Cocktail Party Planning Houma LA

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Houma. 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.

Yesterdays
(985) 879-4077
194 Monarch Dr
Houma, LA
Description
Yesterdays - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Yesterdays, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

Kathy Shaw's
(985) 876-9923
795 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
Kathy Shaw's - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Kathy Shaw's, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Brass Rail
(985) 876-9812
798 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
Brass Rail - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Brass Rail, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Parrot Bay
(985) 580-3747
6613 W Park Ave # D
Houma, LA
Description
Parrot Bay, 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 Parrot Bay

Suzie B's
(985) 868-5800
717 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
Suzie B's - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Suzie B's is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

J P's Lounge
(985) 879-3886
1582 Bayou Blue Rd
Houma, LA
Description
J P's Lounge - Let's call it what it is. J P's 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 J P's Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Daiquiri Delight
(985) 851-6903
2818 Bayou Blue Rd
Houma, LA
Description
Daiquiri Delight - Plush seating and good music gives Daiquiri Delight 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.

High Tide Bar
(985) 879-3238
202 Monarch Dr
Houma, LA
Description
High Tide Bar - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, High Tide Bar makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

New Horizons
(985) 851-7618
713 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
New Horizons - Let's call it what it is. New Horizons, 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 New Horizons you should have plenty of options.

Chandelier Lounge
(985) 876-9590
851 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
Chandelier Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Chandelier Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

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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