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If you’ll be in Ft. Lauderdale on Thursday, Dec. 13th then come on by the Mai Kai. Tropic Magazine is hosting my Classic Dining slide talk where I’ll also be signing books and carousing ’til late. Plus there’s an Extended … Continue reading
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In June of last year I posted about The Magic of Tableside Caesar Salad at the Dal Rae. In it I waxed poetic about my love of a great Caesar and how the Dal Rae in Pico Rivera was my favorite haunt … Continue reading
Tagged Avenida Revolucion, Book of Tiki, Caesar Cardini, caesar salad, Caesar's Restaurant, continental style, Dal Rae, Fine Dining, foodies, gourmet, Javier Plascencia, Naomi Alper, Polynesian Pop, Romaine lettuce, Sven Kirsten, Tijuana, tiki
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The Ken Kimes chain of Tropics Motor Hotels included an outpost in Palm Springs that opened circa 1964. Scattered amidst the lushly landscaped property were tikis of various sizes that punctuated the tropical theme. Kimes leased the hotel’s food and … Continue reading
Tagged cocktails, Fine Dining, Ken Kimes, mid-century, Motels, Motor Hotel, Palm Springs, Sambo's, tiki, Tim Putz, Tropics, urban archeology, Witco