Party Planning Albuquerque NM

Local resource for party planning in Albuquerque. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, wine and spirits and liquor stores, as well as advice on themed parties and mixed drinks.

Terrene Cafe Hookah Lounge
(505) 265-9116
106 Vassar Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Bubble Lounge
(505) 872-0046
506 Central Avenue Southwest
Albuquerque, NM
 
Louie's Pub & Grill
(505) 881-5333
5603 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Louie's Pub & Grill - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Louie's Pub & Grill, 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.

Joker's Pub
(505) 884-4151
2509 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Joker's Pub - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Joker's Pub is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Club Rhythm & Blues
(505) 256-0849
3523 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Club Rhythm & Blues, 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 Club Rhythm & Blues

Petra Cafe Restaurant
(505) 266-2477
115 Harvard Dr.
Albuquerque, NM
 
Pennsylvania Station
(505) 323-2523
7601 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Pennsylvania Station - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Pennsylvania Station is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Sunset Grill & Bar
(505) 265-1604
6825 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Sunset Grill & Bar, 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 Sunset Grill & Bar

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro
(505) 254-9462
3009 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro, 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.

LA Mesa Inn
(505) 881-9931
4007 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Description
La Mesa Inn - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? La Mesa Inn 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.

Ideas for a New Years Party

By Russ Cobbe

If you are planning to host a New Years Eve party this year you might be looking for some help to make it extra special or at the very least more unique. A big part of most New Years Eve party's is various alcoholic drinks. Instead of just providing (or having guests bring their own) the regular beer, wine, rum, vodka and rye, why not create a theme around the drinks available.

There are various cocktails and shooters that have New Years names. A quick visit to www.idrink.com shows about 20 different recipes around the New Years Eve party. One idea is to setup a table with the various ingredients for the drinks with small recipe cards and the appropriate glasses so everyone can be their own bartender. Trying something new and breaking old habits is part of the long-standing tradition of New Years. Here is a sample of some recipes to try:

Happy New Year

0.25 oz Brandy
4.0 oz Champagne
0.75 oz Orange juice
0.75 oz Port

Shake brandy, port and orange juice well over ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a champagne flute, fill with champagne, and serve.

Celebration

1.0 oz Cognac
1.0 oz Cointreau
1.0 oz Lemon juice
1.5 oz Rum

Shake over ice and pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

Steaming Hot Holiday Punch Recipe

3.0 cups Apple Juice
1.5 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
3 sticks Cinnamon
0.75 teaspoon ground Cloves
6.0 cups Cranberry juice
0.75 cup Maple syrup
0.75 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
3.0 cups Orange juice
2.0 ...

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