February 4-6, 2005 at
the Nong Buak Hard Park. Flower Queen Contest on February 4 and the lucky
winner gets 100,000 baht.
“Peace and disarmament - Prospects after Iraq” by Dr.
Hans Blix (former head of the UN Weapons Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)
in Iraq) on February 9, 2005 at 2.00 p.m., Main Auditorium, Faculty of
Social Sciences, CMU. Seat reservation: Tel. 0 5394 3502.
Pray for Peace on Sunday, February 13, 2005. Several
churches and organizations will hold a combined service for the tsunami
victims. In front of Montri Hotel on Rachadamnern Road from 4–7 p.m. For
more information email [email protected]
INTG. The next meeting of the Informal Northern
Thai Group is on Tuesday, February 8, 2005: Henri Locard - ‘The Khmer
Rouge ideology, as drilled into people’s ears under Democratic
Kampuchea’. For more information email: gabaudel @loxinfo.co.th
Don’t miss the 6
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s famous Sunday
Brunch, more deliciously tempting than ever. Forget about your diet for
one day and spoil yourself with a cornucopia of special delights, followed
by fresh strawberries. Make a reservation at La Gritta Restaurant and
enjoy gourmet treats for the whole family. Every Sunday from 11.30 a.m. –
2 p.m. Telephone 0 5322 1130.
Baan Rom Mai Garden Restaurant in Chang Klan Plaza on
Chang Klan Road. Thai and Isaan Food in a Bali style environment. Small
conference and karaoke rooms. Open daily from 10 a.m. – midnight. Table
reservation, tel. 0 5382 0037-8.
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop! European
Deli! Cheese, wine, homemade pasta, bread and even Italian olive oil. Call
for table reservation, just come to the shop or order by Internet,
[email protected] Tel. 0 5385 3098–9 or website www.buonissimo.co.th
Central Duangtawan Hotel hosts a daily Dim Sum lunch
for only 270 baht per person. Their Sunflower Chinese Restaurant is open for
lunch from 11 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. and dinner from 6 p.m. – 10.30 p.m.
Chez Gibus Grill House is featuring an ‘All you
can eat BBQ’ daily for only 219 baht. Chez Gibus is open from 6
p.m. - 10.p.m. except Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table
reservations on Tel. 0 5327 2712.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza! Fondues
for everybody’s tastes. Check it out and be surprised even more by tasting
their delicious Red wine or Chocolate Fondue. Traditional fondue, but light
and tasty. Call for reservation 0 9423 1688 or 0 5320 1551.
Fujian, the Chinese Restaurant at the Mandarin
Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort Chiang Mai where you can enjoy the
extraordinary! Dim Sum and Chinese Nouvelle Cuisine. Open daily for Dim Sum
Lunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and evenings from 6 p.m. onwards. Table
reservations at 0 5388 8888.
Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort
Chiang Mai 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,100 baht ++ per person, children up to
12 years 550 baht ++. A jazz trio provides lively and relaxed background
entertainment. Reservations recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or email:
Fillmore East’s famous USDA and Argentinean Angus
Steaks can now be enjoyed at the new River Restaurant on Charoenrasd Road.
For table reservations call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Celebrate Valentine’s Evening at Mandarin Oriental
Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. Farang Ses Restaurant has a set menu for 6,600
baht net or ‘Le Grand Lanna’ for 3,100 baht net for two persons. Farang
Ses guests who select the Valentine set dinner menu will be given take home
chocolate at the end of the meal. Every lady will receive a red rose.
Rydges Amora Tapae spoils its guests in their heated
beer garden terrace. Enjoy the warmth of the charcoal heaters while you
grill your sausages. Beef tenderloin and salmon promotion throughout January
at Chillis Restaurant. Open daily from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Car park with
direct connection to hotel. For more information contact the Sales Dept. at
0 5325 1531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom Road, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant, one of Chiang Mai’s
best kept secrets regarding Northern Cuisine. The place to meet after a
relaxing Spa treatment at Baan Saen Doi. Both are at Baan Naifan 2.
www.saenkhamterrace.com or www.baansaendoi.com
Subway, the Sandwich place, now open at Chiang Mai
Pavilion with great sandwiches, salads and the size to satisfy your
appetite. Fresh baked bread, salad and deli style sandwiches. Outside
catering with giant Subs and Party platters. Tel 0 5381 8970.
Tapas Bar at The House now has an extended
covered terrace with a Middle Eastern-Indian ambience. New exciting dishes
on the menu. Tapas bar is open daily from 6 p.m. to midnight. Tel. 0 5341
The Hole-In-The-Wall, Public House Chiang Mai. English
Pub in the heartland of Chiang Mai where you can tuck into traditional Fish
and Chips, 39/7-8 Rachamanka Rd., T. Phrasing, Tel 0 5328 3824.
The Pub on Huay Road celebrates Baby Cham time!
Tetley Bitter in cans and Tiger Beer on draught available. Full coverage of
all live major sporting events in the sports bar. Special occasions catered
for. Call Grahame on 0 5321 1550 for more details.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan promises to
spoil you. At their restaurant or even home catering. To Nobody is open
daily for lunch and then for dinner from 5 p.m. onwards, except Tuesdays.
Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483 or 0 7183 1202.
The Phamai Clinic (Methadone Clinic), a government
organization in Chiang Mai, treats people who have problems with alcohol,
smoking and drugs of any kind. Files are confidential. Call 0 5322 6135 or
e-mail for more information: Pha_mai_clinic @ hotmail.com
Meter Taxis. 30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht
for each subsequent kilometer. Waiting time – 1 baht per minute.
Individual drivers with taxi: Nok tel. 0 9261 4290, Singkame at 0 1952 0900,
Werapong at 0 1960 1391, Winyu at 0 1885 4469, Somboon at 0 9851 3708, Wisan
at 0 7177 0929 and Somchai at 0 6181 6386.
Tune-in to the English language radio program
‘Helping Hand’, broadcast daily from 7.30-9.00 pm. The program
is on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides useful
information to both Thai nationals and foreigners.