BK's weekly round-up of all the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.

Fri, November 23


Chef Takagi Kazuo at Lord Jim's

Experience the Japanese cuisine of   chef Takagi Kazuo of two-michelin-star Kyoto Cuisine Takagi, at Lord Jim’s (Mandarin Oriental hotel). The six-course menu comes with an option of sake pairing on Nov 23-24.  
Nov 23-24, 6pm. Mandarin Oriental, Charoenkrung Soi 40, 02-659-9000.


Flea Market at Princess's Cup Thailand 2018

In collaboration with the Thailand Equestrian Federation and Made By Legacy, The Flea Market at Princess’s Cup Thailand 2018 takes place at The Royal Horse Guard, Sanam Pao from 1pm-midnight. There’ll be a huge selection of eateries (from food trucks to street vendors) accompanied by live music and DJ. Shoppers can look out for an eclectic mix of vintage wares, home furnishings and handcrafted design.
Nov 23-25. The Royal Horse Guard. BTS Sanam Pao. 
 


Sat, November 24

 

Ploenchit Fair 2018

Join a traditional British themed party at the British Embassy featuring international cuisine, fun games for kids, drinks and live music.
Nov 24, 10am. British Embassy Bangkok, Wireless Rd., 02-305-8333. B500.

 


Sun, Nov 25

 

Big Fat Greek Sundays

On Nov 25, noon-10pm, Sala Daeng’s Greek restaurant Aesop’s introduces its party brunch in the courtyard promising food like gyros and souvlaki, free-flow bubbles (B850/2 hours), plate smashing and more. A la carte or set menu options available.

120 Sala Daeng Soi 1/1, 062-567-7751
 

Tue, Nov 27

On Cava and Catalonia

On Nov 27, Arcadia and Broken Eggs host a Spanish-inspired dinner with guest chef Xavier Gramona, owner of GramonaSpain's biodynamic sparkling wine producer in Penedes, Catalonia. Chef Jacobo Astray from Broken Eggs will be cooking, in tandem with a Gramona wine tasting and Q&A session. B1,600, wine-pairnings included.
Nov 27, 6:30pm. Broken Eggs, Ekkamai Soi 12, 02-047-7811. B1,600.
 


UPCOMING

 

A Four Hands Dinner - Chef Antony & Chef DK at Haoma

On Nov 28-29, Haoma chef-owner Deepanker “DK” Khoslawelcomes into the kitchen chef Antony Scholtmeyer of Elements for a collaborative dinner combining the latter’s contemporary French-Japanese style and the former’s progressive urban farm approach. B3,490 per person or B5,000 with wine pairing.

Nov 28-29, 6pm. Haoma, Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-258-4744. B1,990.


 

Taan's Farmer Talk Dinner No.2 

Siam @ Siam’s new sky-high Thai restaurant, TAAN, welcomes Khun Saowalak Pratumtong and Khun Chatjaporn loyplew, representatives of Fisherfolk organization, which works to improve the livelihood of small-scale fishermen in Southern Thailand, to discuss sustainable fishery practices. Taan executive chef Monthep Kamolsilp will be crafting a special seafood nine-course menu (B2,500).

Nov 28. 25/F, Siam @ Siam Design Hotel, 865 Rama 1 Rd., 065-328-7374. B2,500. 

Mads Refslund at The House on Sathorn

As part of the House on Sathorn's Guest Chef Series, the team presents a collaboration Danish chef Mads Refslund, co-founder of Noma, and The Dining Room head chef Fatih Tutak. On Nov 30-Dec 1, chef Mads will offer Bangkok a taste of the flavorful plates of New Nordic cuisine that confirmed Noma as one of the world's all-time great restaurants. Italan winemaker Allegrini will be offering a wine pairing.

Nov 30, Dec 1, 7pm. The House on Sathorn, North Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000. 12-course dinner B4,600/ with wine pairing B5,900.
 


 

Sunday Sabai: Stories in the Garden

On Dec 2, enjoy a five-course brunch prepared by Haoma chef-owner Deepanker “DK” Khosla using fresh ingredients from the restaurant's farm garden. Part of the revenue will go to Courageous Kitchen charity. B1,990 (includes a glass of sparkling wine). Tickets here.

Dec 2, 11am. Haoma, Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-258-4744. B1,990.

 

A Plant Based Celebration

Taking place on Dec 2, this Christmas Farmer's Market from Man and The Figs and The Banana Warrior featuring various craft pop-up stores, new vegan dishes from Man and The Figs, Crane Cafe's fresh speciality coffee, live music, DJs, talks, workshops and Christmas inspired bubbly cocktails. 
Dec 2, 12pm. Crane Cafe, Soi Phrom Jai, Sukhumvit Soi 35, 086-525-2987.

 

Chef Henrik's Vegetarian Table

On Nov 29-30, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin chef Henrik Yde Andersen prepares a six-course vegetarian tasting menu in a farmer-market inspired setting. B3,800 per person with wine pairing. Reserve your seat by calling 02-162-9000 or emailing srabua.siambangkok@kempinski.com
Nov 29-30. Siam Kempinski Hotel, 991/9, Rama 1 Rd., 02-162-9000. B3,800.

 

Gaa x 108 Collaboration Dinner

Proclaimed the “new Noma” by Britain’s Telegraph newspaper, it’s fair to say that Copenhagen’s ultra-seasonally focused 108 restaurant is something of a darling among international foodie circles. This Dec 7-8, try what all the fuss is about when head chef Kristian Baumann visits Bangkok to cook alongside this city’s own Garima Arora at her Lang Suan restaurant, Gaa. Priced at B4,500, the menu has yet to be released, beyond details that it will include certain signatures from 108’s kitchen together with dishes created in collaboration between the two chefs.

Dec 7-8. Gaa, 68/4, 68/5 Lang Suan Rd., 091-419-2424. B4,500.

 

Great Wines of Italy

Arguably Bangkok’s biggest and best annual wine event for the better part of six years, hosted by renowned wine critic James Suckling, joins its usual landing spot at the Grand Ballroom at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel on Dec 7. Join the event to sample over 180 Italian wines curated by Suckling, each receiving a score of 90 points or higher by the man himself—three of them scored a perfect 100. B1,200 early-bird tickets are available now. 

Dec 7. Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Ratchadamri Rd.
 

 


Ongoing

Cheese Buffet

Every Friday and Saturday at About Eatery till Nov 24, indulge in a huge selection of imported cheese, including grana padano, gorgonzola, provolone and paleggio D.O.P., alongside jams, nuts dried fruits and, of course, lots of bread. B690 per person, 6:30-10:30pm.
Every Fri-Sat till Nov 24. About Eatery, Ocean Tower II, Sukhumvit Soi 21, 092-907-2191


Aperol Spritz Pop-Up Bar

For the next six months, a bright orange Volkswagen van parked in front of Surawong's Le Meridien hotel will dedicate itself to Aperol Spritz, the low-alcohol Italian drink synonymous with summer. Here, you can order up an authentic Aperol Spritz (B230)—three parts prosecco, two parts Aperol (a Venetian citrusy-bitter liqueur) and one splash of soda—to go with a Salmone Selvaggio (an open-face sandwich with wild salmon and tzatziki, B180), all while lapping up the somewhat cooler breeze of winter. Until Apr 30, 2019
Le Meridien Bangkok, 40/5 Surawong Rd., 02-232-8888. Open daily 5pm-midnight