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Trader Vic's recipe for "Navy Grog" shared with their mailing list (and not to be confused with their "Tiki Grog" recipe)...
Squeeze 1/2 Lime (save the spent lime shell for garnish)
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Grapefruit Juice
1 oz Light Rum
1 oz Gold Rum
1 oz Dark Rum
1/4 oz Trader Vic's Rock Candy Syrup
1/2 oz Trader Vic's Grog Concentrate
Shake all ingredients with cracked Ice
Pour into a Tapa Mai Tai glass
Garnish with spent lime shell, rock candy stick, and sprig mint
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GEEKI TIKIS STAR WARS AHSOKA 18 OUNCE MUG
Keep your favorite drink on hand while you watch Ahsoka! This 18 ounce mug is orange and puts a tropical twist on Ahsoka Tano!
If you're a Lego fan check out the Lego Tropical Tiki Lounge project in the Lego Ideas site! :cool:
If you're not familiar with Lego Ideas, it is a way for the public to submit ideas for new Lego set ideas and then they can be voted on to see if it should be released or not.
Lego Ideas user "MrFanservice19843" submitted his tiki inspired idea earlier this year and is actually his second tiki inspired submission following his 2021 submission. Be sure to click through to view all of the pics and to cast your vote!
Looking for some new music for your tiki bar experience? Check out Surfotica by Mr. Moai & The Tikiheads you can find it on all music streaming services or at my website where your can listen, purchase a download or CD. Mahalo!
Title: Tales of the Gold Monkey
Genre: Action & Adventure
First aired: 1982-09-22
Creator: Donald P. Bellisario
Cast: Stephen Collins, Caitlin O'Heaney, Jeff MacKay, Roddy McDowall, Marta DuBois, John Fujioka, John Calvin
Overview: In a backwater corner of the South Pacific in 1938, a young American adventurer and his ragtag group of friends become involved in death-defying hi-jinx, transporting people-on-the-run in a well-worn Grumman Goose seaplane.
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Disney+ Subscribers Can Get Early Access to ShopDisney’s Indiana Jones Collection
Some of the items include an ear headband, a pin, and a t-shirt. | Source: shopDisney/The Pop Insider
ShopDisney is full of treasures that even Indiana Jones would be thrilled to find.
Disney is launching a line of early access Indiana Jones products on shopDisney for fans with a Disney+ subscription. This launch is in celebration of the original Indiana Jones movies being available to stream prior to the theatrical release of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny on June 30.
From now until June 8, U.S.-based Disney+ subscribers have the ability to shop exclusive, new Indiana Jones franchise products prior to the general public sale on June 9. Fans can relive the adventures of the legendary archaeologist through a product lineup that includes apparel, action figures, and more.
For the adventurous Disney fan, shopDisney has an Indiana Jones Mickey Mouse ears headband. Indy’s leather braided whip is attached to his iconic fedora, which is incorporated into the classic ear headband. This action-packed headband is available for preorder for $34.99. If you’re looking to add to your pin collection, the Headpiece of the Staff of Ra pin ($17.99) is an excellent addition.
It’s the Mileage
Apparel company RSVLTS created three new, button-down Indiana Jones shirts for $72 each. The “Indy Tiki” shirt features iconic images inspired by the original trilogy and offers a colorfully dramatic Tiki style. The “Dr. Jones” shirt has an all-over print with Indy’s famous accessories and a skull inspired by Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The “It’s the Mileage” shirt is based on Indy’s famous line to Marion in Raiders of the Lost Ark: “It’s not the years, honey, it’s the mileage.” This shirt features an all-over map pattern that highlights key locations from the original trilogy.
Temple Escape Action Figure
Indiana Jones Talking Action Figure
ShopDisney also has a couple of Indy action figures to add to your collection. Part of the Indiana Jones Adventure Series from Hasbro, the Temple Escape 6-inch action figure ($39.99) comes with a detachable whip, pistol, golden idol, sandbag, and an idol pedestal. The other action figure ($29.99) features the legendary archeology professor in his classic outfit with button-activated character phrases and motion-activated sound effects. Plus, you can’t forget his trusty revolver and whip.
