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From: LA-2547 mls east Hawaii &5500 Easter Is
|Posted: 2008-08-27 11:07 pm  Permalink|
On 2008-08-27 22:16, Howland wrote:
Buddha, Bali and Turkey could all be considered 'exotic', but why keep the name 'Luau' (like Tikiyaki said) which is strictly rooted in Hawaii, for an establishment that will never have anything close to a mid-century/poly-pop style luau event.
I am torn. I love Bhudda bars almost as much as much as I like Tiki.
The bar designed by Bamboo Ben in SilverLake has a Tiki - Mexican fusion, so maybe a Balinese - Tiki fusion bar by Bamboo Ben also is all good.
It also may be that Balienese Bhudda bar restaurants are a good investment as they are popular. There is no shortage of them in LA: