Black Duck Bar launches new menu, ‘7 ’til 7′ happy hour

On Thursday, August 8th the Happy Hour at Black Duck Bar sets sail with more options and even greater value offering a menu of $7 dishes until 7 p.m. Chef Scott Maki’s Caribbean inspired menu features small plates, sandwiches, flatbread and salads. From Nduja Yuca Totssmashed yucca mixed with spicy Italian salami and white cheddar cheese, fried and served with aioli, and Baby Back Ribscrispy fried, slow cooked St. Louis style ribs, tossed in a Filipino dark rum adobo glaze, to the Mojama Caesarhouse cured Gulf tuna, romaine, arugula, roasted garlic dressing, pickled wild mushrooms, brioche croutons, and Idiazabal cheese the menu includes a lot of tropical variety.

Weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ALL small plates, sandwiches, flatbread, salads, cocktail flights, select cocktails are only $7 (see attached menu).

In addition to the expanded menu available at Black Duck Bar, the cocktails options have grown as well. Bar Chef, Andrew Bates has created large-format craft cocktails designed for sharing. There is a barrel-aged rum Manhattan – served in its own barrel – and enough for 4 to 6 guests. There is also a punch option that combines rum, tequila, Batavia arrack, fruit juices and sparkling wine and serves 2 to 3 guests.

To celebrate the new menu and the delicious happy hour, New Orleans’ trombonist Charlie Halloran and his Tropicales will play from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 8th, bringing the sounds of the Islands to Black Duck Bar.

Black Duck Bar is located on the second floor of Palace Café on Canal Street. The bar features the largest rum collection in the city, as well as more than a hundred Tequila to choose from. The menu and the craft cocktails are inspired by classic dishes and the flavors of the Caribbean. The charcuterie selection is extensive will all options made and cured in-house, many using locally raised pork and beef. The “$7 ‘til 7” Happy Hour is offered Monday – Friday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The Black Duck Bar is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.