Cocktail Party Planning West Fargo ND

Local resource for cocktail party planning in West Fargo. 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.

Frontier
(701) 281-0539
117 Main Ave W
West Fargo, ND
Description
Frontier - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Frontier 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.)

Silver Dollar
(701) 281-0715
221 Sheyenne St
West Fargo, ND
Description
Silver Dollar - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Silver Dollar, 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.

Playmakers Sports Bar & Cafe
(701) 232-6767
2525 9th Ave SW
Fargo, ND
Description
Playmakers Sports Bar & Cafe - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Playmakers Sports Bar & Cafe is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Borrowed Buck's Roadhouse
(701) 232-1535
1201 Westrac Dr
Fargo, ND
Description
Borrowed Buck's Roadhouse - 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, Borrowed Buck's Roadhouse kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Reeb's Bar & Grill
(701) 232-2448
1100 19th Ave N # A
Fargo, ND
Description
Reeb's Bar & Grill - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Reeb's Bar & Grill, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

O'Leary's Pub
(701) 492-3456
715 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND
Description
O'leary's Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, O'leary's Pub fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Old Broadway Restaurant
(701) 237-6161
22 Broadway
Fargo, ND
Description
Old Broadway Restaurant - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Old Broadway Restaurant caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Duffy's Tavern
(701) 235-0445
16 12th St S
Fargo, ND
Description
Duffy's Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Duffy's Tavern, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Chub's Pub & Package Place
(701) 235-8425
421 N University Dr
Fargo, ND
Description
Chub's Pub & Package Place - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Chub's Pub & Package Place, 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.

Teamster Union Local
(701) 232-3215
21 18th St S
Fargo, ND
Description
Teamster Union Local 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 Teamster Union Local

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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