If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you know about McMenamins.
McMenamins restores old, classic, historical buildings and turns them into brewpubs, movie theaters, restaurants, and music venues. They do a really great job of maintaining the integrity of the buildings and the food and drinks are great! But what you may not know is that they also build Tiki bars…
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Can a Chinese restaurant be more Tiki than a Tiki bar?
That answer is YES! Chef Shangri-La, located outside of Chicago’s city limits in North Riverside, has more Tikis than some Tiki bars!
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It’s hard to talk about Tonga Hut Palms Springs without talking about Tonga Hut North Hollywood…
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Six bar stools.
And a plethora of amazing Tiki cocktails!
This is Bootlegger Tiki and if you’re in Palm Springs, you need stop by…
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Sometimes the action isn’t happening in the middle of a city. Instead, sometimes it’s happening in a strip mall far out in a town called Des Plaines.
Tiki Terrace is located in an unassuming shopping center. It doesn’t look like much from the outside, but head on in and you’ll find yourself in a full-on Hawaiian luau!
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Imagine if Studio 54 had a Tiki bar…
“Canned Heat” from Jamiroquai is pumping through the speakers at Three Dots and a Dash as I sip my 1944 Mai-Tai. I love Jamiroquai, but as a punk rocker I’ve always considered them to be a “guilty pleasure.” But I digress. My Mai-Tai is top-notch, but am I cool with dance music at a Tiki bar? Let’ see…
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A Tiki bar without any Tikis?
That’s correct. If you look around Lost Lake, there is not a Tiki to be found! Is this important? Let’s find out…
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You would never think that one of the coolest Tiki bars in America hides in a house on this unassuming street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin…
But there is! It’s called Foundation and I call it incredible!
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