Tap takeovers, a free-flow pizza party, biodynamic wines and a British-Thai collab.

Thu, Nov 14

Collective Arts Tap Takeover

Collective Arts, Canada’s coolest craft brewery, is back in town, and Hair of the Dog is hosting a tap takeover. Drop by on Nov 15 for 13 different beers—as well as plenty of bottles and cans—including the exclusive release of Origin of Darkness, an imperial stout made to taste like a Canadian chocolate bar. 

Nov 15. Hair of the Dog Phrom Phong, 593/27 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 02-030-2538

 

Fri, Nov 15

Wishbeer Winter Garden Grand Opening at Gaysorn

You know Christmas is approaching when the beer gardens start to crop up. Though CentralWorld may not be providing the goods this year, you can head to neighboring Gaysorn Village for brews, food and music from Nov 15.

Gaysorn Village, 999 Phloen Chit Rd.

 

Dr.Fern’s Gin Parlour W Paul Chan & Matthew Lau

Paul Chan and Matthew Lau from Hong Kong's Dr. Fern's Gin Parlour are set to give gin a tropical twist at this guest shift.

Tropic City, 672/65 Charoenkrung Soi 28

 

Sat, Nov 16

6-Hands Pizza & Draft Beer

On Nov 16, James Beard Award-winning chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette (of  Boston’s Coppa, Toro and Little Donkey) are joining Arnie Marcella (formerly of Bunker) at Carbar for a night of off-the-menu pizzas and free-flow beer.

6-9pm, Carbar, 72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-6922. B850/person

 

Sake and Sound Vol. 9

Yoshibar is back with its popular Sake and Sound series on Nov 16, put on in collaboration with event organizers 52Hz Bangkok and Giant Swing. This time around, Mongkorn (a.k.a. DJ Dragon) spins futuristic sounds alongside resident DJs The Outsider and NK Chan, with 10-plus specialty sakes on the menu to match with the music. Special guest bartender Yuka Kozume from Disco Beans will be shaking up matcha cocktails, too.

Yoshibar, 9:53 Community Mall, 124 Sukhumvit 53, 02-115-2944

 

Sun, Nov 17

100 Mahaseth’s 2nd Anniversary

100 Mahaseth celebrates its second anniversary from 4-10pm on Nov 17 in typical Thai fashion. The restaurant is offering an all-you-can-eat Thai buffet, where you’ll be able to feast on spicy larb, grilled meats, fried bites, curries, som tam and Isaan specialties, and wash it all down with local spirits like ya dong. Adding to the evening’s festivities is a traditional muan lam dance on the second floor, plus DJs and musicians playing traditional Thai instruments like harps, fiddles and drums.

100 Mahaseth Rd., 02-235-0023. B1,500/person

Four Hands Lunch with chef Kirk Westaway

On Nov 17, Issaya Siamese Club and chef Ian Kittichai will welcome British chef Kirk Westaway of one-Michelin-starred JAAN by Kirk Westaway in Singapore (No. 32 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019) for a special British-Thai lunch (B2,900), followed by a four-hands dinner at Issaya Cooking Studio at Central Embassy on Nov 18 (B4,900, including wine pairing).

Issaya Siamese Club, 4 Soi Sri Aksorn, 02-672-9040-1

 

Tue, Nov 19

TAAN & WINE

Swiss winemaker Marcel Bühler—of progressive, biodynamic vineyard Domaine Des Enfants, in Cotes Catalanes, France—is headed to Siam’s sky-high experimental Thai restaurant for a night of biodynamic and sustainable wines paired with a 10-course dinner by chef Monthep. 

Nov 19, 6:30pm. Taan, 25/F, Siam @ Siam Design Hotel, 865 Rama 1 Rd., 065-328-7374. B3,600 including four wines

 

ONGOING

Aperol Van Pop-Up

What better way to welcome the cool season than with a refreshing Aperol Spritz? 

Through Nov 24. Bitterman, Silom Soi 1, 02-636-3256
 

Cactus

BAD Night Out

Now in its third week BK’s BAD Night Out is continuing its journey across 40 of the city’s top bars, offering specially curated menus with three drinks going for a flat rate of B800++. This week, check out Cactus, Iron Balls, To More, and more, or plan ahead for weeks four (Aesop’s, Seen, Havana) and five (ABar, Honest Mistake, Uncle Tim). To see the full line-up and to book your tickets, visit the website

Through Nov 30. Various locations across Bangkok

 

UPCOMING

Orange Wine Week

The week-long celebration of all things orange, funky and natural returns to About Eatery this Nov 18-24. Never had orange wine? This is a great opportunity to learn what all the fuss is about. Orange Wine Week promises tasting sessions with the bar-restaurant’s somm, Giulio Saverino, as well as exclusive bottles of over 30 different orange wines from around the world to try or buy. 

