Party Planning Washington DC

Local resource for party planning in Washington. 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.

AGAINN
1099 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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Gastro Pub

Coyote Ugly
(202) 589-0016
717 6th St. NW
Washington, DC
 
Habaq Bistro
(202) 265-0965
1336 U St. NW
Washington , DC
 
Gazuza
1629 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC
 
Prince Cafe of the Harbor
1042 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Chi-Cha Hookah Lounge
(202) 234-8400
624 U Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Soussi
(202) 299-9313
2228 18th Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Prince of Adams Morgan
2400 18th Street NW
Washington , DC
 
Queen's Cafe
2405 18th Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Gua-Rapo
2039 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA
 

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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