Anniversary celebrations and farewell commiserations washed down with lots of gin. 

 

Friday, Oct 19

 

The 88 Wrap Up with Ash Kickers

Silom's short-lived, but cult-favorite, cocktail bar The 88 is waving goodbye this Friday, Oct 19 with barbecue from Ash Kickers, featuring smoked beef brisket, pulled pork bao, and special prices on drinks all night.

5pm. The 88, 88 Surawong Rd., 081-829-7189.

 

Let The Boy Die Third Anniversary Party

Celebrate the third-year anniversary of laid-back craft beer bar Let the Boy Die with free-flow beer, a live band, DJ, games and free screen-printed T-shirts on Oct 19.

6pm. Let the Boy Die, Luang Rd, 099-493-9909.

 

Farm to Prime: Organic Wine & Food Pairing

Enjoy a five-course set menu, including lobster, wagyu beef and foie gras dishes, paired with various organic wines from France, Australia and Italy for B1,990/person at Prime+ Urban Grill Restaurant & Bar on Oct 19. See Facebook page for full details and reservations, or call 02-011-1111.

7pm. Prime+ Urban Grill Restaurant & Bar, Compass SkyView Hotel, Sukhumvit Soi 24.

 

Sip & Soul

Pink Flamingo Bar introduces their new cocktail menu on Oct 19, with a drinks special of three for B950 (or B350 each) along with live soul music from Ample Soul.

6pm. Pink Flamingo Bar by Prelude, Arena 10, Thonglor Soi 10, 061-384-1067.

 

East Coast Craft Celebration

Hair of the Dog offers 13 newly launched craft beers in collaboration with Beervana, including Lord Hobo, Clown Shoes and Orpheus on Oct 19

5pm. Hair of the Dog, 593/27 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 02-030-2538.   

 


Saturday, Oct 20

 

Sofitel Wine Days @SofitelSukhumvit

Sofitel Sukhumvit hosts a wine pairing dinner on Oct 20 featuring international cuisine and wine from around the world by the executive chef of Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Mark Hagenbach. B2,100. Advance reservations are advised.

6:30pm. 189 Sukhumvit Soi 13-15, 02-126-9999

 

Crime + Cuisine: Tales from the Thai borderlands

Oct 20 at WTF Gallery & Cafe sees an evening with the authors of two new books: Patrick Winn (Hello, Shadowlands: Inside the Meth Fiefdoms, Rebel Hideouts and Bombed-out Party Towns of Southeast Asia) and Austin Bush (The Food of Northern Thailand), who will share stories and dishes from the roads and kitchens of Thailand's north, with a focus on criminality in Thailand's borderlands, accompanied by northern Thai snacks.

7pm. WTF Gallery & Café, 7 Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-6246.

 

Bangkok Gin Festival 2018

Kicking off at 8pm on Oct 20, four premium gin brands will be represented by four up-and-coming female bartenders from across Asia, each stationed at bars on Chinatown's Soi NanaTeens of ThailandBa HaoTep Bar and Asia Today, while on Oct 21, 2pm, more than 30 premium labels of gin will be presented at Ba:Nana:Press gallery (38-42 Soi Nana). 

 


Sunday, Oct 21

 

Fruit Mixing Brunch

Enjoy a seafood Sunday brunch at Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok on Oct 18, including fresh river shrimp, mantis shrimp, crab, oyster, lamb chop, foie gras, and other scrumptious dishes, before getting in the festive spirit with a fruit mixing session, where the fruits for Christmas cake are mixed with wine and liquor. B1,200/person.

11:30am. Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 6, 02-207-9999.

 

Soulful Sundaze at Roots feat. DJ MIKUS & KC

Head to Roots K Village on Oct 21 for delicious BBQ, good cocktails, and great music from DJ MIKUS and KC.

Oct 21, 1pm. Roots, K-Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-661-5227.

 


Upcoming

 

World of Wine Festival

On Oct 26, The Grand Hyatt Erawan promises the chance to try over 150 labels of wine from 10 different countries—France, Italy, Germany, Spain, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and, yay, Thailand (B1,650, includes international snacks). For reservations contact 02-254-6250 or restaurants.bangh@hyatt.com.

Oct 26, 7-10pm. 494 Ratchadamri Rd, 02-254-1234.

