Max’s South Seas Hideaway has made the most notable new bars in America list by PUNCH.
What: A three-story tiki oasis located in a historic downtown building, decorated with owner Mark Sellers’ personal collection of midcentury artifacts.
Who: Martin Cate (Smuggler’s Cove), Mark Sellers (TikiCat), Gecko (a renowned tiki artist)
When: October 19
Why it’s important: The first tiki bar of this scale to open in the 21st century, Max’s South Seas Hideaway represents the combined efforts of several of the tiki world’s most distinguished figures.