Sep 25-Oct 5
Organized by the French Embassy, C’est Bon aims to present French culture through cuisine, art, film and fashion. The program includes a one-day conference about food and agricultural products (Sep 30), movie screenings, a gala dinner at Hyatt Erawan (Oct 1) and a butter and cheese dinner (Oct 4) by Chef Jean-Yves Bordier. See tinyurl.com/my8lvt8 for details.
Sep 28, 10am-4pm
Drop by The Gardeners for their first ever farmers market with vendors including Raitong Organics Farm, Super Milk, bread maker The Oven and organic rice producers Fine Rice. G/F, Pipatanasin Bldg., Naratiwas Ratchanakarin Rd., 02-678-9796.
Sep 28, 9am-3pm
Enjoy a country-style lunch held by the Thai Green Market at Sai Jai Restaurant, along with an exhibition on seasonal vegetables and the chance to meet and learn from farmers from Angthong and Sisaket. Listen to country tunes from SEA Write award-winner Saksiri Meesomsueb and attend cooking classes and workshops. Seats are limited. Sai Jai, Vipawadee Rd., 02-938-8534, 087-915-3440.
Sep 29, 8am-1pm
Missed the first few Spring Epicurean Markets? Here’s another chance. Bring your own shopping bag, arrive early and peruse the produce on offer from Amatissimo Caffe (deep-fried croissant donuts), Italian restaurant Appia, Heimat (butter and spreads) and much more. Spring & Summer, Sukhumvit Soi 49, 02-392-2747-8.
Two-Michelin-star Chef Alexandre Couillon, owner of La Marine restaurant on Noirmoutier Island, France, will serve a six-course seafood dinner (B7,000 or B9,000 with wines) at VIE Hotel Bangkok (and in V Villas Hua Hin on Oct 5). On the menu will be the chef’s famous homemade seaweed bread along with dishes like langoustine with green peas and minted yoghurt and lobster with grilled asparagus, mussel and salicornia. Phayathai Rd., 02-309-3939. BTS Ratchatewi.