floor) until December 8, 2005 daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Concert “Breathing New Life through KOTO” on 9
December 2005 at 7 p.m. Come to witness the beautiful fascinated and
charming music by five topmost Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi. Check out
www.jfbkk.or.th at the theater of CMU Art Museum, organized by ‘The Japan
Foundation Bangkok and CMU Art Museum.
Christmas Concert on Friday December 9, 2005 at
7 p.m. in the Chapel, Payap Mae Kow Campus. The program includes: Symphony
no. 18 by Mozart, Handel’s famous Oratorio “Messiah” featuring the
Chiangmai Symphony Orchestra (Payap University) and the Choir (conducted by
A. Sompong Woongdee). SMS Choir (chosen from Thailand to go to this year’s
Choir Olympic Competition in China) (conducted by A. Ayu Namthap), Bell
Rejoice Christmas Party, for kids affected by HIV, is
Saturday Dec 10, from 2 p.m. onwards at The Pub, Huay Kaew
Road. Support the event with donations in form of toys or cash (to
buy toys and medication). More information needed? Just call Mrs. Dot on 0
1671 1638 for more details.
Italian Food Festival at La Bella Italia, on
December 17 with specialties, live music, raffle and lots of surprises.
Open for lunch and dinner daily except Sundays. Call Chef Franco or Roberto
for group reservation and/or a map, at 0 9851 7607.
Skๅl Chiang Mai and North Thailand will have a
Grand Christmas Skๅl Dinner Meeting on Sunday, December 18 at
the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel. Show, Raffle prizes and lots of surprises. The
December Dinner is open for all those interested. To assist the planning in
this event, the Skๅl Club would appreciate your advising your
attendance by email to [email protected] or by fax to 0 5390 4777,
(with a copy to Michael Vogt on [email protected])
Chiang Mai Expats Club will have a Christmas Eve
Buffet Lunch on Saturday, December 24 at 11 a.m. at the Chiangmai
Orchid Hotel. Adults 400 baht p.p. and children under 6 eat free. Lucky
Draw! For more info, email at: [email protected] com,
ArtSpace offers on-going community classes for
beginners or intermediate levels, focusing on a variety of painting classes.
Professional lecturer/artist Chadwick and Laura are currently displaying
work at ‘Ginger’, beside ‘The House’ Restaurant. Info
at 0 4041 7982.
The Writers Club and Wine Bar in conjunction with the
Suvannabhumi art gallery is staging a six month season (until February 2006)
of contemporary Burmese art, by leading artists, some of whose work can not
be shown in Burma because of its political nature. Open Sundays – Fridays,
12 – midnight, closed on Saturdays on Rachadamnoen Road, opposite La Villa
Charity Hillside 4 Rooftop Party committee and
friends will start to sell a limited number ofn entrance tickets and
T-Shirts but an unlimited number of Raffle tickets at all Rimping outlets on
the following dates: at Mee Chok Branch on Saturday 17 December. At Chotana
Branch on Sunday 18 December, and at Rimping Nawarat on Monday 19 December,
2005. Also available at Hillside 4 reception desk, The Pub on
Huay Kaew Road, and Soho Bar Huay Kaew Road. Or from Marion at the Chiangmai
Mail office (0 5323 4102) from December 10 onwards.
Cozy, diverse and tasty, the perfect family lunch is
served at the Amari Rincome Hotel! Enjoy the Daily International
Lunch Buffet for only 325 baht at La Gritta Restaurant. Reservations at
tel. 0 5322 1130.
Amazing Sandwich Restaurant, the Sandwich Specialist
in Chiang Mai since 1998, has opened its third branch at the new Sompetch
Gold Place, a few meters before you reach the Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel. All
branches serve sandwich extravaganzas with amazing quality at reasonable
prices. Branches 1 and 2 are at 252/3 Prapokklao Rd. beside Thai Airways
office and 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd. opposite Orchid Hotel.
Buonissimo, La Trattoria del Sergio. Italian
Restaurant, delicatessen, and wine shop. tel. 0 5385 3098-9 or check out
Chiangmai Kebab opens daily at 8.30 a.m. – 2.30
a.m. From breakfast to traditional home made Pita bread, salad and your
choice of chicken or beef Kebab with the sauce you choose. They also serve
Falafel and Samosa fresh daily. Parking next to DK Book Shop behind
Oriflame. Tel. 0 7188 1832.
