We Got Our Tiki on at Radiator’s Lu-Wow Last Week

For the second year in a row, Radiator (the bar inside the Mason and Rook Hotel), hosted an authentic Hawaiian luau on its beautiful outdoor patio. If you haven’t yet been to Radiator or its accompanying rooftop bar, you’re missing out. And you’re really missing out if you haven’t yet been to one of Radiator’s luaus. We’ll give you a heads up for next year’s, but in the mean time, take in some of the sights and tastes at this year’s:

Chef Jonathan Dearden spent all day roasting up a whole pork and paired it with some amazing pokes and fruits
Scene of the crime
Chef Dearden saved some of the face meat for the more adventurous among us
One of Chef Jonathan’s sous chefs hard at work manning the pork
Tuna poke (top) and salmon poke (bottom) the came with what seemed like bottomless refills
We had the best hula dancers this side of the Pacific
For the drinks, lead bartender Sarah Rosner made her famous Eddie Would Go along with a pina colada, some Kona lagers, and two wines
The pina colada in a festive cup, complete with flower
Eddie Would Go – Bacardi, grapefruit, green chartreuse, cinnamon, lime, and bitters. Available year round at Radiator and the rooftop bar
Staff were consumed to a tee to get you in the island spirit
Last but not least, the rooftop bar, which has, for the rest of June, a Hawaiian-themed menu including Spam musubi, roasted pork sliders, and all the Mai Tais your heart desires

Next time you’re on 14th Street and find yourself craving that aloha spirit, head on over to the Radiator to get your fix. And here’s a pro tip for you: their roof will be open to the public on July 4 – with no cover charge. You’re welcome.

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