BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.
Callan Green Guest Shift
Rabbit Hole welcomes guest bartender Callan Green from Jack Rose bar in Kuala Lumpur this Aug 24.
125 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 098-969-1335
Raw Food Dinner
Due to success of the previous event back in May, About Eatery organizes another six-course raw food dinner this Aug 24. B1,200 per person or add B1,000 for wine pairing.
Ocean Tower II, Sukhumvit 21 Soi 3. 02-665-2772
Brasserie Cordonnier Grand Opening
Soho Hospitality (Above Eleven, Havana Social, Charcoal, Cantina) hosts the grand opening of its fifth restaurant, Brasserie Cordonnier, with an open bar and complimentary finger food by chef Clement Hernandez on Aug 24.
33/30 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 094-970-8599
Boxing, Breakfast and Brews
Hair of the Dog Phrom Pong will be showing the Mayweather and McGregor boxing bout on the screen and serving up breakfast and beer specials. B400 for hangover-cure breakfast. Aug 27 10am-3pm.
593/27 Soi Villa, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-258-1431
Tea Brewing Workshop with MythTea
Learn to brew tea properly with a tea sommelier on Aug 27 at Blue Dye Cafe. B2,500 per person for 2.5-hour course.
40/1 Sukhumvit Soi 36, 094-156-6166
Insects in the Backyard Launch
Insects in the Backyard hosts its official launch event with a four-course tasting menu, a video screening and short discussion on the trends towards insects as food on Aug 31. Those who want to join the event can claim tickets by shooting an email to hello@insectsinthebackyard and explaining why you're interested in edible insects.
Chang Chui, 460/8 Sirindhorn Rd. 020-357-000
Bangkok Beer Fest
Stone Head Thai Craft Beer hosts the first episode of Bangkok Beer Festival during Sep 1-3. B200 tickets get you one drink.
Show DC Oasis Outdoor Arena, 99/6-9 Rim Klong Bangkapi Rd.
Freebird Garden Party V - One Year Anniversary
Sukhumvit's Australian restaurant Freebird hosts a garden barbecue party on Sep 3 in honor of its first birthday. Wear white to get a free complementarty welcome drink for your next visit. Free-flow food is B1,550 per person and it's B2,500 for free-flow booze.
28 Sukhumvit Soi 47, 02-662-4936
September Special Kombucha Cocktails
Throughout Sep, I Hate Pigeons will be serving three special drinks (Gin Mule, New Moscow and Mojito mocktail) made using home-brewed kombucha.
18th World Gourmet Festival
Michel Roux at Le Normandie
The man credited with revolutionizing Britain's eating habits, chef Michel Roux from The Waterside Inn, returns to Le Normandie during Sep 25-30. Five-course lunch is B4,900 and seven-course dinner is B8.900.
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Oriental Avenue, 02-659-9000
Kampo Beef Menu
Sofitel Sukhumvit celebrates the sixth anniversary of its French restaurant L'appart with seasonal menu featuring premium Kampo beef from Miyagi, Japan. Executive chef Nicolas Basset rolls out the likes of tenderloin tartar, seared Kampo short loin carpaccio and smoked Kampo sirloin through the end of Aug.
32/F, Sofitel Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Rd. 02-126-9999
Flavortale Dinner Show
Watch a live dance performance curated by Xuan Xu, who's also behind shows at Maggie Choo's and Sing Sing Theater, while having dinner at Medici through Sep 27.
55/555 Langsuan Rd., 02-630-4000
Seafood in the City
Enjoy Maine lobster, Fines de Clare oysters, Bouchot mussels and many more imported seafood specials at Scalini through the end of Sep. The mixed seafood bucket starts at B2,000 for two.
Hilton Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-620-6666
Dusit Thai Sunday Brunch
From now through Aug 27, the hotel celebrates its 48th anniversary with 48-percent discount on its Saturday and Sunday brunch, bringing its three-hour free-for-all of pasta, steaks, oysters and—the real reason it’s so packed—all-you-can-eat lobster, down to just B1,714.
946 Rama 4 Rd., 020-200-900. Open daily 6am-10pm. MRT Silom
Treat of Truffle
Throughout Aug, La Tavola & Wine Bar serves special lunch and dinner menus featuring summer truffles by chef Matthias Mittnachtlike. Expect dishes like Wagyu beef carpaccio with black truffles, slow-cooked lamb shoulder and Hokkaido scallops with truffle sauce.
3/F, Renaissance Bangkok Hotel, 02-125-5010