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The Lanai, San Mateo, CA (restaurant)
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Joined: Mar 25, 2014
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Posted: 2015-03-22 7:27 pm   Permalink


On 2015-03-22 15:45, Dustycajun wrote:

Soooo, did you get the drink recipes yet? Very excited to see what turns up. In the meantime, lets head back to the grand opening of the Lanai Liquors.

Not yet. He comes out to spray every two months so probably sometime in April. I'll be nice and share the recipe(s) once I get them.

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Joined: Apr 02, 2002
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From: SF bay area, CA
Posted: 2015-03-23 09:14 am   Permalink

Thanks DC for the new Lanai content! Fun to see the inside of the original Lanai Liquors.

And Tiki501, hope it pans out to see some of those recipes. 13-14 years ago I met one of the bartenders from the Lanai. He talked about his shoebox full of drink recipes, as well as the production process they had for making ice shells and all that stuff in the back. Unfortunately I am a bozo and dropped the ball, and never got more detail from him.


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From: Orange County, CA
Posted: 21 days ago; 2:08 pm   Permalink

This photo in a book comes from a friend's book with vintage automobile ads. This was taken sometime in the 60's with a Corvair in front of The Luau. Thanks to Sven for identifying the location and to Haka for the suggestion to share it here.


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