Cocktail Party Supplies Woodbridge VA

Local resource for cocktail party supplies in Woodbridge. 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.

Merrifield Kabob and Hookah Lounge
(703) 204-4400
8428 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA
 
Prince Cafe
(703) 931-8200
3821 South George Mason Drive
Falls Church, VA
 
Lebnan Zaman
8411 Old Courthouse Road
Vienna, VA
 
AMF Dale City Lanes
(703) 670-2111
4304 Dale Blvd
Woodbridge, VA
Description
Amf Dale City Lanes - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Amf Dale City Lanes makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Penny's Tavern
(301) 743-2241
4975 Hawthorne Rd
Indian Head, MD
Description
Penny's Tavern - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Penny's Tavern 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.

Oasis
(703) 671-4063
3813 South George Mason Drive
Falls Church, VA
 
Alf Laylah WA Laylah
(703) 378-6677
13975 Metrotech Drive
Chantilly, VA
 
Down Under Tavern
(703) 490-0904
301 Mill St
Occoquan, VA
Description
Down Under Tavern, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Down Under Tavern

Solutions Bar & Grill
(703) 221-1181
4316 Inn St
Triangle, VA
Description
Solutions Bar & Grill - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Solutions Bar & Grill will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Ford's Wonder Bar
(301) 743-5525
4595 Livingston Rd
Indian Head, MD
Description
Ford's Wonder Bar - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Ford's Wonder Bar is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

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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