Cocktail Party Supplies Darien CT

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Darien. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, liquor stores and wine and spirits, as well as advice on drink recipes, mixers, rum, vodka, whiskey and tequila.

Centro Ristorante & Bar
(203) 655-4772
319 Post Rd
Darien, CT
Description
Centro Ristorante & Bar - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Centro Ristorante & Bar, 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.

Ego Bar Lounge
(203) 854-9116
18 S Main St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Ego Bar Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Ego Bar Lounge, 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.

Liquid Night Club
(203) 866-0800
112 Washington St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Liquid Night Club - Think of Liquid Night Club as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Ede's Place
(203) 852-1688
93 N Main St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Ede's Place - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Ede's Place, 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.

Club Eldorado
(203) 299-0083
22 Isaac St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Club Eldorado - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Club Eldorado, 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.

Hickey's Bar & Grill
(203) 328-9633
940 Hope St
Stamford, CT
Description
Hickey's Bar & Grill - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Gasoline Night Club LLC
(203) 852-0076
17 Washington St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Gasoline Night Club Llc - Think of Gasoline Night Club Llc as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

Lush
(203) 854-9116
18 S Main St
Norwalk, CT
Cross Street
(Washington & Haviland Sts)

Roxy CT
(203) 299-0175
71 Wall St
Norwalk, CT
Description
Roxy CT - This famous club hosts everything from rock n' roll to disco and dance. Big Fridays rock house and r&b, and Roxy Saturdays draw a mostly gay crowd. And, who doesn't love to roller skate? Join the fun Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Rain
(800) 706-7002
112 Washington Ave
Norwalk, CT
Description
Rain - Dress up. Rain 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.

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.

Floating Liqueurs
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.

Flaming Liqueurs
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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