Ladies Lunch Bunch Group meets
on Wednesday June 15 at noon at the Amari Rincome Hotel, (Lanna Dining Room
- private area). International buffet including water, tea and coffee for
280 baht net. For reservations please call organizer Bernie McKenzie-Brown
at 07-1867390 or 053-431500.
The next Skål meeting will be on Thursday, June
30 at 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Resort Mae Rim. If you are interested in
Skål activities, email Eleanor Hardy, [email protected] hedi-chiangmai.com
Thai German Service on Sunday, June 12, 2005.
Start with coffee and cake at 3.15 p.m., followed by a service given by
Pfarrer Burkhard Bartel at the Christian German School. More information
from thai-deutscher-gd @chiangmai-infoline.com
“HeART of the Street”. An art exhibition at
the Chiang Mai University Art Museum on Nimmanhaemin Road. The event
showcases the art work of street children, and Thai and international
artists. The exhibition (May 28 – June 11) will feature a variety of media
- glass, ceramics, computer art, photography, animation, textile art,
paintings and various other installations. Go to www.vgcd.org
The next meeting of the Informal Northern Thai Group
(INTG) is on Tuesday, June 14, 2005. Dr. Withi Phanichphant, of
“Trance Dance” fame, will give a talk and presentation. For more
information email: [email protected] info.co.th. or call 0 5324 72 63.
European Union Film Festival 2005 at Major
Cineplex Central Airport Plaza from 9 to 19 June. 30 films from 20 EU
countries. All films will be shown in the original language with English
subtitles. Admission for Chiang Mai screenings will be 70 baht.
First initiated by two artists from Thailand, ‘The
land foundation’ invites you to visit their ‘One Year Project’
exhibition from May 7 - June 30, 2005, at the land foundation. For more
information and a map, please visit www.thelandfoundation.org or call 05381
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”. Every Friday
evening, meeting place of local and foreign writers and journalists!
Don’t forget to visit Thapae Sunday Walking Street
every Sunday along Rachadamnoen Road from 5 p.m. until midnight and Saturday’s
Wualai Walking Street where you can purchase silver products and many
home decorative items.
Dining and Restaurants
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s daily
International Lunch Buffet, more deliciously tempting than ever. 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
gourmet treats for the whole family. 325 baht ++ p.p. only. Daily from 11.30
a.m. – 2 p.m. Telephone 0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, since 1998 the
Sandwich Specialist in Chiang Mai, serves you daily individual kinds of
Sandwiches, Baguettes, Subs, Buns or Cold Platters with amazing quality at
reasonable prices! You find them at 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways
office and 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd. opposite Orchid Hotel and location number 3
Chiang Dao Nest - Rainy Season Special 10 percent
discount for Rimping Supermarket cardholders on all food, drinks and
accommodation from now until August 31, 2005. Chiang Dao Nest Mini-Resort 1
and 2 is situated in a peaceful, mountainous area nearby Chiang Dao Cave,
just over an hour north of Chiang Mai. For more details please see
Chiangmai Kebab, the first Kebab shop in Chiang
Mai opens daily at 5 p.m. – 2.30 a.m. Traditional home made Pita bread,
salad and your choice of chicken or beef Kebab with the sauce you choose.
They also serve Falafel and Samosas made fresh daily. 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 your
choice of 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. A
haven of good food to let you relax after a hectic day and enjoy Fondue with
the family. Try it, you won’t be sorry. For reservation 0 9423 1688 or 0
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 recommended at 0 5388 8888.
‘Food for You’, at the old Jinda Needle Works
factory, 28 Moo 5, Chiangmai-Doisaket Road, Sansai, Chiang Mai. Open three
days per week on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays by reservation only from 5
p.m. onwards. A secret hideaway place with Fine Dining Thai Cuisine. You
don’t know what you miss until you try. Call Chef and Owner Tutu for
reservation and direction at Tel 0 5349 1604, mobile 0 1530-4386.
‘La Casa’, true Italian cuisine serves over
200 dishes of home cooked specialties. La Casa is at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd.
and you will receive 10 percent discount by cutting out the advertising on
page 22. Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Rachamankha Hotel serves Afternoon Tea Menu for
you and your guest’s delight. Light cheese cakes, apple strudel with
whipped 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. For more information, contact the Sales Dept. at 0 5325 1531, Rydges
Amora Tapae Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant. 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.saenkham terrace.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 Duke’, on the East Side of Ping River,
near the ‘little’ Rimping Supermarket is open daily for lunch and dinner
with a menu created for the expatriate and the Thai community. Try the
largest family pizzas in Chiang Mai! Children very welcome. Telephone 0 5324
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 Oriental Shop Bakery at Mandarin Oriental Dhara
Dhevi Resort offers a wide new tea selection to compliment their dark
and white chocolate creations. Also taking orders for special birthday
cakes. Tel. 0 5388 8888.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road has revamped their menu
and included a new range from Yorkies Pies. Order at wholesale prices. The
weekly prize draw on a Wednesday is proving to be very popular but you have
to be in THE PUB at the time of the draw (7 p.m.) to win. Aussie Rules
Football every weekend. Games schedule is displayed in the bar. Every Friday
20 percent discount all night. For further details contact Grahame on 0 5321
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan. Herring
Promotion the whole month of June. Any style and also ‘to go’. 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.
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Look at http://www.major
cineplex.com/pda/show time.php and go to ‘Chiang Mai Branch’ for local
show times at Central Airport Plaza.
Similar movies are shown at Kad Suan Kaew
and across the street at 12 Huay Kaew Road. Check www.ch iangmaivista.com
for those times.
(a non-profit activity of the LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved to new premises,
only 5 km from the old place. Bigger kennels with wider running space for
the necessary play and exercise. For more information get in touch with
Nienke Parma, M. D. LuckyDogs, Please contact Nienke at 0 9997 8146 or
email: [email protected]
Co-Dependents Anonymous (Chiang
Mai) group - meeting every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. and Saturday from 3-4 p.m.
Email: [email protected] or call 07-1897280 or 09-8947869 for details.
Creative Meditation every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. at the
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre in Changpuak, Chiang Mai. More information
tel 0 5321 4904 after 5 p.m. Foreigners very welcome.
Buddhist Meditation class every Wednesday at 7.30
p.m. sharp. Venue: The Yoga Studio, 90/1 Rachamanka St., 200 m west of
Prappoklao St. junction in the old city. Map at www.yoga-chiangmai.com.
Suitable for beginners although everybody welcome. Call John 0 7172 7500 for
more info. Afternoons only please.
Monk Chat at Wat Suan Dok every Monday, Wednesday
and Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. First hand information in English from
English speaking novices and monks concerning questions you always wanted
30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht for each subsequent kilometer. Waiting
time – 1 baht per minute. Taxi Call Center, Tel 0 5327 9291, 0 5327 1242
ext 16, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 20–40 baht charge for call-out service,
depending on location.
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.
T.I.T.S. - English Language Radio Station, daily
from 8 a.m. – midnight. FM 106.50 MHZ to stay informed about your
community. Requests and comments, phone 0 5321 8006 or e-mail: TITS.radio