Cocktail Party Supplies New Orleans LA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in New Orleans. 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.

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
Gastro Pub

(504) 895-9401
4336 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA
Club - What club could be better than Club?

Good Friends Bar
(504) 566-7191
740 Dauphine St
New Orleans, LA
Good Friends Bar - If you're a gay man looking to meet a few good men, cruise through Good Friends Bar. Inside this happy-go-lucky French Quarter club, you'll see a mixed crowd of singles, couples, locals, drag queens and tourists dancing to high energy club music or cooling their heels while playing a few rounds of pool. Be sure to check out Good Friends' balcony; it's a primetime people-watching locale.

Crow Bar, The
(504) 568-1111
1135 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA
Crow Bar, The - The former site of the late night goth bar, The Chrystal, is now a comfy clean place, tended by two ex-bartenders of the Parkview Tavern. Patrons can also play pool, and the owners plan to start a Pool League soon, and also will be adding poker machines to the mix. Also an ideal place for artists to showcase their work.

Cajun Mikes Pub 'n Grubb
(504) 566-0055
116 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA
Cajun Mikes Pub 'N Grubb - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Cajun Mikes Pub 'N Grubb? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Attiki Bar and Grill
230 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA
(504) 587-3737
1100 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Ampersand - This is a great club for locals and tourists, every type of person can be found here. The music is great and there are two floors for your dancing pleasure. Ampersand offers a hip atmosphere to New Orleans.

Kabby's Restaurant & Sports Edition
(504) 584-3880
2 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA
Autocrat Social & Pleasure
(504) 945-9642
1725 Saint Bernard Ave
New Orleans, LA
Autocrat Social & Pleasure - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Autocrat Social & Pleasure, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Burgundy Street Outback
(504) 525-9793
1000 Bienville St
New Orleans, LA
Burgundy Street Outback - Happy hour never looked so good. Burgundy Street Outback, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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