Bangkok is an exciting city filled with all kinds of eateries and culinary institutions, and the town’s food scene only keeps flourishing.
Undoubtedly, the city has turned into a true hotspot for food lovers, inviting both newbies and insiders to explore and taste the ever-changing offerings. This perhaps explains why restaurants keep bringing a number of visiting guest chefs and temporary pop-ups to make sure city-dwellers are fuelled joyously with new eats and drinks each month.
If you are currently circling around town looking for an exclusive excuse to wine and dine this March, here are eight dining pop-ups you should look out for.
Chef Andy Ricker of Portland’s famed Pok Pok and Ping Yang Pow will grace the Charoenkrung izakaya, JUA, with his versions of meat skewers, sandwiches, and soups inspired by diverse Southeast Asian cuisines.
E-Saan fare foodies, tuck into the special a-la-carte menu, brimming with pungent Northeastern Thai dishes over at Siam Tea Room within the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. Each menu item is packed with real-deal heat and deliciousness so expect nothing short of extraordinary.
Following the success of their previous Farmer’s Talk dinners, TAAN proudly presents us this March with a new episode of “From Industry to Organic Artisan with RK Farm.” The farm-to-fork Thai restaurant welcomes Nittaya Wongmahacharoen, a founder of RK Farm, a Nakhon Ratchasima farm dedicated wholeheartedly to planting 100% organic and medicinal produce. Watch also as the farm-minded chef, Monthep “Thep” Kamolsilp of TAAN curates 9-course meal (THB 2,200++) using over 20 ingredients from the farm to surprise diners.
The modern European haunt, Mia, commences their first chef series “Friend of Mia” this month with Chef Davide Garavaglia, a former chef de cuisine of three-Michelin-starred Mirazur (also ranked as #1 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019). Together with the chef-duo Pongcharn ‘Top’ Russell and Michelle Goh of Mia, the six-hand dinner will serve up an 8-course tasting menu (THB 3,650++ for food only and THB 1,600++ extra for wine pairing) to charm your palate.
Get your tummy ready, Mad Face Food Week 2020 is coming in hotter and madder than last year with a “Last Meal on Earth” theme. The food-centric festival is a Mecca of full-time eaters and inimitable chefs with one-of-a-kind dishes. For three days only, get ready to plunge yourself into the kind of scrumptious goodness the chefs curated as if their food were to be your final fare on earth.
Calling all Spanish wine enthusiasts: Iconic Wines Thailand and Wine Garage Co., Ltd. is hosting a soul-stirring, palate-pleasing wine tasting this March over at H dining. Be prepared to shower your Sunday afternoon with over 20 tasty wines. The ticket is priced at THB 1,000 net, which includes the tasting and THB 500 worth of food vouchers to dine at the restaurant.
Food and wine are a match made in foodie heaven. And if you’re a fine dining slash wine pairing aficionado, this five-course dinner (THB 5,888++) at The Allium Bangkok paired with wines of Tenuta San Guido, Tuscany should be your go-to. Expect scrumptious dishes like Grilled Lobster Salad, Scorched Duck Liver and Grilled Korat Beef Striploin.
Regional Thai cuisine doesn’t always have to stick to its glorious traditions. Chef Ian Kittichai with his contemporary spins on Thai cooking will add depth to your favourite regional Thai dishes and make your hour-long tasting menu worth every second at his new wellness-forward Thai restaurant, Khum Hom. The multi-course meal is priced at THB 2,500++ for food only, and THB 1,100++ extra for wine pairing.