A growing number of craft bartenders are shedding their speakeasy-style suspenders and spats and donning a new uniform — the flamboyant Hawaiian shirt of the Tiki bar master. The rise of Tiki drinks, a fast-growing subplot in contemporary mixology, marks the revival of a colorful and fun cocktail culture that restaurateurs Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic Bergeron pioneered in the 1930s and 1940s. It peaked in the 1970s before sliding into obscurity. It marks an epochal shift from ...
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