Hey, does anyone know if it rained in Los Angeles today? The Rain Killer is a recipe from the Kon-Tiki restaurant in Chicago, circa 1962. Jeff "Beachbum" Berry published it in his 2007 book Sippin' Safari. The recipe came from the notebook of Bob Esmino. You can (and should) read all about Bob Esmino in the aforementioned Sippin' Safari.