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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Locker Room Sports Bar
(318) 742-5335
3218 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
Locker Room Sports Bar - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Locker Room Sports Bar makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Kenny G's
(318) 742-0560
2604 Benton Rd # 614
Bossier City, LA
Description
Kenny G's, 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 Kenny G's

D Shays Lounge
(318) 746-9086
2704 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA
Description
D Shays 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, D Shays 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.

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.

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.

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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