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]
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.
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’Herlihy. Bring
along family or friends.
A joint Installation Night for all incoming Rotary
presidents of the Rotary Clubs in Chiang Mai will be tonight, 28 June at
18.00 hours at the Empress Hotel.
Last chance to see the black and white photographs
exhibition “At that Moment” by Phum Naritchart and Utaiwan
Boonloi at Gong Dee Gallery which ends today, June 28. The
exhibition is under the concept of memorizing experiences & things along
the journeys of different people, places, and time. Gong Dee Gallery is on
Soi 1, Nimmanhaemin Road.
June 28 - 30 2003 - The Phi Ta Khon Festival in Dan
Sai District, Loei Province - If you want to go on an excursion this
weekend, this is the place to go. Phi Ta Khon is the ghost who protects the
property inside of Phra That Si Song Rak. This festival is a tradition
unique in the world, and is still practiced here. Boys and men parade along
the streets, wearing colorful ghostly masks. Almost like Halloween, but with
a lot more color and during daytime they will tease people and spook around
houses. Fun and amusing! For more information contact: Dan Sai Town Hall:
042 891 266 or the TAT Northeastern office Tel: 042 325 406.
The Lanna Art Festival will be held July 16-23
this year at many sites in Chiang Mai, including the Three Kings Monument,
Chiang Mai City Museum, Thapae Road, Ban Bor Sang Umbrella-Making center in
San Kampaeng District, and Thawai Village in Hang Dong District. For more
information contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Northern Region 1:
053 248 604 and 053 248 607.
Conference on Religion and Globalization - Payap
University’s Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture and
the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, together with other co-sponsors
invite interested people to attend an international and interfaith academic
conference on Religion and Globalization which is being held from July 27 -
August 2, 2003. Interfaith dialogue among Buddhists, Christians, Muslims and
other religious communities will occur and many international speakers will
deliver major plenary addresses throughout the week of the conference.
Additional information may be obtained from the website,
www.religionandculture.org or further inquiries may be made to Ph.D.,
Conference Coordinator, Payap University Mrs. Rebecca Lomax at 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 Srisom- wongwathana 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: [email protected] 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 June 28, 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.
Children watch out! D.K. Bookshop in Chiang Mai
now offers the new Harry Potter book for a special price.
Edition 5, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” is available now
at 689 baht for the American version and 695 baht for the English Version.
The normal retail price would be 895 baht.
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.