’s not a tiki bar so don’t expect palm trees but rather a mysterious black box that reminds me a bit… Continue reading

Chicago: Bar Hop Between CH Distillery to Three Dots and a Dash

  When I was at Eataly earlier in the week, I noticed some drinks made with CH Distillery and then I saw it sold both at Eataly’s market place and at the local… Continue reading

In Rum VS Whiskey: Foursquare and The Real McCoy Rums are Winners

After my last Spirits Week on The Minty, I had many requests to talk about rum. So for the first post of the latest Spirits Week, I bring you RUM. Recently 213 Hospitality… Continue reading

DTLA: Bar Crawl on a Friday Night

One of the great things about holidays and big events like Coachella is how it’s so much easier to live in Los Angeles during these times. There’s less traffic and a greater chance… Continue reading

San Diego: Tiki Drinks at False Idol

  Hidden behind Craft & Commerce, False Idol is a fun tiki bar. It wasn’t open the last time I was in San Diego a few years ago for Bartenders Weekend but heard… Continue reading

Chicago: Tiki Drinks at Lost Lake

  I’m on a tiki bar phase right now. Along with craft bars, dive bars, hotel bars, neighborhood bars, etc, I do love a good theme bar. Ever since I heard about Lost… Continue reading

Hollywood: All Your Tiki Dreams Come True at Lono

  From the group that runs Melrose Umbrella Company, comes Lono, a lush new tiki bar in the heart of Hollywood. I’ve now been a couple of times and it’s a huge lovely… Continue reading

Eagle Rock: Drinks at Room 31

  Room 31 opened last year but I finally made it in last week. It’s in Eagle Rock within a restaurant and is accessed through a door from the parking lot. There’s a… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: dineLA Dinner Recap at Citizen Plus Cocktails

  Some friends and I gathered at Citizen to celebrate a birthday. Citizen was offering dineLA, the restaurant week that goes on until January 27 this year. Citizen’s $39 deal includes an appetizer,… Continue reading

DTLA: Pacific Seas Tiki Bar at Clifton’s is Now Open

  The much anticipated tiki bar, Pacific Seas, is now open at Clifton’s. The fourth floor bar is completely bonkers. It’s so beautiful and what’s amazing is, it doesn’t look new at all.… Continue reading