- Mai Tai is mentioned in the Don Tiki song
- The great Les Baxter wrote a song called
"Mai Tai" which appeared on the The
Soul of the Drums (Reprise R9-6100) album.
- Legendary Hawaiian singer Alfred Apaka has an album and song called "Cry in My Mai Tai".
- Tiki Bar Review Page has
information on a host of Tiki Bars. The reviews do
vary in quality, but there are lots of pictures
and links to other tiki-related
sites. Mai Tais aren't often mentioned, but this
would be a good place to start if you're looking
for good Mai Tais in your local area. Better yet,
check out some of the bars and send us a review.
- Trader Vic's Web site has
information on the history of the Mai Tai, how to
order drink mixes, and more. Very nice looking
- Dave's Mai Tai will someday be
selling their secret recipe for a small price.
is another interesting site with tiki
references. Great trip reports, hopefully more to
Strange or Unusual
- Mai Tai Mighty Fine is a short
article on the Mai Tai from Honolulu Star
Bulletin. Includes history, photos, and
- The Mai Tais that Bind was a
story about Trader Vic's grandson Peter Seely. It appeared in
the Sacramento Bee on August 4, 1999.
- Every Mai Tai connoisseur should read the Tiki
News. Each issue usually has several
references to Trader Vic's, tiki bars, drink
recipes, and more. Don't wait another day!
- Vintage Cocktails: Authentic Recipes and
Illustrations from 1920-1960 contains lots of
great illustrations, recipes, and more. Check out our review, or purchase the book.
- Mai Tais are mentioned twice in the Charlie's Angels second season premiere episode, "Angels in Paradise" (which takes place in Hawaii). Sabrina (played by Kate Jackson) says "I will never have a Mai Tai as long as I live." A better quote comes from Charlie himself who said "My own preference runs to Mai Tais".
- Mai Tais (or Tummy Warmers as they are often referred) are mentioned and consumed at numerous points
during the Elvis Presley movie Blue Hawaii. The best Mai Tai quote came from Angela Lansbury to her Chinese houseboy,
"Fetch me a Mai Tai, Ping Pong."
- Mai Tais were mentioned and shown twice in Six Days, Seven Nights.
Anne Heche ordered Mai Tais at a tropical bar.
- Helen Hunt mentioned a Mai Tai in a list of
tropical drinks on Mad About You episode
#707, "The Thanksgiving Show" which
originally aired on November 24, 1998.
- In episode #810 of The Real World (Hawaii),
Matt said "spending six months on the beach
drinking Mai Tais isn't my idea of being
productive." I guess everyone is
entitiled to their opinion...
- An old Lucy Show episode featured Lucy
and Vivian Vance getting plastered on Mai Tais.
Lucy kept repeating "Might I have a Mai
Tai?" and was very pleased by her little pun.