BAD Night Out, Austrian wines, a Fawty Towers dinner and Havana Social's birthday celebrations.
Wed, Oct 30
Throughout November, over 40 of Bangkok’s best bars are joining BK for BAD Night Out—a cocktail-hopping event that features specially curated cocktail menus, with three drinks priced at a flat rate of B800++. This week, catch Salon du Japonisant, The Loft, Felicita and more, or book ahead for week 2 (Tropic City, Lennon’s, Sky on 20); week 3 (Cactus, Iron Balls, To More); week 4 (Aesop’s, Seen, Havana); or week 5 (ABar, Honest Mistake, Uncle Tim)—plus many, many more. To see the full line-up and to book your tickets, visit the website.
Oct 30-Nov 30. Various locations across Bangkok
Fri, Nov 1
A sociable wine tasting featuring five different wines, plus Greek food and dessert.
Nov 1, 7-9pm. Felicita Rooftop Bar & Grill, 12 Sukhumvit Soi 7, 02-255-1988. B1,100
Sat, Nov 2
FIN wines invites you on a grrand tour through over 20 different biodynamic and natural wines from across Austria, led by the owner and winemaker of Weingut Wieninger and Weingut Hajszan Neumann—AKA the "Wine Major."
Nov 2, Riedel Wine Bar & Cellar, 2/F, Gaysorn Village. B2,000/person
Love cooking? Then head to this Sicilian masterclass led by an Italian chef, where you'll learn how to whip up authentic casarecce and cannoli. B2,500 includes the class, lunch, ingredients, coffee and a glass of bubbly. Limited to 10 people per class.
Nov 2, 10am-1pm. About Eatery, G/F, Ocean Tower 2, Asoke Soi 3, 02-665-2772. To reserve a spot, email email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Shop for organic produce, artisan breads, natural home and body care products, clothing and handmade arts, crafts and jewelry.
Nov 2-3, Habito Mall, Sukhumvit Soi 77, On Nut Soi 1/1, 02-136-5932. Free
A three-course comedy dinner based on the best-loved British sitcom, Fawlty Towers.
Nov 2-3. The British Club, 189 Surawong Rd., 02-234-0247. B1,199 for non members (B999 for members)
This Nov 2-3, meat-lovers can learn about and taste various cuts of five premium Australian beefs alongside cold beers, with chef Thee of Flavour Factor.
Nov 2-3. Flavour Factor, Factoria, Warehouse26, 108/1 Sukhumvit Soi 26, 082-541-6695. B1,450
Sat, Nov 2
Bring your own toppings to this fun, free pancake making party and meet new friends.
Nov 2. UnionSPACE, 30 Soi Sukhumvit 61, 062-015-5533
Tue, Nov 4
Chef Nicolas Joanny at Sensi
Italian fine dining institution Sensi is bringing chef Nicolas Joanny back to Bangkok for a one-night-only, France-meets-Italy four-hands dinner. The globetrotting chef had a hugely successful four-year stint at Le Vendome until 2007, when he left Bangkok for Singapore to open his eponymous Nicolas. He'll be joining Sensi's chef Stefano Merlo for a five-course wine-pairing dinner (B3,200).
Sensi, Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 17, Yaek 5, 02-676-4466
Celebrate the 4th birthday of Soi 11's Latin party hub, with four days of bar takeovers, from Tropic City on Nov 4, to The Pontiac on Nov 5 and JungleBird on Nov 6. Nov 7 will be the big finale, with free-flow booze from 7-9pm.
Nov 4-7. Havana Social, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 080-467-7409
Now in its second year, the collaboration between Wine Garage and Tastes of Austria will take over 20 Bangkok restaurants, including 100 Mahaseth, About Eatery, Appia, Char, Cocotte, Funky Lam, Le Du and many more. On Nov 7, the festivities will include Rock Me Amadeus, a schnitzelfest at Crystal Box in Gaysorn Village featuring a four-course meal by Austrian chef Felix Shellhorn, DJs, a special violin performance and, of course, Austrian wines (B2,500/person, 064-904-1963).
Nov 4-10. Various Locations across Bangkok
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Three nights of special dinners with chef Gianni Tarabini of one-Michelin-starred La Fiorida in Mantello, Lombardy, close to the Italian-Swiss border. He specializes in Italian cuisine by combining tradition with innovation and using seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. Enjoy a choice of three (B2,650), four (B3,250) or five-courses (B3,800) with or without wine pairings carefully chosen by Italasia Wines.
Nov 7-9. Rossini’s, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-649-8364
This taco frenzy will see Gaa team up with Rosio Sanchez from Copenhagen’s lauded Hija de Sanchez for one special brunch.
Nov 10. Gaa, 68/4 Soi Langsuan. 091-419-2424. B4,500/person
Back for its fourth year, this boozy festival will offer up over 250 beers and ciders from over 50 breweries from across 19 countries. As well as beer, you can expect food ranging from burgers to Thai street-food, plus music from local bands and DJs including Polycat (Nov 8), Playground and Portrait (Nov 9). Tickets are available via Ticketmelon priced at B499 for one day (including one drink, or B799 for both days (including three drinks). Tickets on the door will be priced at B599/day.
Nov 8-9. The Link Asoke-Makkasan, 1643/5 Phetchaburi Rd.
Phloen Chit’s Mexican mainstay La Monita is celebrating its 10th birthday with a huge block party. For B1,200 (or B1,500 on the night), you can expect free-flow drinks (7-9pm) and food (6-10pm) from La Monita, Billy’s Smokehouse, Osito Tapas and Thai Niyom. The bash will also feature live music from local reggae legends Ample Soul and T-Bone and the kings of Thai hip hop, Thaitanium.
Nov 9. 888/25-26 Mahatun Plaza, Phloen Chit Rd., 02-650-9581