on Wednesday April 20 at noon at the beautiful lakeside country setting of
the ‘Bua Restaurant’. Thai Style Songkran Buffet with options of spicy
or non-spicy dishes for 150 baht p.p.. For reservations and directions
please email urgently to Ruth at email: [email protected] before Tuesday
April 19, 2005.
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”.
His talk will cover three areas of problems with violence in Thai society:
child abuse, violence against women, and youth violence. He will present his
analysis of the causes, the effects, and ways to prevent or reduce this
violence in Thai society. For more information email: [email protected]
loxinfo.co.th. or call 0 5324 72 63.
The next Skๅl meeting will be on Thursday,
April 28 at 7 p.m. at the Rydges Amora Hotel. If you are interested in Skๅl
activities, email Eleanor Hardy, [email protected]
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 entitled “Pace of Life”.
The Wisdom of Lanna Arts and Craftsman 2005 exhibition
of Lanna artists runs at Chiang Mai Art Museum until April 28, 2005 daily
from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.. More information at CMU tel 0 5394 3833.
Northern New Exporters Trade Fair runs daily until
April 25 at the second floor of the Northern Industrial Center. Quality
export products from the northern region. Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tel. 0
5326 6489 ext 5001.
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 “Reflections of the
Danube” - Contemporary Austrian Cuisine. For information and reservation
call 0 5322 1130.
At Amazing Sandwich you order your individual type
of Sandwich, Baguette or daily specialties. Chiang Mai’s Sandwich
Specialists since 1998 offers steady quality at reasonable prices in a
relaxing atmosphere now at two venues: 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 celebrations. Great for
‘party shopping’ while munching on a Pizza! Shop on the Internet, email
[email protected] buonissimo.co.th, phone Sergio at 0 5385 3098–9, or through the
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 lets you have ‘your’ daily
BBQ season. Choose your favorite cuts from an assorted display of prime
quality meats and seafood and have them cooked the way you want. Match your
meal with a fresh salad from the salad bar and flavor it with all those
yummy sauces. All you can eat for only 219 baht per person. Chef Alain 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 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.
Farang Ses Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Dhara
Dhevi Resort Chiang Mai offers a ‘May Sa Yon’ Seasonal Menu, daily until
April 30, 2005. Three course Menu, plus Amuse Bouche, Coffee, Tea and Petit
Fours for 1,800 baht plus VAT. For reservation kindly call Khun Sutreeya,
Tel. 0 5388 8888, ext. 8842.
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 riverside restaurant
on Charoenrasd Road. For table reservations call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Le Grand Lanna features a Chilean Wine Promotion as
long as stock lasts. For reservation, lunch and dinner, call Tel. 0 5388
8888 ext 8566.
Novotel ACCOR, next to Rimping Dept. 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 offers a wide new tea selection to compliment their dark and
white chocolate creations. Taking also orders for special birthday cakes.
Tel. 0 5388 8888.
Rachamankha Hotel offers a brand-new Afternoon Tea
Menu for you and your guest’s delight. Light cheese cakes, apple strudel
with whipping cream and Scone Mascarpone and jam among many other different
sweets to make your afternoon tea most enjoyable. Reservation or more
information, call 0 5390 4111.
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.saen khamterrace.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 late
Songkran with a BBQ, Saturday, April 16, 2005. Festivities start early
afternoon. On April 23, celebrate St. George’s Day! 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.