Cocktail Party Planning Olathe KS

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Olathe. 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.

Gram & Dun
600 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO
Description
Gastro Pub

Jerusalem Cafe
431 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO
 
Crossroads Tavern
(913) 782-2449
1318 E Park St
Olathe, KS
Description
Crossroads Tavern - Dress up. Crossroads Tavern isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Brickyard Inc
(913) 780-0266
1001 S Weaver St
Olathe, KS
Description
Brickyard Inc - Happy hour never looked so good. Brickyard Inc, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Doughboyz Pizzaworks & Pub
(913) 254-7474
15983 S Bradley Dr
Olathe, KS
Description
Doughboyz Pizzaworks & Pub - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Doughboyz Pizzaworks & Pub is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Doughboyz Pizzaworks & Pub is more than able to oblige.

Cafe Rumi
3903 Wyoming Street
Kansas City, MO
 
Mac's Tavern
(913) 780-0240
133 S Parker St
Olathe, KS
Description
Mac's Tavern, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Mac's Tavern.

Grid Iron Sports Bar
(913) 829-4000
101 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
Description
Grid Iron Sports Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Grid Iron Sports Bar, 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.

Orlando's Nite Club
(913) 393-2582
126 S Clairborne Rd
Olathe, KS
Description
Orlando's Nite Club - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Orlando's Nite Club, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Lumpy's
(913) 782-6302
1505 E 151st St
Olathe, KS
Description
Lumpy's - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Lumpy's caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

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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