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Neighborhood Food News: Brunch at Munchbar, Memorial Dinner for Joseph Brewer

Plus: Praise for Mora on Bainbridge, rooftop garden tours at Bastille, and more.

By Julia Scherzinger June 6, 2011

The delicious eats of Samurai Noodle, coming soon to Capitol Hill.

Mora Iced Creamery gets a mention in USA Today ’s list of “10 Great Places to Get the Scoop on Ice Cream.” Food writer Ellen Brown praised Mora’s Swiss chocolate gelato and tango sorbet made with citrus, Cointreau, and chocolate.

Bastille sure is keeping busy: starting Wednesday, June 8, are rooftop garden tours led by Colin McCrate of the Seattle Urban Farm Company. The tours happen weekly at 5 and the $10 cost includes a cocktail; reservations are recommended. The Ballard Ave restaurant is also introducing a Sunday beer garden that will feature $4 snacks and in-house charcuterie. Stop by noon-4 through the end of September.

Three for Thirty Sunday Suppers at ViaVita Café are taking place every Sunday 4–8. Diners can choose one of four entrees, accompanied by soup or salad and dessert, for $30. Call for reservations.

Over the weekend Matt Hasselbeck stopped by Munchbar to help kick off their new brunch menu, heavy on hangover helpers: all-you-can-drink champagne bar, bloody mary buffet, breakfast burritos, and a bottomless cereal and candy bar complete with cotton candy machine.

The Broadway Samurai Noodle hopes to open on Thursday, June 9, reports Capitol Hill Seattle.

Blackboard Bistro and the Swinery are teaming up to host a memorial dinner for Joseph Brewer, who passed away in April. He was the co-owner and head butcher at the West Seattle counter. The June 7 dinner costs $45 and features a porky menu; all profits will benefit FareStart. Call 206-257-4832 to make a reservation.

Weigh-and-pay froyo chain Menchie’s is due to open this summer at University Village.

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