Where To Eat, Stay And Play in November
Nordic Joys At The St Regis
The St Regis Bangkok will be serving up Nordic delights between November 4-11. Making a guest appearance during Scandinavian Week will be Thai-born Swedish chef Sayan Isaksson, previously of Michelin-starred Esperanto in Stockholm. Chef Sayan will present an array of Scandinavian inspired dishes infused with Asian influences for Sunday brunches on November 4 and 11 at VIU. Guests will also have the chance to experience a full eight-course degustation menu and a three-course set lunch at Jojo restaurant from November 5-10. Throughout the whole of the month, chef Sayan’s contribution to the St Regis afternoon tea is also available from 2:30 - 5pm.
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Tasty Interiors Of JW Marriott
JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok brings an industrial look with a twist to its newly renovated JW Cafê and BBCO (Bangkok Baking Company). The re-vamped space features rustic, exposed finishings and the industrial-style lighting fixtures are matched with a wooden floor. Diners of the JW Café can enjoy a more intimate experience in the private dining rooms completed with dark walls and panelling. Next door to JW Café is the bakery BBCO, which offers an a la carte menu, making it the perfect place for all-day dining with friends and family. With the aim of creating new experiences, BBCO also offers a unique outdoor dining experience at the BBCO Terrace.
Culinary Heights At The Banyan Tree
Banyan Tree Bangkok welcomes European culinary star chef Rolf Fliegauf to Vertigo rooftop restaurant for two special nights of dining. Switzerland’s most decorated chef and Europe’s youngest Michelin star recipient, Fliegauf is best known as the founder of the prestigious Ecco Ascona and St Moritz restaurants in Switzerland. Showcasing his exceptional kitchen skills, Fliegauf will offer a diverse and sumptuous menu that includes dishes such as marinated raw tuna with cucumber, wasabi and yuzu, tandoori-flavoured Maine lobster with radish and citrus and Wagyu beef tenderloin with eggplant, onion and Japanese vinaigrette. The degustation menu is available on November 17 - 18, with the four-course menu starting at 4,999++ baht and 6,900++ baht for wine pairing.
Break Away With Sala's Suite Escape
Sala Hospitality Group introduces the Suite Escape package for stays at its three Sala Resort and Spas properties in Phuket and Koh Samui. The package brings the best of the resorts’ most popular offerings to guests staying in the top room category type, the two-bedroom presidential pool villa. The Suite Escape package is offered at Sala Phuket Resort and Spa, Sala Samui Choengmon Beach Resort and Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort and includes roundtrip transfers. Highlights of the three-night experience include an in-villa barbecue dinner and starlight cinema night complete with fresh popcorn, confections and a choice of recent blockbuster or cinema classics on the big screen.
The Courtyard, the outdoor garden of The House on Sathorn, is bringing back live entertainment. Reintroducing The House of Music, the live performance series will feature four talented up-and-coming artists performing Wednesday through Saturday. Each evening is dedicated to a single musical genre and will cover classical, soul, R&B and jazz. Will Corbin will enchant the audience with vintage covers and classics on Wednesdays. On Thursdays through to the weekend performers include soul & R&B vocalist Gavin Adrian Koch, Butterfingers acoustic group and upbeat jazz favourites by singer Lookkaew and her band. Performances run from 7 - 11pm until April 2019.
JustCo @ Capital Tower
Following the success of its first centre in Bangkok at AIA Sathorn Tower, JustCo launches its second co-working space at Capital Tower, All Seasons Place, spreading across 3,500 square metres and occupying three levels of the building. Strategically located at the edge of Bangkok’s central business district and a stone’s throw away from the city’s busy Ratchaprasong shopping district, JustCo at Capital Tower, All Seasons Place is easily accessible within a five-minute walk from BTS Ploenchit Station. Exuding a casual and friendly vibe, the space of JustCo at Capital Tower features light-coloured palettes of wood paired with ample brown accents.
Centara's Eastern Edge
Centara Hotels & Resorts’ Centara Q Resort Rayong is just a two-and-a-half hour drive from Bangkok and makes a great base for exploring the tropical delights and sites of the eastern seaboard. Within the hotel, guests can relax at the beachfront swimming pool or pamper themselves at Cense by Spa Cenvaree. There is also an E-Zone for teenagers who can choose from a wide range of activities including mountain biking and day trips to a sea turtle farm. Dining options include Queen restaurant, which offers an enticing menu of Asian and international dishes, Quicksand, a laid-back beachside bar, and Qube, which serves daytime refreshments and cool poolside ice creams. The Quorum event space can host up to 90 delegates, making it ideal for corporate retreats and team-building sessions.
