Exploring the history and aesthetics of the Mid-Century Tiki/Polynesian Pop phenomenon, along with its influences, impacts, by products, and revivals. Written in a mysterious sea cave in Orange County, CA.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Return to the Quiet Village
Here's something fun I stumbled across -- An ad for a rare series of Martin Denny/Arthur Lyman reunion shows, from the Jan. 9, 1977 issue of the Los Angeles Times. The restaurant, Latitude 20, was once called The Polynesian, then Hop Louie's Latitude 20, and eventually Charlee Fong's Latitude 20. As you'd expect, they served "Cantonese and American cuisine" and "exotic drinks."