Cocktail Party Planning Bossier City LA

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Bossier City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to liquor stores, wine and spirits, party planners and caterers, as well as advice on home bar wines, beers and mixed drinks with rum, vodka, whiskey or tequila.

It'Ll Do
(318) 742-4032
3613 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
It'll Do - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, It'll Do makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Fast Eddie's Billiards
(318) 741-0010
1701 Old Minden Rd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Fast Eddie's Billiards - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Fast Eddie's Billiards, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Tom's Tavern
(318) 747-3909
3816 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Tom's Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Tom's Tavern, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

K C's Good Times Lounge
(318) 752-1227
3408 Industrial Dr
Bossier City, LA
Description
K C's Good Times Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, K C's Good Times Lounge is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Handicappers Lounge
(318) 741-3537
3810 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Handicappers Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Handicappers Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

B G's
(318) 752-2347
2262 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
B G's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, B G's is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Bilbo Baggins
(318) 746-0964
1700 Old Minden Rd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Bilbo Baggins - Plush seating and good music gives Bilbo Baggins a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Touch
(318) 549-0390
4105 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Touch - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Touch offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Holiday Inn Bossier City
(318) 742-9700
2015 Old Minden Rd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Holiday Inn Bossier City - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Holiday Inn Bossier City offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Rascal's
(318) 746-6379
7242 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Rascal's - Let's call it what it is. Rascal's, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Rascal's you should have plenty of options.

Stocking up your home bar

By Russ Cobbe

Last week we discussed what bartending equipment you should have in your home bar. This week we will cover the ingredients you need to complete the setup of your home bar.

Your main selection of alcohol should include 750ml bottles of the following: Gin, Vodka, Rum, Bourbon, Scotch, Tequila, Vermouth, Red and White Wine, Brandy, Port & Sherry plus whatever liqueurs are most palatable to you and your friends. The most popular liqueurs to have would be coffee, orange, irish cr�me and cr�me de cassis.

Next up would be bitters. Bitters are made from a variety of roots, barks, berries and herbs. They generally add a bit of zing to your drinks. You should have Angostura, Peychaud's, Orange and Abbotts Aged bitters.

For mixing you'll need a good variety to make a lot of different recipes. The standards include multiple bottles of Mineral water, cola, ginger ale, club soda, tonic water, lemon/lime sodas and fresh juices (orange, pineapple, lemon, lime and tomato). Don't forget to have lots of ice on hand. If you make your own ice use bottled water so you don't get a chlorine flavour to your drinks. Ice should go in the glass first to avoid splashing and to cool the ingredients as they get added.

Finally you will need some things to garnish the drinks to add that special touch. The essentials include cocktail onions, stuffed olives, lemons, limes, oranges, strawberries, celery stalks, Tabasco sauce, maraschino cherries, pineapple...

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