Oodles of artisanal noodles
Just opened this past June, La Dotta (161/6 Thong Lor Soi 9) is the latest venture of the Foodie Collection group and is serving up handcrafted quality pasta dishes with a strong focus on fresh produce, just like how it is done in Italy. Operating as both a restaurant and a store, the focus is on craftsmanship, ingredients, and authenticity in recipes to make a perfect plate of pasta. Tasty appetizers and desserts and a wide selection of natural and boutique old world wines are also available, while the cocktail menu focuses on revisited Italian classics and fresh ingredients. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm for lunch and 5:30pm to 11pm for dinner.
For the love of cheese
What do France, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, and England have in common? Stinkin’ good cheese! SO Sofitel (2 North Sathorn Rd) will be hosting a SO Cheese Evening from 7pm to 9pm on the first Friday of every month at MIXO BAR on the 9th Floor. The cheesy selection of goodness by Executive Chef PAUL SMART includes brie, raclette, Comté, Morbier, Tête de Moine, Valençay, camembert, gorgonzola, and Brillat-Savarin cheeses. On July 7th, enjoy two full hours of free-flow wine and cheese alongside artisan breads, cold cuts, charcuterie, and more. Entertainment will be provided in the form of a live DJ accompanied by saxophonist. Call 02 624 0000 to secure your spot. Priced at B999 per person.
Sukhumvit soi 11’s newcomer
Soho Hospitality has long been famed for bringing us some of Bangkok’s hottest bars and restaurants, including Above Eleven, Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology, and Havana Social. Their latest venture, Brasserie Cordonnier, is an authentic Parisian restaurant in the heart of Bangkok’s bustling Sukhumvit Soi 11. Staying true to Soho’s DNA, this French outlet has a unique concept that combines two of the most recognized aspects of French culture: food and fashion. At the helm of the kitchen is chef Clement Hernandez, who rolls out French classics as well as a few of his own unique creations. Completing the experience, the drinks menu hosts a catalogue of specially sourced fine wines and spirits, alongside an array of unique French inspired cocktails. Open daily from 6pm till midnight.
Back by popular demand
Chef Sylvain Sendra, chef and owner of the Michelin-starred Itinéraires Restaurant in Paris, France, returns to Bangkok for three days of sheer culinary pleasure at La Vie, the creative French restuarant at Vie Hotel Bangkok (117/39-40 Phaya Thai Rd). From July 26th to 28th he will present a tantalizing 3-course set lunch and a 6-course set dinner. Lunch will be served at noon and is priced at B2,500 per person for food only and B4,000 for food and wine pairing, and dinner will be served at 7pm and is priced at B5,500 per person for food only and B7,500 for food and wine pairing. Seats are limited so book now by calling 083 820 4224.