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.

Candlelight Lounge
(318) 742-3029
2540 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Candlelight Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Candlelight Lounge, 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 Candlelight Lounge you should have plenty of options.

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.

Willie's Too
(318) 747-5463
3835 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Willie's Too, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Willie's Too

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.

Cricket's
(318) 747-7688
1738 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Cricket's - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Cricket's, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Cricket's will do the trick.

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.

Hot Rod's Tavern
(318) 747-9678
4300 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Hot Rod's Tavern, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Hot Rod's Tavern.

Diver Down Lounge
(318) 747-7725
1835 Old Minden Rd # H
Bossier City, LA
Description
Diver Down Lounge - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Diver Down Lounge kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Sue's Silver Dollar Lounge
(318) 752-2777
2205 E Texas St
Bossier City, LA
Description
Sue's Silver Dollar Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Sue's Silver Dollar Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

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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