The well known restaurant‚ Le Coq d’Or’ in
Chiang Mai offers new light summer lunch menus, starting at
only 390 baht ++ for a 4-course menu plus coffee or tea. So next time you
feel like dining in a most elegant, yet relaxed, setting, take your business
partners or family there. For reservations call Khun Kitti, the restaurant
manager at 053 282 024 or 053 801 501.
Are you pining for some homemade breakfast before hitting
the town? Or maybe a light lunch? Stop in at Petri’s, a small
neighborhood restaurant, opposite Kad Suan Kaew. Toast, homemade pita bread,
juice, butter, jam, coffee as much as you like plus a big selection of
breakfast items to choose from. Like Swedish potato pancakes with bacon or
an omelet with cream stuffing of shrimp, ham, bacon or mushroom. All served
for only 95 baht.
La Gondola Restaurant, located at the Riverside
Garden of Rimping Condo (next to Nakornping Bridge), now features a Weekend
Pasta Buffet at 189 baht (children 129 baht), every Saturday and
Sunday from noon until 3 p.m. Phone 0 5323 5942 for reservations.
Sunday Brunch is back! By popular demand, the Amari
Rincome Hotel has re-introduced the famous Sunday Brunch,
which is now more deliciously tempting than ever before. So, forget about
your diet for one day and spoil yourself with a cornucopia of special
delights created by the executive chef from Ireland, Adrian O’Herlihy.
Make a reservation at La Gritta Restaurant and enjoy unlimited
gourmet treats for the whole family. Every Sunday from 11.30 – 14.00 hrs.
Adults 350 baht, children 200 baht net.
Environmental education for free!
Chiang Mai University’s Forest Restoration Research Unit is pleased to
announce that its new education program can provide free training and
extension services to schools and other community groups in forestry and
other environmental issues. Discover biodiversity along a forest trail,
learn how to grow trees at our nurseries or join a tree planting day.
Classroom events or field workshops; 1/2 day to 3 day programs to suit your
needs. Contact [email protected] zsceince.cmu.ac.th or call 053 943348 or 053 943346 x
1134 or 1135.
Free Aerobic Classes - Chiang Mai Municipality is
teaching aerobic classes free of charge. Monday through Friday at the old
municipality sports stadium (gym 2) between 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Attention all Easter bunnies – egg fights
will be going on all night at Darling’s Swiss Wine Pub on
Nimmanahaeminda Road, opposite Amari Rincome Hotel, on Saturday, 19 April
(the night before Easter Sunday). Check it out and compete, the winners will
receive a glass of South African House Wine, red or white, and can keep the
egg, or what’s left of it.
Gongdee Gallery and Studio will organize a painting
exhibition by Wichit Chaiwong, the owner of Gongdee Company Limited,
at Gongdee Art Room, which is located on Soi 1, Nimmanheminda Road. The
exhibition opened on April 1 and will last until April 28. Please note that
the exhibition will be closed during the Songkran Festival celebrations.
Make a Happy Easter date with the Amari Rincome
on April 20 at the La Gritta Restaurant. Choose delicious
treats from the generous buffet-brunch. Admire the ‘Easter Egg’ themes
and colorful decorations. Watch the children enjoy games, including an
‘Easter Egg Hunt’ and many others, with prizes for the winners. Starts
at 11 a.m., price 350 baht net, children 200 baht net. For more information
please contact guest relations at 053 211 044 ext. 14.
Message from the Lunch Bunch Group, a group
of farang and Thai ladies who meet once a month to exchange ideas, tips (and
gossip): The next Lunch Bunch gathering will be on April 23rd
at noon at Twelve Gables. Everybody is welcome. It will be a pot
luck, and please remember that on occasion the bunch has gotten too many
deserts, so salads are a good selection. However, anything is welcome.
Please let Renee Vines know by April 21 if you are coming (by email, see
below). Newcomers, as always, are welcome. Directions how to get there will
come later. Reservations with Renee: [email protected]
German pianist Gabriel Guljakin will perform a
concert in Chiang Mai on May 3, 2003, at A.U.A. School beginning at 6
p.m. Everybody is welcome and best of all, admission is free! Gabriel told Chiangmai
Mail, “I will play compositions by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and
Rachmaninoff.” It sounds like an event not to be missed. All listeners who
enjoy classical-piano music are invited to attend this classical event.
On May 4th at 8 p.m. the Chiangmai Branch of the Agnostic
Society invites everybody to come along to the Anywhere Bar for a social
get together to debate nothing. For more information
and directions how to get there call Ewan from the Anywhere Bar at 053 227
Looking for a wheelchair? Hopefully not! But many poor
disabled children in Chiangmai are. So why not donate one for only 7000 baht?
Visit the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop across from the Chiangmai Disabled
Center, 133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiangmai (near Thapae Gate).
Laundry and Internet service, traditional Thai massage,
Thai language courses. You find it all at the Chiangmai Disabled Center,
133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiangmai (near Thapae Gate).
Tune-in to the English language radio program
‘Helping Hand’, broadcast daily from 7.30-9.00 pm. The program
can be heard on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides
useful information to both Thai nationals and foreigners alike.
Do you like to party but don’t want to bother with
cooking for hours? Let To Nobody’s Restaurant take care of it all.
Homemade sausages, pork knuckles, smoked trout, different smoked fish
specialties or even roasted duck and quail. You decide, then let To Nobody
do the cooking. For more information, call or come by To Nobody at 99/8 Moo
10, Suthep Road, Tel. 053 278 794. Open daily except Tuesdays from 17.00
For the kids
The Humanities Faculty, Chiang Mai University, is
holding an International CMU Summer Camp 2003, which is being
scheduled during the summer semester. There are 4 classes in the camp, with
the first a Culture Tour experiencing cultural eco-tourism, the second is
[email protected] using an English language program in computers and mobile
phones. The third covers Communication, developing conversational skills,
and finally there is Presentation, showing how to creatively present
information. The dates for the classes are as follows: [email protected],
Communication and Presentation are ten days each and will be held on April
17-30, and May 2-10. The enrolment fee for the first class is 3,500 baht and
for the other classes are 2,400 baht. Interested people can apply at the
Humanities Service Center, Humanities Faculty, Chiang Mai University,
telephone 053 943 217 and 053 942 308.
The 700th Anniversary Sport Complex is offering a
special promotion for its sport complex members and clients who stay at the
700th Anniversary Dormitory. In accordance with the Songkran festival and
celebration, the complex is providing 4-inch diameter Saloong bowls (silver
bowls) to thank all applicants for being sport complex members and clients
who check in at the 700th Anniversary Dormitory during April. Moreover, on
this occasion, the dormitory has been decorated in the Lanna style to
welcome Songkran. There is also a special 20% discount from 700 baht to 500
baht during April through June. For more information or room reservations
call 053 210 825, 053 212 928.