Chiang Mai’s ZONTA International will be staging a Run and
Walk Rally on Mother’s Day, Saturday August 12th
at the Chiang Mai Night Safari to raise funds for women and children in our
community who are affected by HIV/Aids. Everyone is invited to the fun event
which starts off at 6:30am at the park. To get there, just follow the signs
along Hangdong Road and/or Chonlaprathan Road. Registration for the Run/Walk
won’t be available on the spot, so please contact one of the following
numbers in advance: 053 218377; 053 416242 or 01 883 6651.
Scholarships to study in the United States: Suitably
qualified Northern Thai Students aged 15-18 years are invited to apply to
Trans World Education Ltd., (TWE) for details on scholarships to study at US
High Schools during the academic year of 2008-2009. TWE along with the
Centre of Cultural Exchange in the US arranges for Northern Thai students to
live with host families during their stay. Application details are available
from the TWE Liaison Office, 94-120 Charoren Muang Road, Chiang Mai 50000 or
by phoning 053 302638.
Free Concert: Saturday 29 July at 7:30 PM. The New
American Singers, a youthful show choir will present contemporary style
Christian songs. Everyone welcome. Payap University, Mae Khao Campus Chapel.
Chiang Mai Hash House
Harriers: We’ve been running and drinking on Saturdays since 1991. Our
current committee has over 125 years of combined experience to assure you of
a HASH to remember for all the right reasons. We have excellent runs in the
most beautiful area in Southeast Asia and plenty of ice cold beer to slake
your thirst. Join us for a run or simply to take part in the social
activities with long standing Hashers of our community and their families.
Further details are available on www.thai-american.com/hhh/csh3.asp
Every Friday night from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm we
are putting on a free concert at Suan Buak Hard park, on the south
end of the moat. We invite every one to come. We will be playing
contemporary Christian music with dance and occasionally drama. We also
invite other Christian musicians, actors, and dancers to join us. They can
call Daniel Shultz at 0 1952 6487 or email me at [email protected]
Dining and Restaurants
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
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
Farang Ses restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi
offers delicious Foie Gras and other tantalizing delicacies which are
paired with a world class selection of wines and impeccable service to
provide you with a truly extraordinary dining experience. Farang Ses is open
daily from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Advance reservations required, call Tel: 0
5388 8888 ext. 8997 or 8549
Fish and Chips: The new hours of trading for
Charlie’s English Fish and Chips: Open 12 30–8 30 pm. closed Saturdays.
Tel 06 916 2418
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.
Sunday Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
at the Lanna Terrace Cooking School from 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,500 baht ++
per person, children up to 12 years 750 baht ++ . A scrumptious feast of
live action stations featuring favorite cuisines from around the world.
Reservations recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or e-mail siriluck.lertlarpyot
Fresh Farm Company delivers delicatessen to your door
throughout the year. Bitburger beer in barrels, quality wines from
Australia, Germany, Italy. Place your order with Alfred Herbold or check for
their latest specials at phone 0 9557 8470.
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, from
8.30 p.m. until 1 a.m. Reservations: 0 5321 8479
Seafood Delight Promotion at the Imperial Mae Ping
Hotel’s Gold Leaf Restaurant during lunch and dinner. Neptune’s
catch, Crystal Prawns, Salmon, Pearl Cod, Halibut and more with delicious
sauces daily. More information and reservations 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 in the fragrance
from the Thai garden and the view of the Ping River. For more information or
reservations please call 0 5387 2890-1.
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.
Paradise Pizza at 7/2Ratchawitchi Rd. across from the
Irish Pub has a games night, every Monday at 7 p.m. Cribbage, backgammon,
chess and more. All welcome. More information at 0 5341 8409
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.
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]
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 Rachamanka Road, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, telephone
0 5381 4325. Open daily. Aussie Big Breakfast served all day.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan is ideal
for expats and Thais alike. If you are looking for authentic German (and
International) good food, look no further. 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.
The Riverside Bar & Restaurant, experience
excellent cuisine, both Thai and western, in an atmospheric, dreamy setting
overlooking the Ping River. Soft live piano and guitar music in the early
evening followed by three quality bands as the night rolls on. Board the
nightly cruise boat at 7.15 p.m. for a romantic and idyllic dining
experience or charter a boat for your own private party. Open daily from 10
a.m. – 1 a.m. 9-11 Charoen Rat Road. For reservations Tel. 0 5324 3239.
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. Telephone 0 5382 0234, or 0 9634 4249
Movie Schedule Chiang Mai
Interested in what is shown at ALL theaters in Chiang
Mai? Check this out:
It has all the movies and times at all the theaters in Chiang Mai.
Art films at CMU. Free movies every Saturday at 6.30
p.m. in the Roof Top of Media Arts and Design Building at CMU Arts Museum.
More information at 0 5394 4846, ext 22.
Chiang Mai Expats Club. Meets
every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on
Huey Kaew Road at 10.30 a.m. For more info, email
[email protected], www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com.
LuckyDogs Club (a non-profit activity of the
LuckyDogs Ltd.) has moved to new premises, only 5 km from the old site.
Bigger kennels with wider running space for the necessary play and exercise.
For more information contact Nienke Parma, MD LuckyDogs, at 0 9997 8146 or
email: [email protected]
ArtSpace Community Sessions every Saturday
from 10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. focusing on Life Models. Everyone is welcome to
join. Newsprint and butcher’s paper provided, please bring all other
materials. A great way to get involved in the local art community and meet
new people while developing your skills. Beginners are welcome! Painting and
drawing classes are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Chadwick:
[email protected] or 0 4041 7982.
‘Overstay fine’ more than doubles! The Thai
Immigration Bureau has announced that the overstay fine has changed
from 200 baht per day to 500 baht per day the increase was brought in on
March 15. This may be of particular interest to tourists, visiting
guests, maids, and contractors.