Prestige Planner: Best Things to do this Week (9-15 May 2022)

From a Filipino tasting menu to a classical music concert, here are five events you can partake in this week in Bangkok.

[Hero and featured image credit: Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok]

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Delight in a Filipino tasting menu with a local twist

The Travelling Chefs Series at Siri Sala invites Chef Jordy Navarra and his team from one of Asia’s 50 best restaurants, Tokyo Eatery in Manila, to offer a 6-course tasting menu in a private traditional Thai house at Siri Sala. The warm and cosy event also invites guests to indulge in the sunset view prior to the dinner, have a chat with Chef Jordy, and enjoy live music at the Heritage Bar with Phraya Rum after the meal.

The ‘Travelling Chefs Series’ takes place at Siri Sala from May 13-15, 2022 from 5.30pm onwards. For more information and reservations, contact 098 608-1999 or visit the website.

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Enjoy classical music at ‘The Early String Quartets: Haydn & Mozart’

The Siam Society Under Royal Patronage offers a chance to elevate your musical senses with three unmistakable pieces by Mozart and Haydn. Performed by the Pro Musica Quartet & The Prymarian Junior String Quartet, it is one of the rare, can’t-miss events for all melophiles.

‘The Early String Quartets: Haydn & Mozart’ takes place at the Auditorium at The Siam Society on May 12, 2022 at 7pm. For ticket reservations, contact 02 661 6470-3 ext 201 or email chuleeporn@thesiamsociety.org

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Indulge in premium black caviar kaiseki-style at Kinu by Takagi

The Mandarin Oriental’s 10-seat kaiseki restaurant, Kinu by Takagi, has imported selections of black caviar from Sturia to be the key ingredient for the new 5-course lunch and 10-course dinner. Chef Norihisa Maeda, the kaiseki maestro, will feature the black star in dishes like Kagoshima Kuruma prawn with vintage caviar in dashi soup, steamed abalone served with abalone liver sauce and classic caviar, and many more.

The special caviar menu is served at Kinu by Takagi at 12pm for lunch and 6pm for dinner until May 30, 2022. The restaurant is open from Wednesday to Sunday only. For more information, contact 0 2659 9000.

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Relive your summer love at the ‘Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?’ art exhibition

Referring to the famous sonnet by William Shakespeare, ‘Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?’ tells the stories of blooming and fading love amid the brightness of summer through famous characters from eight renowned artists: Chubbynida, Huatoh Story, Meimo, Munins, Smaisiam, Tuagomstudio, Tum Ulit and Warbie Yama.

The exhibition is open from May 14, 2022 until June 26, 2022 at River City Bangkok Galleria 1 on 2nd floor. For more information, visit the website.

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Travel to Milan with Ms. Jigger’s ‘A Love Letter to Milan’

Milan’s jolly way of life has inspired chef Danilo Aiassa to come up with a delectable 4-course menu with a thoughtful pairing of crafted cocktails by Stan Andruskevic at Ms. Jigger. While the menu reflects beautifully the diverse and vibrant food culture of Milan, each cocktail will also navigate you through Milan’s iconic destinations such as Navigli Canal and Milano Centrale, amongst others.

‘A Love Letter to Milan’ 4-course menu is available until the end of May for dinner from 5.30pm-11.30pm at Ms. Jigger. For more information and reservation, contact 02 056 9999 or visit the website.

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