With Italian National Day around the corner, this week is all about pizza, pasta, seafood and Italian wine.
Thu, May 30
Sathorn's traditional French restaurant Brasserie 9 takes over the kitchen at Suan Plu's laidback Smalls. Expect pan seared foie gras with caramelized peach and brioche (B590), wagyu beef tartare (B390) and smoked Scottish salmon (B390). Book here or call 094-264-9535.
Thursday, May 30, 7:15pm. Smalls, 186/3 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398
Indulge in Pizzeria Mazzie's New York-style pizza paired with organic, biodynamic wines at special prices from boutique wine importer, Fin. To book a table, call 02-060-8822.
Thursday, May 30, 6:30pm. Pizzeria Mazzie, Park Lane Ekkamai, 23 Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekkamai), 02-060-8822
Fri, May 31
Alberto Zampino, owner of artisinal pasta producer Pasta Gentile, teams up with chef Jamie Wakford of Suan Plu's modern British restaurant, Olta, for a five-course British-Italian menu, with Italian wine pairing from Velenosi wines, priced at B2,400/person. Seating's limited to only 30 people, so book fast!
Friday, May 31, 7:30pm. Olta, 101/11 Suanphlu Rd., 094-656-2159
Sat, Jun 1
Celebrate Italian National Day with a seafood set brunch and Peroni beers in Bitterman's leafy glasshouse—a brunch for two people featuring Irish Majestic oysters, Tasmanian mussels, tiger prawns and more, plus four bottles of Peroni, will set you back B1,900. To book, call 02-636-3256.
Saturday, Jun 1, 11am-11pm. Bitterman, Silom Soi 1 (Sala Daeng), 091-740-6486
Sat, Jun 1 - Sun, Jun 2
This weekend, Pesca Mar & Terra Bistro and neighboring Lola by Cocotte will be bringing back their all-you-can-eat Tamahawk wagyu brunch for all you meat lovers at B1,490 per person, including soft drinks. On top of all the Tomahawk, there will be pizza and burger stations, seafood, a salad bar, cheese, cold cuts, homemade bread, desserts and ice cream. A free-flow food and booze package costs B2,900 per person.
Jun 1-2. Pesca Mar & Terra Bistro, Ekkamai Soi 12, 063-267-7778
Tues, Jun 4 - Sat, Jun 8
For their new collabration series that invites guest chefs from around the world, chefs Napol Jantraget and Saki Hoshino of 80/20 welcome chef Kongwuth Chaiwongkachon of Chiang Rai sensation, Locus Native Food Lab. There'll be a total of 10 courses featuring produce sourced directly from the northern province for B3,500/person. To book a table, call 099-118-2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 12, 80/20, 1052-1054 Charoenkrung Soi 26, 02-639-1135
If you love baked goods, then don't miss French pastry chef Rodolphe Landemaine's pop-up at Playground Bakery. Until the end of August, you'll find a mouthwatering array of French breads and viennoiserie, from the photogenic striped croissants in beetroot, cacao or lemon meringue flavor (B100), to puffy brioche in orange, chocolate and even vegan options (B80). The French patissier is the chef behind Maison Landemaine, an artisan boulangerie-pâtisserie with 15 shops in France and two in Tokyo. Chef Rodolphe has also created a special menu for 25 Degrees burger bar, featuring beetroot, chocolate, vegan and low-carb brioche buns, as well as epic baguettes like American steak (B390) topped with French fries, spicy mustard and sweet pickled onions, and open sandwiches like the fresh and light tomato feta tartine on sourdough (B330).
Playground, M,G/F and 25 Degrees, G/F Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 02-352-4000
Chuvit Garden, Sukhumvit Soi 10, 092-260-7667. Open daily 3pm-midnight. BTS Nana