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Dinning Special – October 2013

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2 Michelin Star Chef Alexandre Couillon3-5 Oct2-Michelin Star French Chef Alexandre Couillon at VIE Hotel Bangkok, V Villas Hua Hin
An incredible two nights of culinary bliss with 2-Michelin Star chef, Alexandre Couillon, await foodies this month. Chef Alexandre’s talent as a fish and seafood cook will be showcased at the VIE Hotel Bangkok and V Villas Hua Hin in a special promotion supported by Kasikorn Bank, Advance Info Service, and Theodoré International (Thailand).

On Oct. 3 (at VIE Hotel Bangkok) and Oct. 5 (V Villas Hua Hin), Chef Alexandre will serve an irresistible signature 6-course seafood dinner, which will include his famous homemade seaweed bread using the natural sea salt of Noirmoutier Island, a complimentary gift of this perfect salt for spa, and an array of never seen before delights, fabulous desserts, and the impeccable signature seafood dishes that have earned his worldwide recognition.

The dinner is priced at Bt7,000 net (food only) and Bt9,000 net (food and selected wine pairing). A special villa package is also available at the V Villas Hua Hin in conjunction with the promotion.
Where: VIE Hotel Bangkok and V Villas Hua Hin

‘Oktober’ German Menu at Dream Hotel
Oktoberfest Dream Hotel Apple StrudelFlava Restaurant & Bar at Dream Hotel Bangkok is serving a delectable “Oktober” German menu for lunch and dinner until Oct. 31. Guests can savor a selection of sumptuous German specialties including pretzel with traditional pork sausage and sweet mustard, pork sausage with potato salad and pretzel, fleischvogel in red wine reduction with sautéed potato and red cabbage, chicken-schnitzel with sauerkraut and green beans, and char-grilled trio of artisan sausages accompanied with grilled onions, sauerkraut and kaesespaetzl. For dessert, choices are between German traditional dessert such as apple strudel and kaiserschmarren. Prices start from Bt95++.
Where: Flava Restaurant & Bar, Dream Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (BTS: Asoke) // Contact: 02-254-8500
Fine de Claire Oyster No. 4 at Wine Pub
Fine de Claire Oyster at Wine PubOct.1-Dec. 31, come to enjoy fresh French oysters, ‘Fine de Claire No. 4’, imported from Vendée, France . Wine Pub chef Cyrille Vero visited the French oyster farm and now the pub will be serving them the oysters on crushed ice and lemon wedges, homemade baked French baguette with salted butter and three selections of special sauces such as red wine vinegar with shallot, lemon olive oil, tomato and horseradish sauce, Thai spicy seafood sauce, Japanese soya and wasabi and Asian mignonette dressing. Price is Bt388 net for six pieces; Bt744 net for 12 pieces. 10% discount of King Power and Accor Advantage Plus members.
Where: Wine Pub, Pullman Bangkok King Power, Rangman Road (BTS: Victory Monument) // Contact: 02-680-9999
The Square: Halloween Treats and Fresh Seafood
Halloween Treat_SQDuring this year’s Halloween celebration, the creative kitchen team at The Square of Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, will get you in the mood by presenting an array of Halloween treats including monster salad, traditional pumpkin soup, pan-fried salmon on Bloody Mary sauce and freshly baked pumpkin tarts nestled amongst the fresh delights from the sea during the International Seafood Buffet on Oct. 31, for only Bt1,050.
Where: The Square, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam Square Soi 6 (BTS: Siam) // Contact: 02-209-8888 ext. The Square
Congee Galore
Congee GaloreIt’s “Congee Galore” in September at The Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant so come and savor congee with sliced abalone Hong-Kong style, congee with Hong Kong-style pork or shrimps, congee with crispy patonggo (deep-fried dough stick) and other utterly divine congee creations. And of course, one of Bangkok’s best-valued dim sum lunches for the aficionados.
