BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.

Tuesday

World Tequila Day

Some of Bangkok's best Mexican restaurants, including Touche Hombre (pictured), La Monita and The Missing Burro, are celebrating World Tequila Day (Jul 24) with special drinks deals. See our full roundup here
 
From Jul 24-26, Changwon Express and RYN Speakeasy Bar team up to mix craft beer together with spirit-based alcoholic ice cream. The four beer float varieties, like rum ice-cream with Grosse Bertha Hefeweizen, are priced at B200 each.
A-Square 26, 120/1 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 095-445-1465
 
 

Baladin x Sabadi

On Jul 24, Arcadia Fine Foods and Pacbev host an Italian craft beer and Modica chocolate tasting. For B890, guests can savor 5 pairings of Baladin beers and Sabadi chocolate from 6.30pm-8.30pm at About Eatery. Pre-payment and reservation required; limited to only 15 seats.
About Eatery, G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke Soi 3, 02-665-2772
 
 

Indus x Chef Nishant

This Jul 24-25Indus welcomes back Dr. Pushpesh Pant and Chef Nishant Choubey for the event "Past, Present, Future," presenting a journey of exploration through India’s rich culinary history across a 10-course tasting menu. B2,500 per person or B3,500 with wine pairing. The event on Tuesday, Jul 24, starts at 7pm; on Wednesday, Jul 25, from 12:30pm. 

71 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-258-4900, 086-339-8582

 


Wednesday

Organic Wine and Tapas

This Jul 25 at 7pm onwards, enjoy Riesling wine pairings with tapas at Link Cuisine and Bar. B1,200 for 5 wines and tapas pairing, or B250 for single tapas and glass of wine.
19 Yen Akat Rd., 02-077-4804
 

Wooboys

This Jul 25, Woobar launces its "Boys Love Bubbly" event offering free-flow sparkling wine and gin and tonics for B400 from 8pm-10pm along with live DJ sets. After 10pm, guys enjoy 50-percent off cocktails, wines and beer. Guests will also get a chance to win free tickets for the Backstage Festival at W Koh Samui this Aug 3-5.

Lobby/F, W Bangkok, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000

 


Thursday

 

Gen Pop-up

80/20 welcomes chef Johnson Wong and his team from Penang’s Gen restaurant for four nights of modern Malaysian cuisine made using the finest local ingredients. 5-7-course tasting menu B2,000-2,500. Jul 26-29, 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

1052-1054 Charoen Krung Soi 26, 099-118-2200

Purple Night by Champagne Taittinger Nocturne

This Jul 26, 6pm-midnight, the open-air Yao Restaurant and Rooftop Bar presents the Thai debut of the premium Champagne Taittinger Nocturne with Nicolas Delion, the Director of Taittinger. The price begins at B2,888 and every Nocturne bottle purchased receives 12 Oysters Fine de Claire.

32/F, Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, 262 Surawong Rd., 02-088-5666

 
 

Friday

 

W Does Supper

Every last Friday of the month The Kitchen Table offers up a nighttime spread to rival its popular "W Does Brunch" event. Expect charcuterie like salami Milano, coppa di Parma and roasted porchetta; appetizers like pumpkin and truffle arancini; mains like sea bass fillet in banana leaf and whole marinated, spit-roasted pig. There'll also be live  DJ throughout. B1,900 with free-flow soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea on Jul 27, from 6.30-10pm.
 
2/F, W Hotel, Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000
 

Saturday

We Love Saturdays

On Jul 28 at Roots enjoy a soundtrack of funk, soul, R&B and hip-hop from midday to 1am, along with free-flow mojitos from 2-3pm when you order food. 
K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-661-5227
 

 

The 3rd Singapore Food Fest

On Jul 28, Eats Payao whips out a special Singapore menu of dishes like mee goreng and bak kut teh.
5/4 Yen Akat Rd., 084-282-2636
 
 

Sunday

 

Tea 101 Workshop with Seven Suns

On Jul 29, learn more about tea with Seven Suns at The Commons, including the differences between white, oolong, yellow tea and others, as well as experiment with how to infuse it into alcohol. From 2-4pm at B1,600.
 

