With Italian National Day around the corner, this week is all about pizza, pasta, seafood and Italian wine.

Thu, May 30

Brasserie 9 Pop-up at Smalls

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

Eat Pie, Drink Wine

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

OLTA x Gentile Pasta x Velenosi Dinner

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

Swirl & Sip Vol.15 "Italian Wine Tasting"

For a fancy TGIF celebration, head to Sukhothai Bangkok hotel's The Zuk Bar for a night of tapas and wine tasting, featuring Domenico Clerico wines from Piedmont, Italy. Priced at just B888/person, book via 02-344-8888.
 
Friday, May 31, 6pm. The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-8888
 

Sat, Jun 1

Bitterman x Peroni Seafood Weekend

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

Tomahawk Weekend Brunch

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

Italian Chef Luigi Taglienti Dining

Italian chef Luigi Taglienti of Milan's one-Michelin-starred Lume visits La Tavola at The Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel for a five-day pop-up. Traditional Italian food will be given innovative twists in three-course set lunches (B1,490), five-course set lunches and dinners (B2,890) and seven-course set dinners (B3,891)—think scrambled oyester, tumeric risotto and black truffle tiramisu. Wine pairing is an additional B1,789. Book tickets here.
 
La Tavola, Renaissance, 518/8 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-125-5000


Coming up

Friends of 80/20 Series: Chef Kong of Locus Native Food Lab

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 info@8020bkk.com.

June 12, 80/20, 1052-1054 Charoenkrung Soi 26, 02-639-1135

 

Ongoing

French pastry chef Rodolphe Landemaine's pop-up at Playground Bakery

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

 

Artbox

Artbox, one of Bangkok’s most popular outdoor markets, has just announced it will finally have a semi-permanent address located in Sukhumvit Soi 10. After hopping all around Bangkok from EmDistrict and Chatuchak Park to Makkasan Airport Link Station and Queen Sirikit Convention Center, the hipster hot spot will be heading to Chuvit Garden, where it will remain from May 30 through Nov 30. Kick back in a chilled-out atmosphere whilst browsing trendy clothes and accessories, sipping on craft beers and chowing down tasty street eats. Plus, there's live music, photo opps and art stalls galore. 

Chuvit Garden, Sukhumvit Soi 10, 092-260-7667. Open daily 3pm-midnight. BTS Nana