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


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The Hardywood Park Craft Brewery celebrates its first time in Bangkok at Hair of the Dog's Phrom Phong branch by serving Gingerbread Stout and The Great Return among other craft beers on Mar 15.

593/27 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 02-258-1461




{Re} Food Forum

Forty food industry leaders from around the world converge on Bangkok to give talks on food waste and sustainability. Forum tickets (Mar 19-20) have sold out, but they'll also be whipping up some amazing public dinners the whole week from Mar 16-21, in collaboration with some of the biggest local food names. See more details here
Venues around Bangkok. www.re-take.asia

We Are the Night

Bkkbarcrawls' 4-hour-long Thonglor edition takes you to three selected trending bars and a nightclub. The guided experience starts out at Rabbit Hole and includes welcoming drinks, VIP club access and professional photos. B700 Tickets here.

Rabbit Hole, 125 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 081-822-3392, 098-969-1335


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Workshop Hopping

On Mar 17-18The Commons hosts over 30 workshops dedicated to food and drink, as well as arts, crafts and personal development. Highlights include a guide to wine pairing with Naturalista (B1,500), tips for pickling with chef Phanuphon “Black” Bulsuwan of Chiang Mai's Blackitch (B1,200) and a tutorial on speed brewing with Roots (pay as you feel). For the full schedule and details on registration, see here

The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17


Paella on the Patio

This paella-themed chef battle at Toro pits Chalee Kader (Surface, 100 Mahaseth) who will compete with a Thai-style paella and Randy Nopprapa (Fillets, 100 Mahaseth) who is going for a Japanese approach of the subject. The B1,000 ticket includes paella portions from both chefs and 3 glasses of wine curated by Wine Garage. On Mar 17.

72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7790


El Mariachi Fiesta

On Mar 17, El Mariachi throws a party with free-flow Mexican food and booze accompanied by live music and games. For B449 get all-you-can-eat burritos, tamales, chipotle wings, quesadillas, tacos and more; add B399 for alcohol. 

El Mariachi, Habito mall, On Nut Soi 1/1, 097-179-6429




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Gin Around the World

The name says it all, on Mar 10 Just A Drink (Maybe) serves 2 selected gins from every continent around the world. The B600 ticket includes a welcome gift and 5 coupons: 1 coupon gets you a tasting gin and 3 a gin cocktail.

44/3 Thonglor Soi 1, 02-023-7285


Orange Wine Week

Due to last year's success About Eatery continues its tradition of celebrating orange wine with various events from Mar 19-25.

G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke 3, 02-665-2772


Photo Caption - From L-R: Chef Arnaud Dunand Sauthier, LeNormandie @ The Mandarin Oriental (Two Michelin Stars), Chef Ryuki Kawasaki, Mezzaluna @ lebua Hotel (Two Michelin Stars)


On Mar 24 Zuma continues Bangkok's first night brunch which was launched last month. It combines all of Zuma's quality and has different packages available ranging from B2000-2800.

G/F, St. Regis Hotel, Ratchadamri Rd., 02-252-4707


Asian Organic Gourmet Festival

137 Pillars Suites stages four days dedicated to food, wine and wellness from Mar 22-25 which includes gala dinners (from B4,200), cooking demos (B1,900), a brunch buffet (B2,900) and a daily farmers’ market.

59/1 Sukhumvit Soi 39, 02-079-7000


Zero Waste Cocktails

On Mar 20 Mark Llyod from The 88 Surawong & Bootleggers Trading Co., Ltd. will craft 4 creative and delicious zero-waste cocktails at Bunker in Sathorn.

118/2 Sathorn Soi 12, 092-563-9991, 02-234-7749


Michelin Guide Dining Series

For two nights, the chefs of Le Normandie, Arnaud Dunand-Sauthier, and Mezzaluna, Ryuki Kawasaki, team up for a fine-dining experience. Night 1 at Le Normandie on Mar 27 and night 2 at Mezzaluna on Mar 28. Tickets for B13,350 per night here.

Le Normandie, The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, 48 Oriental Avenue, Charoenkrung Rd., 02-659-9000 #7390

Mezzaluna, Lebua Hotel, State Tower, 1055, Silom Road, 02-624-9555


Champagne & Oyster

The House on Sathorn offers unlimited Champagne and fresh oyster buffet within 90 minutes starting from B1,450 only on Mon-Fri during 5:30pm-7:30pm. Until Mar 31.

106,108 North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000


The Great Brew x Lhong1919

A 3-month-long pop-up beer terrace on the riverside with food from Iberry's newest Rong Si restaurant and Thai live music at Lhong1919. Until Mar 15.

Riverside terrace at Lhong 1919, Chiang Mai Rd., 062-386-8677 www.facebook.com/The-Great-Brew-x-Lhong1919