414 Vegan Missionaries Downfall And The Bar Flies Who Like Them More Than Marvel Super Hero Movies

414 Vegan Missionaries Downfall And The Bar Flies Who Like Them More Than Marvel Super Hero Movies

Sunshine and Pumpkin hopped onto the bar stools for this episode on a warm June afternoon. When Pumpkin is in the lounge we have blends drinks. Sunshine does NOT have many of these blended cocktails in his recipe book so turning to classic drink recipes is always a good idea. Missionaries Downfall from the Total Tiki app by Beachbum Berry. Conversation on this episode includes: Super hero movies just need to stop, Golden Tiki Las Vegas has new food items and great new decor, memories of the first ZTL podcasts, dead raccoons in the ceiling of our old apartment, a tiki bar t-shirt club giveaway and more.

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

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

This is a re post of an episode from 2017 upated for this of you asking about hosting room parties. 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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407 Super Bowl Denial With A Good Dose Of Anti-Inflammatories

407 Super Bowl Denial With A Good Dose Of Anti-Inflammatories

This episode is all Sunshine and music. Every now and then the Ladies of the lounge are busy but Sunshine wants to get behind the mic anyway. This is when you get a lot of exotica thrown at you for setting the mood in your dimly lit corner with cocktail in hand. No other notes needed. Just listen and enjoy the short conversation and songs from Tikiyaki Orchestra, Les Baxter, The Out-Islanders, Esquivel and The Crazed Mugs.

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399.487 In The Pool Drunk With Susan Nelson And Bourbon

399.487  In The Pool Drunk With Susan Nelson And Bourbon

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.

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388 A Visit to Woodinville Whiskey Company, Four Leaf Spirits and SeaSpirits

388 A Visit to Woodinville Whiskey Company, Four Leaf Spirits and SeaSpirits

On a recent trip home from Alaska we stopped in Seattle and ran into a few distilleries we had not visited before. Just across from the Chateau St. Michelle winery are a handful of distilleries worth visiting.  If you like rum and we know you do there are several places of mention that you may not want to miss.  Also on this show, Sunshine shares his Nana's family pasta recipe and a Circa Caliente update.  

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345 A Tiki Bar New Year

345 A Tiki Bar New Year

Apparently our listeners prefer our podcast recorded while the Zen Tiki Lounge is "open" for business.  This quick episode was recorded during our annual Mulled Wine Night, kicking off the new year with friends, spirits and kitschy snacks.  Sit back and listen just like you were in the lounge with us.  Music on this show is a bongolicious exploration of stereo sound.  Enjoy

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328 Bitters, RedBull and Selvarey, Oh my!

328 Bitters, RedBull and Selvarey, Oh my!

If this podcast causes an erection for more than 4 hours...consult your Dr.  Sunshine and Starshine drop by the lounge for cocktails and conversation.  We are still sipping our new favorite rum, Selvarey.  And we try the new tropical Red Bull.  To our surprise the stuff is good and mixes well in a cocktail.  Great rum, great company and that lounge music we all love.  

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