383 Sensual Vegan Dining And Exotica From Jame Spencer

383 Sensual Vegan Dining And Exotica From Jame Spencer

Step into the Zen Tiki Lounge for some Exotic vegan delights on this episode of the podcast.  Sunshine, Kalani and Starshine relax to the sounds of the new album by James Spencer, Exotica the piano cocktail hour and sample tasty vegan bites from James' cookbook Vegandisiac.   Its too bad our resident vegan Pumpkin could not join us this time.  She would surely LOVE cocktails and appetizers all made without animal products and all very very delicious.  Also on this episode we discuss the return of ZIMA, a tiki bar editorial and some don't miss late Summer events that a conscious imbiber should not skip.  

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382 Starshine Tiki and Her Two Handed "Richard" Joke

382 Starshine Tiki and Her Two Handed "Richard" Joke

Just two rum lovers sitting behind a microphone chatting about nothing special.  Like many visits to your favorite bar you probably don't plan your conversation ahead of time.  That is exactly what we did this episode of ZTL podcast.

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381 Living The Tiki Caliente Lifestyle with Rory Snyder and playing Whats in Kalani's Bra!?

381 Living The Tiki Caliente Lifestyle with Rory Snyder and playing Whats in Kalani's Bra!?

Would you believe we are still recovering from four days of Tiki Caliente?  14 room parties.  Dozens and dozens of cocktails.  4 trips to the local casino.  Great food.  Live music from more than 10 bands.  Interviews.  Sunday service by the pool.....and much more.  So you may not be surprised that this episode was hastily edited and posted.  We just might get around to a full set of links and credits.  For now, listen to the podcast and enjoy a taste of Tiki Caliente 9.  

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380 Tiki Caliente, Room Party Do's and Dont's and the Death of Avocado Toast

380 Tiki Caliente, Room Party Do's and Dont's and the Death of Avocado Toast

Rather than try and recall what we talked about on this episode of ZTL podcast, you really should listen.  This will be our last episode before attending Tiki Caliente 9, the yearly event in Palm Springs where we happily spend 3.5 days enjoying the company of old and new friends of our tiki community.  We discuss how to plan a room party, how to mix 100 drinks at a time, tips for staying hydrated in the desert and a few other odds and ends.  Mix a drink from our list of easy to build tiki drinks and enjoy the show.

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379 Juan Bahama And The Exotic Asian Chill Out

379 Juan Bahama And The Exotic Asian Chill Out

Sunshine and Starshine are behind the microphone on this episode.  We settle into the lounge, dim the lights and begin sipping a blended drink that was inspired by a meme.  Sure, inspiration can come from anywhere.  Juan Bahama may or may not run for office in 2020 but you enjoy this frosty libation regardless of the political climate.

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378 Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Walk Into A Tiki Bar with Tura Satana

378 Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Walk Into A Tiki Bar with Tura Satana

While sipping a stiff libation and enjoying a tropical fruit salad, Sunshine and Kalani discuss the various trials and tribulations of podcasting from the tiki bar that lives in your head.  Put your headphones on and enjoy exotic music accompanied by a new cocktail recipe and conversation of recent events including: Feud, the story of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, a kickstarter documentary on Tura Satana that you can support, our tiki mugs are back in stock, best places to eat your egg salad and much more.  

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377 Tiki Mâkeke With Calivore Spirits, Susan Nelson, Samantha Coulter and Kari Hendler

377 Tiki Mâkeke With Calivore Spirits, Susan Nelson, Samantha Coulter and Kari Hendler

Each time we record our podcast at Don the Beachcombers Tiki Mâkeke we have the opportunity to interview fellow tikiphiles and bring you some of the latest happenings in music, liquor, artists and more.  This visit includes a chat with Sarah Kraft of Calivore spirits, Susan Neslon, Samantha Coulter from Don's and Kari Hendler about The Reef Palm Springs.

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