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At Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Tr.EAT by Saneh Jaan is now ready to serve superb tastes of modern Thai cuisine in an easygoing ambience. Dishes are prepared à la minute using quality local ingredients, resulting in a wonderful bursting of complex flavors, at affordable prices. To celebrate this opening, guests can enjoy 25% discount on the entire food menu throughout October 2020. Tr.EAT (treat) means enjoyment evoked by delicacies you eat and delightful moments our guests can share with their loved ones. In collaboration with Saneh Jaan, the 3-time Michelin-starred restaurant, the restaurant brings its traditional Thai recipes to combine with classic menus from Sindhorn Midtown’s very own kitchen. Serving daily lunch and dinner, Tr.EAT by Saneh Jaan offers selections of starter, main course, à la carte and dessert. Signature dishes include Khao Mun Somtam Moo Foy (THB 180++) – Rice cooked in coconut milk, served with papaya salad and shredded pork, Geang Ranjuan Moo (THB 220++) – Pork curry seasoned with fermented shrimp paste chili sauce and Som Choon Hi Ma (THB 80++) – Mixed fruits in citrus syrup granita. Conveniently situated in Langsuan, Sindhorn Midtown can be reached at walkable distance to Chit Lom and Ratchadamri BTS Skytrain stations. The 150-seat restaurant can also host private parties, corporate events, casual gatherings and more. For more information or reservations, please contact +65 (0) 2 796 8888 or eat@sindhornmidtown.com

River City Bangkok has recently launched its new, enticing zone on the 3rd floor for creativity and fresh thinking: AIR (Artist In Residence), as a space for artists to work and for art lovers to admire. AIR features 7 leading art studios in Bangkok to create creative interactions between crafters and admirers to create, share, teach, and learn. Also, the artist in residence will host workshops and art classes. Studios and galleries in AIR zone are as follows: PAINT FAH (Room 311) BAAN SILOM (Room 312) 956 CONTEMPORARY ART (Room 313) Gallery Hoc (Room 314) Ty Gallery (Room 317) J02 Gallery (Room 318) ThingsThatBringYouJoy (Room 357-358) Visit www.rivercitybangkok.com for more information and updates.

At the Regent Hotel, Taipei, the highly anticipated Coast opens its door to welcome guests to an elevated culinary experience of Taiwanese ingredients colliding with Thai flavours, creatively crafted by acing chefs – Thailand's Chef Ian Kittichai and Taiwan-based Chef Richie Lin, bringing the concept of "modern coastal cuisine" to the table, featuring seasonal ingredients and seafood from Taiwan, alongside herbs and spices from Thailand. Ian Kittichai is renowned for his influence on and approach to Thai cuisine. He is an award-winning chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality. He has founded and partnered in diverse restaurant concepts around the world in locations from Asia to Europe and the United States, including Issaya Siamese Club in Bangkok, Spot Dessert Bars in New York City and Tangerine in Singapore. Richie Lin is the chef/owner of Taipei’s Michelin-starred MUME which in 2020 placed at No.18 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Aqua Panna. Dedicating himself to seasonal local ingredients at MUME, Chef Lin presents new dishes with familiar flavors. Coast is now open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday and offers a seasonal set menu of 9 courses for NT$ 2,280 plus service charge. Lunch service will be added every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting from the 25 September 2020 with a seasonal set menu of 5 course for NT$ 1,280 plus service charge. Visit www.coast.tw for further details.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts brings the romantic charms of a Tuscan country estate to the biodiverse ecological wonderland of Khao Yai with Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai. Within less than a three-hour drive from Bangkok situated the 112-room resort, which is the ideal getaway for families, friends and couples looking to indulge in a castle-style experience surrounded by a mountainous landscape. The stunning landscape is complemented by the hotel’s unique Tuscan architecture and spacious rooms are decorated in the Renaissance and Modern Baroque styles. The resort features 62 guestrooms, ranging from a 45 sqm Deluxe Room to the grand three-bedroom Penthouse as well as 50 villas, many with garden and pool views. Ideal for intimate events and large groups, the palatial five- bedroom pool villa offers a luxurious sanctuary immersed in nature. All guest rooms overlook the sweeping fairways of the golf course and a serene European garden. Offered alongside is an all-day dining experience at Flavours of Khao Yai with a choice of indoor and al fresco seating where diners can enjoy an unobstructed mountain view alongside a range of delectable local and international cuisine, as well as Castleton Café for a relaxing dining experience drawing on the bucolic charms of the natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea in the mountains and a varietyof refreshments including a farm-to-table organic salad with fresh produce from the onsite organic vegetable farm. Panacee Wellness Khao Yai provides optimal wellness with health-recovery programmes, while a myriad of leisure facilities are available for both kids and grown-ups. Set to open on 1 October 2020, Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai is offering a Deluxe room stay with breakfast for two at THB 3,200 net per night for weekdays, and THB 4,200 net per night over weekends to celebrate its opening, valid from now until 20 December 2020. For reservations, please email resort.khaoyai.reservation@movenpick.com or call +66 (0) 44 009 100. For more information, visit www.movenpick.com