 

Omakase Experience

This Oct 26-27, The Commons welcomes Tsuyoshi Komatsu, the chef/owner of Roppongi Sushi Komatsu in Tokyo, who will showcase his skills and craftsmanship across a 13-course omakase dinner. B3,800/person or B4,800 with sake pairing. Reservations on The Common's website.

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

 

#MEATDOWNTHESTREET: Beef Edition Special 4-Course Dinner

On Oct 27, The Meatchop Butcher & Spirits presents the beef edition of its dining series highlighting a special meat. There'll be a four-course menu carefully crafted by executive chef Enzo De La Cruz to pair with hand-selected wines (B3,000/person). Expect dishes like wagyu rump 9+ with white asparagus, caramelized onion, chanterelle, celeriac foam and mushroom powder.

Oct 27, 6:30pm. 1/4 Sala Daeng Soi 1, 02-033-2709


Chef Alain Passard

One of France’s most highly acclaimed chefs, and purveyor of veggie-driven haute cuisine, will host a 10-course dinner at Issaya Cooking Studio on Oct 27-28 (B9,900, or B12,500 with wine pairing) With only 8 seats per night, early reservations are recommended via booking@issayastudio.com.

Issaya Cooking Studio, LG/F, Central Embassy, 1031 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-160-5636. 

 

Chef Stephane Buron

French M.O.F. award holder Stephane Buron, of the Alpine two-Michelin-starred Le Chabichou, will be hosting four days of set lunches (four-courses, B3,500 or B5,000 with wine-pairing) and dinners (seven-courses, B6,500 or B8,500 with wine-pairing) between Oct 31-Nov 3 at Vie Hotel Bangkok.

Vie Hotel Bangkok, 117/39-40 Phaya Thai Rd., 02-309-3939.

 

Chef Dani Garcia

W Bangkok’s The Dining Room at the House on Sathorn has secured chef Dani Garcia of Marbella, Spain’s two-Michelin-star Dani Garcia Restorante. Garcia won’t be cooking alone. Instead, the B9,900 12-course menu (Nov 2-3) will be made in collaboration with The Dining Room’s Fatih Tutak.

The Dining Room at the House on Sathorn, 106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000.

 

100 Mahaseth's Birthday Bash

This Nov 11, 100 Mahaseth will be celebrating turning one with a buffet of their famed nose-to-tail dishes, from beef short ribs and bone marrow to cured pork jowl and even whole pig's head, as well as free-flow self-serve beers from 3-9pm (B700/person includes food and drink).

100 Mahaset Rd., 02-235-0023. For tickets, contact 02-235-0023.

 


Ongoing

 

Canvas X Chef Rob Jacob Drennan

Through Oct 20, chef Rob Jacob Drennan, formerly of three-Michelin-star Maaemo, will prepare special dishes with his modern techniques and applications using local ingredients. Reservations via info@canvasbangkok.com or 099-614-1158.

6pm. Canvas, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor).

 

Chef Tam & Thaipioka's Spice Journey

Through Oct 20, taste Thai modern cuisine from the very first winner of Top Chef Thailand, chef Chudaree "Tam" Debhakam, together with special drinks from Thonglor’s award-winning bar Thaipioka (3,500++/person, food only) at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.

Through Oct 20, 6pm. Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866.

 

Taste of Indonesia in Bangkok

Through Oct 28, sample the unique taste of Indonesian cuisine prepared by two renowned Indonesian chefs, Julius Wiyono and Fatkhul Bari, at Centara Grand. Buffet prices: B850++ for lunch (food only), B1,890 for Sunday brunch (includes beverage package), and B1,490 for dinner (includes beverage package). Reservations via Diningcgcw@chr.co.th or 02-100-6255.

Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd., 02-100-1234.

 

Oktoberfest 2018

Through Oct 31, The One Beer Garden at Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel is offering German beer in celebration of Oktoberfest, along with a German tapas menu from chef Matthias Mittnacht (B150/piece, B400/3 pieces, B650/5 pieces).

5pm. Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Ploenchit Rd., 02-125-5111.

 

Sunset G&Ts at A Bar Rooftop

Every Tuesday to Thursday through Oct 31, A Bar's special menu will offer 12 craft gin and tonics for B350 each. Find out more about the drinks here.

5-8pm. ABar & ABar Rooftop, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park, Sukhumvit Soi 22, 02-059-5555.