Assistant Fire Chief Ordered On-Duty Firefighters to Build Elaborate Tiki Bar in His Yard

Apparently, the state auditor does NOT like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, because the chief is now suspended.
Jelisa Castrodale
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This Video of a Tiki Bar Sinking into the Ohio River Is a Condensed Disaster Film

Looks like this "floating restaurant and bar" can't float too well :-(
Mayukh Sen

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.
Tae Yoon

How to Start a Tiki Bar from Scratch

"It’s about the complete transformative experience of leaving the outside world and coming to another world where it’s dusk, it’s moody, it’s atmospheric."
Martin Cate

The 10 Best Cocktail Bars in Chicago

Sometimes you want to get dive-bar drunk in a swanky setting. These places will get you faded, but with out-of-this-world drinks and vibes to match.
Munchies Staff

Here Are Some Very Potent Tiki Drinks to Help You Make It Through Election Day

The key to surviving Election Day is tiki drinks, like the Beach Goth from Death + Co. and the Pineapple Royale from San Francisco's Tonga Room.
Munchies Staff

It’s Perfectly Acceptable to Order Shots at This Tiki Bar

“This isn’t a classic tiki menu,” says Mother of Pearl's Jane Danger, who is careful not to piss off tiki purists with her reinventions of cocktail classics.
Natalie B. Compton

There Are Zero Tiny Umbrellas at This New Tiki Cocktail Oasis

“There’s a big expectation of a tiki bar, and I love tiki, but I didn’t want to continue to blueprint and do the same drinks,” explains the bar manager at Louie's Gen-Gen Room in San Francisco.
Natalie B. Compton
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This Is Exactly What an Exotic Cocktail Should Be

If you knew morse code, you’d know that three dots and a dash represents “victory”. It also represents one of the world's first tiki drinks.
Munchies Staff
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Three Dots and a Dash

Because it dates back to World War II, the name of this drink represents the Morse code for "victory," and you'll definitely feel victorious after a couple of these.
Martin Cate

Tiki, Crime, and Rock ‘n’ Roll at Paris’s Dirty Dick

We spoke to Scott Schuder about the finer points of tiki and what exactly brought him from the high desert of California to the sleazy streets of Paris to sling tropical cocktails.
Nick Rose

This LA Pop-Up Turns Tiki into Dinner Theater

At The Coconut Club, an underground tiki-themed pop-up, diners are treated to an updated twist on tropical fantasy with an infusion of old Hollywood glamour.
Natalie B. Compton