Wednesday, May 12, 2010

So much! Sessions! Mondays! Luau! Marie King!

Another full week here at Forbidden Island! Last Sunday was phenomenal, with Natalie from Bike Basket Pies and Jason and Ed from AdoboHobo, all here with fantastic street food for Mother's Day... thanks a million to all of you for coming out. Great folks like you make it all worthwhile. And great folks like you make me not hungry anymore. Stay tuned: In 2 weeks, Jon from Pearl's Kitchen will be at FI with great Jewish Deli Food.

Coming up on Sunday, May 16th - Our 3rd Annual Luau! Featuring:
- live hula dancing by THE WIGGLING WAHINES and live fire dancing by Fire Pixie (at dusk)

-an authentic Hawaiian plate lunch from Alameda's HAWAIIAN DRIVE-INN BBQ

-Vintage Hawaiian music by THE FAUX HAWAIIANS outdoors in the afternoon

-cool live surf music by DRIFTING SAND indoors in the evening

-with Exotica and Hawaiiana music spun by DJ FITZ in between

PLUS...the debut of the limited edition Forbidden Island/ Crazy Al "LONO" mug. First 50 people through the door will receive a FREE mug (with drink purchase).

Rum not included.

More info at :!/event.php?eid=117250104970671&ref=ts

Also, TOMORROW (Thursday), please join us for a benefit for a very special member of the TC Ohana and a very dear friend, Marie King. Marie is the bar manager at the one and only Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, CA, and was recently in a very severe auto accident that nearly cost her her life. We're getting everyone together to try and raise some money and make things a little bit easier for Marie as she heals. We'll have a raffle, silent auction with many excellent tiki collectibles, and the surf sounds of the TommorrowMen and Meshugga Beach Party. No cover! Proceeds from raffle, auction and a special, that one night only Marie Cocktail will be donated to her. Please come by! More info at:!/event.php?eid=114165148615725&ref=ts

Last, but first, is TONIGHT in Sessions! We've got some gorgeous cocktails with our special ingredient, Blackberry Jam. Read all about 'em:

Come and explore what fun it is to create cocktails with jams and jellies... a whole new world of cocktail flavors that you probably hadn't even dreamed of. I'll custom create an amazing cocktail for you right on the spot. Tonight is also the last Wednesday night for Black Orchid Sessions, in preperation for the second coming of the Black Orchid Club Game (more details soon on that!) Starting May 24th, Sessions will find a new home on MONDAY nights here at Forbidden Island, along with all night happy hour, and a brand new, Monday only special menu. Mark your calendars... Monday, May 24th will be a night to remember. Join us!

I'll see YOU at the Island!

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