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.

Attiki Bar and Grill
230 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA
 
Matranga's
(504) 525-3557
218 S Robertson St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Matranga's - If you're looking to kick back, Matranga's, 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.

Alibi
(504) 522-9187
811 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Alibi - Let's call it what it is. Alibi, 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 Alibi you should have plenty of options.

Cats Meow
(504) 523-2788
701 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Cats Meow - If you stop by the Cats Meow you are likely to hear rock or country. Some nights the music comes from a DJ, others karaoke. There is an area for dancing, a patio, and a couple of bars. This place has Happy Hour every day.

Good Timers Restaurant & Bar
(504) 947-9259
1434 Saint Bernard Ave
New Orleans, LA
Description
Good Timers Restaurant & Bar - A fine place to wine and dine. Good Timers Restaurant & Bar isn't the cheapest, but the atmosphere more than makes up for the prices. Definitely a good place to relax. And if you can't ah...close the deal? Don't blame it on the restaurant.

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

Phillips Restaurant & Bar
(504) 865-1155
733 Cherokee St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Phillips Restaurant & Bar - This college bar has a great martini list. It doubles as a sports bar and dance club, so there is something for everyone. The jukebox has a large collection.

Fahy's Irish Pub
(504) 586-9806
540 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Fahy's Irish Pub - French Quarter locals head to Fahy's to find drink and conversation. The Irish bar's cheery vibe encourages strangers to converse, and better yet, the bar is quiet enough to do so.

State Palace Theater
(504) 522-4435
1108 Canal St
New Orleans, LA
Description
State Palace Theater - Think of State Palace Theater 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.

Spotted Cat
(504) 943-3887
623 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Spotted Cat - This is a great jazz bar with live performances every night. The atmosphere is inviting in this cozy bar.

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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