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Can Tiki Bars Save Us Once Again?

Tiki bars have come through the roughest of times. During the 2008 recession, tiki bars began sprouting up all over the country. But it might be time to repair the format. “A new generation of beverage-industry professionals are shining a light on the genre’s history of racial inequity and cultural appropriation, which has long been ignored because it clashes with the carefree aesthetic,” according to The New York Times. “A recent movement aims to shift from the word ‘tiki to ‘tropical.’”

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