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5 Global Bar Salads

11.12.10 by  

5 Global Bar Salads

Hand-crafted drinks deserve to be served alongside plates with just as much attention to detail. We’ve assembled a round-up of Happy Hour-worthy salads — sans the greens — that are just as innovative and flavorful as your signature cocktail.

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Cocktail Bites, Indian Street-Style

11.06.10 by  

Cocktail Bites, Indian Street-Style

A roundup of hearty, spicy snacks to accompany your next Happy Hour.

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My Big Fat Greek Happy Hour

10.30.10 by  

My Big Fat Greek Happy Hour

Complement your cocktailing with some chic Mediterranean small plates. These recipes, the best of the blogs, will give you something to look forward to after five (besides that highball of rye).

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Desi Your Bruschetta

10.10.10 by  

Desi Your Bruschetta

Off-road your traditional Italian appetizer with this Indian-spiced version of eggplant and toast. Add a Scotch cocktail for a perfect happy hour pairing.

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Deviled Egg Renovation

10.09.10 by  

Deviled Egg Renovation

Make over your grandmother’s 100-year-old recipe for an appetizer platter worthy of your next Happy Hour menu.

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Cuckoo for Couscous

10.06.10 by  

Cuckoo for Couscous

No need to trade your party pants for fat pants this season — this East-meets-West salad is big on flavor but easy on the waistline.

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Spicy Ice Cream Sandwiches

10.03.10 by  

Spicy Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you’ve got a set of taste buds that like it hot and an ice cream maker with nothing to do, put a Mexican spin on a childhood dessert. This recipe is a cool blend of sweet vanilla with a kick of heat. Keep the extinguisher handy. Olé.

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DIY Bar Bites

10.01.10 by  

DIY Bar Bites

Call us lazy bastards or just extremely innovative, but create-your-own appetizers shake up a party, sans the work. Guests build apps from a tray of fixings (just tell them it’s fun!) and you’ve got time to nurse that drink. Now, who’s in charge of dessert?

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2-Minute Cocktail Apps

09.26.10 by  

2-Minute Cocktail Apps

Happy hour is happiest when we have more time to cocktail and less time to slave over the stove. Our 7 favorite (read: simple) recipes for serving sidecars to your drink.

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The Cool (“Soup”) Factor

09.22.10 by  

The Cool (“Soup”) Factor

Hot summer nights. Icy-cold bowls of noodles. Set fire to your burger recipe — this unexpected headliner will turn up the heat on your summer-party menu.

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