Food & Drink

The rise and fall (and rise again, and fall again) of NYC's Tiki scene

Published On 08/05/2014 Published On 08/05/2014
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Facebook/ Tiki Mondays
Anjali Pinto

 ... though the bar lingered on until Donald Trump purchased the hotel, declared that Vic’s had “gotten tacky”, and shuttered it in 1993 -- a mortal sin.

Leo Schmid

“Do you know how long it takes to make velvet falernum?”

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Anthony Masters

"... New Yorkers may be 'too uptight' to give over to the joys of true Tiki escapism..."

Nick Conover

“We’ll set stuff on fire...”

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