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Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 22–28

The week in which: Chow Down returns to Columbia City, Zig Zag Cafe hosts a gin dinner, and Mezcaleria Oaxaca opens for a one-time-only brunch.

By Aoife Reilly July 22, 2015

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Soak up the sun at brunch on Mezcaleria Oaxaca's rooftop this Sunday.

Image via Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Wed, July 22
Rosé Evening at Purple
The Downtown bar is collaborating with Tempus Cellars for a rosé evening this Wednesday from 5:30pm. The four course dinner with rosé pairings takes place on the bar's rooftop and dishes include curried chicken salad on crostini, heirloom tomato salad with grilled watermelon, and grilled baby back ribs. Tickets are $30 and you can reserve a spot by calling 206-829-2280.

Sun, July 26
Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens for Brunch
The Capitol Hill restaurant is hosting its first ever brunch on its rooftop this Sunday, a popup put on by the One Night Only Project. Barrio’s Casey Robison will be serving smoky mezcal cocktails while Manu Alfau will be taking care of the Dominican fare which will feature a few teasers from his upcoming menu at Manu’s Bodega, formerly known as the excellent La Bodega. A $75 ticket includes cocktails, food, and tip.

Mon, July 27
Boozy Brunch at Zig Zag Cafe
Four local chefs are joining forces for a boozy brunch at Zig Zag Cafe this Monday. Zig Zag's Aaron Wilcenski will collaborate with Capitol Cider’s Erik Jackson, Zhu Dang’s Matthew Woolen, and Spur's Jeff Vance to create a four-course meal. Each course is paired with a Big Gin cocktail. Tickets are $60 and you can reserve a spot by calling 206-625-1146.

Tue, July 28
Chow Down in Columbia City
The annual culinary tour of Columbia City returns for its fifth year with more than 15 restaurants taking part. A $50 passport allows you to sample food and drink from places like newcomer Salted Sea, Full Tilt, Lottie's Lounge, and Tutta Bella. Proceeds on the night will go toward Rainier Valley Food Bank, a local nonprofit that provides food assistance to low-income residents in southeast Seattle.

Spoke and Food Returns
Now in its sixth year, the bike and dinner event returns with up to 20 restaurants in 20 different neighborhoods for participants to peddle to. Each restaurant will donate 20 percent of every bill on the evening to Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, a non profit organization aiming to make streets safer. Prospective peddlers can check out the current list of participating restaurants here

Guest Chef Mondays at Sitka and Spruce
As part of Sitka's Guest Chef Mondays, The Herbfarm's Ashley Morford-Haines and Marco Haines of Herb and Bitter Public House will be at the Melrose Avenue restaurant on August 3. The four-course dinner, which includes seasonal cocktails, will celebrate Washington's summer bounty. Tickets are $75 and seating is limited but you can reserve a spot by calling 206-324-0662.

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