Good Day NWA: Oscars Party Tips

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We’re sharing tips for throwing an awesome Oscars party from Celebrity Entertainer Katie Lee.

Katie offers a few tips to make sure your party goes off without a hitch.

1.  Choose a theme – pick one of the top nominees, such as Wakanda Forever

2.  It’s all about the cocktails – make cocktails inspired by the movies

3. Serve a simple and festive menu – light bites are perfect

4. Make your guests feel at home – make sure everyone has a seat

5. Make a lasting memory – incorporate a photo-worthy moment

Take a look at two cocktails inspired by this year’s Best Picture Nominees “Black Panther” and “Roma”

Wakanda Forever

Inspired by Black Panther 

 1 oz Cointreau

 2 oz mezcal

1 oz fresh lime juice

 .25 oz fresh orange juice

3 blackberries

Instructions: Muddle blackberries in shaker with Cointreau. Add remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake and strain over ice into rocks glass rimmed with smoked salt. Garnish with a speared blackberry.

When in Roma

Inspired by Roma 

 .75 oz Cointreau

 1 oz blanco tequila

 1.5 oz manzanilla sherry

Instructions: Stir ingredients together in a mixing glass with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a long, thin lemon twist.

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