A burger pop-up, a Diwali celebration, a Portuguese feast and a plant-based panel discussion.
Thu, Oct 24
Tori Tama's yakitori master, chef Tooru Tanaka, will take over Charoenkrung’s modern izakaya for one night with a chicken-grilling extravaganza.
Jua, 672/49 Charoenkrung Soi 28, 02-103-6598
From Oct 24-29, swing by Shangri-La's Long Bar to catch this pair of Turkish mixologists whipping up creations like Make Me Crazy (el Jimador blue agave, Aperol, Triple Sec, citrus, grapefruit and black olive) and Antioxidant, a blend of clarified ginger, turmeric and thyme mixed with Iron Balls gin. From B420/drink.
Oct 24-29. Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok, 89 Soi Wat Suan Phlu, 02-236-7777
Fri, Oct 25
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.
Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5555
Sat, Oct 26
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).
Indus, 71 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-258-4900. B950/person, includes sparkling wine
Sun, Oct 27
Learn to salsa to live music this Sunday at Trader Vic’s Hawaiian bar, followed by a South American feast of ceviche and barbecue.
Trader Vic’s, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa, 257 Charoen Nakorn Rd., 02-467-0022. B2,200/adults and B990/kids
Tue, Oct 29
Head to Silom's elegant French bistro Scarlett this Oct 29-30 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.
Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant, 37/F, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 096-860-7990. B2,800, plus B1,000 for wine pairing
Il Fumo’s ninth episode of "Portugal, The New Dawn" will welcome chef Tiago Bonito of one-Michelin-starred Largo do Paço in Amarante, Portugal, for two nights of new-wave Portuguese cuisine. For B3,500/person, expect a seven course spread featuring dishes like Ibérico ham truffles, quail, and carpaccio de bacalhau (cod carpaccio). Wine pairing will be available for an additional B2,200.
Oct 29-30. Il Fumo, 1098/2 Rama 4 Rd. For reservations, contact 02-286-8833, 097-170-6260 or email@example.com
This Tuesday, Oct 29, is all about Mexican favorites on Soi 11's rooftop. Expect tacos (B30/beef, chicken, pork), baja fish tacos (B50), tequila shots (B80), mojitos (B180) and beers (from B49).
Market Rooftop, 19 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-163-4615
Wed, Oct 30
Phrom Phong’s vegan paradise is hosting a panel discussion on plant-based living, along with a chance to try their veganlicous dishes.
Chomp on cheeseburgers while downing some drinks at Suan Plu’s jazz bar.
Smalls, 186/3-4 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398
Italian fine dining institution Sensi is bringing chef Nicolas Joanny back to Bangkok for a one-night-only, France-meets-Italy four-hands dinner. The globetrotting chef had a hugely successful four-year stint at Le Vendome until 2007, when he left Bangkok for Singapore to open his eponymous Nicolas. He'll be joining Sensi's chef Stefano Merlo for a five-course wine-pairing dinner (B3,200).
Nov 4. Sensi, Narathiwat Ratchanakarin 17 Yaek 5, 02-676-4466
Bring your own toppings to this fun, free pancake making party and meet new friends.
Nov 2, 7pm. UnionSPACE, 30 Soi Sukhumvit 61, 062-015-5533
Phloen Chit’s Mexican mainstay La Monita is celebrating its 10th birthday 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.
Nov 9. 888/25-26 Mahatun Plaza, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-650-9581