Tap takeovers, a free-flow pizza party, biodynamic wines and a British-Thai collab.
Thu, Nov 14
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
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.
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
6-9pm, Carbar, 72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-6922. B850/person
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 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
Issaya Siamese Club, 4 Soi Sri Aksorn, 02-672-9040-1
Tue, Nov 19
Nov 19, 6:30pm. Taan, 25/F, Siam @ Siam Design Hotel, 865 Rama 1 Rd., 065-328-7374. B3,600 including four wines
Through Nov 24. Bitterman, Silom Soi 1, 02-636-3256
Through Nov 30. Various locations across Bangkok
Nov 18-24. G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke 3, 02-665-2772
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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.
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.