Party Planning New Orleans LA

Local resource for party planning in New Orleans. 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.

Attiki Bar and Grill
230 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA
 
Flanagan's Pub & Cafe
(504) 522-0300
625 Saint Philip St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Flanagan's Pub & Cafe - You might not find Paris Hilton here-for better or worse-but Flanagan's Pub & Cafe at 625 Saint Philip St is known for its friendly, diverse fair. A decent atmosphere with prices that won't make your stomach queasy, it doesn't get much better than this (for the price, that is).

Bombay Club
(504) 586-0972
830 Conti St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Bombay Club - Under the gaze of Winston Churchill, you can sip old-time cocktails in this British Gentlemen's club throwback, spiced with bits of Mardi Gras paraphernalia. And, when you've had a chance to ingest several proper gin martinis, venture to Bombay Club's equally germane (hunter green) gaming room, complete with a pool table and several card tables.

Crow Bar, The
(504) 568-1111
1135 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Crow Bar, The - The former site of the late night goth bar, The Chrystal, is now a comfy clean place, tended by two ex-bartenders of the Parkview Tavern. Patrons can also play pool, and the owners plan to start a Pool League soon, and also will be adding poker machines to the mix. Also an ideal place for artists to showcase their work.

Clock Bar, The
(504) 586-0800
800 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Clock Bar, The - The Clock Bar is located in the Chateau Sonesta Hotel. Stop by here for a relaxing atmosphere, cocktails, and sports on TV.

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

701 Bourbon Inc.
(504) 523-1157
Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA
Description
701 Bourbon Inc. - Happy hour never looked so good. 701 Bourbon Inc., located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Lil Daddy's Lounge
(504) 944-5234
1743 Saint Anthony St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Lil Daddy's Lounge - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Lil Daddy's Lounge? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Ampersand
(504) 587-3737
1100 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Description
Ampersand - This is a great club for locals and tourists, every type of person can be found here. The music is great and there are two floors for your dancing pleasure. Ampersand offers a hip atmosphere to New Orleans.

Ambush
(504) 522-8047
828 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA
Description
Ambush - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Ambush? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

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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