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


{Re} Food Forum

Forty food industry leaders from around the world converge on Bangkok to give talks on food waste and sustainability. Tickets for the Mar 19-20 forum have sold out, but chefs will be whipping up amazing public dinners the whole week of Mar 16-21 in collaboration with some of the biggest local food names. See more details here
Venues around Bangkok. www.re-take.asia

Orange Wine Week

After last year's successful inaugural event, About Eatery continues its tradition of celebrating orange wine from Mar 19-25.

G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke 3, 02-665-2772


Zero Waste Cocktails

On Mar 20, Sathorn's Bunker welcomes Mark Lloyd, of The 88 Surawong and Bootleggers Trading Co., for an evening of creative, zero-waste cocktails crafted from peels, cores and trimmings—typically "waste".

118/2 Sathorn Soi 12, 092-563-9991, 02-234-7749


Asian Organic Gourmet Festival

Thonglor's serviced residence and hotel, 137 Pillars Suites, stages four days dedicated to food, wine and wellness from Mar 22-25. The celebration includes gala dinners (from B4,200), cooking demos (B1,900), a brunch buffet (B2,900) and a daily farmers’ market.

59/1 Sukhumvit Soi 39, 02-079-7000


Baladin TAP Takeover

Italian brewery Birra Baladin takes over the taps at Pijiu Bar on Mar 23 and serves four of its signature beers Isaac, Nora, Rock & Roll and Elixir. Founding partner Alvise Lunardi will be in attendance. From 7pm. 

16 Soi Nana, Charoen Krung Rd.


1,000 Whiskey Sours

On Mar 24, The 88 Surawong along with Bootleggers Trading Co. will be hosting a charity event serving up to free flow whiskey sours up to 1000 drinks. Email april@the88surawong.com for B800 Tickets.

88 Surawong Rd., 087-663-1365


On Mar 24, Zuma continues with its night brunch event, which was launched last month. Expect Zuma's quality ingredients and well-crafted drinks in different packages ranging from B2,000-2,800.

G/F, St. Regis Hotel, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-252-4707


Stonefish Wine Tasting

On Mar 27, taste six labels from two collections of boutique Australian wines with Peter Papanikitas for B999 at Bar @494. From 7pm.
Bar @494, Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Rajdamri Rd.

Photo Caption - From L-R: Chef Arnaud Dunand Sauthier, LeNormandie @ The Mandarin Oriental (Two Michelin Stars), Chef Ryuki Kawasaki, Mezzaluna @ lebua Hotel (Two Michelin Stars)

Michelin Guide Dining Series

For two nights, the chefs of Le Normandie, Arnaud Dunand-Sauthier, and Mezzaluna, Ryuki Kawasaki, team up for a fine-dining experience. Night one at Le Normandie on Mar 27 and night two at Mezzaluna on Mar 28. Tickets for B13,350 per night here.

Le Normandie, The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Oriental Avenue, Charoenkrung Rd., 02-659-9000 #7390

Mezzaluna, Lebua Hotel, State Tower, 1055, Silom Road, 02-624-9555


Sicilian Wine & Food Pairing Journey

On Mar 29, Zoom Sky Lounge holds a Sicilian-themed wine and food pairing—each signature dish creation is complemented by a carefully selected Prosecco, white, rose or red wine. B999++. Tickets here.

38/F, Anantara Bangkok Sathorn Hotel, 36 Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Rd., 02-210-9000


Champagne & Oyster

The House on Sathorn offers unlimited Champagne and fresh oyster buffet within 90 minutes starting from B1,450 only on Mon-Fri during 5:30pm-7:30pm. Until Mar 31.

106,108 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000