This episode is a Halloween rebroadcast from October 2010. Our 5th annual Halloween Extravaganza in the Zen Tiki Lounge. Sunshine and Starshine host this weeks podcast. Plenty of evil cocktails, spooky exotica tracks and scary ghost stories. You know, the usual stuff people do in a bar.Read More
This episode has been reposted by listener request. MOD is now CIRCA Caliente. The original date of this episode was October 2016.
Its the fourth annual MOD Palm Springs and we record the podcast LIVE from the event. Join us in our hotel suite where we set up our studio and invite guests from the event to participate. Cocktails, special guests are just part of the fun. The DO-Its drop by, Rory Snyder makes an appearance and hotelier Harry drops in on us. And it wouldn't be a LIVE recording without everyones favorite podcast game show, "Whats in Kalanis Bra"?Read More
Make your own Falernum and Spice Rum. Thats the message in this episode of ZTL podcast. Just before heading off on an Alaskan cruise, Sunshine jumped behind the bar to record this quick little show. With fall approaching its a great time to spice some of your own rum and why not try making falernum at the same time. These two infusions are essential in tiki mixology and by making your own version you can assume more control over the flavor profile of your cocktails.Read More
Put your earbuds in and listen to this episode. Sunshine, Kalani and Starshine really enjoyed the VERY random conversations spurred by trying a new tamarind and Demerara cocktail as well as tasting some rum and bourbon. Leave the kids at home because this one is full of adult themes and shenanigans.Read More
Sunshine here in the lounge solo for this episode. Conversation includes Tiki Oasis, Lost Spirits Distillery, home bar cocktail menus, and plenty of classic Exotica. Starting with our cocktail, the 1944 Trader Vic’s Mai Tai made with Rhum Clement, Kula Hawaiian Dark Rum, Liquid Alchemist Orgeat. Kula Dark Rum happened to be on sale and worth trying.Read More
It is mid July and time for a slushy cocktail that Pumpkin tends to demand this time of year. Bayou Swamp Slush is our newest drink created just for our original hostess. While sipping our new frosty we dive into a host of subjects and listen to new music from The Modernes. Plus listener mail and an editorial from Sunshine on what NOT to do when invited to a party.Read More
Sunshine and Pumpkin hopped onto the bar stools for this episode on a warm June afternoon. When Pumpkin is in the lounge we have blends drinks. Sunshine does NOT have many of these blended cocktails in his recipe book so turning to classic drink recipes is always a good idea. Missionaries Downfall from the Total Tiki app by Beachbum Berry. Conversation on this episode includes: Super hero movies just need to stop, Golden Tiki Las Vegas has new food items and great new decor, memories of the first ZTL podcasts, dead raccoons in the ceiling of our old apartment, a tiki bar t-shirt club giveaway and more.Read More