BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.
Le Cafe des Stagiaires's 2nd Anniversary
International Beer Day
I Hate Pigeons celebrates International Beer Day (Aug 4) with a buy-4-get-1-free deal on craft beers.
34/2 Soi Sribumphen, Rama 4 Rd., 097-234-8067
On Aug 5-6, the market known for its healthy and organic products, as well as handmade crafts, heads to Onnut's Habito mall.
Habito Mall, Sukhumvit Soi 77 (Onnut). 11am-7pm. BTS Onnut
Harvest is teaming up with craft beer purveyors Beervana for a five-course dinner devoted to wild-caught European game meat paired with craft beers on Aug 5. B2,900 per person and all the beers are free-pour.
Chapter 31, 24/1 Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-262-0762, 097-235-8286
Back by popular demand, learn how to brew kombucha with brewmaster of Pure Luck on Sunday Aug 13. Workshop takes 2.5 hours and costs B3,600 per person.
The Commons, 333 Thonglor Soi 17. www.fb.com/thecommonsbkk
On Aug 6, Japanese bars and restaurants in the Phra Khanong area, including Yooi Don, Kinjo Okinawa restaurant, GOJA, Amby and more, join together at Nagiya to offer food and drinks alongside a tuna carving show, standup performances, a singing competition and a variety of other activities.
Tenkaichi Yakiton Yakitori Nagiya, 1/F, Nihonmachi, 115 Sukhumvit Soi 26
Rum Cocktail Week
From Aug 7-13, Kin+ introduces six days of rum-made cocktail masterclasses at top cocktail venues such as Backstage, Bamboo Bar, Cielo, Eat Me, Fillets, Havana Social, Highball, Hyde & Seek Peek-a-Boo, Q&A, Rabbit Hole, Sorrento, Thaipioka, Vesper, Vogue Lounge and Zuma.
Bars across Bangkok. More information at www.fb.com/bangkokrumcocktailweek
Guest Chef Houssein Hafian Rodriguez
On Aug 7-8, chef Houssein Hafian Rodriguez of Binomio, a Spanish restaurant in Singapore, reunites with Nan Charcoal Grill's chef Carlos Yau to serve up special dishes like fish stew (B450) and cuttlefish noodle (B250) available as both set menu and a la carte.
1124 Narathiwas Soi 17, 081-939-8389
Creativity Onwards Pop-up Dinner
Taste a modern twist on Thai ingredients at 80/20 Bkk on Aug 19. B3,000 for seven-course dinner. Profits go to charity.
1052-1054 Charoenkrung Rd. 02-639-1135
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. 0-2126-9999
Paste's Four Dishes Set
Creative Thai restaurant Paste offers a B800 lunch set that includes four signature dishes until Aug 5.
3/F, Gaysorn Plaza, Ratchdamri Rd., 02-656-1003. www.pastebangkok.com
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 Jul-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