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
 
Katy's Underground Bar
(504) 943-9571
1941 N Rampart
New Orleans, LA
Description
Katy's Underground Bar - Katy's is a sister bar to Molly's At The Market and Monaghan's Erin Rose. This little shack may not look like much, but it's at your disposal 24 hours a day.

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.

Autocrat Social & Pleasure
(504) 945-9642
1725 Saint Bernard Ave
New Orleans, LA
Description
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
Description
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.

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

C D's Saloon
(504) 410-1144
700 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA
Description
C D's Saloon - Happy hour never looked so good. C D's Saloon, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Roundup
(504) 561-8340
819 Saint Louis St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Roundup - Let's call it what it is. Roundup, 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 Roundup you should have plenty of options.

Harry's Corner
(504) 524-1107
900 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Harry's Corner - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Harry's Corner 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.

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.

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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