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Which City is the Most Tiki?
Rum Runner
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Joined: May 17, 2006
Posts: 212
From: Oakland, CA
Posted: 2009-01-27 7:25 pm   Permalink

I love Wildwood, NJ
Someone on TC had a plan to have a tiki event there some day
Many of the classic motels are gone. Everyone should pay a
visit here soon. Stay at the STRARLUX or CARIBBEAN motels
Have dinner at the MAD BATTER down the road in Cape May NJ


 
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chiwito
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Joined: Oct 26, 2008
Posts: 86
From: the Pacific island of Alameda
Posted: 2009-01-29 03:02 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-08-26 06:33, freddiefreelance wrote:
Alameda, Ca, 'cause why else would Jab move there from San Diego?



Dunno the answer to the above question, but the fair Pacific island of Alameda has a few other reasons to be a contenduh in this debate:

[1] It is in fact a Pacific island, something which very few other contending cities can claim.

[2] Forbidden Island.

[3] Firetiki. Does your candidate for tikiest city have as classic a place to outfit a tiki bar and clothe its patrons?

[4] Of all the places thus far mentioned, it's the closest to the co-birthplace of tiki, Hinky Dinks/Trader Vic's.

[5] If you leaven your tikiphilia with a love of the cuisine, and especially the Rum Drinks, of other tropical isle environments, Havana is the best Caribbean restaurant, and bar, in the bay area.

[6] Forbidden Island again, and again, and again.

[7] The short drive to Conga Lounge, Trader Vic's, and Kona Club, and a shorter walk to, or stumble home from, as I did tonite, Tiki Tom's.


chiwito



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