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Cocktail accoutrement

notjustastomach Jan 18, 2013 07:36 AM

Seeking suggestions for somewhere to purchase good quality cocktail accoutrement: shakers, stirrers, glasses, etc.

BevMo and Sur la Table are the obvious choices.

Anywhere else in the county, especially for vintage barware? I'm thinking of somewhere like Bar Keeper in LA (Silverlake).

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    jayporter Jan 18, 2013 09:04 AM

    Jack's Cocktail Supply has a lot of practical bar tools: http://jackscocktail.com

    1. Beach Chick Jan 18, 2013 08:37 AM

      I've found some great cocktail motif from thrift shops around town...shaker sets from the 30-40's that are so well made and gorgeous...love the wheeled cocktail carts too.

      Bar Keeper has some great vintage glassware and shakers, etc...you could make it a hipster day of it in Silverlake.


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        Cathy Jan 18, 2013 08:36 AM

        The Costco Business Center has some items for a professional bar, and a variety of better glassware via the 'Business Delivery' section of Costco.com

        (I searched for bar and cocktail- glassware at bottom of the link)


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          mjill Jan 18, 2013 08:27 AM

          SD restaurant supply. It'll be way cheaper too than Sur la Table, Bevmo or Great News.

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            JRSD Jan 18, 2013 08:24 AM

            Not vintage, but Great News may have some stuff:


            1. DiningDiva Jan 18, 2013 07:45 AM

              I had a cocktail shaker from BevMo but wasn't too happy with it. Lid didn't fit as well as I would have liked and the size and shape was awkward in my hand. I tried several at Crate & Barrel with the same issue. My nephew got me a cocktail shaker for Christmas that has worked for me. He got it off of Amazon. Pottery Barn also has cocktail paraphenalia.

              BevMo is pretty good for glassware, as is Crate & Barrel. Also check out the Macy's home store in Mission Valley (the one where the Macy's cooking school is). And Amazon has a ton of glassware options. It helps to know what you're looking for so you can sift through all the options.

              For the vintage stuff try eBay.

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