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Health has become a rather buzzing topic as of late, and this week especially, we see a rather significant amount of events related to caring for the body. #Trending or not, it’s always a good idea to take health into consideration and make informed choices when it comes to caring for yourself, and this week there are plenty of opportunities for you to hop on that health-conscious wagon! From the arrival of gluten-free, plant-based burgers over at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Hotel — arguably our answer to the Impossible Burger that recently went viral — to anti-inflammatory food workshop that teaches you how to boost your immune system through delicious recipes, here are the events you don’t want to miss this week!

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Bar Stories with Miyazaki

WINE & DINE — FindTheLockerRoom is back with another edition of Bar Stories, this time featuring Tsuyoshi Miyazaki from the renowned ‘Pippin’ bar in Japan. Expect an evening of fun, vodka-infused cocktail concoctions at one of the most buzzing speakeasies in town.

8-12pm, September 21, 2019. Find The Locker Room. To find out more, visit the official Facebook event page

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Anti-Inflammatory Food Workshop

NEWS & EVENTS — The Commons is back with another exciting workshop concept, where you can learn to make delicious recipes that fight inflammation and boost your immune system with certified culinary nutritionist and health coach Cecilia Yu. Through six recipes — green juice, butternut squash dip, Tahini kale salad, roasted sweet potato and quinoa pilaf, tumeric stew and cacao pudding — the workshop offers insight on how to choose and cook ingredients that will optimise your health. You will also gain knowledge on how inflammation affects your body, as well as how to deal with it or avoid it through easy changes to your dietary lifestyle. As an added bonus, all recipes promise to be gluten-free, dairy-free, family-friendly and very tasty!THB1,500 per person. 10am-12:30pm, September 21, 2019. The Commons Kitchen. To reserve your spot or find out more, click here.

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SO Amazing Chefs

WINE & DINE — SO Sofitel Bangkok’s highly-anticipated eight day culinary event is back, bringing with it a brand-new league of award-winning chefs and culinary maestros for local gourmands to look forward to. Expect a gastronomic journey unlike any other, courtesy of names such as Nick Yim, Paul Liebrandt, Bastian Falkenroth, María José San Román, Rob van der Veekan, Simon Scott, Takatomo Izumi, and Thierry Drapeau. From an oyster-centric dinner, to a baking workshop, there is much to look forward to in the dining scene this week.

THB1000 – THB10,000++. September 15 – 22, 2019. SO Sofitel Bangkok Hotel. To find out more about the schedule and what to expect, visit so-sofitel-bangkok.com

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Beyond Meat

WINE & DINE — Could this be Bangkok’s answer to the Impossible Burger? This week, get ready for some pretty mind-blowing action in the local wine and dine scene, as Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok launches plant-based foods in a quest for better health, and the benefit of the environment. A collaboration with Hong Kong-based Green Monday, expect the likes of the ‘Beyond Som Tum Burger’, which gives you a “beyond” burger patty, dairy-free cheddar cheese, green papaya salad, lettuce, and lime-garlic mayonnaise, nicely wrapped in a brioche bun. Other options include the ‘Beyond Curry Sausage’, or if you’re looking for Thai fare, go for the OmniMeat items such as the phad krapaw OmniMeat rad khao, or the larb OmniMeat. 

THB450++ for a Beyond Somtum Burger. The burgers will be available at a new food truck on the hotel’s driveway entrance from September 19-23, 2019. To find out more, call 0 2254 6250, or email [email protected].

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Qin Shi Huang, The First Emperor of China and Terracotta Warriors

ART & CULTURE — Nearly half a century ago, archaeologists unearthed an army of around 7000 terracotta warriors, each bearing its own unique appearance. Rows upon rows of life-sized soldiers, these statues guarded what is believed to be the tomb of Qin Shi Huang — the first emperor of China from over two thousand years in the past. An expression of the life of QIn Shi Huang, as well as the results of his rule and his approach to everlasting life, these terracotta sculptures have long fascinated avid archaeology fans from across the globe. Today, you no longer need to travel too far to marvel at these ancient findings, as four of the magnificent statues — along with ancient weapons, a chariot, inscriptions and pottery — can be found at the Bangkok National Museum.

Until December 15, 2019. Siwamokkhaphiman Throne Hall, Bangkok National Museum. To find out more, visit the official Facebook page

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