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.

Cafe Hookah
(765) 743-3636
135 South Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette, IN
 
Filling Station
(765) 447-1526
2603 Greenbush St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Filling Station - It serves cheap beers to a scruffy crowd, in a building next to a Burger King.

Akropolis
(765) 447-0001
3311 S St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Akropolis - Akropolis is an old, family-run casual Greek eatery, cooking up big portions and tasty dessert food.

Bistro 501
(765) 423-4501
501 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Bistro 501 - It's hard to find French dining in the area, but this bistro is the standard: the soft yellow walls, open architecture, and excellent wine list combine to provide an elegant, unique experience.

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.

The Egyptian Cafe
(765) 743-0500
130 Northwestern Ave
West Laf, 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.

El Paso
(765) 746-2795
136 Northwestern Ave
Lafayette, IN
Description
El Paso - One of the things separating El Paso from most local Mexican joints is that it's open 24/7. That, and the low pricing, draws a heavy student crowd. The menu is a mix of American and Mexican flavors.

Little Mexico 2
(765) 447-0383
6 N Earl Ave
Lafayette, IN
Description
Little Mexico 2 - Authentic Mexican food at low prices, and the relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere is a break from the collegiate scene.

Clubhouse Bar & Grill
(765) 742-6584
827 S 6th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Clubhouse Bar & Grill - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Clubhouse Bar & Grill 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.

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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