Listen To Me Talk Tiki On KCRW

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Not too long ago I was asked to stop by local NPR affiliate, KCRW to talk with Evan Kleiman on her show, Good Food about Tiki drinks and rum. I think I only mentioned Jeff “Beachbum” Berry two or three times, and to be honest, the entire interview should have been little more than me [...]

Revisiting the Twelve Mile Limit

You never know when or where inspiration may strike. The Twelve Mile Limit is a drink I really love, but I have to confess that it’s not one that I often have. Keeping a mental Rolodex of drink recipes that I like in my head can sometimes lead to complete brain lock-up when ordering a [...]

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This coming Sunday – April 14, 2013 – I’ll be working my normal shift at 320 Main. I say normal, but we’re going to do something different this week as I take part in Gaz Regan’s movement called Just One Shift. The movement is trying to get bartenders to donate one shift’s tips to Wine [...]

Rum Society and MurrayAid at Caña

Murray Stenson is a legend among bartenders and lovers of craft cocktails. The long-time Seattle bartender has been elbow-deep in the craft for longer than most of today’s best bartenders have been drinking anything stronger than juiceboxes. He has won awards such as American Bartender of the Year, and is considered by many bartenders and [...]

Tiki Night at 320 Main – TIKI THROWDOWN

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It’s happening! After being asked for almost a full year about when we were going to have another Tiki Night at 320 Main, I can say ON AUGUST 20th at 7pm! What: Tiki Throwdown When: Monday, August 20th 2012 @ 7pm PDT Where: 320 Main, Seal Beach, CA Who: You, me, and the Tiki Gods [...]

Piña Colada

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Get that stupid song out of your head because we aren’t discussing that abomination in this one. Just get it out of your head, I’ll wait. Done? Good. Moving on. The Piña Colada is a tropical drink that lots of people think of when summertime rolls around and starts making everything all warm and toasty. [...]

Mojito

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When the air gets a bit too warm and the beaches beckon, there are a few things that come to mind that must be had immediately. Loose-fitting clothes or tight bathing suits must be matched with sunscreen and some body of water. Friends must be gathered and all must enjoy some sort of cool, refreshing [...]