February 3-5, 2006 at Buak Haad Park to mark the 60th anniversary of
H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession to the throne. Flower parade
starts on Saturday, February 4 at 7 p.m. at Nawarat Bridge. More information
contact TAT on tel. 0 5324 8604.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat the
classic family musical of all times. Presented by Voice Studio on Saturday
and Sunday, February 4 and 5, 2006. At Kad theatre in Kad Suan Kaew
Shopping Mall. Tickets available at the information desk. Check advertising
on front page for more information!
ArtSpace Student Art Exhibition, “The Figure”
- Paintings and Drawings, until February 19, 2006 at Art Cafe located
directly across from Thapae Gate. For enquiries 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 Cha-roenrajd Road, Chiang Mai, Tel.: 0 5330 6678.
Until January 28, open daily except Mondays from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Monday by
“Bring Good Things To Life” The Art Competition
2005, organized by Toshiba. Plus Watercolour Pain-ting Exhibition by Eng-on
Homsuwan. Opening on Wednesday January 25, 2006 at 6 p.m. at the gallery,
first floor of CMU Art Museum. Exhibition from 26 January – 26 February
2006, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m
The Faculty of Fine Arts, Rajamangala University of
Technology Lanna (Northern Campus) presents at CMU second floor of ‘the
gallery’ The Art Thesis Exhibition 2006. Opening on Friday, January
25, 2006 at 6 p.m. Ongoing until February 26.
Chiang Mai’s first open Burns Night to celebrate
the works of the famous poet will be held at ‘The Pub’ on Huay
Kaew Rd. at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 28. An evening of Scottish culture,
bagpipes, poetry, haggis, dinner, and drinks. Dress: traditional if
possible, casual if preferred. Limited tickets available 500 baht. Call 0
5321 1550 [email protected] for reservations.
The Foundation for the Education of Rural Children (FERC)
fund raising gala on February 18, 2006 at Baan Wongmalee to raise money
for a school dormitory. Tickets are 1,500 baht each and are available at
Amari Rincome Hotel, any Rimping Supermarket or from FERC board members. For
information, contact www.thai-rural-education.com.
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 Nim-manhaemin Rd.;
Payap Music Department, 0 5324 8037; Tananan Willson Haute Couture, 29
Ratchadamnoen 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.
Skål International Chiang
mai & North Thailand January dinner and meeting will be on Thursday,
January 26, at the Amari Rincome Hotel, at 6.30 p.m. Welcome Drink, followed
by a meeting, followed by dinner. The cost will be 500 baht per person,
which includes a three course dinner, tea and coffee. Plus a ‘donation’
for the Wine Fund (from those of you who drink!) Please advise us of your
attendance (or not!) by email to [email protected] or by fax to0 5325
3352, as soon as possible.
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 Villa Restaurant.
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 noon – 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 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, quality 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 delightful Chinese Table
menus from various parts of China (as created by the Imperial Queen’s Park
highly esteemed Imperial China Restaurant) for 5–10 persons from January
28–31. 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.lecrystal-
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.
Primavera, Mediterranean restaurant in the middle of
Chiang Mai serves Greek, Spanish, Italian and even Thai food. Opposite Amora
Thapae Hotel with a big terrace to relax after an evening shopping.
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 is rumored to
have the finest Fish and Chips you can find. Worth a try! Great for a light
lunch. Seven Suns at 155 Racha-
manka 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