His eyes, wide and gazing, did not take in the birdbath or the stone wall or anything at all; he was just staring into space with his blue eyes. Little wispy this and that’s were floating by the edge of his memory …
-Elizabeth Strout

Local Lowdown: Carrying a Torch for Tiki Drinks

by lesliedinaberg on July 6, 2017

By Leslie Dinaberg Entering Solvang’s High Roller Tiki Lounge is like taking a trip back to the mid-century era of kitsch culture—perhaps an episode of Mad Men on a tropical vacation crossed with a visit to Disneyland’s Tiki Room. This clever concept shouldn’t be a surprise, given that owner Michael Cobb had a 17-year career with […]