Lynn Calvo has been making fruit-based drinks since she was a kid with a lemonade stand. Now she is the owner of The Hula Hut, a popular bar in Long Long Island, NY where she mixes up all kinds of sweet, tart and spicy Tiki-style drinks! In her book, Tiki with a Twist she explores the American obsession with Polynesian culture that peaked in the 1950s with the opening of Tiki themed bars and restaurants, and shares some of her popular drink recipes. With an extensive explanation of the tools of the Tiki drink trade, including the proper glassware, ingredients and the techniques needed to make these iconic tropical drinks, Tiki with a Twist features six chapters filled with beautiful photographs of sunny, tropical bars and beaches and tons of yummy garnished drinks. Covering cocktails, Tiki martinis or Tikitinis, coconut and frozen varieties and plenty of classic Tiki recipes, Tiki with a Twist will thrill Tiki traditonalists, Tiki novices and those who just love a good cocktail. Tiki With a Twist: 75 Cool, Fresh, and Wild Tropical Cocktails By Lynn Calvo and James O. Fraioli. Published by Sterling Epicure. Hardcover. 192 pages.