This week is all about sophistication. From a garden party to two tea workshops, chamber music to galettes, here are the ways to feed your stomach, soul and heart in the most elegant fashion.
Late party in a rooftop garden
Vogue Lounge Garden Party
This Friday (9pm-2am), celebrate the end of a long week in Bangkok’s concrete jungle by partying it up in Vogue’s pure white rooftop garden. Vogue’s mixologist gang are collaborating with Perrier and Pernod Ricard to create one-off cocktails that will send you into a state of botanical bliss. For more information, call 0-2001-0697 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 14, Vogue Lounge, 6th Floor, MahaNakhon Cube, 96 Narathiwas Ratchanakharin road; 0-2001-0697; voguelounge.com
Become a tea expert
Tea Blending and Kombuncha Brewing Workshops at The Commons
The Commons Kitchen & Bar has got not one but two special events this weekend for Bangkok tea-lovers. This Saturday (2-4.30pm), TE’s Tea Blending Workshop will teach you everything you need to know about tea, as well as how to make delicious matcha banana pudding to take home and pair with your own freshly-made cold brew! Secure your title as a tea expert by returning for the Kombucha Brewing Workshop with Pure Luck on Sunday (2-4.30pm). This session will touch on everything from the traditional way of brewing kombucha to finding and selecting the right sugar alternatives. To get your tea on, book your spot at one or both of these workshops at email@example.com.
July 15-16, The Commons, 335 soi Thonglor 17, soi Sukhumvit 55; commonsbkk.com
An afternoon of Moz(art)
GLOM plays Mozart at MOCA
It doesn’t get any classier than an afternoon of fine art and chamber music. This Sunday (3-5pm), lose yourself in Mozart and Brahms’s symphonies as the GLOM Piano Quartet opens the inauguration of live music at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). A 750-baht ticket will also get you an exclusive seat to hear Mac Surasak Kanjanaphisit’s “Fung Art Talk,” as well as access to all of MOCA’s exhibits and collections. For reservations, contact 0-9223-1357.
July 16, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Vibhavadi Rangsit road; 0-9223-1357; mocabangkok.com
Six days of galettes and crêpes
Brittany Galette & Crêpe Week
You only have to travel as far as Wine Pub for a six-day vacation to Brittany, France. On Monday through Sunday evenings (6-11pm), executive chef Dominique Ferchaud will present six different styles of crêpe and galette menus, filled with everything from cheese to meat, and seafood to vegetables. Ending with surprise desserts, the exquisite culinary selections will make you will feel as if you are dining at a street-side restaurant in the historical French province.
July 17-23, Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8/2 Rangnam road; pullmanbangkokkingpower.com