- Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn at Banyan Tree Bangkok (April 25–27)
International chef, television presenter, restaurateur, cookbook author, and cooking celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn will grace the kitchen at Vertigo for a fleeting guest residency.
Chef Bobby’s multicultural background shines through in his intriguing East-meets-West cooking approach, which sensationally bridges the culinary cultural divide along with his uncommon talent for kitchen-craft.
Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Vertigo is also featuring a new menu created by Executive Sous Chef Andrew Perry. The new additions include Poached Boston Lobster with Butter and Norwegian Salmon Confit, along with impossible-to-skip desserts like Lavender Chocolate Panna Cotta with Blueberry Gelée.
When: April 25–27 from 6–10:30 p.m.
How much: 4-course set dinner at THB 4,400 or THB 6,200 with wine; 5-course set dinner at THB 5,100 or THB 7,300 with wine
- Menu Make-Over at Vertigo TOO
Here’s what’s cooking at their nightclub-feel, city vista restaurant Vertigo TOO, where the latest menu retooling brings some new additions to its pan-cuisine selection. Starting April, guests can tuck into such inspiringly tasty creations as Pulled Pork Jaffle (toasted sandwich); Duck Sausage with Kumquat Confit, Orange, and Duck Jus; and Fresh Vietnamese style Spring Rolls with Softshell Crab and Rice Noodles.
When: Open daily for dinner from 6–10:30 p.m.
- The heart of Chinese cuisine at Bai Yun
The essential meat of Chinese cuisine, pork occupies a prominent place in China’s culture, so much so that word for “meat” and “pork” are one and the same to speakers of Mandarin, while the pig signifies prosperity as one of the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac. And now Bai Yun embraces this all-important ingredient with a selection of pork-featured Chinese dishes, including Xiao Long Bao, traditional Chinese Pork Dumpling Soup; and Sheng Jian Bao, Pan-fried Pork Buns—plus many more.
When: Open daily for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 6–10:30 p.m.
- A Thai-Style Celebration at Saffron
April is synonymous with Songkran—the traditional Thai New Year—making it one of the most anticipated months on the Thai calendar, and Saffron restaurant is celebrating this beloved holiday with a five-course set menu of classic Thai dishes. Created especially for this occasion by Saffron Corporate Master Chef Renu Homsombat, each course presents classic Thai cooking in a delicious modern-day context.
When: April 9–16 from 6–10:30 p.m.
- New cocktail selection at Saffron Sky Garden
Saffron Sky Garden, the highest garden in the sky in Bangkok, announced a brand new selection of unique cocktails, each representing a different region of Thailand. Enjoy them with a breathtaking view from the 52nd floor and set off on a virtual Thailand tour – one sip at a time.
When: Open daily from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- Easter Day Celebration at Romsai
Celebrate Easter Sunday with Romsai’s legendary Sunday Brunch Buffet, and a variety of traditional delicacies including Hot Cross Buns, Garden BBQ, Roasted Lamb and Foie-Gras, just to name a few. For that perfect Easter family celebration, in addition to succulent food, there will be exciting activities for the tiny tots such face painting, the mandatory egg hunting in the company of our Mascot BB Bear!
When/How much: Weekend Bunch from 12–3 p.m. at THB1, 900++ per person; dinner, Friday to Saturday from 6–11 p.m. at THB1,800++ per person; dinner Monday to Thursday from 6–11 p.m. at THB1, 500++ per person; lunch Monday to Friday from 12–2 p.m. at THB 1, 200++ per person.
- Royal summertime Thai cuisine at Apsara
Here’s a rare opportunity to experience first-hand (or first-palate) the vibrant flavors of Thailand’s Royal cuisine of yore. Originally created to be consumed during the hot summer months—particularly during April’s festive New Year season—these heritage-steeped specialties are a year-round treat for the serious connoisseur of traditional Thai cooking, including Khao Chae (sweets in chilled, fragrant water) and Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Three-Flavors Sweet Chili Sauce, plus the world-famous Thai dessert Mango and Sticky Rice served with creamy-smooth Coconut Ice Cream.
When: Departing from River City pier at 8 p.m.
How much: Royal Thai set menu at THB 2,500 net per person
More info: www.banyantree.com/en/thailand/bangkok