Planter’s Punch

The Planter’s Punch is said to originate from the Planter’s Hotel in Charleston, SC. If you want a little sweet with your sour this is a great drink to whip up and pass out to thirsty guests. The added dark…

Scorpian

Everything you need to make a delicious Scorpion below! 2 oz. Light Puerto Rican Rum 1 oz. Brandy 2 oz. Orange Juice 1 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Orgeat Syrup 1 cup Crushed Ice Blend Garnish with a Lemon…

Tiki Caliente VII

Tiki Caliente is an annual event that creates the aura of island living, but transports it to Palm Springs, California. It brings together the best music, art, cocktails and people to create a celebration dedicated to Tiki culture. Tiki Caliente…

The Tiki Torture – North Hollywood, CA

When we decided last summer that our backyard had been Tiki bar-less for far too long, we called upon our good buddy Dustin to construct us the thatched beverage dispensary of our dreams. A few thousand trips to Home Depot…

Tonga Hut Celebrates 10 years

Sunday, March 15th The fun kicks off at 2pm with Parking Lot Sale and Art Show. The theme for the Art Show is coconuts in honor of Jeremy’s impromptu renditions of “Big Brown Nut”, a favorite tune among Hut regulars……

Tiki Pop

Polynesian pop icon How Tiki became an American dream Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative appeal of Tiki penetrated fashion, music, eating, drinking, and architecture….

Mark Ryden’s Tiki pop surrealism

I could pretty much just crawl up inside any one of Mark Ryden’s paintings and live happily among the cherubs and bees, but I (obviously) would particularly love to inhabit any of his Tiki themed work. Ryden’s kitsch culture pastiche…