Where: Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant, Windsor Suites Hotel & Convention Center-Sukhumvit 20 // Contact: 02-262 1234, ext. 1406
Saturday Seafood Night
Seafood nightEnjoy the ongoing “International and Seafood Buffet” for dinner with a selection of fresh seafood, sumptuous international and Asian specialties, live cooking stations, made –to-order hot dishes, plus desserts galore for only Bt 950++ per person every Saturday, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Am Café, Ground Floor, Main Wing, Ambassador Hotel Bangkok, 171 Sukhumvit 11, Bangkok (BTS: Nana) // Contact: 02-254-0444, ext. 1582
Authentic Regional Chinese Cuisine
Authentic Regional Chinese_resizeChef Leung presents an array of authentic home-style regional Chinese dishes for diners of the award-winning Lok Wah Hin Chinese of Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square throughout October. Highlights include baked tofu ham with Japanese salad, duck stuffed with deep-fried taro, baked prawns with Chinese spinach, and stir-fried sea scallops topped with fried scallops from Bt300++ per dish.
Where: The Square, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Siam Square Soi 6 (BTS: Siam) // Contact: 02-209-8888, ext. Lok Wah Hin
Centara Grand Oktoberfest
Centara Grand OktoberfestEvery Friday night until end of October, enjoy all the fun of Oktoberfest at The World, Centara Grand at CentralWorld. An authentic Oktoberfest themed buffet will feature specialties such as suckling pig, pork knuckle, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, Bavarian bratwurst and pork schnitzel, along with a selection of Bavarian desserts and cheeses and a free flow of Paulaner Draught Beer. Price is Bt1,490++ per person, and you can also enjoy the Chinese & Japanese Buffet at Ginger restaurant with this one price.
Where: The World, 23rd Floor, Centara Grand @ CentralWorld, Rachaprasong, Bangkok (BTS: Chidlom) // Contact: 02- 100-1234 or e-mail:
Indus Vegetarian Festival
Pic - Vina Maipo Wine DinnerOn Oct. 4-14, award-winning Indus Contemporary Indian Restaurant will celebrate the “Vegetarian Festival” by presenting specially selected vegetarian items and lots of new dishes in its comprehensive menu for lunch and dinner. Come and discover how deliciously tempting vegetarian cuisine can be with the special items prepared by their talented Indian chefs. Special vegetarian set menus will be offered, lunch Bt 349++; dinner Bt499++, including one glass of lassi.
Where: Indus Contemporary Indian Restaurant, Sukhumvit 26 // Contact: 02-258-4900
Vina Maipo Wine Dinner
Pic - Vina Maipo Wine DinnerMantra Restaurant & Bar, in collaboration with VCT Group of Wineries Asia Pte. Ltd., recently celebrated a fantastic “Vina Maipo Wine Dinner.” Mantra guests were invited to experience Chilean wines matched with a sumptuous menu prepared by Executive Chef, Leonard Faust. All guests reveled in a refined evening of gastronomic proportions. Including (4th from the left) Ms. Anais Marmonier, regional marketing assistant manager of VCT Group. The guests were warmly welcomed by Brendan Daly (3rd from left), general manager of Amari Orchid Pattaya.
Organic Salad Bar and Mor
Organic Salad bar and moreSomething to surely satisfy awaits all guests this month at Windsor Suites Cafe. Don’t miss our new organic salad bar, our steamed chicken rice by esteemed Master Chef Ko-Tu, and our special Ayutthaya noodle soup with pork. Dinner buffet has become especially more tempting with a seafood grill and phad-Thai station for additional delight. Enjoy your usual buffet favorites with free-flowing herbal juices. Special 50% discount for dinner (food only) until October.
Where: Windsor Suites Café International Restaurant, Windsor Suites Hotel & Convention Center-Sukhumvit 20 // Contact: 02-262 1234, ext. 1406
Ramen Promotion
Ravishing ramen flavors are revealed this month at Youzen. Must-try “Ramen Promotion” offerings include tom yam ramen, shoyu ramen, spicy ramen, miso ramen, tempura ramen, and hiyashi ramen, free-flow of herbal juice to wash them all down perfectly. Special 50% discount for dinner (food only) until end of October.
