An insect-packed dinner, an Italian pop up and a night of sake and barbecue.
Thu, Oct 17
Thonglor’s Laotian bar-slash-restaurant is gearing up for a special four-course sharing-style dinner complete with whiskey cocktail pairing.
Funky Lam, The Taste Thonglor, 235 Thonglor Soi 11, 02-050-0469. B2,000/person
On Oct 17, Italian bistro Nonna Nella by Lenzi is bringing its rustic specialties—salsiccia ubriaca (sausage; B380), spaghettoni cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper pasta; B400), focaccia biroldo e fontina (B350); and focaccia con roast beef (B350)—to Suan Plu’s jazz saloon for a flash pop-up eatery.
Smalls, 186/3-4 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398
Fri, Oct 18
Head to Central Food Hall for a seven-course contemporary French menu by chef Pruek Sumpantaworaboot—an instructor at Le Cordon Bleu Dusit—complete with wine pairing.
Central Food Hall, 7/F, CentralWorld, 999/9 Rama I Rd., 081-266-3485. B2,700/person
A night of gourmet food and desserts made using insects, led by chef Kong of ChangChui's Insects in the Backyard, with a panel discussion about the future of insects in the global culinary world.
Foreign Correspondents Club, 518/5 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-652-0580. B550/members or B650/non-members
Sat, Oct 19
Yoshibar welcomes Meat & Bones for an East-meets-West night of Japanese sake and American barbecue, accompanied by hip hop beats.
Yoshibar, 9:53 Community Mall, 124 Sukhumvit Soi 53, 02-115-2944
Sun, Oct 20
This Oct 20, learn how to make an authentic chicken teriyaki donburi (rice bowl dish) and tasty side dishes, including spinach goma-ae and miso soup, taught by a Japanese chef.
The Commons, 3/F, 355 Thonglor Soi 17, 089-152-2677. B1,900/person
Tue, Oct 22
Single and ready to mingle? Get some Dutch courage with a few highball gin and tonics paired with Greek finger food, then launch into speed dating and games.
Aesop's, 120 Sala Daeng Soi 1/1, 062-567-7751. B400
Sathorn’s authentic French brasserie is hosting a five-course Burgandy wine pairing dinner, priced at B4,900 per person.
Wed, Oct 23
Make it through hump day with this all-day-long deal: B150 for all tap beers.
This Must Be The Bar, 29/14 Soi Suriyawong, 02-235-6823
Throughout October, Avani Atrium's Public is offering 50-percent of its Thai buffet (usually B1,200), featuring regional specialties from across the country.
Public, Avani Atrium Bangkok Hotel, 1880 New Petchaburi Rd., 02-718-2000
Throughout October, Zoom is serving a menu of specially crafted vokda cocktails, culminating in a guest shift with brand ambassador Hirman Asnadi on Oct 30.
Zoom Skybar & Restaurant, Anantara Sathorn, 36 Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Rd., 02-210-9000
Sukhumvit’s Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is hosting a three-day culinary and culture festival showcasing the Thai tastes and international flavors of 19 Marriott International hotels and resorts. The hotel’s poolside will be turned into a vibrant street food festival with food carts, casual seating and picnic areas.
Oct 25-27. Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5555
Celebrate Diwali at Indus
Where better to celebrate Diwali than Indus? Their all-you-can-eat holiday extravaganza runs two days (Oct 26-27) and is limited to lunch (11:30am-2:30pm).
Oct 26-27. Indus, 71 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-258-4900. B950/person, includes sparkling wine
Head to Silom's elegant French bistro, Scarlett, to experience a special five-course set dinner whipped up by Top Chef Thailand's chef Gunn. Expect beets tartare, Alaskan king crab, Australian dry-aged tenderloin and more.
Oct 29-30, Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant, 37/F, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 096-860-7990. B2,800, plus B1,000 for wine pairing
Phloen Chit’s Mexican mainstay La Monita is celebrating its 10th birthday on Nov 9 with a huge block party. For B1,200 (or B1,500 on the night), you can expect free-flow drinks (7-9pm) and food (6-10pm) from La Monita, Billy’s Smokehouse, Osito Tapas and Thai Niyom. The bash will also feature live music from local reggae legends Ample Soul and T-Bone and the kings of Thai hip hop, Thaitanium.
888/25-26 Mahatun Plaza, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-650-9581