Bangkok is now blooming with fun-filled activities, greeting the post-lockdown period with great enthusiasm and joy.
This second half of the month is brimming with a repertoire of cool happenings, watched over closely by the health restrictions to assure our well-being and safety. From a 100% plant-based market to a soul food brunch and beef workshop, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone. Read on for our hand-picked selection of things to do in the next two weeks and don’t forget to click “add to calendar” for the ones that catch your eye.
[Hero & Featured image credit: Vesper]
Some of Asia’s to 50 bars in Bangkok will be taking over the Aqua Bar at the Anantara Siam this month, for a special event in collaboration with Diageo. These include Backstage Cocktail Bar, Vesper, and Tropic City starting from tomorrow. Check the site for more information and schedule.
If you’re anything like us — that is, intrigued by the word “free flow” — then you’ll absolutely love the idea of this FIESTA LOCA at Seen Restaurant & Bar Bangkok where you can sip on an unlimited number of Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Sangria for two hours straight along with upbeat Latin tracks to dance to whilst you munch and mingle.
For carnivores, this workshop slash tasting (THB 2,500++) sesh by Il Fumo should be your go-to event this month. The restaurant’s head chef and partner Nelson Amorim will walk you through a Beef 101 lesson where you’ll learn everything from the characteristics of different cuts of meat to dry-ageing process, the science of grilling and how to season your meat the right way. Followed by the atelier will be a tasting where you’ll get to gorge on three pristine cuts of meat: wagyu striploin stockyard M6, wagyu tomahawk and french Charolais prime rib. You’ll also get a THB 1,000 voucher to use for your next dinner at the restaurant. Win win.
EmQuartier together with Patom Organic Living will host The Green Market, an event celebrating our local heroes who will offer a selection of eco-friendly, health-forward products and organic produce. Live music and workshops are also included in the program so get ready to shop and chill during the two-day period.
Vegan and green consumerz, take delight in Thailand’s first-ever 100% vegan and plastic-free market at Root The Future Sustainability & Plant-Based Market. Taking place at UnionSpace Thailand, the market will feature a lineup of plant-based and eco-friendly vendors where you can buy everything from a vegan burger, cheese, and meat to vegan candles, zero-waste soaps, and plants. The Adoptable Cat Café will also have a booth there for those looking to adopt the cute little four-legged friend. Don’t forget to bring along your tote bag, bottle, and container since there will be no use of plastic.
Those who enjoy classical music, stop by Neilson Hays Library for a live music performance by the talented violinist Leo Phillips and the principal cellist Noa Chorin, whose melodious tunes, accompanied by the setting of the stroied graceful library, will invite you to submerge fully into the charm of classical music.
Bask in the deliciousness of this vegan feast hosted by Vistro Bangkok, Funky Lam Kitchen, and Naturalista where you can enjoy plant-based fare paired with opulent vegan wine. Both a la carte and tasting menus are available for diners to choose from.
Discover the old and new world of wine through this Wine Master Class (THB 1,100 ++) hosted by the skilled sommelier Anastasia Chirkova of Centara Grand. Taking place at UNO MAS, participants will be served a range of wine specially sourced from around the world accompanied by toothsome tapas to enliven your wine workshop.
For this month, forget your average brunch, because you’re in for a real treat with Hollywood Soul Super Soul Sunday Brunch “United” (THB 1,000 online/THB 1,200). Honouring the Black Live Matters movement, the soul Sunday brunch will be brimming with a selection of staple soul food dishes: think ribs, collard greens, Mac & Cheese, fried catfish, peach cobbler, vegan options, and more. It will all be accompanied by a live performance by Grammy Award Nominee Norwood Young along with his band. Having “United” as the main theme, part of the proceeds from the brunch will also go to “COVID Thailand Aid” and the “LOVE Foundation” (LGBT) so apart from getting fed with a scrumptious feast, you’re also dining for a good cause.