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13 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 30, 2017

  • 13 booze and food events to check out in Bangkok this week
    Anantara Siam's World Gourmet Festival

Thursday

Insects in the Backyard Launch

Insects in the Backyard hosts its official launch event with a four-course tasting menu, a video screening and short discussion on the trends towards insects as food on Aug 31. Those who want to join the event can claim tickets by shooting an email to hello@insectsinthebackyard and explaining why you're interested in edible insects.

Chang Chui, 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd. 020-357-000


Friday

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.


Sunday

Freebird Garden Party V - One Year Anniversary

Sukhumvit's Australian restaurant Freebird hosts a garden barbecue party on Sep 3 in honor of its first birthday. Wear white to get a free complimentary welcome drink for your next visit. Free-flow food is B1,550 per person and it's B2,500 for free-flow booze. 

28 Sukhumvit Soi 47, 02-662-4936

Backyard BBQ and Motown

Afternoon barbecue and woodfire pizza in the backyard garden of Roots with Motown and disco classics by guest DJs on Sep 3, starting at 1pm. 

K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-661-5227


Monday

18th World Gourmet Festival

Anantara Siam’s World Gourmet Festival returns for the 18th time on Sep 4-10, with 20 dinners to choose from cooked by 10 top chefs from around the world. The honor roll includes Guillaume Galliot, whose Hong Kong restaurant Caprice (at the Four Seasons hotel) is an island byword for high-end French cuisine—and holds two Michelin stars. Other must-reserve dinners come from Cristina Bowerman from Glass Hostaria (Rome, Italy), where he serves high-flying modernist cooking techniques in the rustic Trastavere neighborhood, and Christian and Manue Costardi, aka the Costardi Brothers (Vercelli, Italy), who bring hipster charm to produce-driven tasting menus. Dinners start from B5,900 with B600 of that going to charity. For the schedule, see www.worldgourmetfestival.asia.
Anantara Siam Bangkok, 155 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866. www.worldgourmetfestival.asia
 

Tuesday

A Night in Moscow with Chef Alesha

Chef Alesha Veronin serves up authentic Russian dishes like beef borscht and village-style vareniki with vegetables with live Russian music at FooJohn Building on Sep 5. The seven-course menu is B1,400.

Chareonkrung Soi 31, 095-060-6286


Beyond

Sake + Sound Vol.3

A night full of delicious sake and music by The Outsider and NK Chan at Orihara Shoten. B200 for entry including one sake drink. 

18 Park Lane, Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 02-382-0131

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

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 Sathorn Soi 1 (Sribumphen), 097-234-8067
 

Ongoing

Beef Festival

Enjoy special discount on premium imported beef at Serina including US Angus beef at 100g/B850, Omi Wagyu beef at 100g/B950, Kobe beef at 100g/B1,400 Matsuzaka beef at 100g/B1600 until Sep 20.

9/26 Surawong Rd. 02-235-8382

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)
 

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

 

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