It’s been raining cats and dogs, but hey, it’s not like anything — even a pandemic — has ever stopped us from having some fun.
This second half of the month is still brimming with a repertoire of activities and cool happenings. From a BBQ brunch to an LGBTQ revelry and a food festival, 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.
[Featured and hero image credit: Kanvela House/Buddha & Pals]
Ready to eat the world all in one go? The World in One Bite 2020 Deliciousness: The Tastiest Frontier food fest at CENTRAL EMBASSY is ready to offer you the opportunity through over 40 participating restaurants and cafes of all cuisine types. The event features a wide selection of food options along with cooking classes, wine tasting, and workshops to satisfy all foodies of all tastes and cravings.
The end of the year is fast-approaching, so it’s time start fuelling your body and mind with local, wholesome produce. Make a pit stop by SINGHA COMPLEX for the Bangkok Farmers’ Market, where local farmers, producers, and artisans will be showcasing their pristine products and crafts like fresh veggies, baked goods, and handmade jewellery.
Apart from being a café by day and a bar by night, Buddha & Pals nestled within Kanvela House is also a jazz bar with a cosy-rustic space for you to unwind and listen to soothing jazz music from a lineup of stellar singers taking the stage every Friday and Saturday. There’s really nothing quite like spending your post-work revelry at a bar where the nostalgic tunes come to life whilst quenching your thirst with craft cocktails.
Celebrating the 74th birthday of the legendary rock singer Freddie Mercury, the Hard Rock Café Bangkok’s Tribute to Queen event is a must-attend if you’re a real fan. There will be a live music band performing all of Queen’s hits like We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody and more, whilst you gorge on the venue’s signature burgers and steaks.
For a fun-filled LGBTQ soiree, Sin And The City is the place to be. Perched on the 26th floor of Avani + Riverside Bangkok Hotel, SEEN Restaurant & Bar is hosting a cocktail-fuelled revelry every Friday packed with entertainment performed by drag superstars like Gisele Rafael, Angele Anang, and RMEN with jaw-dropping Magic Mike moves. Charming (and shirtless) male models and a lineup of DJs are also included so expect plenty of eye candy and upbeat tunes.
Calling out all heathy fare enthusiasts: your favourite plant-based haunt, Broccoli Revolution is welcoming new partners to join their wholesome household over the 49 branches under the new and exciting concept “BROC & CO.” The restaurant will now share the space with Kad Kokoa (the Thai-grown cacao gurus), Naturalista (a natural wine brand) and HEBE (a vegan ice cream brand) – which will all provide only vegan products. The launch is set to be on 19 September, so stop by and show some love and salute to good health through their range of offerings.
Ready to feast your eyes and belly on a scrumptious BBQ brunch? Saunter right over to the “Wholly Cow” brunch over at Na Café at Bangkok 1899 for a selection of barbecues along with delicious bites and beverages from DTF : Family Hungry Place, Mad Moa, Tropic City and ChefBing.
For pizza aficionados, take delight in a pizza-focused feast at Soho Pizza this month. The venue carries on their pizza brunch, with a special free-flow food and drink package. Priced at THB 999++, foodies can tuck into a pizza buffet, which includes all of their highly addictive pizza toppings, salad, pasta, bruschetta, and desserts along with unlimited drinks for two hours straight. More of a food person? Then the THB 499++ food package should be your move. For drink devotees, you can also opt for the drink-only package with THB 199++ for a two-hour unlimited soft drink and THB 699++ for two-hour free-flow drinks, including both soft and alcoholic beverages.
If traveling is not an option, how about setting your weekend aside for some staycation? The eco-friendly The Yard Bangkok, is hosting a two-day retreat packed with health-forward workshops like Sunset Yin Yoga, Campfire Estactic Dancing, Laughter Yoga, Sounds Healing, and more, with all the pros. Vegan meals and desserts will also be included in the package throughout the retreat. For prices, check here.