The next Lunch Bunch is ‘pot luck’ at the
house of Annelie Hendriks on Wednesday January 14, 2004 at
noon. Please bring a plate of food, homemade or bought, cold or
warm, sweet or savory. Annelie will supply plates, cutlery, coffee, tea and
of course her own dish. For the brave ones, you can join at around 02.30
p.m. for a bicycle tour of maximum one hour (flat surface was
promised) in the beautiful countryside around Annelie’s house. Bikes can
be rented. Please reserve if you are coming and if you will join the bicycle
tour before January 11th. Telephone number 0 5386 6086 or my e-mail:
If you have a passion for making movies
using film or video, and are looking for others who have similar interest -
then ‘IndieClub’ is the community for you. Whether your interests
lie in acting, directing, producing, writing, lighting or any other skill
that is associated with making great film or video, join for free. Need more
info about the Chiang Mai ‘IndieClub’? Email: [email protected]
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s famous Sunday
Brunch, more deliciously tempting than ever. So, forget about your
diet for one day and spoil yourself with a cornucopia of special delights.
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.
Amazing Sandwich, ‘a shady island in a sea of
rice’ Deli Restaurant and Takeaway, between Thai Airways Office and
Vista Hotel is also delivering to your door for orders over 350 baht.
Lunchtime orders for delivery have to be faxed in not later than 10.30 a.m.
Please phone after faxing to check if your order has been received. Tel/Fax:
0 5321 8846
Grillstation will do a big BBQ on Saturday, December
20 from 6.00 p.m. until late. Menu will be -rump steaks on a skewer,
where you are your own creator. Imported New Zealand rump steaks on the
long spit, grilled over charcoal fire. Eat as much as you can for 250 baht
p.p., children 100 baht.
Saturday 27th December from 6.00 p.m. onwards will be a southern
style barbecued spare-ribs night!
The Rydges Chiang Mai offers a daily buffet
lunch from Monday to Saturday from 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at
“Chillis” Restaurant - Thai and international buffet at 200++ baht per
person. The Rydges at Thapae Chiang Mai is also a perfect place to take the
family to dinner in the evening. Buffet dinner every day from 6-10 p.m. at
300++ baht per person. Rydges Beer Garden is open now from 5 p.m. –
midnight, Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. buy 1, get 1 free (glass of beer or jug),
snacks and special dishes only 40 baht net per serving, BBQ and suckling pig
every Sunday, freestyle live music with female singer. Parking available at
To Nobody Restaurant has begun to take orders for Xmas
Buffets and new Years Buffets. Urgent: Xmas office receptions,
cookies, ‘stollen’ and home smoked goodies which you might need for the
upcoming festive season should be ordered well in advance~. Call Joerg or
Sunisa at 053 214 483 or just drop by for more information.
German Xmas Cakes (Stollen) have arrived at the Grillstation
(opposite Porn Ping Hotel) ready for you to purchase. Either for yourself,
or as a surprise for friends and family. 3 different kinds are available.
Plain Stollen, with marzipan filling and even with a marzipan-rum filling.
To place your order, just call, 053 818 355 or 01 883 9361.
Chez Gibus Grill House Restaurant has his BBQ, Salads
& French Fries Buffet daily except Sundays from 6.00 p.m. to 10.p.m. All
you can eat for only 199, — baht. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Table
reservations –Tel. 05327 2712
X-Mas Events 24th, - 26th
Amari Rincome Hotel: 24th
December at 7.p.m. -Christmas Dinner around the Pool, Santa, Carol
singers & dance. Price 1’400 baht, Children under 12 years 800,—
December 25th: Leisure Brunch at La Gritta from 11.00
a.m. – 14.30 p.m.
Adults 450, — baht, children under 12 years only 250,
Chez Gibus: Wednesday 24th December at 19.30
p.m. 6 course Gala Dinner including a ‘Kir Chardonnay’ 1’350,
— Baht. Special children menu for children until 12 years of age free of
charge- Reservation (and more information) until latest 21st December at 0
Fondue House (opposite Central Airport Plaza and Custom
Office) created a special Christmas menu for 700 baht p.p. This includes
Prawn salad in mustard sauce, Quail soup, Roasted turkey or grilled salmon
in champagne sauce, Fruit Sabayong (pudding in vanilla sauce) and coffee or
tea. For table reservation call: 0 5320 1551 or 0 9432 1688.
Kurt’s Restaurant, former Formula 1, will celebrate
Christmas on 24th and 25th December with special Buffets. 24th and 25th
from 7.p.m. for only 280, — baht per person and Lunch Buffet on 25th
December for only 250,— baht. Table reservations can be made direct or via
e-mail: [email protected]
La Veranda will do special X-Mas menus on the night
of 24th of December, starting from 6.00 p.m. and on 25th December for Lunch
(11.00 – 2.00 p.m.) and dinner. Guests can choose between two different
Gala menus. Children will be served a special children menu on these days.
Table reservation at 0 5321 4420.
Le Grand Lanna will celebrate the New Year in style
on 31st December 2003. Please reserve a table in advance to avoid
disappointment. Le Grand Lanna offers delicious cuisine in charming
surroundings. Call: 0 5385 0111.
