Cocktail Party Supplies Bridgeport CT
57 Chapel St
Carmelina's Restaurant - Happy hour never looked so good. Carmelina's Restaurant, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
Mr P's Cafe
1884 Main St
Mr P's Cafe - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Mr P's Cafe, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.
2158 Barnum Ave
Ray's Grill - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Ray's Grill, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.
238 Post Rd
Cosmopolitan Cafe - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Cosmopolitan Cafe is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.
R-Bar Ultra Lounge
302 Woodmont Road
R-Bar Ultra Lounge - Home to Absolute Men's Thursday night parties.
2536 E Main St
Cotton Club - Happy hour never looked so good. Cotton Club, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.
369 North Ave
Scruples Lounge - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Scruples Lounge, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.
835 Barnum Avenue Cutoff
Rumours Cafe - If you're looking to kick back, Rumours Cafe, 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.
52 Sanford St
O Bar - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? O Bar is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, O Bar is more than able to oblige.
354 Woodmont Rd
Sidepockets, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Sidepockets
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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