Hungry? Thirsty? You have reason for excitement. Some of Bangkok’s brightest food stars have teamed up for one-off collaborations between now and the early part of August, and an imported art and booze pursuit is offering a special deal on a night of bottles and brushstrokes.
Big Trouble in Little China
The collaboration between Jess Barnes (Opposite Mess Hall) and Blair Mathieson (formerly of Quince and No Idea) serves dressed up Chinese food — some of the “guilty pleasure” variety — at the Shanghai-themed Maggie Choo’s. Prominent on the menu is a medley of bao, including pork belly with sriracha mayo, mapo tofu, and buttermilk fried chicken. There are eight categories on the menu, though, each with dishes too good, yet oh-so-right, for the rhomboid-shaped takeout container: General Tso’s rabbit, lap cheong, xiao long bao, drunken chicken salad. The pop-up runs until August 5, and dishes range from B150 to B2000 in price (do Jack Burton lookalikes receive discounts?). Click here for the full menu and contact information.
Local Craftsmen Comfort Food and Craft Beer Pairing Event
Three of the city’s most delicious institutions team up for two nights of craft beer and comfort food. On August 1 and 2, Seven Spoons and Mad Moa are offering a five-course dinner paired with Udomsuk Brewery’s beer. Dishes include coffee-rubbed spare ribs with a stout glaze, headcheese in aspic, and Mad Moa’s beer- and Worcestershire-braised beef sliders, served in locally made buns. All five courses will be paired with a different style of brew from Udomsuk — Saison IPA, lambic, weizen, stout, and amber ale. Seats are B1950, with 15 per cent of profits going to the Resilient Homes Initiative in Nepal. Contact Seven Spoons or Mad Moa, or call 08 6071 6102, to book a seat.
British Free Flow x Painting
Paintbar Bangkok is serving free flow Brothers cider and British beer (e.g. Brewdog Punk IPA) during a special tote bag painting course on July 21 and 22. The course costs B999 and all tools and paint are provided. Just bring your sense of creativity. Seats are now very limited, so sign up today at paintbarbangkok.com, or by calling 08 1001 0849 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.