The Amari Rincome Hotel is celebrating Swiss
National Day on 1st August 03 with a mouthwatering buffet, prepared
by Chef Adrian. All 4 corners of Switzerland will be represented, including
Walliser, Fish Soup, Risotto Tichenese and Zuger Kirsch Gateau. Don’t miss
this special Swiss cuisine evening in the ‘La Gritta’ surroundings with
‘Dang Fantastic’s Live Band’ and a lucky draw. Adults 490 baht net,
Children 300 baht net. For table reservations call guest relations at Amari
Rincome 053 221 130 extension 14.
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.
Haus Munchen, the famous German restaurant closed
recently, after 20 years of doing business in the Night Bazaar. The Haus
Munchen theme will be added to the Riverbank House Restaurant, which
is on the banks of the Ping River near Rattanakosin Bridge. It is
temporarily closed for refurbishments that will include an air-conditioned
section with riverside views. Chiangmai Mail will keep you informed
when the new premises will open.
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] 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.
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.
Say hey brothers, friends, and those who wannabe! For
those of you who are interested: Chiang Mai’s Great Yogurt Debate
will be held on July 26, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Location will be the Mango
Tree; 8/3 Loi-Kroh Road; Muang; Chiang Mai; Tel: 053 208 292. A minimum
donation will be made to a charitable organization in the amount of 50,000
baht cash. Three different yogurts will be submitted to the judges. The
names of the yogurts will be revealed only after the judges have tasted and
submitted the forms to a designated taker. We are still open to challengers,
should you, or your friends be interested. The donation is an unbelievable
one thousand (1,000) baht along with a minimum of five plain yogurts which
are to be submitted to the judges for evaluation of the yogurt. FREE beer to
observers, lurkers and participants. Special announcement to the judges
after the contest is completed. Let the good times roll - Release The Dogs
Of War- The Drawing Of Sabers - More information can be obtained from
Spiritual Skills Seminars announced for Bangkok and
Chiang Mai - discover spiritual tools to help answer questions about life.
“Have I lived before?”; “Have I had past relationships with my present
spouse?”; “Do dreams really have any significance in my life?”. These
questions, similar topics and more will be discussed at the upcoming
spiritual skills seminars titled, ‘Is Life a Random Walk’ - Spiritual
tools to help answer life’s questions’ to be held on 27 July 2003, at
the Novotel Lotus hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 33 in Bangkok, and on 29 July at
the Empress Hotel in Chiang Mai. The events are open to the
public. The seminars will include workshops; small group discussions;
question and answer sessions, and local speakers discussing topics like:
Dreams the key to heaven; the spiritual purpose of relationships; and
Surrender, love and past lives. The featured guest speaker, Dr. Karen
Jensen, of Vancouver Canada, will present an interactive workshop titled,
‘The Grace of God’s Love in All Life’ - how we can recognize the
actions of Divine Spirit in our lives. This event is sponsored by the
Bangkok Eckankar Satsang, a local Thai group, with the expressed purpose of
promoting the spiritual unfoldment and understanding for people of all
faiths who are looking for divine love, wisdom and spiritual freedom in this
life time. For further information please contact Bob, 01 801 8809 or
Sukhbir, at 06 5599 232.
A land and house fair and auction,
part of a joint project between Siam Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (Public) and
Legal Execution Department, Chiang Mai will be held three more times this
year: August 23, September 6 and Oct 25 at Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel.
Confiscated properties will be auctioned and special interests in personal
loans will be offered to bidders.
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.reli
gionandculture.org or further inquiries may be made to Ph.D., Conference
Coordinator, Payap University Mrs. Rebecca Lomax at e-mail: [email protected]
Concert Announcement - Manoon Ploypradub, guitar and
Bernard Sumner, piano will give a concert in the multi-media room of Payap’s
Mae Khaw Campus on the 23rd of August 2003 at 7 p.m. Admission Free.
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: [email protected] or visit the web site: www. chiangdao.com
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.