All American Food & Wine
What: Experience an true American dining experience during M & Restaurant’s U.S. beef, turkey, and scallops promotion, brought directly from the States!
Where: M & Restaurant, Mida de Sea Hua Hin
How much: Varies
More info: 032 771 9766
Incredible Isaan Cuisine
What: Thailand’s Isaan region is home to some of the best cuisine in the country. Chefs Pichit and Kid have cooked up some fresh, bright, spicy, and aromatic regional favorites with a special touch. Some of the dishes include: laab moo thod (deep fried spicy minced pork salad); num tok nue (grilled Australian beef salad, roasted rice, and Thai herbs); laab ped (spicy duck salad, ginger, and spring onion); tom sabb moo (spicy pork ribs soup, shallot, and sour tamarind); khow phad Isaan (fried rice with ginger, chili, garlic, spring onion, and Thai sausage); and som tum gai yang (papaya salad with roasted lemongrass chicken thigh).
Where: Elements restaurant, Sheraton Pattaya Resort
How much: Varies
More info: 038 259 888; email@example.com
Vegetarian Festival at Takumi
What: Swissôtel Le Concorde Bangkok’s Japanese restaurant, Takumi, brings the festive mood with variety of vegetarian Japanese dishes. The restaurant’s chef chose spices to create a fine vegetarian variety in Japanese-style to go well with the restaurant’s vegetarian a la carte menu, such as Shojin sushi rice topped with vegetables (THB 180++).
When: From now until October 5; open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for dinner from 6 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Where: Takumi, Swissôtel Le Concorde Bangkok
How much: All-You-Can-Eat A-La-Carte Buffet at THB 790++ for lunch and THB 890++ for dinner; a la carte menu also available (price varies)
More info: 02 694 2222 ext 1560
Okura Afternoon Tea Celebrates Japan’s Koyo Autumn Festival
What: The popular High Tea set at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is to feature special yuzu-flavored macaroons and other delicacies to mark the annual “Koyo” Autumn Festival in Japan, which marks the change of seasons with colors equally spectacular to the better-known Sakura Festival in Spring. The full Afternoon Tea set choices at Up & Above Bar include Koyo yuzu jam roll; milk chocolate praline; mini butterfly puff; Koyo chocolate pave, and more. These same Koyo macaroons will also be available at La Pâtisserie.
When: From Monday to Saturday from now until October 31; afternoon tea served from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Okura Prestige Bangkok
How much: Afternoon tea at THB 780 net; single macaroons at THB 42; rolls of four at THB 160; rolls of eight at THB 320
More info: 02 687 9000;
Wine Dinner at Acqua
What: Stelle di Luce, much like an exclusive club providing encounters for win lovers, restaurateurs, and wine merchants, and Acqua restaurant has ben appointed to be part of this worldwide recognition by Luce della Vite winery. Don’t miss the upcoming wine dinner including scallops carpaccio, octopus salad, homemade ravioli, roasted lamb, and more, paired with Luce della Vite wines.
When: October 6, reception at 7:30 p.m., dinner at 8 p.m.
Where: Acqua, Phuket
How much: THB 3,000 ++
More info: 076 618 127;
Pizza & Pasta Promotion
What: Isn’t it always difficult to choose between pizza or pasta? Reef Deli & Wine Lounge introduced the Pizza & Past promotion, giving a chance for Italian food lovers to enjoy both favorites at the same time, for one price. Choices of pizza are Margarita, seafood, and Hawaiian. Choices of pasta are spaghetti Bolognese, penne seafood, and tagliatelle salmon. Pair your Italian favorites with wines from a selection of more than 100 labels.
When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., from now until November 30
Where: Reef Deli & Wine Lounge, Amari Hua Hin
How much: THB 340 net
More info: 032 616 600
What: 57th Street presents chef Gordon Tian from Shanghai Renaissance Yangtze Hotel, who will star as a guest chef at the restaurant for three weeks. Chef Tian will present a Chinese buffet with classic Cantonese cuisine for both lunch and dinner. Don’t miss the opportunity to try traditional Cantonese street food together with a wide selection of Chinese tea.
When: Daily from October 13 to November 2
Where: 57th Street, Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit
How much: Lunch at THB 690++ per person; dinner at THB 970++ per person
More info: 02 797 0110
Daily Double: Wine & Oyster
What: With fresh oysters and fine wine waiting, it’s bound to be a race to the Finishing Post, at Crowne Plaza Lumpini Park hotel, which is presenting a special offer featuring six fresh oysters served with one bottle of Mar y Sol Sauvignon Blanc 2012, every evening. Those who prefer red wine can opt for a bottle of Mar y Sol Merlot 2012 instead.
When: Daily from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., from now until October 31
Where: Finishing Post, Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park
How much: THB 1,300++ per wine/oyster pairing
More info: 02 632 9001