French cheese ambassador Gerard Poulard visits Scarlett during May 9-24, bringing with him excellent cheeses and pairing them with breads, cold cuts, wine, fruits and tea.
Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, 188 Silom Rd., 02-238-1991
Thomas Buhner Debuts at Mandarin Oriental
German chef Thomas Buhner of the three-Michelin-star La Vie restaurant in Osnabruck visits Lord Jim's for a five- and seven-course dinner on May 11-15 (B4,700; B5,400), and an exclusive wine-pairing six-course dinner on May 16 (B,6900). Reservations required.
Mandarin Oriental, 48, Charoenkrung Soi 40, 02-659-9000
Austrian Food Promotion
Executive chef Caspar Bork of Austria’s Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol comes to Siam Kempinski for the Austrian food promotion on May 11-16.
Niche Restaurant & Bar, Siam Kempinski, 991/9, Rama 1 Rd., 02-162-9000. BTS Siam
Saddle and Bun Grand Opening
On May 15 from 6pm, a new burger place in Charoenkrung holds its grand opening with a Campari open bar from 7-8pm and live acoustic gypsy jazz.
Saddle and Bun, Charoenkrung Soi 26, 061-835-6834
Food Fun & Family
On May 15-17, from noon-10pm, Maeban Magazine, Tefal kitchen appliances and Rosdee seasoning products join together to host a family food event in front of CentralWorld.
Square C, CentralWorld, 999 Rama 1 Rd. BTS Chidlom
Booza Wooza in the City
On May 16
, Booza Wooza returns with Bangkok’s wine importers showcasing their new wines from Austria, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain. At B500, you’ll get to taste at least 50 wines. There are also three 60-minute workshops priced at B500-1,000. For registration and more information, visit www.fb.com/boozawoozabangkok
22 Kitchen & Bar, 22/F, Dusit Thani, 946 Rama 4 Rd., 02-200-9000. MRT Silom
The Riches of Yarra
Quince gathers two of the Yarra’s most famous winemakers, Gary Mills and William Downie, on May 19 from 7pm with a food-wine pairing menu.
Quince Eatery & Bar, Sukhumvit Soi 45, 02-662-4478
The annual huge food expo comes back again on May 23-24 at Impact Exhibition Center.
Muangthong Thani, Popular Rd.
Panorama’s Spanish Week
Crowne Plaza’s panoramic city-view restaurant presents Spanish Week on May 25-31. Expect a range of Spanish favorites by chef Marco Turatti will be added in their buffet line. B1,200 on Sun-Thu; B1,800 (Fri-Sat).
23/F, Crowne Plaza, 952 Rama 4 Rd., 02-632-9000
On May 27-29, Dario Busnelli of Attico and Alessandro Frau of Acqua in Phuket present a special 6-course-menu at Attico. B2,500/person on May 27-28. B3,000/person on May 29 with Frescobaldi wines. Reservations at: 02-302-3333
Radisson Blu Plaza, 489 Sukhumvit Rd., 02-302-3333
Chef Gilles Reinhardt of Paul Bocuse’s L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges in Lyon, France, will visit Wine Pub from Jun 3-6 to create a dinner priced from B2,999 (three courses) to B5,555 (five courses).
Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8-2 Rangnam Rd., 02-680-9999