Cocktail Party Planning Metairie LA

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Metairie. 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.

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
Description
Gastro Pub

DBD Lounge
(504) 885-2426
4452 Wabash St
Metairie, LA
Description
Dbd Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Dbd 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 Dbd Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Legends Bar & Grille
(504) 887-3877
2708 N Hullen St
Metairie, LA
Description
Legends Bar & Grille - Catch local bands playing here on Friday's or Saturday's. The patio is a nice area to chill, and the dance floor and bars inside are a sight to see.
Cross Street
Veterans Blvd.

Players Pub
(504) 885-6853
2012 Clearview Pkwy
Metairie, LA
Description
Players Pub - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Players Pub, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Coach's Corner
(504) 888-6685
2221 Transcontinental Dr # H
Metairie, LA
Description
Coach's Corner - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Coach's Corner, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Attiki Bar and Grill
230 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA
 
Double D D's
(504) 837-4444
2301 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA
Description
Double D D's - Hang out outside of New Orleans.

Max
(504) 885-1677
2501 N Woodlawn Ave
Metairie, LA
Description
Max - Chill to the Max!

Bengal Lounge
(504) 456-0986
4612 Quincy St
Metairie, LA
Description
Bengal Lounge - Lounge out at the Bengal.

House Of Blue Light
(504) 837-7655
3409 Lausat St
Metairie, LA
Description
House Of Blue Light - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. House Of Blue Light 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.)

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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