Now that Loy Krathong is done and dusted, Thanksgiving is coming up to bless our hearts – and tummies – with glee. And whilst many are already pumped up about the Festive season, there are still many other great events paving the way for the best ending to the year.
From a wellness workshop slash market to orange wine week and a tropical party, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone in Bangkok this November. 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 tickle your fancy.
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From now until early January, fine dining devotees find yourself in luck here with The Peak, a countertop dining pop-up at Jojo within The St.Regis Bangkok, curated by the three-Michelin-starred Chef Andreas Caminada of Schloss Schauenstein, Switzerland. The inclusive six-course meal will showcase Swiss cuisine at its best and is also limited to only 12 diners a night.
Do you know what orange wine is all about? Well, find out here at Orange Wine Week by OIKOS Wine Education and Arcadia Fine Foods over at About Eatery. Take a plunge into the extraordinary yet underappreciated world of orange-shade wine with the famed natural wine guru, sommelier Giulio Saverino.
Calling out all fitness buffs: 23 November is a wellness day at the COMMONS, where you can take healthy pleasure from the whole food market and wholesome workshop and activities, spanning a Mindful Eating Talk & Workshop, Gong Bath Therapy, Movement Awareness Class, Barre Exercise, and Grain Bowl Making.
A collab between Beam and Tropic City? You know it’s gonna get juicy. So don’t miss this opportunity to dance the night away with upbeat tracks played by Montreal-based DJ and musician, Project Pablo, and Bangkok’s famed performing artists like Mumsfilibaba, Jam On Toast and Transport – all with the jungalow, tropical setting in the background.
Foodies, here’s a change of scenery from your typical grocery shopping in a supermarket. Bangkok Farmers Market takes over the US Embassy and turns the holy American ground into a communal space for hyper-local and seasonal ingredients. Get your tote bags ready, local producers and artisans will be showcasing their pristine produce and crafts like bakery goods, handmade jewellery and beauty products.
A pool party is never hip without a cool DJ. But with the name Havana Social backing it up, you know this pool-side party centred around tiki drinks over at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 is guaranteed to be fab and fiery.
Sub-Zero & Wolf is hosting Jordy Navarra of Toyo Eatery and Chef Aisha Ibrahim & Samantha Beaird from Axis for a two-night-only dining pop-up. Featuring dishes made solely from local ingredients of Thailand and the Philippines, diners can expect to gorge on scrumptious creations made from merged culinary traditions from the three chefs. For more information about the event, email email@example.com.