Indiana Jones Funko Pop! | Source: shopDisney
For fans of Funko Pops!, the Indiana Jones Pop! Vinyl is one treasure that’s sure to delight for $12.99. Indy is featured in his classic leather jacket and fedora, perched atop a base with his name molded into the design. For $32.99, fans can also buy a tie-dye T-shirt inspired by Dial of Destiny (pictured top, right). This shirt features the Indiana Jones logo, complete with the signature hat and whip.
Stainless Steel Tumbler
Whether your next adventure is in some exotic location or you’re just taking a trip to the local grocery store, the Indiana Jones messenger bag ($39.99) is perfect for all occasions. The simulated leather shoulder strap leaves your hands free in case you need them to fend off bad guys or carry a coffee. Speaking of coffee, the Indiana Jones stainless steel tumbler is one treasure you’ll really dig for $27.99. It features a simulated leather band and pictures his iconic fedora and whip.
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If you’re a Disney+ subscriber, head over to shopdisney.com/indianajones and log in with the email associated with your Disney+ account to start your latest archeological shopping adventure.
Title: Red Morning
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Wallace Fox
Cast: Steffi Duna, Regis Toomey, Raymond Hatton, Mitchell Lewis, Charles Middleton, George J. Lewis, Francis McDonald, Pat West, Brandon Hurst, Willie Fung, Olaf Hytten, Alphonse Ethier, Lionel Belmore, James A. Marcus
Plot: A captain's daughter become marooned on an island after the ship is taken over by a mutinous crew.
An immersive experience that transports travelers to an island paradise! 🌴 Dishing out creative interpretations of Tiki drinks alongside a food menu that blends Polynesian and Japanese influences.
In fall 2012, Chef/Owner Tatsu Aikawa started Ramen Tatsu-Ya with friends and family. After spending time at the Michelin-starred kaiseki/sushi bar Urasawa in Los Angeles, Tatsu returned to Austin to introduce authentic Japanese ramen to Texas. Ramen Tatsu-Ya soon became a reality, and the shop quickly became a local sensation boasting national accolades, including Bon Appétit’s “Top 50 Best Restaurants.” Tatsu-Ya currently has three Ramen Tatsu-Ya locations in Austin and one in Houston, patio bar Domo Alley-Gato Tatsu-Ya and on-site Japanese curry food truck Karē Ban Ban, and forthcoming bar and restaurant concept Tiki Tatsu-Ya opening in Austin soon. Tatsu also opened the new school shabu-shabu concept and funky artisanal ice cream kiosk DipDipDip Tatsu-Ya in Austin in June 2019. DipDipDip Tatsu-Ya was named a 2020 Best New Restaurant by GQ and Best Ice Cream in Austin Monthly’s Best of ATX 2020. In early 2017, Tatsu opened Kemuri Tatsu-Ya, featuring a Tatsu-Ya take on Texas barbecue and izakaya favorites. Kemuri has received national recognition from the James Beard Foundation as well as the honor of being named one of the Top 10 Best New Restaurants in the U.S. by Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, GQ, and others. Kemuri was recently recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best restaurants in the world on the 2021 Gold List.
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You Won’t Have to Scour Any Tombs to Get Tons of New Indiana Jones Merch
There’s incredible merch for every type of collector! | Source: U.S. Wings/Gentle Giant LTD/Beeline Creative/Funko/The Pop Insider
Get ready to gather your own personal museum of Indiana Jones merch!
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is coming to theaters on June 30, and Disney is getting fans ready with a full treasure trove of nostalgic merch dropping in anticipation. Whether you want to look like Indy or add him to your collection shelf, there’s an option for you! With merch makers like Funko, Beeline Creative, and more, Indiana Jones has never been so ready for action.
Indiana Jones – Indiana Jones Treasure Premier Collection Statue ($200)
Raiders of the Lost Ark – Indiana Jones Jumbo Figure ($80)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – Dr. Henry Jones Sr. Mini Bust ($130)
Raiders of the Lost Ark – Indiana Jones Legends in 3-Dimensions Bust ($200)
Raiders of the Lost Ark – The Golden Idol Bank ($39.99)
Raiders of the Lost Ark – Indiana Jones (Escape with Idol) Deluxe Gallery Diorama ($80)
Source: Gentle Giant LTD
Gentle Giant has a huge new line of Indiana Jones collectibles that will make any shelf shine. From a truly unique option for coin storage with The Golden Idol Bank to hyper-realistic statues, dioramas, and busts, there’s an incredible array of Indy goods to grab. The full new collection is available to browse and preorder via an official blog post from Gentle Giant.
