The Drinkable Week Returns! Tiki-ing Coast to Coast!

After a lengthy hiatus, The Drinkable Week has returned with a super-sized episode (well, it’s longer than 4 minutes, which is like 75 percent longer than usual). The tiki bar renaissance is one of my favorite things these days. To celebrate, I explore Polynesian-inspired potable paradises in three time zones. Special guests: Ben & Mary Kate Mack!

The Drinkable Week: Las Vegas Edition

Gold-finished whiskey, weed-infused vodka and veteran actor/writer Chazz Palminteri were just part of the chaos at the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas. So grab a meat straw for that Bloody Mary, crank up the smoke machine and enjoy this episode of The Drinkable Week.

Drinkable Images: Feeling Tiki-fied

Feeling like a bit of a human yo-yo this week. Just returned from Japan a day and a half ago and now I’m heading about two-thirds of the way back in that direction to Hawaii tomorrow. Not that I’m complaining (Nor is my MileagePlus account)! In honor of my trek to state No. 50, here’s…

Drinkable Images: Late night Tokyo

The Japanese drinking scene is serious business. There are plenty of environments in which to imbibe but, perhaps, the best place type of place end up after a crawl into the wee hours is one of the many 5-seat holes in the wall that fits only you, four friends, a bartender and whatever beer, wine,…

Drinkable Image: Otto’s Shrunken Head, New York

A little tiki love today from Otto’s Shrunken Head, one of the preeminent tiki bars in the U.S., located on East 14th St. in Manhattan. Stop in for any number of Polynesian-inspired potent refreshers like Otto’s Octane, Pinky’s Potion, Naughty Nell or a Patty’s Poison. The back room hosts live acts, showcasing everything from punk to…