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12 booze and food events to check out this week (May 17, 2017)

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

By Natcha Sanguankiattichai | May 17, 2017

  • 12 booze and food events to check out this week (May 17, 2017)
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Ongoing

Canadian Lobster

Though this JuneLa Vie feature seasonal Canadian lobster including Fedelini lobster to its menu. All at B1,800 per dish.

11/F, Vie Hotel, Phayathai Rd. 02-309-3939

White Asparagus Lunch

Until JuneThe Westin Grande Sukhumvit presents seasonal white asparagus at its Sunday lunch. Expect special dishes like seared Hokkaido scallops on crunchy white asparagus and white asparagus veloute with fresh oyster. B2,490 per person.

7/F, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 19


Wednesday

Bangkok's Street Food Future 

This May 17, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand hosts a special panel discussion which aims to discuss allegedly misreported comments from the BMA that started a series of online fake-news accusations and heaps of coverage in Western media regarding Thailand’s street food future. The talk will also touch on what defines “street food” in the BMA’s eyes. The panel includes important members of Bangkok’s foodie scene, including Chawadee Nualkhair (author of Bangkok Glutton), Piyaluck Nakayodhin (publisher of Street Food: 39 Great Places Under 100 Baht), Philip Cornwell-Smith (author of Very Thai: Every Day Popular Culture) and David Thompson (chef/owner of Nahm restaurant and author of Thai Street Food). May 17, 9pm. B450 for non-members. Free for members. 

Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand, Maneeya Center, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-652-0580

Coedo Tap Takeover

This May 17-18, six Coedo draft beers take over both Silom and Sukhumvit Soi 23 branches of Craft. A flight of five beers costs B460 while Ruri Pilsner comes with a two-for-one deal.
Craft 23, Sukhumvit Soi 23
Craft Silom, Holiday Inn Silom

THURSDAY

Raw Food Dinner

On May 18, About Eatery hosts six-course raw food dinner by their chefs featuring special desserts by Amelia Stewart from Cook First.

Ocean Tower II, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 02-665-2772


FRIDAY

Pop-up Bar at The Commons

This May 19, Swedish bartenders Viktor Haglund and Nikola Blagojevic mixes drinks at The Commons while Swedish DJ Plata spins the tunes for the night. Two-for-one deal runs between 10-11pm.
335 Thonglor Soi 17

Beyond

Tapas & Wine Night

Spanish restaurant Toro offers 10 tapas to go with wine importer BB&B's selection of five wines at B1,800 this May 24.

72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 081-929-6562

Farang Tok Toh #1

This May 27, Hazel’s hosts a pop-up of Isaan food and Udomsuk beer pairing (B1,000/person). Proceeds go to Operation Smile Thailand for reconstructive facial surgery for children. Live DJ by Ball and Tul from Apartment Khunpa. Limited seats.

171 Chakrapatipong Rd., 081-649-5041

Naturalista 80/20

80/20 and Fin Wine hold a natural wine tasting event on May 27. Tickets are sold at B1,100 and give you access to nine wine and six food tasting. Take home your favorite bottle or open it there with no corkage charge.

1054 Charoenkrung Rd., 094-205-9500. MRT Hua Lamphong

Rasmee x Sri Trat

On May 28, Isaan soul singer Rasmee, Sri Trat, Jazz Happens and Bangkok Publishing Residence collaborate on a small concert event featuring a meal of Eastern Thai food by Sri Trat and three drinks amid the retro Thai atmosphere of Bangkok Publishing Residence. Early bird tickets are B2,500 or at the door for B2,900.

Bangkok Publishing Residence, Lan Luang Rd., 02-282-0288

Lobster Menu at J'aime

This Jun 8-10, chef Jean-Michel Lorain marks the 25th year of his lobster menu from the two-Michelin-starred La Cote Saint Jacques in France by offering it at J’aime. The chef will be visiting his Bangkok restaurant to present the lobster-heavy four- (B2,299) or six-course (B3,399) menus himself, including the likes of quail egg and lobster salpicon in a puff pastry shell, warm lobster claw served in a cold white gazpacho with spring vegetables and watercress salad and Provence-style lobster and pig’s trotter. Wine pairing is also available upon request.

 

U Sathorn Bangkok, 105, 105/1 Soi Ngam Duphli, Sathorn Rd., 02-119-4899

Historic Architecture & Heritage Drinks of Southeast Asia

This Jun 10 from 3-6pm, The Pegu Club (Yangon, Myanmar) visits Seven Spoons to give you a taste of their renowned cocktails, alongside a seminar by South African architect Horton Mark on heritage buildings. B900/person. Limited seats

22 Chakrapatipong Rd., 02-629-9214

 

 

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