Where: Youzen Japanese Restaurant, Windsor Suites Hotel & Convention Center-Sukhumvit 20 // Contact: 02-262 1234, ext. 1406
Coco's: Bangkok Vegetarian Food Festival
The Bangkok Vegetarian Food Festival at Coco's CafeCoco’s Café (at Bangkok Hotel Lotus Sukhumvit Managed by Accor) presents vegetarian cuisine to celebrate the Vegetarian Festival. Available for lunch at Bt399 net/person and dinner at Bt599 net/person Thursdays through Sundays from Oct. 5 to 13, the vegetarian offers a full array of vegetarian cuisine such as spicy mushroom soup, fried tofu with vegetable and chili sauce, marinated wild mushroom, and more. There is also a menu for non-vegetarians of course.
Where: Coco’s Café, Bangkok Hotel Lotus Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit 33 // Contact: 02-610-0111, ext. 4900
Le Fenix Oktoberfest
Le Fenix Oktoberfest1Le Fenix Sukhumvit invites you to join its “Oktoberfest Fun Night” with all you can drink and eat package. Enjoy unlimited draft beer, live cooking station BBQ featuring traditional German Bratwurst (German sausage), Sauerkraut (German sour cabbage) and original Mash Potato at only Bt399 net (for unlimited beer only) and Bt599 net (unlimited beer and BBQ set) for three hours from 7 to 10 p.m. only on Oct. 5.
Where: Le Fenix Sukhumvit // Contact: 02-305-4000 or E-mail: , website:
Sunday Times at New York Steakhouse
Let us tell you a secret. But shh, you must speak easy. Hidden behind the two unmarked doors of JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok’s New York Steakhouse lays another legend waiting to be born. The hotel is opening its doors during the day to welcome the free-spirited sophisticated souls of Bangkok who loves a little mystery and pleasure in secrecy. Since last month, in celebration of its 12th anniversary, New York Steakhouse has introduced its novel sister, a bold brunch to amaze and blaze about. Exclusively on Sundays, relive an era back in time to experience the glimmering glamour of The Big Apple during the American Prohibition. Celebrate the Era of Excess as you luxuriate in a lavish feast of the finest steaks and seafood in town served straight to your plate coupled with an inimitable selection of red and white wine.
Where: New York Steakhouse, JW Marriott Bangkok, Sukhumvit // Contact: 02-656-7700, ext. 4368
Vegetarian Food Festival
Vegetarain Food Festival AmbassadorFrom Oct. 1 to 13, Ambassador Hotel Bangkok will present a wide variety of vegetarian food prepared by Hong Kong Chef Lau Chi Kwong. At the Hong The Chinese Restaurant, he will come up with special vegetarian menus featuring barbecued Peking duck, braised shark’s fin with pumpkin soup, deep-fried stuffed bean curd, braised abalone with bean curd, steamed bamboo pith stuffed with mushroom and more. Price starts at Bt150-Bt450++, for lunch and dinner. At AM Café, the vegetarian spread will include a vegetarian corner as part of the international lunch buffet. Price is Bt499++ per person.
Where: Ambassador Hotel Bangkok, 171 Sukhumvit 11, Bangkok (BTS: Nana) // Contact: 02-254-0444 ( Hong The), ext. 1562; (Am Café) ext. 1582
Evening of Gourmet Perfection
Evenings of Gourmet Perfection Caviar and Champagne at L'Appart_Sofiel Bangkok SukhumvitFrom Oct.13 to 19, The Nephew and Chef Jeremy Tourett invite you to indulge in decadent evenings of gourmet perfection at L’Appart. For one week only, L’Appart will offer a special ‘Caviar and Vodka’ menu and a ‘Caviar and Champagne’ menu. Prices are just Bt3,499 net for ‘Caviar and Vodka’ and B 4,999 net for ‘Caviar and Champagne.’