Karmakamet's Hot Heritage
Karmakamet conveyance brings a one-of-a-kind culinary experience that combines food and history together at Lhong 1919, a heritage venue founded in 1850 on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Chef Juthamas Theantae will be serving up a meal that evokes memories of times gone by and promises to convey diners on journeys of new discovery. Juthamas, whose other restaurant, Karmakamet Diner in Sukhumvit, creates food that revolves around Western culture shifting to the Eastern part of the world. With Karmakamet Conveyance, the dishes are inspired by the notion of heritage and aim to evoke a recollection of places and times in the diner’s life. The seven-course menu is priced at 2,500++ baht with an additional 1,800++ baht for wine pairing.
Chim by Siam Wisdom has introduced new signature dishes for the last quarter of 2018. The Wisdom of Thai-Isan offerings created by chef Thaninthorn Chantrawan are inspired by his travels to the northeast of Thailand and comprise Benja chicken, a premium chicken fed with whole-grain rice to produce more succulent meat. Combining Isan ingredients with traditional Thai cooking techniques, the dishes include Benja chicken ballotine with chicken jelly, Benja chicken in coconut soup with young tamarind leaves and smoked Benja chicken thigh with Isan-style jaew sauce served with steamed jasmine rice and smoked Sam Phran coconut water.
Big Bites At La Dotta La Grassa
Located in Sukhumvit 19, La Dotta La Grassa is the sassy sister of the much loved La Dotta Pasta Bar & Store in Thonglor. Head chef Luca Capitanio and Italian chef-partner Francesco Deiana will delight pasta lovers with artisanal dishes just like they’re made in Italy. Diners can enjoy classic favourites such as La Dotta wagyu bolognese tagliatelle as well as new creations designed with a twist—think fresh sea urchin spaghetti alla Chitarra with dill and fennel, bouillabaisse seafood stew pasta and wagyu beef mac and cheese conchiglie, to name a few. Aside from pasta, La Dotta La Grassa also serves special dishes including grilled Spanish red prawns as well as breakfast sets and paninis. Set lunch is available during the week with a two-course set of pasta and starter or dessert priced at 320+ baht and a three-course set for 370+ baht.
A Soothing Retreat At Chiva-Som Hua Hin
After six months of renovations, Chiva-Som Hua Hin, a pioneer in the wellness industry, has reopened with several enhancements to its already outstanding list of treatments. Offering state-of-the-art facilities, the resort’s wellness treatments include Isokinetic exercises for the improvement of muscles and hips. In terms of skin care the LPG CELLU M6 Alliance spa treatment stimulates the skin, releases resistant fat and smoothens the appearance of cellulite through non-invasive techniques. Exquisitely remodelled rooms, suites and public areas reveal fresh new designs that reflect contemporary Thai style for a quintessentially relaxing and memorable stay. While the already existing Thai Pavillions are more spacious, the resort also introduces a new room type, the Thai Pavilion Suite, which is located amidst the tranquil gardens of the property.
Dr Somchai's Skin Spectacular
A veteran in the field of dermatological care and Thailand’s first cosmeceutical company, Dr Somchai announces its groundbreaking success in genome editing (a specific form of genetic alteration at the DNA level), making it the first in Thailand and Southeast Asia to have reached such a level in the field of deep biotechnology. This opens up an entirely new dimension of treatment at the genetic level, which is expected to enhance treatments and products in the near future.
Nielson Hays Reinvites You
The Neilson Hays Library, a historic landmark on Surawongse Road, has recently renovated its elegant domed Rotunda gallery and Garden gallery and once again invites visitors to indulge in the property’s peaceful atmosphere. Rejoining the city’s vibrant art scene, a series of art exhibitions and performances have been lined up, including a contemporary dance performance choreographed by Jitti Chompee entitled Piazzola & 18 Monkeys on November 26-27.
Major Opens Dell Gaming Esport Cinema
Brace yourselves gamers. Having opened the first Imax VR cinema in Southeast Asia, Major Cineplex Group is taking another leap into Thailand’s rapidly growing market for e-sport gaming and competitions, collaborating with Dell Corporation Thailand to open an e-sport theatre—the first of its kind worldwide. Turning the Esplanade Cineplex Ratachada into the Dell Gaming Esport Cinema, the venue is set to be a haven for gamers to practise and participate in international competitions. Equipped with advanced visual and sound systems and cutting edge technology and equipment, game enthusiasts are in for a treat.