Don’t miss ‘The Winter Fair’ from now until
January 12 at the outdoor field behind CM City Hall, opposite the 700
Year Anniversary Complex. Food, drinks, games and different product stalls.
The largest Orchid Fair of the year from now
till January 25 at Maejo University.
The first Ladies Lunch Bunch 2006 will be
held at Annelie’s house in Doi Saket on Wednesday, January 11. It will be
potluck! Please confirm before January 9 at [email protected] co.th and you
will receive the directions by mail. Reservations are necessary. There will
be a maximum of 25 persons.
Saturday, January 14 the first big charity party 2006:
Hillside 4 Charity Rooftop Party. Last minute Entrance tickets,
free T-Shirts and raffle tickets 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). For
sponsorships from your company call board member Steve Yarnold at 0 9555
9179. More information in advertise-ment on page 3! All moneys raised will
go to local charities!
Hatha Kriya Yoga, Preksha Meditation Retreat Atonement
from December 27, 2005 – January 09, 2006. Daily classes and seminar.
Information from e-mail: [email protected] , Uli, 0 1881 4486, Monika,
0 5864 0146.
Music Department of Payap University presents on
Saturday, February 11, 2006: Concert of piano and vocal music by
Debussy, Duparc, Lehar, Pouangroi, and Puccini, performed by Bennett
Lerner, pianist, Deborah Childs, lyric soprano, and Jan-Ate
Stobbe, heroic tenor at Payap University Multi-Media Room (Maekao
Campus) at 7.30 p.m. Admission 100 baht. Tickets are available at: Gong Dee
Gallery, Nimmanhaemin Rd., Soi 1; Krit’s Pasta, 58 Nimmanhaemin Rd.; Payap
Music Department, 0 5324 8037; Tananan Willson Haute Couture, 29
Ratcha-damnoen Rd. and CD Green, 2 Lanna Hospital Lane, Soi 5. For more
information about ‘A Debussy Festival’, contact Jan Verwers at:
[email protected] or phone 0 5386 8209.
ArtSpace Student Art Exhibition, “The Figure”
- Paintings and Drawings. Opening Event at Art Cafe, Thursday, January 19,
2006. From 6–8 p.m., meet the artists. Show dates January 19 - February
19, 2006. Art Cafe is located directly across from Thapae Gate. For
inquiries about the exhibition or ArtSpace classes, contact Chadwick: at 0
4041 7982 [email protected]
“Earth, Wind and Water”, exhibition by Jason
Tamthai and Jittiwut Sriyang at La Luna Gallery, 190 Charoen-rajd
Road, Chiang Mai, Tel.: 0 5330 6678. From January 14-28, open daily except
Mondays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Monday by appointment only.)
Informal Northern Thai Group meets Tuesday, January
17, 2006 at 7:30 p.m.
at the Alliance Fran็aise Chiang Mai. Everybody is welcome. The
speaker will be: Kwanchewan Buadaeng: “Continuation and Disruption of
Karen Religious Movement: Case of the Myitta Byamasoe in Burma” For more
information e-mail: [email protected]
“Experience Bamboo” at CMU Art Museum until 20
January 2006 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. New Bamboo Architecture and Art by
Markus Heinsdorff and Christoph Toenges, organized by The Goethe
Institute. Bamboo is one of our fascinating building materials, fast
renewable and ecological resource.
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 Racha-damnoen Road, opposite La
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. Any
Dream Will Do! Voice Studio presents on Saturday and Sunday, February 4
and 5, 2006 the classic family musical of all times. At Kad theatre in
Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall. Tickets available at the information desk.
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.
Bamboo & Thistles, serves new fusion of Thai and
Scottish food. Worth a try! Walk down Soi 1 and meet Michael Harrold.
You’ll be happy you did. 2/4 Soi 1 Rachadamnoen Road, Muang, Chiang Mai
50200. Telephone 053-418991 or 07-971-9050. Open 8 a.m. until late, daily
except Sundays. Park on one of the larger adjoining streets
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.
Fresh Farm Company delivers delicatessen to your door
throughout the year. Bitburger beer in barrels, wines from Germany, Italy,
Romania, even Crikova Sparkling wines from Russia. Ask for the full list or
place your order with Alfred Herbold, phone and fax 0 5386 2214
Glass Onion, Wine, Piano or cocktail bar? Every night
a different theme. Expect the unexpected! The Glass Onion, 61
Nimmanahaeminda Road 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 already planning the
upcoming Chinese New Year festivities to welcome the
year of the Dog. The Gold Leaf Restaurant serves for 5–10 persons from
January 28 –31, delightful Chinese Table menus from various parts of China
as created by the Imperial Queen’s Park highly esteemed Imperial China
Restaurant. Look out for Fortune Cookies and your very own Angbao. Open
daily for lunch and dinner. Advance reservations recommended. 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, lets you experience finest French
Cuisine, special set Lunch and Set Dinner Menus at Le Crystal French
Restaurant, outside for nature lovers on the garden balcony which is
designed for those who prefer to dine amongst the natural surroundings of
the fragrance from the Thai garden and the view of the Ping River. Set Lunch
and set dinner menus including Entr้e, Main Course, and desserts
rotate monthly. 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 www.lecry
Mi Casa, homely, artistic and Mediterranean in the
middle of Chiang Mai on Suthep Road. Lots of vegetarian specialties. 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! Great Pizzas, huge
salads and a wide variety of wines from around the world. Experience a quiet
garden atmosphere in the middle of Chiang Mai. Table Reservation at 0 5327
8209, 24/1 Moon Muang Soi 2.
Rachamankha Hotel is known as the chic place
to enjoy a real afternoon tea. Rachamankha Hotel, telephone at 0 5390 4111
or e-mail: [email protected]
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 the clubhouse
building on the right. Reservation: 0 5383 8990, open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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 still
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 Green Oasis (behind Bake and Bite near Thapae
gate) has daily specials and serves anything from breakfast to dinner with
wines and champagne plus Bitburger beer. Next to the ‘old’ Bake and Bite
shop near Thapae Gate. Open daily from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is ideal
for expats and Thais alike. Enjoy all-time German favorites like Pork
knuckle, bratwursts, beer, trout from the Royal Project, (not to be missed).
A wide selection of high quality German wines. 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.
TTK, The Thai Kebab, on Changklan Road opposite CM
Central Hospital serves kebab, schnitzel, falafel, hummus and much more.
Free salad, pickles and sauce to every meal. Open daily from 11.30 – 22.30
except Sunday. Telephone 0 5382 0234, or 0 9634 4249