What better time to get in the Tiki spirit than the dead of winter? I was honored recently when bar owner and cocktail guru Martin Cate commissioned me to paint a scene from his famous San Francisco Bar, Smuggler's Cove. Considered to be one of the best tiki bars in the country, it was easy to be inspired by Martin's elaborate garnishes and custom tiki mugs. If you want to warm up this winter I suggest going to your nearest tiki bar and getting a classic Mai Tai, hopefully made properly like Martin demonstrates in this video.
Here's a few Tiki Bar recommendations...
Smugger's Cove, SF
Tiki Ti, LA
Hale Pele, Portland
Don the Beachcomber, Sunset Beach