Cocktail Party Supplies Mandeville LA
Red Barn Pub Inc
501 Lafitte St
Red Barn Pub Inc - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Red Barn Pub Inc makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.
840 Lamarque St
Ruby's Roadhouse - Plush seating and good music gives Ruby's Roadhouse 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.
2223 Lakeshore Dr
High Water - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. High Water caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
Don's Restaurant & Lounge
1951 Lakeshore Dr
Don's Restaurant & Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Don's Restaurant & Lounge 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.
Fill'In Station Daiquiris
842 N Collins Blvd
Fill'in Station Daiquiris - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Fill'in Station Daiquiris 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.
New Orleans Original Daiquiris
900 N Causeway Blvd
New Orleans Original Daiquiris - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, New Orleans Original Daiquiris makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.
2213 Florida St
Mandeville Tavern - If you're looking to kick back, Mandeville 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.
Daiquiris & Creams
1737 Highway 190
Daiquiris & Creams - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Daiquiris & Creams 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.
1819 N Causeway Blvd
Daiquiri Trace - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Daiquiri Trace, 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.
124 Maison Dr
Daiquiri Depot - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Daiquiri Depot offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.
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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