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400 21st Ave. South
2225 Bransford Ave
Eddie's Place - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Eddie's Place is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.
2704 Glenrose Ave
Alley Oops - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Alley Oops, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Alley Oops will do the trick.
3765 Nolensville Pike # B
Greenlands - Plush seating and good music gives Greenlands 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.
Far West Saloon
629 3rd Ave S
Far West Saloon - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Far West Saloon 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.)
120 21st Ave N
2535 Franklin Pike
Chute - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Chute, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.
701 4th Ave S
Club 701 - Let's call it what it is. Club 701, 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 Club 701 you should have plenty of options.
4722 Nolensville Pike # A
Sidetrack - If you're trying to impress your date, Sidetrack is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Sidetrack offers.
15128 Old Hickory Blvd
Prizm - 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, Prizm kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.
Technique, Technique, Technique
Technique, Technique, Technique
By Russ Cobbe
In real estate the mantra is location, location, location but in mixing cocktails its technique, technique, technique. Most home bartenders tend to just throw the ingredients together and serve the drink and in a lot of commercial establishments they do the same thing. The way a drink is prepared can make a big difference in how it tastes and in the atmosphere created.
Chilling a Glass
Always chill glasses before filling them. There are a couple of ways to accomplish this. First is to simply put them in the fridge or a freezer a couple of hours ahead of time. If you forget however you can fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice for a few minutes. Make sure to empty the ice before preparing the drink.
Frosting a Glass
For "frosted" drinks you can put the glass in the freezer ahead of time or bury it in shaved ice until it has a white, frosted and ice-cold look and feel. For "sugar-frosted" glasses, wet the rim of the glass that is already chilled with lemon or lime juice and then dip into powdered sugar or coarse salt depending on the recipe.
Creating a layered drink, also known as a pousse caf�, is not difficult once you know how. The main concept is the heavier ingredients go in first and the lighter ones on top so the ingredients don't mix. Take an inverted spoon and slowly pour the ingredient onto the back of the spoon. This spreads it out and reduces the churn that happens with a straight pour. This can also be done by pouring the ingredient down a glass rod.
To make a flaming drink you have to have a spirit that has a high alcohol content. Brandy is normally used. Prewarm the glass being used. Pour some liquor into the prewarmed glass and heat a smaller amount over a flame or in a saucepan on a stove. Light it with a match and then pour it into the glass being used very carefully. This will cause the rest of the alcohol to ignite. Be careful, flames can jump up qu...
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