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1940s NOLA Hurricane: Make the traditional version

Join us as we explore the history and recipe of one of the most misunderstood cocktails in the pantheon of mixed drinks - The Hurricane. Typically, the Hurri...

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Punk legend, Billy Zoom, makes a vintage tiki cocktail. Part 1 of 2

If you've followed The Hula Girls for a while, then you've probably seen my posts about working for Los Angeles punk rock legends, X. The last 20 years, I've...

Music | Music

The Ding Dong Devils "The Human Jungle" Winter Surf Fest 2018

The Ding Dong Devils "The Human Jungle" Winter Surf Fest 2018 at Surf Dogs in Huntington Beach

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I make a Tradewinds, my longest video, and call Beachbum Barry the wrong name. But the drink is good!

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Home | desert-oasis-room

Podcasting Tiki, Cocktails, Exotica, Hawaiiana, Lowbrow, Surf & More!

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Seattle Tiki Bar and Lounge Hula Hula

A haven of cosmopolitan Polynesian kitsch, Hula Hula features a selection of classic & contemporary tiki cocktails with a great food menu. We are referred to as "A tropical karaoke paradise in the heart of the urban concrete jungle".

History | History

Back To The Beach: How Sun, Sand And Surf Inspired Beach Music

The Beach Boys created the “California Dream” but beach music has its roots all over the US – or anywhere where there’s sand and restless spirits.

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Tiki And The Cultural Appropriation Debate

Wherever Tiki goes, an argument on cultural appropriation follows. But there are deeper questions I’d love to ask that I feel merit some consideration. This post examines Tiki’s definit…

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

What happens if your bar doesn’t fit in CA’s reopening plan? Smuggler’s Cove doesn’t know

Smuggler's Cove has the largest rum selection in the country. It has multiple "Best Bars in America" nods. And it has an unparalleled movie set-caliber interior. What it doesn't have, though, is any idea of whether it'll ever be able to open again.

Music | Music

Surf the Sky by PAR AVION | Full Song | Bamboo Balcony Series

We proudly present SURF THE SKY - A studio mix of this song will be released later this summer but we have been having a wonderful time performing this tune ...

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Mai-Kai Cocktail Guide

Updated April 27, 2020 NEW: The Atomic Grog joins The Trader Brandon Transmissions Don’t miss our Tiki Tuesday chat April 28 with Brandon Kleyla on his Instagram page. UPDATED: MAI-KAI GALLON…

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Ian Glaubinger "Tiki Bars Across the USA" Print (Timed Release)

4-color screenprint on French Paper Parcel Wrap Kraft18 x 24 inchesnumbered (edition size TBD)**this is a timed edition, therefore the edition size will be determined by how many prints sell in a 72-hour period This print will be available for sale Apr

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Tiki bar 'boom': What's behind the latest revival in metro Detroit?

Tiki bars have come and gone, but the latest iteration of tiki, in metro Detroit at least, swings in favor of the fun and frivolous, a balm after the professorial stylings of the classic cocktail revival of the last decade.

Humor | Music

Dave Pike - Jazz for the Jet Set (1966) Full vinyl LP

Released in 1966 by Atlantic Records. Expand to view this album in its entirety. . . A1) Blind man, blind man 0:00 A2) Jet set 6:53 A3) Sunny 12:43 A4) When ...

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Spider -
Kenny Sasaki & the Tiki Boys

Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Spider · Kenny Sasaki & The Tiki Boys Bird Island ℗ 2014 Ken Sasaki Released on: 2014-04-14 Auto-generated by YouTube.

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San Diego speakeasy named to best tiki bar list

One of America's best tiki bars is right here in San Diego, but you'll have to find it to enjoy one of their vibrant drinks.

Music | Music

Lulufin the woo hoo 2018年4月12日 @難波Mele

2018年4月12日、難波Meleにて行われた 「Surfer Joe Japan Tour in Mele」 でのライブ

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Defining Tiki – An Observation

Disclaimer: This subject has been very hot-button in many social media forums as of late. The statements in this blog are the opinions of the writer. Tiki has experienced a resurgency of sorts with…

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Tiki Kon - Home Portland OR

Portland's version of Tiki Oasis.

