Cocktail Party Planning Warwick RI

Local resource for cocktail party planning in Warwick. 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.

Providence Byblos
235 Meeting Street
Providence, RI
 
Copperfields
(401) 738-7936
1551 Warwick Ave
Warwick, RI
Description
Copperfields - Dress up. Copperfields 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.

Groucho's
(401) 739-7856
859 Oakland Beach Ave
Warwick, RI
Description
Groucho's - Happy hour never looked so good. Groucho's, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Track 84
(401) 739-8484
84 Kilvert St
Warwick, RI
Description
Track 84 - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Track 84? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Fiddlers Green Pub
(401) 739-9800
1705 W Shore Rd
Warwick, RI
Description
Fiddlers Green Pub - Plush seating and good music gives Fiddlers Green Pub 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.

Meadowbrook Lounge
(401) 739-3480
2530 Warwick Ave
Warwick, RI
Description
Meadowbrook Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Meadowbrook Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Sh-Na-Nas Inc
(401) 732-4737
731 Airport Rd
Warwick, RI
Description
Sh-Na-Nas Inc - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Sh-Na-Nas Inc, 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.

Old Boulvard Cafe
(401) 738-5433
1288 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI
Description
Old Boulvard Cafe, 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 Old Boulvard Cafe.

Dave's Bar & Grill
(401) 739-7444
2339 Post Rd
Warwick, RI
Description
Dave's Bar & Grill - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Dave's Bar & Grill 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.

On The Roch's
(401) 821-3262
1595 Centerville Rd
Warwick, RI
Description
On The Roch's, 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 On The Roch's.

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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