Cocktail Party Planning Greenwich CT

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Greenwich. 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.

Teri's Tavern
(914) 937-9695
435 N Main St
Port Chester, NY
Description
Teri's Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Teri's Tavern fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Mianus River Tavern
(203) 862-0640
136 River Road Ext
Cos Cob, CT
Description
Mianus River Tavern - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Mianus River Tavern, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Terrace Club
(203) 961-9770
1938 W Main St
Stamford, CT
Description
Terrace Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Terrace Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Next Door Cafe
(203) 316-8101
1990 W Main St
Stamford, CT
Description
Next Door Cafe - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Next Door Cafe, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Temple Bar, The
(203) 708-9000
120 Bedford St
Stamford, CT
Cross Street
Btwn. Broad & Spring

Pizza & Brew Restaurant
(914) 937-2511
136 S Ridge St
Port Chester, NY
Description
Pizza & Brew Restaurant - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Pizza & Brew Restaurant, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

High Street Roadhouse
(914) 967-4855
12 High St
Rye, NY
Description
High Street Roadhouse - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. High Street Roadhouse is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Mor Nightclub
(203) 357-7755
129 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT
Description
Mor Nightclub -

"Mor, Mor, Mor, how do you like it, how do you like it?" We like it a lot.

The huge 10,000 sq-ft nightlife nucleus is home to top DJs and a chic CT/NY crowd.

Friday and Saturday feature "3 rooms, 3 DJ's and 3 vibes", spinning a variety of house, hip-hop, R&B, and reggae. Sundays host Connecticut's longest running gay dance party, Addicted.



TidbiT Lounge
(203) 325-2739
65 Bank St
Stamford, CT
Description
TidbiT Lounge - TidbiT offers small plate dining and a huge New York atmosphere. This restaurant and lounge is one of a kind in Stamford, and a chic downtown crowd can't get enough of the signature cocktails, international cuisine, and stunning architecture and decor.

Ultra Lounge
(203) 323-1722
184 Summer St # 1
Stamford, CT
Description
Ultra Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Ultra 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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