A burger pop-up, a Diwali celebration, a Portuguese feast and a plant-based panel discussion.

Thu, Oct 24

Yakitori Takeover - Chef Tanaka of Tori-Tama at JUA

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

 

Guest Mixologists : Twins Cocktail Lab

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

M-Live Food Market

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

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).

Indus, 71 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-258-4900. B950/person, includes sparkling wine

 


Sun, Oct 27

Salsa Brunch

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

Scarlett BKK x Chef Gunn

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

 

Portugal, The New Dawn

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 29-30Il Fumo1098/2 Rama 4 Rd. For reservations, contact 02-286-8833, 097-170-6260 or nelson@ilfumo.co

 

Gringo Grill Taco Tuesday

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

Karmabreak Session 4: Plant-Based Living

Phrom Phong’s vegan paradise is hosting a panel discussion on plant-based living, along with a chance to try their veganlicous dishes. 

Vistro, 46/1 Sukhumvit Soi 24, 065-998-2201. B850 via Ticketmelon

 

 

Little Market at Smalls

Chomp on cheeseburgers while downing some drinks at Suan Plu’s jazz bar. 

Smalls, 186/3-4 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398

 


Upcoming 

 

Chef Nicolas Joanny at Sensi

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

 

Dutch Pancake Party

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

 

Thailand Brew Fest 

Back for its fourth year, this boozy festival will offer up over 250 beers and ciders from over 50 breweries from across 19 countries. As well as beer, you can expect food ranging from burgers to Thai street-food, plus music from local bands and DJs including Polycat (Nov 8), Playground and Portrait (Nov 9). Tickets are available via Ticketmelon priced at B499 for one day (including one drink, or B799 for both days (including three drinks). Tickets on the door will be priced at B599/day. 
 
4pm, Nov 8-9. The Link Asoke-Makkasan, 1643/5 Phetchaburi Rd.

 

La Fiesta Monita “La Nueva Era”

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

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