Designed as a salute to Milo Baughman, one of the leading modern furniture designers of the second-half of the 20th century, is this X-shaped reproduction 1950s Milo Cart. Made of handcrafted nickel-plated stainless steel and tempered glass, it is sold at Restoration Hardware. It accommodates the essentials of mixology in style and can be wheeled away when not in use. 40.5-by-20.5-by-30.5 inches. $895.
www.restorationhardware.com, catalogue and web only.

A Cocktail, Perhaps?

So Park Avenue

Weekdays, it's a handsome cherry veneer and poplar hardwood buffet with satin nickel hardware and foot rail. Come party time, the removable rack in back stows up to nine bottles of wine. The interior glass racks and pullout cutting board, felt-lined drawers and faux-granite top go to work for hors d'oeuvres and cocktail service. Three-piece set sold at Macy's includes two leather upholstered bar stools. 66-by-20-by-42 inches; $2,697. Macy's Furniture Gallery, 7800 Montgomery Road, Kenwood. (513) 745-8980 or www.macys.com,

Comfy, Classic

This birch veneer over poplar piece at Pottery Barn has all the earmarks of a comfy neighborhood tavern: black granite top with leather armrest and nailhead trim, wrought iron footrest and classic recessed panel front. But the back is where the hosting action is: stainless steel ice bucket, four wine chillers, lazy Susan shelving, multi-purpose cubbies, removable wine racks, attached bottle opener and stemware rack.
75.5-by-26-by-44.5 inches. $2,499, Pottery Barn, Kenwood Towne Centre. www.potterybarn.com.

At Your Service

Designed for households of the Gilded Age, this 1880s butler's desk offered at Quince & Quinn in cross-cut walnut kept the busy household organized with its leather inlay top, pull-out shelving and drawers. As a modern-day bar, it's loaded and ready for entertaining, set up here with antique tea caddies to hold cocktail recipes or cigars and a vintage cocktail shaker lamp. 32-by-42-by-23 inches. Desk, $6,500. Quince & Quinn, 3235 Madison Road, Oakley. (513) 321-3343.

Elegant, Yet Essential

A three-tiered antiqued pine and sable finished demilune console by Theodore Alexander at House of France offers room for decanters and hors d' oeuvres on top, plates and stemware in the center and wine on the bottom. The cast patinated brass loop handles and turned tapered legs are in the Regency style. 33-by-16-by-34-inches, $1,025. House of France, 3225 Madison Road, Oakley. (513) 871-9800 or www.houseoffrance.com.