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

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4th of July Celebrations

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The House of Wines

Once a month, The House on Sathorn partners with a different winery for a wine sipping night. On Jul 4 it's the turn of France's E.Guigal: get 3 glasses of E Guigal wine starting from B490 or 3 "premium" glasses from B990. Also, free charcuterie platter when purchasing a bottle of E.Guigal. 7pm onwards.
106, 108 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000



Napa Valley Wine dinner

This Fri (Jul 6), a 5-course dinner prepared by Anantara Siam Hotel's chef Nico Merten will be served along with Napa Valley wine from Silverado Winery at B3,900 from 6:30-10pm.

Anantara Siam Hotel, 155 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-126-8866


The Grape Escape

Every Friday throughout July at The Bar Upstairs, buy-1-get-1-free on beers, sangria and cocktails from 5-8pm, followed by live DJs starting from 8pm-2am.

3/F, 33/30 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-821-5110


Cheese@SO: For the Love of Cheese

Try out a wide range of cheese from different countries at B850 along with two hours free-flow wine for another B350, along with live DJ and saxophone music. Every first Friday of the month at SO Sofitel.

SO Sofitel, 2 North Sathorn Rd., 02-624-0000


Peroni Pop Up Set in the Driveway

Get special Peroni beer deals at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit this Friday (Jul 6) starting from B200 along with nibbles starting from B200. 5pm onwards.

Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 19/9 Sukhumvit Soi 20, 02-009-4999


Chinese Weekend Dinner Buffet

From Jul 6-8, enjoy a Chinese buffet prepared by Pullman Bangkok King Power chef Andy Feng at B1,499 including free flow soft drinks, starting from 6-10:30pm.

Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8/2 Rangnam Rd., 02-680-9999


Cocktail Crush

On Jul 6 at W Bangkok, celebrate the new cocktail menu inspired by the classic mojito with 2 hours of free-flow "Woohitos," sparkling wine and beer priced at B400 for women, B600 for men, from 8-10pm.

W Bangkok, 106 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000



SodaCo x Mellow Thonglor

This Sat (Jul 7) enjoy free-flow South African wine with cold cuts, tacos and roasted beef from Mellow Thonglor for B990, starting at 6-8pm.

16 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-382-0065

Bua Loy Workshop

Join The Commons on Jul 7 for a class on how to make the Thai traditional dessert of bua loy from scratch using pumpkin and sweet potato. B1,500, 1-4:30 pm.

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



Sunday, We Brunch in Mediterranean Style

Every Sunday throughout Jul, try a variety of Mediterranean-style brunch dishes at Via Maris, paired with two hours free-flow drinks at B499, starting from 11:30am-4pm.

Convent Rd., 02-236-5558


Salmon and Trout Promotion

From Jul 8-15, 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 6-11:30 pm.

43 Langsuan Rd., 02-658-7444




Ping’s Fabulous Five Party - A Spirited Dinner Experience 

Celebrating their 5th anniversary on Jul 12Ping's Restaurant Group will serve a 5-course dinner of Thai-Chinese cuisine by executive chef Ping Sae-Tia along with cocktails and spirits at B4,000 from 6:30-7pm.

2/F, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Phayathai Rd., 02-048-4755


Banana Loaf Workshop with Seven

On Jul 14, learn how to bake your own healthy banana loaf for B1,500, while also exploring the nutritional value of ingredients such as seeds and nuts. Starting at 1pm onwards.

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


A French Affair, Celebrate the French National Day at Pesca

Pesca celebrates French National Day (Jul 14) with a 3-course menu for B1,190 from 6-10:30pm. Get a free bottle Rouge Champagne when arriving with 8 people or more.

Ekkamai Soi 12, 063-267-7778


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


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




Pineapple City Center

Central Group is helping farmers sell directly to customers with a week-long event at CentralWorld. Through Jul 9, you can buy the freshest fruit in the city directly from the growers.

Square A, CentralWorld, 999/9 Rama 1 Rd., 02-264-5555


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

From Jun 15-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