Cocktail Party Supplies Narragansett RI

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Narragansett. 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.

Bonnet Lounge
(401) 789-9669
909 Boston Neck Rd
Narragansett, RI
Description
Bonnet Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Bonnet Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Bobby G's
(401) 789-1130
703 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield, RI
Description
Bobby G's - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Bobby G's 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.

Narragansett Cafe
(401) 423-2150
25 Narragansett Ave
Jamestown, RI
Description
Narragansett Cafe - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Narragansett Cafe, 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.

On-Deck Circle
(401) 849-6676
8 Broadway
Newport, RI
Description
On-Deck Circle, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of On-Deck Circle

Tavern
(401) 847-7789
3 Memorial Blvd
Newport, RI
Description
Tavern, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Tavern

Ocean Mist
(401) 782-3740
895 Matunuck Beach Rd
Wakefield, RI
Description
Ocean Mist - Dress up. Ocean Mist 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.

My Bar & Grill Inc
(401) 782-6700
33 Eagle Nest Ter
Wakefield, RI
Description
My Bar & Grill Inc - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At My Bar & Grill Inc, 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.

Hillside Cafe
(401) 847-9419
8 Memorial Blvd W
Newport, RI
Description
Hillside Cafe - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Hillside Cafe 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.

Boat
(401) 848-9840
25 Waites Wharf
Newport, RI
Description
Boat - Think of Boat 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.

Percy's Bistro
(401) 849-7895
341 Thames St
Newport, RI
Description
Percy's Bistro - Let's call it what it is. Percy's Bistro, 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 Percy's Bistro you should have plenty of options.

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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