Brandon & Kim Grilc are the owners and operators of THE KAZAN ROOM in Kobe, Japan. THE KAZAN ROOM is the first Tiki bar in Kobe, Japan and one of only four Tiki bars in the country. Brandon and Kim hold Master's degrees in History and Education, and have traveled the world in seek of Tiki from Bangkok to New York City. After having moved to Japan they began to document and publish their Tiki experiences. In November, 2022 they put their collective perspectives together to open THE KAZAN ROOM.