When: From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Mon-Fri) and from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Sat-Sun) until end of January
Where: Chocolab, G Floor, Sofitel So Bangkok, Rama 4 Rd (MRT Lumpini)
How much: THB 750++ per person
More info: 02 624 0000; firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Dusit Thani Bangkok launches its newest restaurant, 22 Kitchen and Bar, at its famed panoramic rooftop venue. The new restaurant offers diners a menu based on Pacific coastal cuisine, prepared by a team led by chef Nikolas Ramirez (formerly of El Encanto by Orient Express and the Wine Cask, both in California, U.S.). The menu reflects his personal and professional history as a native Hawaiian with Latin roots, and classic culinary training.
When: Daily for dinner
Where: 22 Kitchen & Bar, Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok (BTS Sala Daeng)
How much: Varies
More info: 02 200 9000 ext. 2345
What: Food plays a key role in Chinese culture more so than during the Chinese New Year. At The Peninsula Bangkok, guests can indulge and celebrate the Chinese New Year with special Chinese meals at the award-winning Mei Jiang Cantonese restaurant and River Cafe & Terrace.
When: February 15–22
Where: Mei Jiang and River Terrace, The Peninsula Bangkok, Charoen Nakorn Road (free shuttle bus from Saphan Taksin Pier)
How much: THB 2,580++ per person and THB 2,980++ per person at Mei Jiang. The Chinese New Year Dinner Buffet at the River Cafe & Terrace is priced at THB 1,800++ per person
More info: 02 626 1919, 02 861 2361 or email: email@example.com
Where: The Mayflower Restaurant, Dusit Thani Bangkok, Rama IV (BTS Sala Daeng)
How much: Fish fillet starts at THB 500++ and whole fish starts at THB 1,800++
More info: 02 200 9000 ext. 2345; firstname.lastname@example.org
What: One of the best ways to explore an original take on Thai culinary classics and fresh inspirations, the “Gourmet One Unlimited Set” is presented by a passionate team of chefs.
When: Every Tuesday through Saturday evening
Where: Rice & Chilli Restaurant, 5th floor, Mode Sathorn Hotel Bangkok (BTS Surasak)
How much: THB 1,900 net for two
More info: 02 623 4555 ext. Rice & Chilli; www.modesathorn.com
What: Ensure a great start to the year, wake up to the taste of “Coffee’n Coffee” by executive Pastry chef Laurent Ganguillet. Indulge in bittersweet marbled coffee mousse on almond sponge cake, garnished with crunchy chocolate pearls.
When: January 1–31
Where: Thimian, The Sukhothai Bangkok, Sathorn Road
How much: THB 720 net for one pound; THB 1400 net for two pounds; THB 2,100 net for three pounds (whole cake)
More info: 02 344 8888; email@example.com
What: Enjoy memorable evenings of red hot live jazz and discover a menu of new gourmet light bites created by a talented culinary team – the perfect accompaniment to The Living Room’s exceptional wine list and classic cocktails.
Where: The Living Room, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Road (BTS Nana)
How much: From THB 540++ for eight canapés
More info: 02 649 8353;
What: Elements is adding beef from Japan to its extensive a la carte menu. Guests may order the finest cuts of Hokkaido, Matzusaka, and Kiwami beef, cooked to order as part of a memorable dining experience.
When: Throughout January
Where: Elements, 25th floor, The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Wireless Road (BTS Ploenchit)
How much: From THB 2,200++
More info: 02 687 9000;
What: An adventurous set menu for lovers of food and wine, pairing Cantonese dishes with a selection of white, red, and plum wines from China at the Chinese restaurant of Centra Central Statiaon Hotel Bangkok.
Where: Chyna at Centra Central Station Hotel Bangkok
How much: THB 789 net per person, with a minimum of two people per table
More info: 02 344 1699 ext. 3; firstname.lastname@example.org
What: A spectacular weekend buffet brunch with a variety of fresh seafood on ice! Be spoiled with a choice of fresh oysters, mussels, prawns, crab, and more, including international and Asian favorites such as sushi, dim sum, crispy pork belly, and roast duck. Enjoy also a delectable array of homemade desserts highlighted by a chocolate fountain plus a wide variety of cakes, mousses, crepes, and traditional Thai desserts.
When: Every weekend
Where: The Square Restaurant, 6th floor, Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam
How much: THB 849++ per person including free flow of juices or THB 1,349++ per person including free flow of beer and wine
More info: 02 160 7123, 02 160 7100 ext. 8702; www.novotelbangkokplatinum.com