Party Planning Lafayette IN

Local resource for party planning in Lafayette. 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.

The Egyptian Cafe
(765) 743-0500
130 Northwestern Ave
West Laf, IN
 
Rio Bravo Cantina
(765) 449-8071
2525 S Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
Rio Bravo Cantina - Get free tacos here from 4 to 6, workdays, and check out the live Latin music on Thursday evenings. Or, just eat the wide range of Mexican food, from chimichangas to burritos, and drink down the Mexican beer, sangria, margaritas, and wines.

Sportsman Bar
(765) 742-6321
644 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Sportsman Bar - The alcohol and cigarettes are cheap, and there's a big jar filled with condoms. That's a strong hint that it's a gay pickup bar.

Kokoro
(765) 742-8180
514 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Kokoro - This downtown Lafayette sushi bar offers the most upscale Asian cuisine around. The largely Asian clientele helps keep standards for food and alcohol high.

CW Dandy's
(765) 447-4131
400 S Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
CW Dandy's - Bar at the local Days Inn.

Cafe Hookah
(765) 743-3636
135 South Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette, IN
 
Champ's
(765) 447-3212
610 S Earl Ave
Lafayette, IN
Description
Champ's - The room devoted to pool tables is a major draw: otherwise, it's a no-frills sports bar catering to regulars.

Spectators Pub
(765) 742-9475
1319 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Spectators Pub is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Spectators Pub

Great Wall
(765) 447-0606
700 N Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
Great Wall - You'll get surprisingly authentic Chinese food here, in both buffet and menu options. It hosts many receptions and other social events.

Lafayette Brewing Co.
(765) 742-2591
622 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Lafayette Brewing Co. - The only microbrewery in town: the brews are ales and stouts, accompanied by a menu of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads, and steak. The place is housed in a nice, historic three-story brick building.

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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