Humor | Music

Exotica - Listen to Free Radio Stations - AccuRadio

Exotica on AccuRadio. Free customizable online radio with unlimited skips. Listen now!

Music | Music

Instrumental Surf Anthology, Vol.

Instrumental Surf Anthology, Vol. 1 #SurfMusic #GarageRock

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Jason Lee and the R.I.P. Tides - Mr Moai's

Shot locally in San Diego.

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Critiki’s Ten Best Tiki Bars in the World 2017

These are the ten best tiki bars found in the world today, as rated by the best tiki experts around: the members of Critiki. Critiki is a travel guide and historic archive of Polynesian Pop culture…

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The Best Tiki Albums To Get You In The Mood For Tiki Oasis

Swingers, light your tiki torches! On the eve of this year’s epic Tiki Oasis festival, in San Diego, we thought it would be prudent to kindle the beacon fire with a little Tiki 101 list. For our selections, we will be focusing on the nittiest and gritti

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Classic San Diego Tiki - ClassicSanDiego.com

Polynesian-themed restaurants and tiki bars from the San Diego area’s past and present. How many of theses classic San Diego tiki joints do you know?

Music | Music

Jason Lee & the Black Tides - Calypso - Tiki Oasis 2016

Jason Lee & the Black Tides play "Calypso" which will be on their upcoming new album. Jason Hanna is on trumpet with Peachy Punch and Judy Luck dancing For m...

Humor | Music

Surfabilly Freakout Radio - Streaming live and worldwide at SurfabillyFreakout.com. - Home

Surfabilly Freakout Radio - *SURF * GARAGE * PSYCHOBILLY * SPAGHETTI WESTERN * ROCKABILLY* Check out Surfabilly Freakout DJs Jet Sterling, Chelsea Bandita, Koffin Keith, Motorhead Mike, Kamikaze Chris and D.O.A...the Director of Awesome as we play music t

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9 Reasons To Bring Back Cocktail Parties (PHOTOS) | The Huffington Post

Your grandparents probably enjoyed one trend that has sadly since died a thousand deaths: The cocktail party. These gatherings dominated the 1950s and 19...

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The Real and the Fake: Polynesian Culture and How We Perceive It

A piece from NPR asking if tiki bars are “harmless fun or exploitation” started making the rounds yesterday—it’s good timing, as I’ve had an article brewing in my head for a…

Travel | Travel

11 Must-Visit Tiki Bars

Sip on a a tasty tropical drink at one of our favorite retro-cool tiki joints.

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The Birth, Death and Rebirth of Tiki

Tiki drinking first bloomed after Prohibition, and now—after a protracted decline—it has returned, integrated into the larger classic cocktail canon.

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Tiki 101: A Beginner's Guide

An introduction to tiki history, what makes a tiki cocktail, and the essential ingredients you'll need for your home tiki bar.

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2015 Tiki Gift Guide for the Holidays - $20 and Under

Now that Thanksgiving is done, it's full speed ahead to the holidays. In this annual gift guide, I like to spotlight a few fun tiki finds from the last year or so. They're fairly easy on the pocket...

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Tiki News & Lifestyle

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6 Tropical Drinks in LA That'll Make You Think You're in Hawaii

6 Tropical Drinks in LA That'll Make You Think You're in Hawaii, Los Angeles, LA, Locale Magazine, CA, Tiki Drinks, LA Tiki bar, hollywood, Best tiki bar

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The Enduring Appeal of Stealing Tiki Mugs

Tiki has always been about fantasy, but some drinkers go as far as taking home a souvenir from their boozy staycation inside a tiki bar.

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Parrots Pavilion Tiki Bar - Rock Lane Resort and Marina

The Parrots Pavilion & Tiki Bar is closed for the 2014 Season. See you in 2015!  Home of the VooDoo Parrot’s Pavilion serves  great food and drinks with a relaxed atmosphere. This year we will be serving 7 days a week beginning…Read more

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Chicago: Tiki City?

Hala Kahiki in River Grove has been open since 1963 and is a mecca for devotees of tiki culture.