This September is seeing a boom in new places to eat. Gearing up for the winter months, why not test some of these three top locations and add to your list for that rainy day dinner or treat on a Sunday afternoon.
Cuisine de Garden Rustic Grill and Wine Bar
The name Cuisine de Garden has been on the radar of the foodies of Chiang Mai for many years. Their gastronomic style, experience heavy restaurant out of town has always been a favourite, but now there are other options available to those who love their creativity and tastes. This time however, they are going rustic. In a loft style location with 270 degree views of the city, they are serving up fried squid, steaks, burgers, premium beef, sea foods, fried shrimps, garlic mushrooms and much more. From gastro to rusto – Cuisine de Garden are turning heads. On 9th September they are holding a grand opening with drinks, food and prizes to be won starting at 6pm. Don’t miss out!
Open 11am – 10pm
Star Avenue 5, Floor 2, Samoeng – Hang Dong Intersection
Attention all dim sum lovers! It’s time to try out the newest dim sum restaurant in town, packed with a range of Chinese and Thai influenced dim sum pieces that are steamy, aromatic and delicious. Crispy fried shrimps, bacon and minced shrimps, vegetables, fish balls, mussels from New Zealand and much more! Stuffed in buns, resting on a bed of dough or fried and ready to dip! They even have some sweeter options like steamed taro and custard cream buns. For those with a healthy diet, don’t fear, try the bua loy namkhing, crushed black sesame dumplings in hot ginger tea. All the recipes were invented more than 20 years ago, so expect traditional flavours with a modern presentation.
Sweet treats in Thailand are everywhere, with such range and varied flavours it can be hard to decide what is best. However, if you are looking for traditional Thai sweets, take a trip down to Baan Kwan in Chang Phuak or on Suthep Road, serving up a colourful spread of sweets, puddings and treats. Thai coconut pudding, black coconut sweet pudding, sweet sticky rice with mango, steamed pumpkin with coconut custard, sweet bean treats, sweet layer cakes, dumplings…the list goes on. A great place to fill up on Thai sweets, buy some souvenirs or treat your loved ones with a collection of yummy bites they can indulge in for days to come.
47/17-18 Chang Phuak Road, Sriphum
(opposite Inndigo Guesthouse)
91 Moo 4 Suthep Road
053 222257 / 053 328329