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17 booze and food events to check out in Bangkok this week

BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.

By Kasidit Srivilai | Aug 16, 2017

  • 17 booze and food events to check out in Bangkok this week
    Crying Thaiger
  • 17 booze and food events to check out in Bangkok this week
    Le Normandie

Wednesday

Peppina Turns 3

Pizza specialist Peppina celebrates its third anniversary on Aug 16 with a rollout of a new menu and prize giveaways.

27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 33, 02-119-7677

Saturday

Craft Beer Bar Hopping

Craft beer importer Smiling Mad Dog won’t have you sitting around and drinking at home. It’s launching a new series of beer bar-hopping events, the first of which kicks off at 5pm on Aug 19. and gathers four of Sukhumvit’s top beer haunts: Hair of the Dog Phrom Phong, HOBs Rain Hill, Bottles of Beer and Taproom. The B1,700 ticket gets you 12 glasses of beer like Kona Big Wave Golden Ale and Evil Twin Even More Jesus (a whopping 12% ABV), four souvenir glasses, T-shirt and vans to see you safely to each bar. Get involved at www.fb.com/smilingmaddog.

Slow Food Dinner

The Oyster Bar presents a five-course seafood dinner under an eco-friendly, slow-food concept on Aug 19. Food only is B1,500/person, an extra B1,000 with wine. 
 
395 Narathiwas Soi 24, 02-212-4809
 

Creativity Onwards Pop-up Dinner

Taste a modern twist on Thai ingredients at 80/20 Bkk on Aug 19. B3,000 for seven-course dinner. Profits go to charity. 

1052-1054 Charoenkrung Rd. 02-639-1135

Tuesday

Taco Tuesday

A night of Mexican homemade tacos and other Mexican dishes from the people behind Daniel Thaiger and Crying Thaiger on Aug 22. Do note: Crying Thaiger's normal menu won't be available on this day. 

Crying Thaiger, 27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 097-052-8861

Collaboration Dinner 001 Bunker and Eat Me

Aug 22 sees chef Arnie Marcella of Bunker team up with chef Tim Butler of Eat Me to serve a nine-course set menu, including Kenka-style charred mackerel, grilled abalone congee with Chinese sausage, and veal agnolotti with parmigianino reggiano, with wine pairings devised by sommelier Andreas Pergher (B5,750/person).

118/2 Sathorn Soi 12, 092-563-9991. BTS Chong Nonsi


Beyond

Tea Brewing Workshop with MythTea

Learn to brew tea properly with a tea sommelier on Aug 27 at Blue Dye Cafe. B2,500 per person for 2.5-hour course. 

40/1 Sukhumvit Soi 36, 094-156-6166

Bangkok Beer Fest

Stone Head Thai Craft Beer hosts the first episode of Bangkok Beer Festival during Sep 1-3. B200 tickets get you one drink.

Show DC Oasis Outdoor Arena, 99/6-9 Rim Klong Bangkapi Rd.

September Special Kombucha Cocktails

Throughout Sep, I Hate Pigeons will be serving three special drinks (Gin Mule, New Moscow and Mojito mocktail) made using home-brewed kombucha. 

34/2 Soi Sribumphen, Rama 4 Rd., 097-234-8067

18th World Gourmet Festival

World Gourmet Festival returns to Anantara SIam with 11 chefs from eight countries for a week.Sep 4-10.

Anantara Siam Bangkok, 155 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866. www.worldgourmetfestival.asia

Michel Roux at Le Normandie

The man credited with revolutionizing Britain's eating habits, chef Michel Roux from The Waterside Inn, returns to Le Normandie during Sep 25-30. Five-course lunch is B4,900 and seven-course dinner is B8.900.

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Oriental Avenue, 02-659-9000


Ongoing

A Taste of Macao

Until the end of October, you can try Macao's unique blend of Portuguese and Chinese cuisines at Dean & DeLuca in dishes like bacalhau a braz (shredded salted cod with fried potatoes and black olive, B195), caldo verde (chicken broth with Portuguese chorizo, B120) and braised pork belly in soya sauce, balichao (shrimp paste) and tamarind juice.
 
Available at five branches (Mahanakorn Cube, Central Embassy, EmQuartier, The Crystal and Bluport Hua Hin)

Kampo Beef Menu

Sofitel Sukhumvit celebrates the sixth anniversary of its French restaurant L'appart with seasonal menu featuring premium Kampo beef from Miyagi, Japan. Executive chef Nicolas Basset rolls out the likes of tenderloin tartar, seared Kampo short loin carpaccio and smoked Kampo sirloin through the end of Aug.

32/F, Sofitel Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Rd. 0-2126-9999

Flavortale Dinner Show

Watch a live dance performance curated by Xuan Xu who's also behind shows at Maggie Choo's and Sing Sing Theater while having dinner at Medici through Sep 27.

55/555 Langsuan Rd. 02-630-4000

Seafood in the City 

Enjoy Maine lobster, Fines de Clare oysters, Bouchot mussels and many more imported seafood specials at Scalini through the end of Sep. The mixed seafood bucket starts at B2,000 for two.

Hilton Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-620-6666

Dusit Thai Sunday Brunch

From now through Aug 27, the hotel celebrates its 48th anniversary with 48-percent discount on its Saturday and Sunday brunch, bringing its three-hour free-for-all of pasta, steaks, oysters and—the real reason it’s so packed—all-you-can-eat lobster, down to just B1,714.

946 Rama 4 Rd., 020-200-900. Open daily 6am-10pm. MRT Silom 

Treat of Truffle 

Throughout AugLa Tavola & Wine Bar serves special lunch and dinner menus featuring summer truffles by chef Matthias Mittnachtlike. Expect dishes like Wagyu beef carpaccio with black truffles, slow-cooked lamb shoulder and Hokkaido scallops with truffle sauce.

3/F, Renaissance Bangkok Hotel, 02-125-5010

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