BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.


Canadian Lobster

Though this JuneLa Vie feature seasonal Canadian lobster including Fedelini lobster to its menu. All at B1,800 per dish.

11/F, Vie Hotel, Phayathai Rd. 02-309-3939

White Asparagus Lunch

Until JuneThe Westin Grande Sukhumvit presents seasonal white asparagus at its Sunday lunch. Expect special dishes like seared Hokkaido scallops on crunchy white asparagus and white asparagus veloute with fresh oyster. B2,490 per person.

7/F, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 19


Tapas & Wine Night

Spanish restaurant Toro offers 10 tapas to go with wine importer BB&B's selection of five wines at B1,800 this May 24.

72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 081-929-6562

Australian Barbecue Dinner

On May 24, Quince fires up the barbecue to serve dishes like slow-cooked lamb (B290/150g) and BBQ prawns (B250), alongside local wines and beers from Bridge Road Brewers. From 7pm, bookings recommended.
Sukhumvit Soi 45, 02-662-4478


Phuong's Pho

Smalls hosts its monthly Vietnamese pho night on May 25, 7.30pm. Get there early.
186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1,  02-236-7777


Farang Tok Toh #1

This May 27Hazel’s hosts a pop-up of Isaan food and Udomsuk beer pairing (B1,000/person). Proceeds go to Operation Smile Thailand for reconstructive facial surgery for children. Live DJ by Ball and Tul from Apartment Khunpa. Limited seats.

171 Chakrapatipong Rd., 081-649-5041

Naturalista 80/20

80/20 and Fin Wine hold a natural wine tasting event on May 27. Tickets are sold at B1,100 and give you access to nine wine and six tasting dishes. Take home your favorite bottle or open it there with no corkage charge.

1054 Charoenkrung Rd., 094-205-9500. MRT Hua Lamphong

Casa Azul 2 Year Anniversary

Ari's Mexican restaurant Casa Azul turns 2 and celebrates with a fiesta on May 27. Live music plus free sangria from 5-7pm.

2/23 Phahon Yothin Soi 7 (Ari), 02-619-5107


Rasmee x Sri Trat

On May 28, Isaan soul singer Rasmee, Sri Trat, Jazz Happens and Bangkok Publishing Residence collaborate on a small concert event featuring a meal of Eastern Thai food by Sri Trat and three drinks amid the retro Thai atmosphere of Bangkok Publishing Residence. Early bird tickets are B2,500 or at the door for B2,900.

Bangkok Publishing Residence, Lan Luang Rd., 02-282-0288


Tacos Tuesday x Bangkok Invaders

Enjoy hiphop beat from Bangkok's renowned Djs with special B95 tacos all night at Touche Hombre on May 30 starting at 7pm.

72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). 02-392-7760


Kurafutoburyu at Brewski

On May 31, enjoy Japanese craft beer Kurafutoburyu and Japanese-inspired food as well as live entertainment by DJ Hidemasa Mitsubishi at Brewski

30/F Raddisson Blu Hotel, Sukhumvit Rd. 02-304-3333

Lobster Menu at J'aime

This Jun 8-10, chef Jean-Michel Lorain marks the 25th year of his lobster menu from the two-Michelin-starred La Cote Saint Jacques in France by offering it at J’aime. The chef will be visiting his Bangkok restaurant to present the lobster-heavy four- (B2,299) or six-course (B3,399) menus himself, including the likes of quail egg and lobster salpicon in a puff pastry shell, warm lobster claw served in a cold white gazpacho with spring vegetables and watercress salad and Provence-style lobster and pig’s trotter. Wine pairing is also available upon request.

U Sathorn Bangkok, 105, 105/1 Soi Ngam Duphli, Sathorn Rd., 02-119-4899


Historic Architecture & Heritage Drinks of Southeast Asia

This Jun 10 from 3-6pm, The Pegu Club (Yangon, Myanmar) visits Seven Spoons to offer a taste of their renowned cocktails, alongside a seminar by South African architect Horton Mark on heritage buildings. B900/person. Limited seats

22 Chakrapatipong Rd., 02-629-9214

Masterclass and Chef's Table with Chef Alain Passard

Join a cooking class (B5,900) with chef Alain Passard of Paris' three-Michelin-starred restaurant L'arperge or try his chef's table dinner with wine (B12,500) at Issaya Cooking Studio from June 14-17.

LG/F, Central Embassy, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-160-5636. www.issayacookingstudio.com




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