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.

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.

Archway Lounge
(985) 857-8873
7388 Park Ave
Houma, LA
Description
Archway Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Archway 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.

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.

Dale's Lounge
(985) 868-4114
763 Highway 90 E
Houma, LA
Description
Dale's Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Dale's 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.

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.

Jubilee Top Hats
(985) 872-3134
831 Highway 182
Houma, LA
Description
Jubilee Top Hats - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Jubilee Top Hats offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

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.

Laverne's
(985) 223-0036
8047 Park Ave
Houma, LA
Description
Laverne's - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Laverne's offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Daiquiris & Co
(985) 876-5566
6203 W Park Ave
Houma, LA
Description
Daiquiris & Co - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Daiquiris & Co is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Happy Hour Club
(985) 580-2611
209 Bayou Gardens Blvd
Houma, LA
Description
Happy Hour Club - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Happy Hour Club is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

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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