Nov 18-24. G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke 3, 02-665-2772


Samrub 11: Kobori-san & Angsumalin

Chef Prin Polsuk of Samrub for Thai (formerly of Nahm) is headed to Charoenkrung’s modern izakaya for an indulgent menu of Japanese-influenced Thai food

Nov 20. Jua, 672/49 Charoenkrung Soi 28, 021-036-598. B3,000 via the website

 

Rajat Parr at Siri House

Get ready to be wined and dined by special guest sommelier and winemaker, Rajat Parr, who will be joining a four-course wine-pairing dinner at Quince. An ardent wine educator, the Calcutta-born, California-based Parr made several appearances in 2018 Netflix documentary “Somm” and is a well-known name in the global wine circuit. 

Nov 21. Siri House, 14/2 Som Khit, 094-868-2639. B1,500 for dinner, plus B2,000 for wine pairing 

 

Exclusive 6-Hands Dinner

Three culinary masterminds—chef Chumpol of two-Michelin-starred R.Haan, chef Pom of Chinese Cuisine By TODD, and chef Matsueda of Kitaohji—are teaming up for one exclusive dinner. Expect seven courses of Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine, complete with seven Continental wine pairings.

Nov 22, 6pm. Chef Pom Chinese Cuisine By TODD, 662/52 Rama III Rd., 02-294-3998. B7,777 via the website

 

Guest Chef Series: Chef Num of Samuay & Sons

Bangkok's private dining trailblazer is bringing in chef Num of Udon Thani’s acclaimed Samuay & Sons for an Isaan-meets-Switzerland 10-course tasting menu.

Nov 22. Empty Plates, Lad Phrao Soi 18, 093-324-0078. B3,500/person

 

The1925 Grand Opening Party

Lad Phrao’s lively new craft bar officially throws open its doors this Nov 22. Expect live music, beer promotions and lucky draws every hour inside a faux-industrial space that’s already drawing tons of regulars in the community.

Nov 22. 80 Ladprao Hills Building, Ladprao Rd., 095-825-1925

 

Anantara Riverside Bangkok’s first Manohra Cruise chef’s table

On Nov 23, the Anantara Riverside Bangkok brings the chef’s table concept to its long-standing river cruise. Iron Chef Thailand-winning chef Phongthorn Hinracha serves up a four-course menu with wine pairing as the antique barge plies the Chao Phraya. Expect dishes like salmon and Hokkaido scallop carpaccio as well as a southern Thai oxtail consommé.

Nov 23. Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, 257/1-3, Charoennakorn Rd., 02-365-9110. B3,200/person (includes wine) 

 

Hong Thaimee x Supanniga Cruise

A three-day pop-up at Supanniga Cruise with the celebrity chef of acclaimed cookbook "True Thai," Hong Thaimee. She'll be merging Supanniga’s regional and traditional Thai dishes with her own contemporary cooking in a five-course meal, with B500 from every ticket to be donated to The Global Fund to support their HIV/AIDS programs in Southeast Asia. 

Nov 26-28, 6:15pm. Pier 2 at River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. B3,250/person

 

Fin Festive Wine Market 2019

Sample and buy up to 60 organic, biodynamic and natural wines from importer Fin Wine, with event-only discounts of up to 50 percent off. Artisanal, local and 100 percent organic products will also be available from Vivin, Bo.lan and Sloane’s, to name a few, while ticket prices can be redeemed for on-top discounts on all wine labels.

Nov 27, 11am-6pm. The Campus, Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Ratchadamri Rd.

 

Chit Beer Craft/Cruise

Koh Kret’s seminal craft beer academy-slash-dive bar is setting sail this Dec 8. The boat departs from the bar, traverses Koh Kret and heads up to Pathum Thani before anchoring at the bar again. During the three-hour journey, expect plenty of music and beer, as well as food.

Dec 8. 219/266 Baan Suan Palm, Koh Kret, 083-999-0935. 4-7pm. B550/person (price does not include food or beer)