Where: L’Appart, 32nd floor, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit (BTS: Nana) // Contact: 02-126-9999, ext L’Appart
Park Society for Vegans
Park Societty for VegansParticipate in the Vegetarian Festival from Oct. 5 to 13 at Park Society of Sofitel So Bangkok where award-winning Executive Chef Paul Smart will create a special 4-course vegetarian set menu. Price is Bt1,990++ per person.
Where: Park Society, 29th floor, Sofitel So Bangkok, Rama IV Road (MRT: Lumpini) // Contact: 02-624-0000, Email:
Pattaya: Cape Dara Dim Sum
It’s hot! It’s delicious! It’s Dim sum. Ming Xing Restaurant of Cape Dara Resort Pattaya invites you to experience the delicious tastes of pork and shrimp dumplings, shrimp dumplings, rice noodles stuffed with spinach, fish maw dumplings, and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Price is Bt490 only. Other delicious Chinese dishes are waiting as well also at special prices.
Where: Cape Dara Resort, Pattaya // Contact: 038-933-888
Hua Hin: InAzia Indian Cuisine festival
InAzia - Indian Cuisine FestivalSheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa invites you to savor the rich and exotic taste of Indian cuisine during the “Indian Cuisine Festival” at InAzia Restaurant. This signature restaurant has been awarded “Thailand’s Best Restaurant” for five consecutive years. The event will feature dishes from six different regions of India, prepared by talented Indian chefs, such as “Murgh Kali Mirch Tikka” (a delicate combination of boneless chicken leg with cream, black pepper and cheddar cheese cooked in the tandoor oven), “Nalli Gosht” (slow cooked tender lamb shanks marinated in exotic Indian spices from Lucknow), and more. The festival runs until the end of October.
Where: InAzia Restaurant, Sheraton Hua Hin resort & Spa, Hua Hin // Contact: 032-708-000, ext. 4303 for more information or email:
‘Oh Bunny! Oh Teddy!’
CAFE oh bunny oh teddy PRHop by Café Kantary this October for the cutest end-of-school-year treat – “Oh Bunny! Oh Teddy!” Ice-cream sundaes come in two delicious flavors, with strawberry cheesecake bunnies and double chocolate teddies. The sundaes will be available for a limited time only, from Oct. 1-31, at a special price of Bt95 in four Café Kantary outlets across Thailand: Chiang Mai, Ayutthaya, Rayong and Sriracha.
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KiSara: ‘Gourmet Japan Festival’
Japan Gourmet Festival Chef IInoueConrad Bangkok will be holding a ‘Gourmet Japan Festival’ on Oct. 8-16 with visiting guest chef Masami Inoue top billing the event at the KiSara Japanese Restaurant. Trained as a teppanyaki master for 15 years, Master Chef Inoue has worked for such hotels and restaurants as The Royal Garden Hong Kong, Ritz Carlton Tokyo, and the one-star Michelin restaurant, Lariboire in France. Inoue will showcase her unique signature dishes including inspirational masterpieces such as Asian herb infused foie gras mousse, teppanyaki Kobe beef sirloin with red wine and green pepper sauce, teppanyaki king crab and mushrooms with crab sauce, and more. The opening ceremony will be held Oct. 8, from 7 p.m. onwards, where Inoue will serve a special dinner set. Special lunch sets and signature teppanyaki dishes will be served on subsequent days and guests can participate in her teppanyaki cooking class. As a special offer, guests who spend Bt5,000 in a single bill during the festival will get a chance to win a one-night stay at the Presidential Suite or Terrace Suite, or win spa treatment vouchers, and other prizes.
Where: KiSara Japanese Restaurant, Conrad Bangkok, All Seasons Place, Wireless Road (BTS: Ploenchit) // Contact: 02-690-9999 or e-mail