To prepare for Polynesian feasts, hunters search for weeks to catch wild boars in the act of eating apples. Reap the benefits of others’ patience with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Asian Fusion Cuisine for Dinner
A menu of Asian and Polynesian cuisine features dishes such as spicy sichuan veggie ($8.95), the lightly battered and sweetened chicken of the hawaiian bolo moa ($6.75/small, $10.75/large), Cantonese-style shrimp chow mein ($13.25), and char siu supreme barbecue pork ($11.50).
Stepping inside Chef Shangri-La's dining room is like entering a distant tropical trading post. Thatched awnings, woven ceilings, and palm fronds flank Polynesian masks and Easter Island statues while scents of Chinese, Thai, and Japanese cuisine waft with Polynesian aromas from mango- and pineapple-covered meats, barbecue char siu, and spicy sichuan stir-fries. Rock walls and fountains line a tucked-away koi pond, and a separate tiki bar urges guests to while away the hours sipping tropical drinks outfitted with tiny umbrellas that belong to tiny British nannies. As guests sup on meals of japanese noodle soup and tropical pua'a pork, the stage area regales diners with live Hawaiian bands every third Saturday of the month and annual music fests and luaus with DJs, dancers, and Polynesian collectables.
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The Dr. Fong cocktail recipe is a closely guarded secret at this nearly 40-year-old tiki institution. Learn more about the beautiful glassware that houses this stiff, citrusy concoction.