The Weekender: Jollof Fridays at KO Cafe, cocktail class at Maddy Rose

by newjerseyshores | Feb 15, 2024

KO Cafe front interiorCheck out newly opened wine bar The Alps on Palisade Avenue or enjoy a delicious jollof platter at KO Cafe — here’s a look at where to eat, shop, and chill this weekend in Jersey City.

Thursday Events

What: Maddy Rose Cocktail Class with Boss Molly Bourbon
When: Thursday, February 15 at 6:30pm
Where:
76 Audrey Zapp Drive
Maddy Rose is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant at Liberty House. The restaurant is hosting a cocktail class with Boss Molly Bourbon. Learn how to craft 3 cocktails during this hands-on class, paired with a selection of lite bites. Admission is $65/pp (or $52 for Landmark Club members).

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What: Sean Wayland at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, February 15 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City local Sean Wayland will bring a touch of Aussie jazz and funk to Fox & Crow. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Ko Cafe: Jollof Fridays
When: Friday, February 16 from 10am to 4pm
Where: 722 Grand
Neighborhood coffee shop Ko Cafe is hosting Jollof Fridays. The cafe will be featuring the Jollof Platter by Lola’s Fusion. Jollof rice is a popular West African dish known for its rich blend of spices and flavors. There will be vegetarian/vegan options as well. You can enjoy your platter at the cafe of to go. Price is $20/pp.

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What: Kat (Twisted Pine) & Brad at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, February 16 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Life partners as well as musical partners, Connecticut-based Kat & Brad draw from 50s and 60s pop to American Songbook standards to create new original songs that sound like old Stax records. Admission is $10/pp.

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Saturday Events

What: Abbie Gardner at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, February 17 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Abbie Gardner is a fiery dobro player whose acclaimed tales of love and loss, both gritty and sweet, are propelled by her impeccable slide guitar chops. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Maddy Rose Love at First Bite Boozy Brunch
When: Sunday, February 18 from 12pm to 2pm
Where:
76 Audrey Zapp Drive
Maddy Rose is hosting a boozy brunch inspired by the month of love and libations. The brunch will feature a 4-course menu, each course paired with a specialty cocktail. Admission is $80/pp (or $64 for Landmark Club members).

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