Around town

H.S.H. Prince Bhisadej Rajani, Chairman of the Royal Project Foundation, graciously presided over the wedding reception of Kim Wachtveitl, Director of Business Development for Siam Winery and son of renowned General Manager of The Oriental Bangkok, Kurt and Penny Wachtveitl, and Nalin Vanasin, daughter of Dr. Boon Charuvarn Vanasin, owner of Piyaveth Hospital at the ceremonial lawn of Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai. The party was attended by more than 250 guests.

The grand opening of Girasole vegetarian restaurant located on the Sunday walking street took place recently. The Honorary Consul of France, Mr.Thomas Baude and Mrs. Chamaiphan Baude cut the ribbon for the opening ceremony.

A “Welcome to Chiang Mai” dinner party was held for Dorothy Sells at the home of Becky Lomax and Frank Weicks. l/r Frank Weicks, Jimmy Tse, Becky Lomax and guest of honor Dorothy Sells.

The Maze Wine Tasting evening with wines from Rimping supermarket l/r Supard, Tanit, Anchalee, J.P., Pairoj and little James Edward who was camera shy.

At Hell’s Kitchen new location at Anusarn Market l/r Claire, Lotty and Holly seen here being welcomed by owner Lateef during the “all you can eat ribs and chicken” night

Party night on Fridays at Tuskers, Kanokpron and Malcolm with co-owner Rachael.

Stewart, Tim, Mohamad and Richard spotted having dinner at the Nasi Jumpru restaurant recently.

The happy winners of the JJ Market’s monthly talent competition receive a check for 5000 baht and a chance to participate in the finals next December.

George and Lawrence with Mi Casa’s Annie enjoying a Sunday night Mediterranean dinner.

Former Chiang Mai Mayor Mr Boonlert Buranupakorn, left, and managing director of Sofitel Riverside Hotel, welcomed the famous fortune teller and astrologer Archarn Luck Rekhanithes, Chairman of the well-known produced “Chatukham Ramathep” Buddhist amulets.

From left to right, Rat Palapong, Mrs. Pongphan Palapong, Mrs. Suwanna Thammatharana, guest of honor; Dr. Chao Duangduen na Chiang Mai, President of the Chiang Mai Provincial Culture Council, and Praphan Sucharit Panitch of Bangkok Bank.

At the opening of the new Republic of Korea Consulate l/r Mr. and Mrs. Kietchaiyakorn, the Honorary Consul Mr. Wachara Tantranont and His Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea and Mrs. Lee Moon Gouk.

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