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

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Thursday 

Woo Girls X Festival

On Jul 12, 8pm onwards, Woo Bar @ W Bangkok collaborates with Samui's Backstage Festival for a night where "girls only” get 50% off drinks including cocktails, beer and wine. Between 8-10pm, free-flow sparkling wine and cocktails start from B400. Music on the night from Thaitanium and Tensnake.

106 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000

 

Wine Tasting at Cantina

This Thursday Jul 12, explore 6 wines from Italian region at Cantina Wine Bar & Kitchen at B1,100 between 7:30-9:30pm.

Ari Samphan Soi 3, 02-278-0250

 

Wine Dinner

From 7-10pm on Jun 12, taste a variety of wines from Spain including Numerus Clausus and Rosado de Lagrima along with a selection of dishes at Uno Mas for B2,990.

54/F, 999/99 Rama 1 Rd., 02-100-625

 

Gozenshu Sake and Wine Dinner

From 7:30pm on Jul 13 enjoy a sake and wine pairing dinner at Zuma with Sochiro Tsuij, CEO of Gozenshu brewery. Four sakes and wines, paired with food including steamed edamame, sushi sashimi, Japanese wagyu, toffee cakes and more, at B4,500.

The St Regis Bangkok, 159 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-252-4707

 


Friday 

Wishbeer Grand Opening

This Friday Jul 13, 5pm-12am, join craft beer specialist Wishbeer as they open a new space across the river. Get deals on beers for B200, try a range of food and be in the running to win prizes. DJ Honey G will provide the soundtrack.

707 Charoen Nakorn Road Soi 13, 02-392-1403

 

Saturday

Bastille Day 2018

Celebrate Bastille Day (Jul 14) in Bangkok with these food and booze deals—read the full list

 

Find the Locker Room Anniversary Party

Thonglor's hidden bar Find the Locker Room celebrates its birthday. This Saturday (Jul 14) from 2-4pm, grab cocktails by Diageo World Class finalist Nick Wu and Tokyo bartender and mixologist Hidetsugu Ueno. Deals include your choice of 6 cocktails and canapes for B1,500. From 7pm onwards.

406 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 092-895-3689

 

Banana Loaf Workshop with Seven

On Jul 14, join The Commons to bake your own healthy banana loaf for B1,500, while learning the nutritional values of ingredients used such as seeds and nuts. From 1pm onwards.

3/F, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55, 096-556-1596

 

The Drunken Leprechaun Bangkok’s 3rd Anniversary

For Drunken Leprechaun’s 3rd anniversary on Jul 14 celebration, enjoy Jameson muffins along with deals like drink-3-pay-2 and eat-3-pay-2, starting from 1pm and live music from 9pm onwards.

4 Sukhumvit Soi 15, 02-309-3000

 

Weekend Roast

This Jul 14-15, hip Sala Daeng steakhouse the Meatchop launches its new “weekend roast.” Enjoy a three-course meal for B950 or add a cocktail for B1,100. A la carte is also available.

1/4 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 02-033-2709

 

Premium Sake and Wine Pairing Event

This Jul 14, join Sushi Zo for a premium wine and sake pairing night featuring bottles from sake maker Tsuji Honten and wines from Issara Estates. 18-20 bites will set you back B7,000, paired with five sakes and two wines for B2,500. 6:30pm and 8pm sittings. 

Athenee Tower, 63 Wireless Rd., 02-168-8490

 


Sunday 

 

Battle of the Baos

This Jul 15, innovative Thonglor restaurant Prelude transforms into a mini-market with wines by Be:Spoke Fine Wine, beer by PacBev, tea by Malou and donuts by MAD Donuts. Most importantly of all, they’ll be rolling out five different twists on the staple comfort food of bao. From 2:30pm.
2/F, Arena 10, Thonglor Soi 10, 06-1384-1067

 


Upcoming

 

Pacbev Block Party

On Jul 21, 3-9pm, booze distributor PacBev (And Union, Menabrea, L’Olmaia and many more) throws a block party and warehouse sale. Expect major discounts on beers and spirits (from B100) as well as burgers from the Fat Tap and various other stalls.

PacBev Thailand, 322/3 Ekkamai Soi 16

 

Tea 101 Workshop with Seven Suns

On Jul 29, learn more about tea with Seven Suns at The Commons, where differences of white, oolong, yellow tea and others are taught along with experiment to infuse it into alcohol. From 2-4pm at B1,600.

3/F, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55, 096-556-1596

 

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 website for the full lineup.

So Sofitel, 2 Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000. MRT Lumpini

 


Ongoing

 

Salmon and Trout Promotion

Through Jul 15, Italian chef Giovanni Salice prepares healthy a-la-carte dishes  including grilled salmon steak with sauteed vegetables, salmon tartar and apple cake for dessert at No.43 Italian Bistro, Cape House, from 6-11:30pm.

43 Langsuan Rd., 02-658-7444

 

Farewell Toast 

Soi Sribumpen's quirky craft beer bar, I Hate Pigeons, will close its doors for the last time this month. To say farewell, they'll be throwing a Farewell Toast event, serving up signature drinks and selling souvenirs like T-shirts and bottle openers through till Jul 14. The following night, Jul 15, the bar will officially shut with the referee's final whistle in the World Cup 2018 football final. Read more here

34/2 Sathorn Soi 1 (Sribumphen), 097-234-8067

 

Oysters Promotion

Until Jul 27The 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, 02-381-5373

 

For the Love of France

Through Jul 15Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit celebrates the “For the Love of France” festival with workships and special offers like B990 wine and cheese pairing from 7-9pm and B2,400 French Sunday brunch from noon-3pm.

189 Sukhumvit Soi 13-15, 02-126-9999

 

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

 

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 22, 02-059-5555