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


Nowhere BBQ Party

Hide away from the wet crowd on Sonkran at Nowhere's barbecue party this Apr 13-15. Get wine and cocktails at 20 percent discount from 5pm onwards.

6/F, Tha City Loft Hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 094-516-6663. www.nowherebkk.com


Songkran House Party

Hair of the Dog hosts a three-day dry Songkran party (Apr 13-15) with 30 percent off for all taps.

Hair of the Dog, Sukhumvit Rd. BTS Phrom Phong. 02-258-1431. www.hairofthedogbkk.com


Easter Offerings

This Sunday Tables Grill puts an Easter spin on its Sunday brunch, where you can enjoy oysters, charcuterie, beef Wellington and Champagne risotto at  B3,200 per person. Add B799 for free-flow alcohol. From 11am to 3pm.

Grand Hyatt Erawan, Ratchadamri Rd., BTS Chit Lom. 02-254-1234


Easter Sunday Jazzy Brunch

Sunday Jazzy Brunch takes place across Rossini’s, Basil and The Living Room with live music from Jazziam. Expect everything from French oysters to Chinese dim sum along with some special Easter chocolates. Tables of six adults get a free bottle of Ferrari Champagne.  B2,800 per person plus B1,500 for free-flow wine. From noon-3pm.

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Rd., BTS Asoke. 02-649-8888


Songkran Buffet

Cuisine Unplugged celebrates Thai new year with a Songkran buffet serving grilled meat, pizza and sushi, along with iconic Thai desserts like mango and sticky rice. Available for both lunch and dinner Apr 12-15 at  B999 per person.

Pullman Hotel Rangnam, Rangnam Rd., 02-680-9999 


Taraba King Crab

The world famous Hokkaido taraba king crab is at Elements through Apr 29. The five-course menu costs B3,200 per person and features taraba crab gratin, taraba crab omelette and taraba crab with thinly sliced paupiette.  


24/F, The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Phloen Chit Rd. BTS Phloen Chit. 02-687-9000


Morel Mushrooms Seasonal Promo

Go taste the seasonal morel mushrooms which Red Sky features in several special dishes, including morel linguini, grilled baby lamb loin and Alaskan halibut. Promotion runs through April, with dishes start from B695.

Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd., 02-100-1234. BTS Siam


Poultry Specials

From now to the end of May, Scalini restaurant at Hilton Sukhumvit Soi 26 offers a special menu all about fre-range, steroid-free poultry. Highlighting the menu is whole-roasted, free-range chicken for two at B1,995. 

2/F, Hilton Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 26. BTS Phrom Phong. 02-620-6666 


Cooking Class with Chef Ian Kittichai

On Apr 24, join Thailand's Iron Chef Ian Kittichai (behind the menu of restaurants like Nansaah Bottling Trust and Hyde & Seek) when he reveals his recipes.  B4,500++ per person. 3pm-6pm at Issaya Cooking Studio, Central Embassy. 

G/F, Central Embassy, Phloen Chit Rd. BTS Phloen Chit. 02-160-5636. www.issayacookingstudio.com


Miznon Pop-up

This Apr 18-23, guest chef Pierre Bouko-Levy from Paris’s cult favorite Israeli eatery Miznon returns to Quince for a pop-up. Highlight creations include soft hand-made pita bread stuffed with slow-cooked juicy lamb, roast chicken, vegetarian-friendly ratatouille and choux farci (cabbage rolls)—all of which are available on the al a carte menus at both lunch and dinner. Prices TBA. 

Sukhumvit Soi 45, 02-662-4478

The Bar Awards Picnic

Roots hosts the debut picnic of The Bar Awards on Apr 22, featuring award-winning cocktails from 12 international bartenders from around Asia. Event runs from 2-8pm. 

K village,Sukhumvit Soi 26. BTS Phrom Phong. 02-661-5227


Beer Pong Tournament

Gameover Lounge hosts the Vedett beer pong competition at 6pm on Apr 28. Tournament fee is B500 per team (3 people maximum).

Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55. 02-170-7684