3/F, The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17, 096-556-1596

 


Upcoming

 

International Beer Day

On Aug 3 at 5pm onwards, Four Points by Sheraton together with The Drunken Leprechaun throw a party with games, pairings and more activities to mark International Beer Day.
Drunken Leprechaun, Four Points by Sheraton, 4 Sukhumvit Soi 15, 02-309-3255
 

Celadon Meets Jay Fai

On Aug 6, Jay Fai, the septuagenarian chef who earned a Michelin star for her classic shop-house restaurant, will take her next-level wok-frying skills to the Sukhothai hotel. For one night only she'll collaborate with chef Rossarin Sripathum of Celadon to show off her restaurant's three most popular dishes, including the renowned omelet bursting with crab meat, alongside artfully presented Royal Thai-inspired cuisine.
Celadon, The Sukhothai, 13/3 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-8888. Reservations: promotions@sukhothai.com
 

Sunset Society Sunday 1st Anniversary

On Aug 5 at 1pm onwards, Nowhere BKK together with Friends of Friends BKK celebrate the first anniversary of the Sunset Society Sunday with guest chef Edoardo Bonavolta, a specialist in vegan food from Barefood Bangkok, and mixologist Kenneth “Kenny” Sirisinha, the man behind-the-scenes of Flow Cocktails and Vice Versa.  

Tha City Loft hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 094-516-6663

 

World Gourmet Festival

Anantara Siam hotel’s World Gourmet Festival is heading back to Bangkok this Sep 3-9, when the Ratchadamri hotel will host dinners prepared by chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. In total there are 24 dinners this year, cooked by 13 chefs from 12 restaurants. In addition, they’ll host five masterclasses and a Sunday brunch. This year’s lineup includes four two-star chefs, among them Bernard Bach, whose restaurant, Le Puits Saint-Jacques in Toulouse, France, turns out imaginative takes on Southern French ingredients. Read more here.
155 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866. BTS Ratchadamri
 

So Amazing Chefs

So Sofitel's celebration of high-wire gastronomy returns this Sep 14-23 with seven dinners and seven further culinary activities, including cooking classes, a Sunday brunch and a Diageo-helmed mixologist night. Between them, the 21 guest chefs and culinary whizzes count 14 Michelin stars, among them Guy Lassausaie, chef-owner of the century-old, two-starred Restaurant Guy Lassausaie in Lyon, France, and Paul Liebrandt, chef-owner of the two-starred Corton in New York. The international guests will join forces with nine AccorHotels Thailand chefs for nightly So Amazing Chefs dinners (from B3,000/person for four courses on Sep 14, up to B13,000 for 14 courses on Sep 23). See the websitefor the full lineup.
So Sofitel, 2 Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000. MRT Lumpini
 

Ongoing

 

Winter Melon

From now till Jul 30, try a special Winter Melon menu by Marriott Marquis Queen's Park chef Oscar Pun at Pagoda Chinese Restaurant for lunch from 11:30am-2:30pm and dinner from 6-10pm.
 
199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5555
 

Oysters Promotion

Until Jul 27, The Dock rolls out impressive oyster deals like B490 for 6 oysters or B890 for 12, each with a glass of chardonnay.
1/F, The Maze Thonglor, 148 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-381-5373
 

Cag Kebab

Chef Fatih Tutak delves into his Turkish roots for the all-you-can-eat buffet at The House of Sathorn presenting his take on cag kebab, a traditional Turkish dish of marinated lamb stacked in an iron skewer and slow-cooked over charcoal. To mop all the flavors of the the juicy, fat-dripping meat, there's also pillowy soft bread (lavas), to go with with Bulghur rice and various other veggie sides. Running every Saturday until Jul 28 at B1,199/person and another B699 for free-flow beer and non-alcoholic beverages.
 
The House on Sathorn, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000. BTS Chong Nonsi

 

Mangosteen High Tea Set

Every day until the end of Jul, enjoy a mangosteen tea set at Zest Bar and Terrace where mangosteen is used in dishes like smoked duck breast, Thai panini and scones, starting at B990/two people, 12pm onwards.
 
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, 259 Sukhumvit Soi 19, 02-207-8000