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Local San Diego tiki author Martin S. Lindsay shakes it up at The Headhunter, with Miss Tiki Oasis 2017, Di’ Lovely.
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A 1957 photo showing Bradley’s 5 & 10 in Horton Plaza, San Diego. They served 150 brands of imported rum and many exotic tiki cocktails in their day…
25 | Behind the Scenes: Sanborn Fire Maps How do you check up on old addresses and buildings when researching? Cross-referencing newspaper articles and city directory listings with Sanborn […]
The Island Cafe was Coronado’s first pre-tiki, Hawaiian-themed restaurant and bar, operarted by John Douglas Jacks and family.
The Tropic Cafe (1935-1946), San Diego’s first pre-tiki nightclub, was helmed by ‘Skipper’ John Ewing, and served its large transient military population.
28 | Aloha Cafe, Tijuana The Aloha Cafe (1928-2011), Tijuana’s first pre-tiki bar, was located on Avenida Revolución (then known as Main Street by Americanos) for over eighty years. […]
Chicken of the Gods This is a classic entrée from Bali Hai’s midcentury Cantonese menu, and to this day is remembered fondly by many San Diegans. Bali Hai Restaurant is […]
The Aloha Cafe (1928-2011) Tijuana’s first pre-tiki bar, was sporadically located on Avenida Revolución (then known as Main Street by americanos) — for eighty years! It changed hands, was burned […]