Aloha and Welcome to the Zen Tiki Lounge. Join Sunshine and Pumpkin on this episode of the podcast. By request we are sipping a blended drink called the Headhunter. Also on this episode: a taste of Mulata de Cuba, new bar set up tips, barware suggestions for the beginner, a short list of easy to find rums that everyone should have, update on our 400th episode celebration coming 9/29/2018 in Palm Springs and lots more.Read More
Sunshine and Starshine are happy to cozy up in the Zen Tiki Lounge and enjoy our newest cocktail creation. Also discussed on this episode: A quick shout to everyone attending Tiki Kon not in its 16th year, the blob attacks our childhood memories, planning a birthday trip to Las Vegas in tiki style, the trouble with keeping orchids and cheap LED flame bulbs made in China.Read More
We like to please our listeners. A few requests rolled in recently to have another co host join us on the podcast. Someone from the tiki community who is also fun behind the microphone. Susan Nelson stepped up to the invite and joined Sunshine in the Zen Tiki Lounge for a fun hour of drinking and conversation.Read More
This episode of ZTL is very special. Pumpkin has blessed us with her "witty" form of conversation which is usually enjoyed in small doses such as this one hour podcast. The show begins with a perfectly appropriate summer libation, the Sand Trap. After just one Sand Trap, Pumpkin becomes mentally stuck in her usual low brow rolling thought train that includes bedroom things she does not do, memories of being a mall rat and a strange rant about Yma Sumac running into a volcano.Read More
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Below: Sunshine Tiki takes you on a quick preview of room party hosted by Zen Tiki Lounge at Tiki Caliente 10 in Palm Springs, May 2018
Those of us who attend weekend long tiki parties often have a hard time explaining to others what we did for 3-5 days. The best way is to show you. Below you see lots of fantastic cocktails from all those who hosted on the crawl this year at Tiki Caliente 10. Room themes were outstanding as you can see. Pirates, mermaids, casino, Godzilla and Monkeys just to name a few.
On this episode Starshine, Sunshine and Kalani share their nerd for May the 4th otherwise known as May the 4th be with you. While sipping a nice tropical cocktail made with Stolen Smoked Rum. Exotica music in our dimly lit tiki bar. And much more. Full podcast recap coming soon, for now listen to the show. Just hit play above or subscribe via iTunes, Overcast FM or the RSS feed of your choice.Read More
At the top of this episode Sunshine Tiki begins sipping one of his favorite cocktails, the Tahitian Exotique (Below) and listening great exotica from Arthur Lyman. The drink and music are a quick way to set the mood and imagine you are in your very own dimly lit tiki bar. On this episode is an interview Rory Snyder from the Reef Palm Springs during the 1 year anniversary, listener mail, the spinning vinyl of Arthur Lyman: Aloha Amigo and select other exotica.Read More