BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.
Toro x Sugar Ray
Chanchai "Boyd" Rodbamrung senior bartender of Sugar Ray takes over Toro's bar on Jul 6-7. Expect Spanish-inspired cocktails and Sangria.
Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor),. 02-392-7790
And Union X Crying Thaiger
On Jul 7, Crying Thaiger celebrates the official launch of And Union Bavarian craft beer with a rooftop party, a specially created burger and the brand's Friday, Summer and Sunday beers.
27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 097-052-8861
Taking place at the leafy surrounds of Sukhumvit Soi 61's Quaint on Jul 7, the festival will let you taste over 50 American craft beers and ciders on tap from 12 different breweries including familiar names like Ballast Point, Flying Dog, Coronado and Evil Twin. Early bird second-phase tickets are available for B755 at bit.ly/2tDsjYm, which gets you two beer coupons, one Thailand Brew Fest T-shirt and one glass. Door tickets are priced at B955. On the day, you can also team up with two of your friends to participate in the 'The Very Serious Beer Pong Tournament' for a chance to win a draft beer party set and a keg of Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin IPA. Entry is B2,500 per team.
5pm. Quaint, 23 Sukhumvit Soi 61, 02-714-1998. Open daily 8am-midnight
Bangkok Farmer's Market
This Jul 7-8, go shop artisan food, local-produced and organic farmer's product at Bangkok Farmer's Market. This week at Gateway Ekkamai.11am- 6pm.
982/22, Sukhumvit Rd. www.fb.com/bkkfm
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
Wagyu and Foie Gras Combination
The World brings together wagyu and foie gras for dishes like beef tenderloin Rossini with foie gras and balsamic sauce, pan-seared foie gras and roasted wagyu prime ribs for Friday night buffet until the end of July. B1,890 per person.
24/F, Centara Grand at CentralWorld, 02-100-6255
Taste of Korea
Through Jul 9, enjoy Korean fare at Latest Recipe from Chef Bae Jong-Hun and Chef Nam Hun, Korean guest chefs from Sheraton Seoul D Cube Hotel. Expect samgyetang (Ginseng chicken soup), braised beef short ribs and gimbap with kimchi. Lunch buffet for B1,100 and dinner buffet for B1,300.
Le Meridian Bangkok, Surawong Rd., 02-232-8888
Treat of Truffle
Throughout Jul and 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
Aperol Spritz Evening
Every Wed from Jul 5-Aug 23, About Eatery presents Aperol Spritz at the special price of B190 per glass. 5pm-8pm.
Ocean Tower II, Sukhumvit 21 Soi 3. 02-665-2772
Kombucha Brewing Workshop
Learn how to brew kombucha with brewmaster of Pure Luck at 2pm on Jul 16 and 23. Workshop takes 2.5 hours and costs B3,600 per person.
The Commons, 333 Thonglor Soi 17. www.fb.com/thecommonsbkk
Kitchen Backstories presents an introduction to Nepal's juicy dumplings, aka momo, on Jul 16 from 10:30am-1:30pm at Himalaya Restaurant. B1,090 for ticket at door or B890 for earlybird ticket before Jul 8. Bookings at email@example.com.
235/5 Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-258-4489
Kiwi Tap Takeover
On Jul 26 and 27, Craft brings New Zealand’s best craft brews from 2017 International Cider Award Champion Zeffer and New Zealand’s fastest-growing brewery 8 Wired to both Silom and Sukhumvit branches.
16 Sukhumvit Soi 23 or 981 Silom Rd. 02-258-0541