Trader Vic's Tiki Party!
Cocktails and Food to Share with Friends
Publication Date: April 1, 2005
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The tiki volcano is erupting all over again, and now Trader Vics, the legendary purveyor of Polynesian food, drinks, and fantasy, wants to help us bring it all home. Step behind the bar and into the kitchen at Trader Vics and learn how to create the kind of tiki magic that made the Trader famous. Its all here: recipes for 95 of the restaurants best-loved tropical cocktails and after-dinner drinks along with more than 35 party-friendly recipes for pupus, tidbits, finger food, entrées, and dessertsall adapted from the past and present menus of Trader Vics. Dozens of tips and ideas for inexpensive, easy tiki decorating and entertaining at home are included, as is a guide to the basics of bartending equipment and techniques. Whether its a blowout tiki party for friends or a spontaneous occasion to dust off the shaker, this book brings favorite concoctions from Trader Vics into your home.
STEVE SIEGELMAN has written or contributed to 14 cookbooks, including Firehouse Food. His television writing credits include Mexico One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, Mario Eats Italy with Mario Batali, and Yan Can Cook with Martin Yan. Steve lives, works, and eats in Berkeley, California.