Sheraton Manila Bay’s oven-baked gourmet pizzas, composed of fresh tomatoes, specialty hand-knead doughs, and oil giving a refined taste that matches the sauce and toppings, and premium choice ingredients that further accentuated the flavor in every bite, are undoubtedly of the best-tasting premium savouries you can find in Manila. Guests can choose their thin-crust favorite from a tasty selection of four: Mushroom Pizza topped with spinach, garlic and shiitake mushrooms on zesty ricotta and mozzarella cheese; Pizza Meat Supreme topped with pepperoni, ground beef, cured bacon and ham, topped with capsicum, pineapples and shimeji mushrooms, in homemade pomodoro sauce and mozzarella cheese; Seafood Pizza topped with herb marinated freshwater shrimp, mussels, local scallops and red squid in homemade pomodoro sauce and mozzarella cheese; and Pizza Prosciutto di Parma topped with Parma ham, burrata cheese, fresh arugula, shaved parmesan, with fresh tomato, farm egg and olive oil. Crafted by the hotel’s seasoned culinary team, Gourmet Pizza is available for takeaways daily from 9:00 to 18:00 and is ready for pick-up in just 45 minutes. Indulge in these premium crusted goodness at home by calling +632 5318 0788, 09175837294, 09175837326 or email sh.mnlsb.fnb@sheraton.com. Advance order is required. Diners shall arrange pick-up with their courier of choice. For a full listing of gourmet takeaways menu, click here.

From 5 September until 13 October 2020, La Lanta Fine Art showcases artworks in various forms under the concept of “Small is Beautiful". The exhibition presents paintings, sculptures, and mixed media in the size of no larger than 1m. by 1 m. by 1 m. (W x D x H) by 9 artists from 6 countries including Argentina, Israel, Japan, France, South Africa, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Artworks on display include Buddhism-themed mixed media circular work by Pannaphan Yodmanee, portraits of homeless people by Pairoj Pichetmetakul, dot paintings by Chamnan Chongpaiboon, oil on paper sketches by British artist Thomas Donaldson, delicate hand printed woodblock by British printmaker - Ralph Kiggell, abstract compositions by South African painter Natasha Barnes, and photographic work using Google technology by Argentinean artist Federico Winer. Sculptures in the exhibition include limited edition figures with a clever twist of the classic by French sculptor Olivier Duhamel, standing metal art by world renowned Israeli artist David Gerstein, and one-off blue and white ceramics by Japanese ceramist Shin Koyama. The exhibition covers 3 adjacent spaces on the 2nd floor of River City Bangkok. All exhibited artpieces can also be viewed online at www.lalanta.com

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will begin rolling out its new ASAI Hotels brand this September with the opening of ASAI Bangkok Chinatown in the heart of the city’s renowned Chinatown district, followed by six more properties. Opening on 15 September, ASAI Bangkok Chinatown features 224 thoughtfully compact rooms featuring in-stay essentials, such as superior quality beds, high-pressure rain showers, luggage space, and a work desk with USB charging station. A large communal area, meanwhile, includes large and comfortable work areas, a small gym, a bar highlighting craft beers and creative cocktails, a large courtyard with organic herb garden, and Jam Jam restaurant serving a creative twist on local and international favourites. Another ASAI hotel will open within 12 months in Bangkok’s stylish Sathorn district, followed by three ASAI Hotels in Cebu, the Philippines; one ASAI hotel in the old Yankin area of Yangon, Myanmar; and one ASAI hotel in Kyoto, Japan. In line with ASAI Hotel’s overall concept, Live Local, each hotel in the ASAI portfolio will be geared to reflect its local character in terms of design, style and restaurant offering. This approach will be further evident when ASAI Hotels opens its second hotel, in Bangkok’s Sathorn district, which will fully embrace the modernity of its inner-city setting to offer a complementary-yet-distinctive stay experience that differentiates it from the Chinatown property.