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. Place your table reservations for the festive season now. Call 0
9423 1688 or 0 5320 1551.
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai offers a Sunday
spread at their Lanna Terrace at the Cooking School with a scrumptious
feast of live cooking stations featuring favorite items from around the
world. Sushi, Dim Sum, antipasti or Mediterranean tapas, foie gras and Thai
dishes are being offered, along with the fruit juice and smoothies bar plus
unlimited martinis or beers. Additional food stations from other countries
such as India and Malaysia are rotated on a weekly basis. Sunday Brunch is
served between 11.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and costs 1, 300 baht per person (650
baht for children).
Fresh Farm Company delivers delicatessen to your
door. Beers in barrels, wines from Italy, Germany, Rumania, even Crikova
Sparkling wines from Russia. Add smoked salmon or fresh rainbow trout and
make your festive season a success. Alfred Herbold, phone and fax 0 5386
Glass Onion, Wine, Piano or cocktail bar? Sundowner
venue or late night snacks? Find out by being at their official Opening
Party on Friday, December 9! Expect the unexpected! The Glass Onion, 61
Nimmanahaeminda Avenue in the Room #1 Mall. Parking at rear. Open daily
except Mondays from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Reservations: 0 5321 8479.
Imperial Mae Ping Hotel is getting ready for the
upcoming festive season in all their outlets. More information and
reservation at 0 5328 3900.
La Casa, true Italian cuisine serves over 200 dishes
of home cooked specialties at 5 Irrigation Canal Rd. and you will receive 10
percent discount by cutting out their advert from the Chiangmai Mail.
Reservation for table or catering service at 0 5321 5802.
Le Crystal, new French Restaurant offers special
menus for Lunch and dinner throughout December plus an extensive menu for
Xmas and New Year. Good tasty French dishes, outstanding service and a wine
cellar which is a showpiece in itself. For more information or reservations
please call 0 5387 2890-1. The restaurant is just north of Lanna Hospital
along the river. An interactive map can be viewed at
Mi Casa, homely, artistic and Mediterranean in the
middle of Chiang Mai on Suthep Road. Lots of vegetarian specialties. Check
‘Dining Out’ this week for more information and directions. Open from
Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon – 2.30 p.m. and for dinner from 6 p.m. –
10.30 p.m. Telephone 0 5381 0240 or email [email protected] Mi Casa, 60
Moo 8, Suthep Road, Chiang Mai.
My Home, eat and feel at home at ‘My Home’ with
daily specials like their specialty: Burmese chicken or Burmese goat….Open
daily from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Parking available. 328/1 Charoenrad Rd. Watket
District, Muang, Tel. 0 5324 2505, Fax: 0 5324 2506.
Pum Pui, the one and only in Chiang Mai, might not be
easy to find but when you do, it is definitely worth it! Pizzas, freshest
Italian salads and a huge wine selection…Table Reservation at 0 5327 8209,
24/1 Moon Muang Soi 2.
Rachamankha Hotel serves Afternoon Tea 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. Reservations
for their romantic Xmas and New Year celebrations can be made at 0 5390
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel will feature an International
Lunch Buffet for 250 baht ++ and an International Dinner Buffet
for 350 baht ++ at their Chillies Restaurant daily. For more information,
reservation or outside catering, contact the Sales Dept. at 0 5325 1531,
Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant offers a huge range of
Northern Thai dishes with favorites like deep fried shitake mushrooms, spicy
lemon grass salad, or a gurami fish salad. 6 to 8 km along the Kan Klong
Chonprathan Road from Chiang Mai University, depending upon your navigation
skills. Look for the over-bridge into Baan Nai Fun 2 and look for the
clubhouse building on the right. Reservation: 0 5383 8990, open 11 a.m. to
Schmidt Co in Chiang Mai offers the best brands of
latest products for bakeries and pastry chefs to get ready for the high
season. Sweets, flours, imported chocolates and more. Call 0 5329 7880-1 for
Seven Suns Restaurant and Guesthouse are rumored to
have the finest Fish and Chips you can find. Worth a try! Great for a light
lunch. Seven Suns at 155 Rachamanka Road, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, telephone
0 5381 4325. Open daily. Aussie BIG Breakfast served all day.
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road gives the first drink free
if you bring their advertising from Page 18. Sunday Roasts for the whole
family. Call 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan takes your
orders for Xmas now. Stollen, cookies, smoked trout, home made sausages,
pates, and ham. Be sure to place your order in time. 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.