Although there is some contention, the origin of the original Mai Tai has been traced by most back to the shore of San Francisco Bay, where it was created in the mid-1940s by the late Vic Bergeron, restaurateur behind the island-style Trader Vic’s franchise. It may be surprising to learn that a cocktail that conjures… Read More »
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