Rydges Tapae Chiangmai Hotel will celebrate 24th of
December with a extravagant International Buffet including turkey, Live
Music, Santa Claus- Adults: 1000,— baht, Children ฝ price
Thursday, 25th of December will feature a mouth watering
Christmas Brunch Buffet and a Santa Claus Show at the Chillis
Restaurant at Loobby Level for only 350,— baht for adults and 150,— baht
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant at the Clubhouse of Ban
Naifan 2 will hold a Christmas Party on 25th of December from 6.00 p.m. –
10.00 p.m. Baht 450, — p.p. including a glass of wine. The menu offers
Turkey, Duck, a variety of soups and salads, delicious Thai cuisine and lots
of sweets and Christmas cookies. Call or Fax 0 5383 8990 for reservation.
The Tavern, will offer on December 24th - 25th from
11.00 a.m. - 2.00 a.m., a Special Set Menu for 320B (Children 150B). This
menu includes Soup or Salad, Roast Turkey, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce,
Vegetables with choice of baked Potatoes, Mashed potatoes or corn on the
cob, plus a glass of red/white wine. And of course a piece of their famous
Apple Pie, Blueberry Cheesecake or Ice-cream with Coffee or Tea.
To Nobody German Restaurant will present on all 3
Christmas days (24th, 25th and 26th December) a huge sumptuous Dinner
Buffet, including Seafood, BBQ, fish & game specialties, turkey and all
kinds of Christmas goodies. Table reservations needed. Call Joerg or Sunisa
at 053 214 483 or just drop by for more information.
Reiki workshop: Ms Masami Kondo, a peace worker from
Japan, together with the Asian healing arts center offers a workshop on
Sunday 21 December from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs to introduce the “Divinity
IN”, a tool for personal and planetary peace, which involves vocal sounds,
breathing and hand movements. It is organized at the new premises of Cory
Croymans in Chiang Mai Lake Land, located close to Chiang Mai University at
3.2 km from the intersection between Sutheep Road and Canal Road (direction
Hangdong). For more information and registration visit the Website: www.
asianhealingartscenter.com Reiki and Asian Bio-Energetic Classes (all
levels), E-mail [email protected] healingartscenter.com CMU -P.O. Box 51, Chiang
Mai 50202, Thailand or call Tel. 01/88 11 004
Childbirth Preparation Classes - Contact Raintree
Community Resource Center (053-262-660) if you are interested in the
classes, which are offered free of charge. Raintree just changed the times
of opening on Sundays to 3.30 - 4.15 p.m. Also Raintree Resource Centre will
be closed from 22nd Dec. - 3rd Jan. (inclusive). It will reopen on 4th Jan.
“Luminous Anonymity” -Solo painting
exhibition by Doris Kraushaar - ongoing until December 31st, at The
House, Restaurant, Gallery and Ginger Shop. You can combine looking at
beautiful paintings with ‘last minute’ Christmas shopping at the Ginger
boutique which offers something for everybody. Open until 9.00 p.m..
Tonight: Christmas Carols and Barbershop
favorites at the Amari Rincome Hotel from 6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., December
20th. Entrance fee including post-concert cocktails and snacks 450, — baht
net and finally at the Church of the Seven Fountains on Sunday, December
21st. Close harmony boys’ choir from King’s School Ely, UK, who have a
long tradition of excellence in ‘barber shop’ style singing.
December 25th and 26th Thailand’s Guitar King ‘Lam
Morrison’ with band will play at the Imperial Beer Garden. More
information needed? Call 0 5328 3900
Doi Kham Fair 2003 from the Royal Project and the 3rd
Agricultural Fair, Northern Region will take place from December 17 - 21,
2003, at the Arts and Culture Center areas of Chiang Mai University on
Nimmanhaeminda Road and on Suthep Road, Chiang Mai from 9.00 a.m. to 10.00
The Chiang Mai Red Cross and Winter Fair will take
place from Dec 30th until Jan 11th nightly at the big field behind City
Last Minute Christmas Shopping?
SINAI CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE’s Christmas Sale. 129/4
Thung Hotel Road (opposite the road from the entrance to Soi 4). Phone
number is 053-244-234. Sale still ongoing until Dec 24th.
Christmas CDs, cards, tapes, and other Christmas
products. CD’s for 200-250 baht only, imported from the U.S., local tribal
handicrafts, Spanish and European Christmas music products and a limited
number of lovely baby books for families who would like to collect precious
memories for children born in Thailand. Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 8
Raintree Resource Centre - located just east of the
Nawarat Bridge. Free booklet: “Helpful Hints for getting settled in
Chiang Mai”. Open Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 10.00 -
12.00a.m. and Sundays 3.30 - 4.15p.m. (Closed on Wednesdays). Free library
membership with more than 600 videos and 5,000 English books available.
Info-line 053-262660. Raintree Resource Centre will be closed from 22nd Dec.
- 3rd Jan. (inclusive). It will reopen on 4th Jan. ’04.” Movie-line
053-262661, e-mail: [email protected]
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.