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Uniquely Delicious Wedding Catering From Cafe Natalie

Catering: Cafe Natalie | Photo: Civic Photos
If there’s one thing Chris Nguyen of Cafe Natalie Catering understands, it’s that your wedding guests will remember the food they ate at your celebration. So that food better be…AMAZING.

And when Cafe Natalie is behind the dishes being served to your dearest friends and family, you know it will be. From the moment your guests wipe away those last ceremony tears and tuck into a Cafe Natalie prosciutto-wrapped scallop and mango mojito (or buttermilk-chicken-and-waffle bite and mint julep, or Maryland lump crab cake with chipotle aioli and peach bellini…drooling yet??), they’ll know they’re in for something special. Just how special, you ask? Click here to read the rest of this post »

Weddings in Houston Magazine Launch Party

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Last week, Weddings in Houston celebrated the launch of our Fall/Winter 2019 Issue. Weddings in Houston’s VIP Insider engaged couples, partners and industry vendors came together for a memorable night of dancing and celebrating. Over 250 guests enjoyed fabulous food and drink, luxurious decor and exciting entertainment at the historic Julia Ideson Library in downtown Houston.

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Fun Signature Cocktails From Capitol Beverage

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Make fun signature cocktails a part of your wedding celebration with these delish wedding cocktail recipes from Capitol Beverage Service! This awesome Houston bar and beverage company will work hand in hand with you to craft one of these fabulous options, or a signature cocktail of your own design. Choose your spirit, pick your favorite mixers, and come up with a personalized name for your drink. It’s all in the name of celebration…and there’s no celebration more important than your wedding day. Cheers, y’all! Click here to read the rest of this post »

5 Hot Cocktail Bar Gifts For Him

Does your hubby-to-be fancy himself a cocktail craftsman? Bolster his bartending arsenal by gifting him with one of these fine finds, or better yet: Invite him to add a a few bar essentials to your wedding gift registry, as you envision your newlywed nest…together!

1. Copper Moscow Mule Cocktail Box

Bespoke Post Copper Moscow Mule Box
Photo: Bespoke Post

He’ll find just about everything he needs (‘cept vodka–he can choose his fave) to make authentic, refreshing mules for 2, in this “cocktail box” from Bespoke Post. Click here to read the rest of this post »

3 Wedding Craft Cocktail Ideas from Capitol Beverage Service

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Every element of your wedding should reflect you and your boo down to the very last drop. The team at Capitol Beverage Service, Houston’s beverage and bar catering connoisseurs, are pros at doing just that. In addition to their stellar wine, beer, Champagne and liquor packages, owner Ceci Kammer and her team can create refreshing signature cocktails customized for each client’s unique wedding!

“We often serve very simple drinks,” Kammer, says. “Our clients want a lot of flavor and something special, but not anything too fussy with hard-to-find ingredients.” 

We asked Kammer to share a few of her favorite wedding cocktail recipes with us at the Houston Wedding Blog. We did you the favor of testing them out ourselves. Keep reading to get a taste of your own!  

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Brunch Sparkler – “This is a light, refreshing and super flavorful drink!”

  • Put several slices of fresh ginger in orange juice
  • Allow to sit for a few hours or overnight
  • Mix the orange juice with equal parts pineapple juice
  • Pour in sparkling wine (or sparkling water if you prefer a nonalcoholic drink)  
  • Serve chilled

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Paloma with a Twist! – “A twist on the old classic with a pretty spectacular taste!”

  • Start with silver tequila
  • Mix with blood orange soda (you can find this in most well-stocked grocery and specialty beverage stores)
  • To make this extra special, serve with a half–rim of salt and add fresh, finely chopped thyme leaves   

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Simple Summer Cooler – “This is a summer staple in our arsenal. It is also one that you can play with to make it your own!”

  • Start with honey vodka (almost every brand of vodka makes a honey version)
  • Mix with club soda
  • Add a good squeeze of lemon
  • Stir and serve
  • *You can also pre-mix the vodka with fresh lemon juice and then add the club soda when serving a crowd.

Interested in creating a craft wedding cocktail of your own for your big day? Be sure to schedule a consultation with Capitol Beverage Service to fill your every wedding beverage need. And make sure to let them know you found their fabulous wedding cocktail ideas on the Houston Wedding Blog!