Joined: Oct 14, 2008
From: Hercules, CA
|Posted: 2011-05-23 8:55 pm  Permalink|
...also from galwest.com
A review From the October 26, 1953 Dining Out section of Fortnight Magazine describes the restaurant as follows:
"Skipper Kent, wearing a white duck suit, greets you, and contrives to overlook the unsuitability of your attire in an environment that recalls the Raffles in Singapore. He is a nimble, cordial man, as much at home on a yacht as in a restaurant, who has traveled all over the world in search of good food and drink." His grog bar is decorated with Japanese fishing floats, carved wooden heads, and native spears and shields. Drinks with such exciting titles as Planter's Punch, South Sea Cooler, and Pagan Love come to your table with miniature Japanese Parasol stuck in the glass..."