Indiana Jones & Short Round Limited Edition 18-20oz Cupful of Cute Mug Set ($55.99)
Geeki Tiki Indiana Jones With Henry Jones Limited Edition 26 Ounce Ceramic Mug ($45.99)
Geeki Tiki Indiana Jones Raiders Of The Lost Ark 24 Ounce Scenic Mug ($45.99)
Source: Beeline Creative
If you’ve got the perfect figures picked out, you’ll need a good drink to sip while you rewatch all of the Indy classics. And Beeline Creative has the perfect mugs for that! The new collection includes adorable Cupful of Cute mugs themed around the characters, as well as fun and detailed Geeki Tiki mugs depicting scenes, characters, and iconic items from the Indiana Jones movies. Morning coffee will never be lacking in adventure! The mugs are currently available for preorder with 20% off from Toynk. They’re also available for preorder from Entertainment Earth.
Indiana Jones Raiders Of The Lost Ark Mini Backpack With Coin Purse ($90)
Loungefly Pop! Indiana Jones Raiders Of The Lost Ark Sliding Pin ($20)
When you’ve got to get on your artifact-hunting journey, you know Loungefly will have you covered with a new backpack to match the occasion. The Raiders of the Lost Ark Mini Backpack comes with an idol coin purse and features Indy in the iconic scene when he’s running from a boulder! Loungefly is also offering a Pop! style enamel pin featuring the same scene. Get notified as soon as they release here at the Loungefly website.
There is also an impressive pile of new Indiana Jones Pop! figures coming in from Funko, including the iconic boulder scene, villains like Major Arnold Toht, and a deluxe SFX figure that features lights and sounds. These figures — and more — will be available soon from major retailers as well as the Funko website!
Dorfman Milano Last Crusade
Indiana Jones Vintage Cowhide Leather Jacket ($695-$715)
Dorfman Milano Katanga
Source: Dorfman Milano/U.S. Wings
With all of the Indy collectibles you could need, the next step is to dress like Indy himself! The brands U.S. Wings and Dorfman Milano have the jackets and hats you need for people to mistake you for the iconic archeologist. The Indiana Jones jackets from U.S. Wings are inspired by Indy’s signature style and feature quality materials and fun internal patterns. Browse the collection of jackets and hats now at the U.S. Wings website. Dorfman Milano also has some Indy hats available, including the iconic fedora that Indiana Jones sports. Have a look now at the Dorfman Milano website.
This is just a small sample of all the goods hitting shelves for Indiana Jones fans! We already told you about the new Funko Games Indiana Jones tabletop offerings and the new adult LEGO set featuring the full Temple of the Golden Idol. We also talked about Hasbro’s newest Indiana Jones figures, which the company teased at Star Wars Celebration. With all of this merch and more surely on the way with the new movie’s release, nostalgic fans of the film series can truly experience a revival of their favorite adventuring archeologist!
Here is something that does not happen very often! A new Moai statue has been found on Easter Island! 🗿😲
Tiki Maniacs announced that they are doing a 70's throwback mug with "Groovy Greg" from The Brady Bunch endorsed by Barry Williams! :LOL:
No word on purchase dates yet but I suspect this will be a hot seller for them. The mug is inspired from the "Hawaii Bound" S4:E1 episode of The Brady Bunch TV series where Bobby finds a hidden Hawaiian idol. Thinking it means good luck, Bobby gives the idol to Greg (Williams) for luck during a surfing competition that Greg is participating in. After a series of mishaps and advice from an older Hawaiian the Brady gang knows that it is actually bad luck to have removed the idol and must return it to the cave where Bobby found it. Making a surprise appearance, Vince Price plays a mentally disturbed archeologist who traps the Brady kids in the cave.
The infamous tiki idol from the episode is in the possession of Williams who, according to his 2000 book "Growing Up Brady", found it while going through old props from the show.
Aloha! Well, if you watched the Instagram Live show last night you witnessed first hand the cursed tabu tiki idol playing one more trick on us as we experienced technical issues right as Barry Williams came on to reveal our new mug! Fortunately everything turned out a-ok and we are thrilled to share pictures of our new mug — Groovy Greg! This is our tribute to the great actor who so many of us wished was our big brother and got to experience the wonder of tiki for the first time growing up in the 70s. Make sure to like and follow us and stay tuned for more details in the coming days…