at Kad Suan Kaew on Saturday, April
9, 2005. Who prepares the best northern Larb and who will become Miss Larb
2005? All afternoon until approx. 9 p.m.
Coming Up: Songkran 2005, scheduled for April
13-15, will be centered around the Wat Phra Singh Voramahaviharn Temple, in
the vicinity of the Thapae Gate, the Provincial Governor’s residence and
of course around the city moat. More information can be obtained in a
separate table on page 2 in this week’s Chiangmai Mail.
Chiang Mai province is going to parade Buddha images:
Phra Puttha Sihingh, Phra Setang Khamani, Phra Dabpai and Phra Fonesanha
from the different Wats will be paraded on Wednesday, April 13, to let
people, both Thais and foreigners, splash them with water. The parade starts
from Nawarat Bridge along Chareumung Rd., Thapae Rd. and Ratchadamnern Rd.
to Wat Phrasingh from 12.30 p.m.
The next meeting of the Informal Northern Thai Group
(INTG) is on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the Alliance Francaise in Chiang
Mai: Dr. Sombat Tapanya will give a talk on “Abused women and children”.
For more information email: gabaudel@lox info.co.th. or call 0 5324 72 63.
The Writers Club and Wine Bar is showing work of
young Thai artists until the end of May. Amongst others, artist Kom
Suwanakerd, a graduate of Rachamongkon Technology Institute’s Fine Arts
Department is exhibiting works under the title “Pace of Life”.
The Wisdom of Lanna Arts and Craftsman 2005 exhibition
runs at Chiang Mai Art Museum until April 28, 2005. More information at CMU
tel 0 5394 3833.
Fairytales and Folktales. 17 artists display their
interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytales as well as other
stories, sagas and epics at ‘La Luna Gallery’ on Charoenrajd Road until
May 15, 2005. Tel. 0 5330 6678.
an Austrian Food Promotion at La Gritta called “Reflections of the
Danube” - Contemporary Austrian Cuisine. On Saturday, April 16 join them
in celebrating the Danish National Day. Plenty of herrings in
different preparations, salmon with creamed horseradish and for a sweet
finishing note Rote Gruetze, laced with Danish Cherry Herring and topped
with toasted almonds. For information and reservation call 0 5322 1130.
At Amazing Sandwich, with two restaurants, it’s
absolutely your choice how you like your delicious Sandwich, Sub or Bun.
Chiang Mai’s Sandwich Specialists since 1998 offers unlimited variations,
daily specials and only what you like! You find them at Amazing Sandwich at
252/3 Prapokklao Rd.-beside Thai Airways office and 20/2 Huey Kaew
Rd.-opposite Orchid Hotel.
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop! Discounted
wine and international spirits available for your Easter celebrations. Great
for ‘party shopping’ while munching on a Pizza! Shop on the Internet,
email order@ buonissimo.co.th, phone Sergio at 0 5385 3098–9, or through
the website www.bu onissimo.co.th
Central Duangtawan Hotel celebrates hot April with a
Happy Hour –Every Hour promotion. Buy one draft beer, get one free. Also
‘Lunchtime Rendevouz’ with an expanded lunch buffet which offers
Northern specialties, Thai and International delicacies from 11.30 a.m. –
2 p.m. daily. Tel. 0 5390 5000 ext. 3227.
Chiangmai Kebab, the first Kebab shop in Chiang Mai
is now open. Traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your choice of
chicken or beef Kebab with the sauce you choose. Opening offer only 60 baht.
They also serve Falafel and Samosa daily from 5 p.m. – midnight. Parking
next to DK Book Shop behind Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832.
Chez Gibus Grill House offers daily BBQ with Salad
bar as much as you can eat for only 219 baht per person. Chef Alain, the
Swiss specialist from Chez Gibus is there from 6-10.p.m. except Sundays. 42
Kampeangdin Road. Make your table reservations on Tel. 0 5327 2712.
Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza. Try
their cheese fondue - a warm dish consisting of at least two varieties of
cheese that are melted with a bit of flour and served from a special pot.
Enjoy the traditional Swiss dish that will definitely delight your taste
buds, and is the ideal ‘sharing’ dinner for friends and family! 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.
Fillmore East’s tender juicy USDA and Argentinean
Angus Steaks and huge burgers for the kids at the new River Restaurant on
Charoenrasd Road. For table reservations call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Novotel ACCOR, next to Rimping Dpt. Store on
Changpuak Road offers romantic evening dinners at their Tantawan Poolside
Restaurant on the third floor. Open daily from 6 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Wide
selection of Thai and Chinese cuisine. For reservation call: 0 5322 5500.
The Oriental Shop, Bakery at Mandarin Oriental Dhara
Dhevi Resort’s Kad Dhara shopping arcade is open every day from 10 a.m.
– 9 p.m. and sells the most delicious chocolates, praline specialties,
French bread, and croissants. Taking orders for special birthday cakes. Tel.
0 5388 8888.
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel serves a delicious
International Lunch Buffet at the Chillies Restaurant inside the hotel.
Daily 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Price 200 baht++ per person / children half
price. Dinner buffet from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. for the price of 300 baht++ per
person / children half price. Tea and coffee included. Food-carving and
cooking demonstrations. For more information, contact the Sales Dept. at 0
5325 1531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant. New! Live Music
every Friday and Saturday evening, featuring tenor Book Kitavadhana at the
Ban Naifun 2 Clubhouse. The place to meet after a relaxing Spa treatment at Baan
Saen Doi. www.saenkha mterrace.com or www.baan saendoi.com
Tapas Bar at The House has an extended covered
terrace with a middle Eastern-Indian ambience. New exciting dishes and wine
promotions on the menu. Tapas Bar is open daily from 6 p.m. to midnight.
Tel. 0 5341 9011.
The Bear’s Den offers traditional British Pub Grub.
Opening hours Monday to Friday 5 p.m. – 1 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays 12
noon to 1 a.m. The Bear’s Den, 233 Jarern Rasd Road, T. Wat Gate, A.
Muang, Chiang Mai, Tel/Fax 0 5326 0404.
The Grillstation covers the Formula 1 Season and
shows every race and pampers the guests. Receive your personal race-info on
every race. Reserve your table in advance at 0 5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361,
Grillstation, opposite Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road will be celebrating
Songkran with a BBQ on Saturday, April 16, 2005. Festivities start early
afternoon. On April 23, St. George’s Day will be celebrated! Come decked
out in red and white for your free drink. Aussie Rules Football every Friday
evening, Saturday lunch time, Saturday evening, Sunday lunch and Sunday
evenings. Games schedule is displayed in the bar. Every Friday 20 percent
discount all night. For further details contact Grahame on 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan. If you are
looking for a good night out with great food, look no further. To Nobody is
ideal for expats and Thais alike. Indulge yourself and
discover new delights from Germany. Open for lunch and then dinner from 5
p.m. onwards, (daily except Tuesdays). Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at
0 5321 4483 or 0 7183 1202.