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.
From now until October 2003, La Veranda French
Restaurant introduces a delicious hot summer season menu, with prices
starting at B. 290 per person. With over 20 years French gastronomie
experience, Chef Gilles Polteuin offers 6 new menus with an emphasis on
quality and health - all fruit and vegetables from Royal Project farms. The
latest addition is Doi-Kham trout filet with Riesling white wine sauce, and
filets of catfish Grenobloise style. The chef also recommends his iced mango
souffl้. Bookings of 4 and over receive a complimentary bottle of
wine, and each visitor in May will receive a 15% discount voucher. For
reservations, please call La Veranda on 053 818 495, or 09 850 5611.
Come and find out about the IELTS test. New Cambridge
Institute Thailand will be in Chiang Mai to give a presentation on
July 19th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Kad Suan Kaew. The seminar will be
delivered by an experienced IELTS examiner. Please contact 053-894683 for
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]
science.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.
Free lecture at Chiang Mai University Art
Museum Theatre, Nimmanhaemin Road, Chiang Mai, every Sunday, 5 p.m.,
tel. (053) 218-280. Francis Wittenberger, 3-D artist, is conducting a
lecture on Special Effects for students and interested people on Sunday.
Before the lecture, Mr Wittenberger will show an art film. During the
screening he will stop and rewind the film periodically and discuss the
techniques involved in making the film. 22nd of June: “Super nova”: SFX
on the Set (part one).
Saturday jazz at the Amari Rincome Hotel
- each Saturday at 6.30-10.00 p.m., La Gritta Restaurant at the Amari
Rincome Hotel, Chiang Mai arranges a live jazz performance by Daeng
Fantastic team of four. Listen to jazz favorites down the years, and enjoy a
specialty theme buffet created by expert chef, Adrian O’Herihy. Bring
along family or friends.
Number One Media will host
a dance contest to encourage children to avoid drugs and get proper
exercise. Applicants can apply in groups of 10 - 20 people for kindergarten
and primary school level and groups of 6 - 10 for 13 - 18 year olds. The
contest will take place at Thapae Gate from 3 - 4.30 p.m. on
Thursday June 26. The winners will receive trophies and scholarships.
The black and white photographs exhibition “At that
Moment” by Phum Naritchart and Utaiwan Boonloi can be visited at Gong
Dee Gallery between June 1-28. The exhibition is under the concept
of memorizing experiences & things along the journeys of different
people, places, and time. The opening ceremony will be held on June 1 at
6.30 p.m. Gong Dee Gallery is on Soi 1, Nimmanhaemin Road.
All U.S. passport holders and their guests are invited to
another year’s incredible 4th of July at the American
Consulate General, 387 Wichayanond Road, Chiang Mai, Friday, July
4th, from 2 to 8 p.m. This year, rain or shine, we promise NO MUD! (We’ll
have the lawn covered and plenty of tents.) We’re sorry - no parking is
available at the Consulate. You can park at the nearby Wararot Market lot or
take public transportation. This year’s extravaganza will include burgers,
hot dogs, ice cream, American soft drinks and beer, patriotic fun and
crafts, prizes and entertainment on the hour - with everything from
“Elvis” to the Chiang Mai Choral Society, and local marching bands like
Regina and Montfort. Admission: 50 baht for adults, 20 baht for children.
For more information, call 053-252-629, or e-mail [email protected]
Wanted: Singers! Can you sing? Would you like to try
out for Chiang Mai’s only community choir? Contact Ellen Clark, choir
secretary, on 053 309 187 (office), 053 853 265 (home), 01 883 2423 (cell),
or email [email protected]
Bagan and beyond - the photographic exhibition takes
place until 31 July 2003 at ‘A Gallery’ in Soi 1
Nimmanhaemin Rd, opposite Gong Dee Gallery. Visit the exhibition for free,
and let the photographer Angela Srisomwongwathana share the sheer excitement
of taking pictures with you.
North Thailand’s first food trek! - Rainy season
special. Free room. Chiang Dao Nest Mini-Resort is proud to
present North Thailand’s first food trek. No hiking, hilltribes, elephants
or rafting, just fine food and wine in the mountains. The special offer is
this - enjoy a three-course evening meal with a good bottle of wine, and a
large breakfast the following morning. The room is free. Price for two
people: 1390 baht, equivalent to just 695 baht each. Offer available until
31st August 2003. Transport can be arranged from Chiang Mai at additional
cost. Offer open to all - expats, tourists, and Thais. Chiang Dao is 80km
north of Chiang Mai, home to the famous Chiang Dao Caves. It is very
convenient for people living in or visiting Chiang Mai, taking under 1 1/2
hours by road. For further info tel. 053 455 795, mobile: 060 171 9875,
email: chiangdaonest @lycos.com or visit the web site: www.chiangdao.com
For The Kids
Dumex Milk Products, in cooperation with
Chiang Mai Municipality, Chiang Mai Ram Hospital, Anubaan Kindergarten
Chiang Mai School, Rajabhat Institute of Chiang Mai Demonstration School,
and Varee School invite all parents who have 1-6 years old children to join
the “Kids’ intelligence improvement” project by attending the
seminar and special lecture on children’s intelligence. The program will
be organized on Saturday 28 June, 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at San Phra Net
Room, Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel. For reservations call 053 241 163
or 053 244 693.
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, Chiang Mai (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.
Lamphun Provincial Administration Organization
has opened a new market in a traditional Lanna-Thai style called
“Kad Kua Mung”, which means a roofed-bridge market, every Friday and
Saturday from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. In the past, Kua Mung or roofed bridges were
built across rivers as a resting place, with two-sided long benches, for
people who got tired during a long journey. Kad Kua Mung Tha Singha offers 4
different kinds of products, transformed into agricultural products, from
the Royal Project, One Tambon One Product, and local products. Kad Kua Mung
Tha Singha is located in front of the most respected and revered Wat Phra
Thart Haripunchai Woramahawiharn. For more information, contact the
Department of Social Development and Tourism Promotion at Lamphun PAO tel.