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

Wednesday, Sep 12

BBQ on the Terrace

Starting Sep 12, Kai hosts a barbecue every Wednesday on the terrace starring New Zealand meat and seafood. 6.30pm-9pm.  

Kai, Sathorn Soi 12, 02-635-3800.

 


Thursday, Sep 13

The Italian Job

On Sep 12, La Scala's Italian chef David Tamburini from La Scala joins forces with Alessandro Frau from Acqua in Phuket to serve up a multi-course modern Italian dinner. B5,500 or B6,800 with wine pairing. 

6pm, La Scala Bangkok, The Sukhothai Bangkok, South Sathorn Rd., 02-344-8888.

 


Friday, Sep 14

 

Brasserie d'Achouffe Tap Takeover

From Sep 14-Sep 16, Beer Republic welcomes Belgian draft beers La Chouffe, Chouffe Soleil, Houblon Chouffe, McChouffe and Cherry Chouffe. A B500 beer flight also gets you a free Chouffe hat.

Beer Republic, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-656-0080.

 

Sushi Ichizu 1st Year Anniversary

This Sep 14-15, chef Yoshiyuki Ono of Tokyo's Restaurant L'equateur prepares a French anniversary dinner at omasake restuarant Sushi Ichizu, in collaboration with the restaurant’s own chef, Toda Riku. B15,000.
Sushi Ichizu, Sukhumvit Soi 39, 065-738-9999. Sittings at 5:30pm and 8:30pm

 

New Zealand Beer and Spirits

On Sep 14, from 4pm, Hair of the Dog's Phrom Phong branch welcomes eight beers from renowned New Zealand brewery 8 Wired Brewing. Upstairs at The Clinic, guest bartender Mark Lloyd will shake up cocktails featuring gins, rums and vodka from New Zealand-based craft distillery Dancing Sands Distillery. 

Hair of the Dog, Sukhumvit Rd. (Soi Villa), 02 030 2538.

 

BK Restaurant Week

From Sep 14-29, BK Magazine (that’s us) and 60 of the city’s best restaurants will join forces to serve hundreds of special dinners at a knockout fixed price of B1,000++ per person (B1,170 total) for a minimum of three courses. That’s a pretty awesome deal! In fact, it represents a saving on average of 50 percent across all BK Restaurant Week participating venues (and a lot more at some places). Restaurants taking part include perennial BK Magazine “Top Tables” such as Bunker,Quince, Appia, Gianni and Err as well as hip newcomers like 100 Mahaseth, Freebird (pictured) and Haoma. Visit www.bkrestaurantweek.com for the full list and to make reservations.

 

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

 


Saturday, Sep 15

Omakase Perfection

Sushi Zo hosts an 18-course omakase dinner paired with seven labels of Champagne from Piper-Heidsieck and Charles-Heidsieck on Sep 15. Available at two times only, 6pm and 8:30pm. B9,900.

G/F, Athenee Tower, 63 Wireless Rd., 02-656-7700

 

Nowhere 1st Anniversary

Nowhere celebrates its first anniversary all day on Sep 15 with non-stop tapas (B966 pre-booked limited to first 40, B1,166 at the door), a vegan and organic food market, live music and DJs.

1pm-late. Nowhere, 6/F, THA City Loft Hotel, Ekkamai Soi 6, 099-394-4417.

 

Mexican Independence Day

Dress up in green, white and red to celebrate Sep 15 Mexican Independence Day at Touche Hombre, with free mini tacos and Mexigan flag shooters on offer. As well as special dishes, there's be three Don Julio tequila cocktails: 1810 (B350), Bloody In Freedom (B380) and Flores De Hildalgo (B400)—or all three for B1,000. 

5pm. Touche Hombre, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7760.

 

Chocolate Experience with Chef Gunn Arunpraphan

Chef Gunn Arunpraphan, the bean-to-bar specialist behind the success of Maison Marou in Vietnam and Paul Thailand, introduces participants to the world of chocolate at Issaya Cooking Studio on Sep 15. As part of the workshop, participants will get first-hand experience making six desserts from chocolate. The B4,900 course includes lunch. For resevations, contact 02-160-5636 or booking@issayastudio.com

Sep 15, 11am. Issaya Cooking Studio, LG/F, Central Embassy, Phloen Chit Rd.

 


Sunday, Sep 16

Disco Diaries

On Sep 16, Late Night Bangkok and Charoenkrung’s tiki cocktail bar Tropic City host a disco party celebrating all things tropical with food from 80/20, 100 Mahaseth and a scrumptious burger from the LIttle Market.

3pm. Tropic City, Charoenkrung Soi 28, 083 838 2750. Pre-sale tickets B300 on Ticketmelon.


 


Upcoming

 

80/20 Pop Up at Smalls!

On Sep 28-29, 80/20 chefs Napol Jantraget and Saki Hoshino take over the kitchen at Smalls with dishes like buffalo tartare with fermented soy beans and crispy rice (B380) and grilled banana squid, turmeric, fire-roasted tomato relish (B350).
186/3 Suanphlu Soi 1, 095-585-1398

 

Beervana Carnival

Beervana will be celebrating its sixth birthday on Sep 29 with a huge craft beer event that’s set to gather over 100 labels from 20 breweries new and old, including Stone, Deschutes, Rogue, Founder, Knee Deep, Behemoth and more. Kicking off at 6pm, the party promises 1,000 liters of draft beer from over 60 labels, plus games, music and food from the likes of Daniel Thaiger, La Monita, Sloane's, Nitrolab and Fatty’s Bar and Diner. Beers will start from B100. 

The Link Asoke-Makkasan, 1643/5,7 New Petchaburi Rd. Free entry.