BK's weekly round-up of all the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.
Thu, May 2
This Thursday May 2, Smalls' pop-up dining series welcomes La Bottega di Luca head chef Andrea Ortu, who'll serve up his Italian dishes like Piedmont Fassone beef tartar (B390), baby potatoes gnocchi with clams and sea asparagus (B350), as well as slow-cooked wagyu beef cheek in gravy dark chocolate glaze and celeriac mousse (B490). Booking can be made here or by calling 094-264-9535.
186/3 Suan Phlu Soi 1, 02-236-7777
Sat, May 4
May 4, 1/F, 72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 092-539-0990.
Sun, May 5
Enjoy all your Mexican classic faves at Pesca Mar & Terra Bistro's Sunday brunch, from steamed Argentinian prawns to roasted tenderloin with chimichurri sauce to roasted suckling pig to ceviche to Mexican paella to quesadillas and loads of nachos, burritos, tacos and even a guacamole trolley. The feast is priced at B1,490 with free-flow drinks. On top of that, there’ll also be the usual oysters, pizza, burgers, seafood, cold cuts, cheeses and salad options.
Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 17, 083-684-3921.
2 Michelin-Starred Chef, Chef Maxime Gilbert at Le Normandie
This May 16-17, Le Normandie’s kitchen welcomes chef Maxime Gilbert from Hong Kong’s two-Michelin-star Écriture to join chef de cuisine Arnaud Dunand Sauthier and whip up a six-course set lunch menu (B4,800), flying in pigeon from France, and an eight-course dinner menu (B9,200), featuring Akamutsu fish from Yamaguchi, Japan and top grade Blackmore Australian beef, known for its juiciness and tenderness. For reservations, call 02-659-9000.
Le Normandie, The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Soi Burapa, Charoenkrung Rd., 02-659-9000.
Il Fumo’s back with their recurring Portuguese dinner series, this time collaborating with chef Ricardo Costa of Porto's two-Michelin-star The Yeatman on May 16-17. He'll join hands with Il Fumo’s chef-partner Amorim Nelson and chef Alexandre Ferreira from Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Douro-Lamego. There’ll be a total of seven courses covering "new Portuguese cuisine" priced at B5,400 per person with wine pairing an additional B1,400.
Il Fumo, 1098/2 Rama 4 Rd., 02-286-8833.