BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.
Though this June, La 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 June, The 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
Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand, Maneeya Center, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-652-0580
Coedo Tap Takeover
Craft 23, Sukhumvit Soi 23
Craft Silom, Holiday Inn Silom
Ocean Tower II, Sukhumvit Soi 23, 02-665-2772
Pop-up Bar at The Commons
335 Thonglor Soi 17
Tapas & Wine Night
72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 081-929-6562
Farang Tok Toh #1
This May 27, Hazel’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
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 food tasting. Take home your favorite bottle or open it there with no corkage charge.
1054 Charoenkrung Rd., 094-205-9500. MRT Hua Lamphong
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
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
This Jun 10 from 3-6pm, The Pegu Club (Yangon, Myanmar) visits Seven Spoons to give you 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