Updated Happy Hour Menu, Beer Tasting and more of What's New at Hat City Kitchen!

459 Valley St, Orange, NJ 07050

By Patricia Rogers

Hat City Kitchen's Happy Hour is from 4-7p.m, and here is an updated Happy Hour menu for regulars and those new to the Happy Hour crowd!

Hat City Kitchen Happy Hour Menu

Hat City Kitchen Happy Hour Menu

Recently, the front of house staff was able to attend a cool beer tasting with Aaron, to gain more knowledge about our craft beers.  So craft beer lovers, stay tuned for more options to come.  Craft beers we already sell include Abita Purple Haze.  More beer coverage coming soon.

Hat City Kitchen Moonshine

"Hat City Moonshine" 

Through Saturday, April 23rd, the feature drink special was designed by our very own, @niawolf.  The Moonshine consists of:

"Hat City Moonshine" - $5
1 oz. House Bourbon
1 oz. Blackberry Brandy
1/2 oz. Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
Peach Nectar & Lime Juice

Sounds yummy.  That is meant to be paired with our signature and favorite, Jambalaya.  This drink special and pairing available through Saturday, April 23rd.

Upcoming Events

There's the weekly jams, the past Tuesday AMPED, and Jazz on Wednesday hosted by Mike Lee, and Andre' on Thursday.

Jess Fleming performs on Friday, April 22nd 

Jess Fleming performs on Friday, April 22nd 

Friday, April 22nd

Friday night (April 22nd), Jess Fleming hits the Hat City stage to round out a night of feel good music.  She captivates any crowd with her original folk sound and will leave you wanting more.  She's joined by special guest musicians who bring their own flavor and whose sounds range from funk to blues, soul and rock. We've got something for everyone, so make your reservations now!

Friday, April 22: 
Tamen Hade - 7:30pm-8:15pm (Soul/R&B)
First Mountain - 8:30pm-9:15pm (Funk/Jazz Fusion)
Jess Fleming - 9:30pm-10:45pm (Pop/Rock/Jazz/Funk)
Jeremy Ryan - 11:00pm-12:15am (Rock)

Ted Chubb performs on Sat. April 23rd

Ted Chubb performs on Sat. April 23rd

Saturday, April 23rd

Saturday night (April 23rd), Ted Chubb delivers a fresh approach to modern jazz, drawing the listener in with striking originals and reimagined classics, while keeping the audience swinging and partying along.  Ted tells a musical story reminiscent of the sophistication of Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra and Ahmad Jamal, mixed with the funky swagger of Lee Morgan, interpreted through the eyes of a new era and a wide plate of diverse musical influences.

Hat City Kitchen is on 459 Valley Street Orange, New Jersey 07050 and you can follow on Facebook and Twitter/Instagram @hatcitykitchen 

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About the Writer

Patricia Rogers, #ValleyGirlNJ, lives in New Jersey's Valley Arts District.  The native New Yorker works as a writer, blogger and community activist. StartingMasconsumption Media in 2012, she has been passionate about capturing the stories of the vibrant up and coming Valley Arts District neighborhood through her blog, zine, events and more.  She blogs for Jersey Indie, Luna Stage, and Hat City Kitchen and offers many creative media services.  Visit her blogwww.masconsumption.com and keep up with your favorite Valley Girl on social media at @valleygirl_nj (Twitter / Instagram).