Discover Your Culinary Mojo At Jojo

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From September 18-23, immerse yourself in an epicurean journey with Ronny Emborg, acclaimed executive chef of Michelin-starred Atera in Tribeca, New York. Renowned for his Sensory Kitchen cooking style, the award-winning chef will stimulate the senses with his culinary art at Jojo restaurant at St Regis Bangkok. Enjoy his limited seating degustation menus during lunch and dinner with an optional drinks pairing, or opt for the seven-course lunch menu starting at 3,800 baht, or the eight-course dinner menu at 5,800 baht (add 2,500 baht and 3,000 baht for wine pairings respectively). The dishes range from Scottish langoustine marinated in lemon juice with black truffle purée to seared scallop with celery root purée and daikon sheet in brown butter. Meat lovers can also relish the rib-eye steak served with wasabi and bordelaise sauce. For reservations and further information, call 0-2207-7777, email fb.bangkok@stregis.com or visit stregis.com/bangkok.

Ottoman Opulence

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Listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, The Dining Room at The House on Sathorn returns with another brilliant gastronomy concept by culinary director and chef Fatih Tutak. Delivering a new dining experience, the Turkish native takes his country’s cuisine to the next level by reinterpreting his homeland’s diverse ingredients and cooking traditions, resulting in a modern Turkish influenced cuisine. Dishes from the new menu include the Umami of Anatolia, in which the common pairing of feta dashi and tomato is reinvented in a novel form of a broth. The dish is part of a tasting menu comprising three set choices: Journey, a ninecourse set menu at 3,800 baht per person; Voyage, a seven-course set menu at 2,800 baht per person; and Trip, a five-course vegetarian set menu at 2,200 baht per person. For reservations contact 0-2344-4025 or visit thehouseonsathorn.com.

La Belle France

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J’AIME by chef Jean-Michel Lorain at U Sathorn Bangkok presents a brand new menu created from the recipes used at the chef’s eponymous Michelin-starred restaurant in France. The new menu is available for lunch and dinner as both à la carte and tasting options. Highlights include beetroot bortsch with vegetable brunoise, dill and sour cream, and razor clams in gelée with savoy cabbage and sea urchin cream. Those who err on the traditional side will love classic French dishes such as lightly smoked sea bass served with celeriac, snow peas and caviar sauce. Patrons can also enjoy the all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch with made to order French cuisine produced à la carte at 2,499 baht net. Be sure to make a reservation though, as the brunch only takes place every last Sunday of the month from noon – 3 pm. For more information and reservations call 0-2119-4899 or visit jaimebangkok.com.

Hit The Heights Of Productivity At Axis & Spin

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Bask in the views while working at The Continent Hotel’s latest hot co-working space. Situated on the 38th floor, the Axis & Spin Lounge and Bar welcomes the public every day from 10 am to 4 pm. Beaver away in style while settling back in comfortable chairs and sipping drinks from the bar. The 39th floor rooftop eatery and bar Bangkok Heightz serves Thai cuisine and drinks while offering even more all-day co-working space from 8 am to 5 pm. Worry not as both spaces provide excellent wi-fi connection. Starting at 150 baht for one hour, users can also purchase a half-day package at 300 baht for four hours or a full day at 500 baht for eight hours. Complimentary welcome tea or coffee and snacks are provided as part of the half-day and full day packages. For more information and reservation, contact 0-2686-7000, or visit thecontinenthotel.com.

Farm Charm

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Take a holiday at Anantara Hua Hin Resort and visit its charming new hydroponic farm. Enriching the culinary experience with organic farmto-table freshness, this latest addition to the resort is sustainable and eco-friendly. Guests can enjoy hands-on activities alongside the resort’s team members in the weather-controlled greenhouses. The hydroponic farm currently produces many different types of salad greens and herbs grown using nutrients and water delivered straight to the root system, all without soil or fertilisers. Culinary enthusiasts can join the Spice Spoons Cooking School to participate in sustainable farming initiatives and handpick fresh produce to use in the cooking class. Those less keen on getting their hands dirty can still enjoy the harvest at their table as the Anantara chefs transform the bounty into nourishing dishes. For more information and reservation, contact 0-3252-0259 or visit huahin.anantara.com.

Sports Shorts

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One Sport Media Management has just launched its latest Sports Academy at Brighton College Bangkok, which boasts a wide range of athletic facilities including 50m and 25m swimming pools, running track, tennis courts, a state-of-the-art sports hall, and 4G football and rugby pitches. Parents and children can be sure they are in good hands with head of football development Gary Stevens, former Tottenham and England player and Pro licensed coach, who will be leading the football training sessions every Tuesday and Thursday. Swimmers will come under the guidance of head of aquatics James Goddard, winner of three Commonwealth Games gold medals and a competitor in three Olympic finals. For more information visit onesportmedia.com/academies.

Feel The  Vibe

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Millennial travellers and businessmen alike can now enjoy BHMAsia’s most recent X2 Vibe flagship hotel. Located in On Nut and close to the fashionable Thong Lor district, X2 Vibe Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel provides excellent connectivity with a complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the BTS stations. Perfect for business trips or well-deserved vacations, guests can relax in the sea-salt pool or unwind in the Japanese onsen. Food and drinks are also ready to hand at 4K Café, where guests can enjoy a modern mix of Thai and international cuisines, or head down to the Vibar for a poolside drink. Corporate guests have use of the hotel’s meeting room, which holds up to 48 people and is decked out with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. For more information and reservations, contact 0-2331-9091 or visit x2vibe.com.

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