Cocktail Party Planning King NC

Local resource for cocktail party planning in King. 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.

Bon Appetit Mediterranean Cafe
101 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Country Corral
(336) 983-5777
Meadowbrook Dr
King, NC
Description
Country Corral - 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, Country Corral kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Sippers Lounge
(336) 983-5600
109 Vesta Dr
King, NC
Description
Sippers Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Sippers Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Ray's Cue & Pub
(336) 377-9358
6428 University Pkwy
Rural Hall, NC
Description
Ray's Cue & Pub - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Ray's Cue & Pub? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Red Brick Tavern
(336) 922-2966
7470 Reynolda Rd # 2
Pfafftown, NC
Description
Red Brick Tavern is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Red Brick Tavern

Your Place Too
(336) 983-3350
1 Vesta Ct
King, NC
Description
Your Place Too - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Your Place Too caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Half Time Sports Bar
(336) 983-4222
607 S Main St
King, NC
Description
Half Time Sports Bar - 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, Half Time Sports Bar kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Baby Dolls
(336) 969-6300
1110 Bethania Rural Hall Rd
Rural Hall, NC
Description
Baby Dolls - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Baby Dolls, 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.

Plato's Diner
(301) 779-7070
7150 Baltimore Ave
Pfafftown, MD
Description
Plato's Diner - Very adequate diner, open all weekend. Serves a mix of Greek food and more American dishes, and some bakery items-here's your chance what Greek bread tastes like.

Pine Tree Lounge
(336) 922-5220
3880 Bethania Station Rd
Winston Salem, NC
Description
Pine Tree Lounge - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Pine Tree Lounge, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

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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