Talking Tiki; Milkshakes for Grown-Ups

FloFab notices the tiki trend, highlighting the Hurricane Club and Lani Kai as two new tropical cocktail bars opening this fall. [NY Times]

Boozy milkshakes are all the rage, such as those found at Brooklyn Bowl, Blue Ribbon, and BLT Burger. [NY Times]

Late-summer cocktails, pitchers, tiki, and alcoholic desserts are some of the bar trends to look out for this season. [Nation's Restaurant News]

Mormon farmers in Idaho who raise barley for Budweiser and Negra Modelo beers last year helped kill a plan to raise beer and wine taxes in the state. [AP]

Giorgio Milos, master barista for illycaffe, says that even though he's a purist he enjoys a good coffee cocktail every once in a while. [Atlantic Food]

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