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited launches the “Flyer Pass” promotion, offering a set of 4 one-way coupons to be used on some of Bangkok Airways popular domestic routes such as Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Phuket and Samui. The Flyer Pass promotion is available in 2 categories: Domestic pass that will allow passengers to travel on Bangkok Airways flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Lampang and Phuket, the fare for this type is set for just 3,900 Baht (4 one-way tickets inclusive of taxes and surcharges) Samui Pass that will allow passengers to travel on Bangkok Airways flights to and from Koh Samui to any destinations in Thailand such as Bangkok and Phuket, the fare is set for just 7,900 Baht (4 one-way tickets and inclusive of taxes and surcharges) Flyer Pass will consist of 4 codes and each code is eligible to book 1 a one-way ticket on an economy class. Reservations can be made from 3 September 2020 until 31 August 2021 and can be used for travels from 3 September 2020 to 31 August 2021. Flyer pass is available for purchase at Bangkok Airways Sales Offices in Thailand from 3 September 2020 onwards (during office hours). For more information, please visit www.bangkokair.com/flyerpass or contact call center at 1771 and +66 (0) 2 270 6699 during 08:00 to 20:00.

The Luxury beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui invites you to indulge into a delectable dusk with the resort's new menu in the grandiose setting. Azizskandar Awang, the resort's executive chef who has won a number of awards during his 20-year career, has created degustation, vegan, afternoon tea and Sunday brunch menus celebrating contemporary Thai, Western and Mediterranean fare. Served in the evening at the resort’s Breeza Beach Restaurant and Bar overlooking Choeng Mon Beach, Awang’s five-course ‘Chef’s Tasting Menu’ includes ‘sea scallop with cauliflower puree, nantua sauce, pickled grapes and salicorne’ and ‘Jack’s Creek Wagyu beef with glazed carrot and parsnip puree, shallots, beetroot and red wine reduction’. Paired French, New Zealand, Spanish and Italian wines are optional. Awang's five-course ‘Taste of Thai’ counterpart, with optional Thai wine pairings, features ‘salmon wrapped in betel leaf with light chu che sauce and pickled pearl onion’ and ‘Australian lamb in massaman sauce with peanut puree, crispy onion and potato gnocchi’. Designed to tap into the movement towards sustainable, plant-based consumption, Awang’s vegan menu’s dishes range from ‘lentil soup flavored with coconut milk, cumin and ginger’ to ‘Greek salad topped with hummus, tofu and avocado’. ‘Saffron risotto with caramelized porcini mushrooms’, and ‘spinach and ricotta cannelloni gratin with mozzarella cheese’ are among the standouts on the new vegetarian menu. Held every Saturday from 15:00 to 18:00 at Yod Maprao, a venue with floor-to-ceiling windows opening onto the resort’s two-level infinity pool and Choeng Mon Beach, afternoon tea entails a selection of premium TWG loose teas, the obligatory scones with clotted cream and homemade jam, sweets such as ‘lemon and pistachio éclair’ and ‘canelé de Bordeaux’ and savory items including smoked salmon and grilled brie cheese and cranberry sandwiches. Optional Nua Prosecco and Moët & Chandon Piccolo cost extra. Staged on the first Sunday of each month at Breeza and Yod Maprao and the sand deck adjoining the two venues, the Sunday brunch menu brims with all sorts of indulgent options at a series of stations. The brunch affair’s ‘Raw Bar’ dishes out imported French oysters, steamed white shell clams, Koh Samui blue swimmer crab, poached local shrimps, Turkish stuffed mussels with rice and lemon. The ‘Soup’, ‘Live’, ‘Highlights’, ‘Carving’, ‘Charcoal Grill’, ‘Japanese’ and ‘Artisan Pasta’ stations serve the likes of ‘salmorejo with serrano ham and boiled egg’, ‘crispy fish tacos with marinated cabbage and pico de gallo’, seafood paella, grass-fed Australian beef, tiger prawns, nigiri sushi and ‘black truffle ravioli with brown butter’ respectively. To contact Meliá Koh Samui or to make a booking, please call +66 (0) 89 184 0725 or email reservation.kohsamui@melia.com