Koktail Curated: November 24-30

A list of curated events in and around Bangkok to help you plan your week

With the holiday spirit around the corner, here are some artistic endeavours and one-of-a-kind international dining experiences to enjoy with your loved ones before December even arrives. 



Bangkok Art Book Fair 2022

Since 2017, the Bangkok Art Book Fair (BKKABF) has gathered an eclectic roster of self-published creatives for a common goal of sharing cultural and artistic perspectives. The 2022 edition, under the theme of “Visual Narrative”, will showcase all types of media, including illustration, collage, stop-motion, and more. Check out the artists and independent publishing houses' labour of love at Bangkok City City Gallery from November 25 to 27. Tickets can be purchased here.

13/3 Soi Atthakan Prasit
Nov 25-27, 1-9pm
fb.com/BKKABF, 083-087-2725



Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

If you're looking for a Thanksgiving feast this week but not keen on making it yourself, head to the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit for a Thanksgiving themed dinner buffet. Fill your belly with seasonal offers, including roasted Ingham turkey imported from Australia, roasted pumpkin, mashed potatoes, and herb gravy. Alternatively, turkey takeaways are available to order. Don’t forget to inform the kitchen 24 hours in advance.

Orchid Café, 250 Sukhumvit Road
November 24, 6-10:30pm
fb.com/sheratongrandesukhumvit, 02-649-8888



The Black Cat Specials

When a black cat appears, mystery ensues. Located near Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok’s lobby, The Black Cat lives up to its namesake reputation, radiating an enigmatic and cosy ambience that's perfect for a catch-up session over drinks. Hit up the private spot to tune into live music from The Voice Thailand season 3 contestants, led by the likes of Aey Kuljira and Lookkaew. 

Lang Suan Road Soi 68
Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30-10pm
Friday-Saturday, 7:30-11:30pm
fb/com.theblackcat, 02-796-8888



Chef Van Brings Unique Culinary Flair to Stock.Room

For two nights only this week, indulge in an eight-course "borderless cuisine" dinner by daring chef Chalermpon “Van” Rohitratanaservice at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok's Stock.Room dining room. The exciting menu will highlight uncommon components such as Japanese shirako (male cod’s milt), local mustard leaves, fermented oysters with a Thai twist, and Mexican mole, among others. Reservations are required.

5th Floor, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, 78 Soi Ton Son
November 25-26, 6:30pm onwards
kimptonmaalaibangkok.com, 02-056-9999 



Honey, Cheese, and Wine Tasting

A partnership between Let It Bee Honey, The Little Goat Farm, and Vinum Lector, this three-hour tasting event offers an array of local and imported goods, match-made by experts. If you're a lover of honey, cheese, and wine, RSVP for a comprehensive pairing session at Celadon Bangkok, at The Sukhothai Bangkok.

The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 S Sathon Road
November 24, 6-9pm
sukhothai.com, 02-344-8888



Thien Duong’s Vietnamese Cuisine by Guest Chef Didier Corlou

If you're a fan of Vietnamese cuisine, book a table at Baan Dusit's Thien Duong ASAP as master chef Didier Corlou is bringing his decades-long  culinary savoir-faire to the restaurant from November 28 to December 2 (five days only). Delight yourself in regional staples such as pho and spring rolls but in upgraded form. Lunch and dinner sessions are available for booking. 

Baan Dusit Thani, 116-3 Sala Daeng Road
November 28-December 2; 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-10pm
baandusitthani.com, 02-200-9009



Amici Night

The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit promises a night to remember at its acclaimed restaurant, Rossini’s. Amici Night will bring together two accomplished Italian chefs, Gaetano Palumbo and Danilo Aiassa, to craft a stellar European line-up that will transport you to an Italian fantasy.

250 Sukhumvit Road
November 24, 5:30-10:30pm
rossinisbangkok.com, 02-649-8364