Thu 13th Dec
Media Dinner at Cuisine de Garden
Local media were invited to Cuisine de Garden for a 15 course dinner and to inspect the restaurants refurbishments. The delicious dinner included such unique dishes as: Duo River Fish Bonbon w/Toasted Black Rice & Acacia Leaves… Surathanee Farm Sweet Shrimp w/Shrimp Oil Paste, Pickled Cucumber & Chive Pesto…. ‘The Nest’ Onzen Free Range Egg w/Crispy Rice Vermicelli, Organic Chicken Fibre & Chicken Jus….Pan Seared In-House Smoked Trout w/Burnt Eggplant Puree, Seasonal Local Cress, Dehydrated Tomato & Green Herbs Oil – to name but a few.
Chef Leelawat ‘Nan’ Mankongtiphan uses seasonal local produce to create nature-inspired set menus. French cooking with a Thai twist with the best ingredients from the Royal Project farms and local producers.
Open Tuesday-Sunday from 12pm to 3pm and 6pm to 10pm.
For reservations or further info 081-774-1479 www.cuisinedegarden.com
Sat 1st Dec
Gate Theatre at Villa Virtuosa
The Gate Theatre ‘Thank You Party’ at Villa Virtuosa.
The next Gate Theatre Production will be:
December 20 – 23 The Amen Corner by James Baldwin – presented by The Gate Theater – Directed by Gate founder Stephan Turner, At Kad Suan Kaew 7th Floor Theatre – this gripping drama addresses themes of love, religion and poverty born of racial prejudice. Every Evening 7pm https://www.facebook.com/events/268133547237759/
The next event at Villa Virtuosa will be:
December 16 Christmas at the Villa – Villa Virtuosa (The Hill Place) 5pm until 8pm – Spice up your festive season and join us for Christmas at the Villa! Our performers invite you to experience all the magic of a traditional European Christmas. Enjoy stalls selling Glühwein and sweet Christmas treats as we entertain you with special festive performances, as well as traditional sing-a-long carols around the Christmas tree. https://www.facebook.com/events/1201055873375589/
Sat 3rd Nov
Soft Opening of Phor Liang Meun Hotel
Soft opening and Buddhist ceremony of Phor Liang Meun Terracotta Arts Hotel on Prapokklao Road Soi 2 (next to the Faces Gallery & Bistro).
Dating back more than 100 years, the name Phor Liang Meun has long been highly-respected amongst Chiang Mai’s various communities and city dwellers, referring, as all know, directly to the clan whose patriarch was Meun Maiwan, a widely renowned elephant healer. During his illustrious medical practice Meun Maiwan uniquely made use of traditional herbs to create medicines for treating elephants under his care. In 1938, the Thai government awards Meun Maiwan a license as a traditional bone healer, officially recognizing his tireless and innovative professional efforts in the field of herbal medicine.
Three generations later, his grandson, Suttiphong Maiwan established a seedling terra cotta business and incorporated the traditional family name into the business name, yielding what is today the very successful Phor Liang Meun Terra Cotta Arts.
The architectural design and decoration of the hotel are a compilation of many artistic concepts, mostly drawn primarily from art found all over South East Asia. Of particular uniqueness to the hotel architecture and décor is the distinctly widespread use of clay bricks and terra cotta pieces created by Phor Liang Meun Terra Cotta Arts family business.
Sat 18th Aug
Otome Klein Hutheesing’s Birthday
Otome Klein Hutheesing’s 88th Birthday with family and friends.
The petite and charming Dutch anthropologist has spent decades documenting the lives of the downtrodden – especially, in recent decades, the hill-tribes of northern Thailand. At her home near Wat Gate, she has amassed an impressive collection of hill-tribe costumes, bags and embroidery, as well as old paintings, handicrafts and antiques.
Read more about her amazing life on http://www.chiangmaicitylife.com/news/at-home-in-the-hills-an-interview-with-dutch-anthropologist-otome-klein-hutheesing/
AirAsia held a press conference today to announce a new direct flight between Chiang Mai and Hanoi which will be available from October 28th onwards. This is the 8th AirAsia’s Chiang Mai international direct flight following Macau, Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Changsha, Yangon, and Taipei.
Chiang Mai-Hanoi direct flights will be available four times a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) with 180 seats aircrafts.
A special promotion will be available for AirAsia members travelling beween October 28th 2018 to March 29th 2019 at only 1,090 baht one way.
Chiang Mai – Hanoi Flight FD870 Departs Chiang Mai 13.20 – Arrives Hanoi 14.50
Hanoi – Chiang Mai Flight FD871 Departs Hanoi 15.20 – Arrives Chiang Mai 16.55
For further details www.airasia.com