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To make your day special without having to leave the house, UNO MAS offers delicious at-home experience with "Seafood on Ice Brunch", alongside a bottle of world-class G.H. Mumm Changpange to pamper your tongue with Spanish and Mediterranean delights. Freshly-imported delicacies include Canadian lobster (1 piece per person), Alaskan king crab, black tiger prawns, slipper lobster, New Zealand mussels, and smoked salmon. You can also indulge in a selection of cold cuts with Iberico Jamon and condiments, pulpo (octopus) salad, white anchovies in vinegar Boquerones royal cut smoked salmon salad Cogollo de Tudela, seafood Nikkei ceviche, and spinach salad with raisins and Manchego. The brunch also includes fresh-baked baguettes with butter as well as an assortment of petits fours. An all inclusive brunch package for 2 people with a 0.75-liter bottle of G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne is priced at THB 7,999 net. A brunch for 4 people with a 1.5-liter magnum bottle of G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne is priced at THB 15,555 net. Orders must be placed at least 1 day in advance via +66 (0) 2 100 6255 or Deliver daily during 12:00 - 19:00. Free delivery within a 10-km radius (THB 20 per additional km). To find out more about UNO MAS, visit

The Okura Prestige is now offering freshly baked bread straight from the oven for you to enjoy at home. A warm, sweet-smelling Elements Bread Box comes with 2 pieces of the hotel's signature Brioche feuilletée, 2 pieces of Soba baguette, 2 pieces of Goma charcoal soft bun, 1 bar of French salted butter and 1 bar of smoked miso and seaweed butter, only at THB 390 per box. Elements Artisanal Bread Box is available to order from now on. A minimum of 24 hours pre-order is required by calling +66 (0) 2 687 9031 or email Pick up at La Pâtisserie on weekdays from 07:00 - 19:00 and for weekends/holidays, pick up is on request at Up & Above Restaurant.

From 9 January 2021 onwards, Playroom, the Fifty Shades Of Grey-inspired speakeasy bar in Ekamai, temporary turns itself into "Playroom Café", a luxuriously seductive and sexy café like no other! Playroom Café, together with the crowd-pleasing contemporary French casual fine-dining restaurant “Stage”, offers indulgent cups of freshly-brewed coffee (THB 70 - 120), drip coffee (THB 160), and other drinks such as, Iced Chocolate (THB 120), Iced Matcha Latte (THB 120) and Iced Thai Milk Tea (THB 100). There are also other refreshing mocktails, inspired by Playroom’s signature cocktails (all at THB 180). Enjoy selections of homemade pastry, scones (THB 350), signature desserts (THB 390) from the famous Stage’s Dessert Trolley, or even snack menu like the signature Truffle Hot Dog (THB 280) and Wagyu Burger (THB 450), while losing yourself in the fascinating jazz tunes. Playroom Café opens daily from 12:00 - 20:00. For further details, call +66 (0) 80 278 7808 or visit 

A highly-anticipated Ritz Carlton Reserve, Higashiyama Niseko Village, is now ready to welcome guests to Japan's first-rate winter wonderland of Niseko in the country's northernmost island of Hokkaido, offering an exceptional escape for guests seeking personal and physical exploration. The resort, owned by YTL Hotels, is a stunning ski-in/ski-out property that interweaves the highest level of personalised service and care with the charm of Japan’s local history, culture and cuisine. Higashiyama Niseko Village is only the fifth Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the world, and the very first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan.  Higashiyama Niseko Village features 50 elegant guest rooms and suites appointed with refined amenities. A sense of cultivated beauty infuses all the spaces in the resort, with natural polished marble, fragrant cedarwood and flame brushed finished granite. Its culinary ethos focuses on the philosophy of “shun”, the celebration of seasonal produce harvested at its peak. Guests can expect delectable cuisine that mirrors the seasons with the finest locally sourced vegetables, prized cuts and seafood served at Yukibana, or quintessential dining experiences at Sushi Nagi that observes the omakase tradition of entrusting the “Itamae”, or head chef, with his delicate creations. Customised cocktails, single malts and local brews may be savoured by the fireplace at Ume Lounge, with an eclectic array of Izakaya-style dishes. Higashiyama Niseko Village is only the fifth Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the world, and the very first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan. For more information and reservation enquiries, please visit or email 

In southeastern Vietnam, Azerai Ke Ga Bay, an elegant and secluded oceanfront retreat, is now ready to welcome you to the days of serenity. Boasting elegance in the minimalist design, plus its precious surroundings like pristine ocean, Ke Ga island and soaring sand dunes, this is the place for the getaway of your dream. The 46-key resort, a combination of suites and private-pool suites, succeeds Princess D’Annam Resort & Spa on the same site following an extensive renovation, and is located 180 kilometres east of Ho Chi Minh City on a sweeping five-kilometer white sand beach overlooking the East Sea. Aside from the natural glamour of the setting, the Azerai Spa elevates the pleasure of staying here with 10 private treatment rooms and modern hydrotherapy facilities. The Terrace, The Dining Room and The Living Room provide a variety of dining and lounging options, including both indoor and outdoor settings with views of the beach and relaxed poolfront tables for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The culinary team crafts an array of local delicacies, with a focus on plentiful offerings from the sea. Azerai Ke Ga Bay marks the brand’s first beach resort, and follows Azerai La Residence, Hue, a historic city resort overlooking the Perfume River in Vietnam’s former imperial capital, and Azerai Can Tho, a peaceful retreat set on a lush islet in the Mekong Delta. Visit for more details.

Inspired by the story of Fifty Shades of Grey, Playroom in Ekamai brings the vibes of spellbinding Russian bar with seductiveness added, inviting you to indulge in creative drinks in the luxuriously sensual setting, and be pampered by melodic jazz music from vintage vinyl records and live jazz bands. After the success of Stage, Sainisa "Jay" Sangsingkeaw creates Playroom, a luxurious classic speakeasy bar dressed in red, gold, and black, plus fun gimmicks. The entrance is a secret door that blends into a wall of hundreds of drawers, hiding an elegant bar with the finest attention to every minute detail. The bar counter brings to mind a sensuous corset, under a dazzling and illusory light, being the electrifying spot to take pleasure in a cocktail, champagne, or a smooth glass of whiskey. Playroom features 10 signature cocktails specially conjured to convey its sensual character, as well as a wide selection of classic cocktails, exquisite champagnes, and rare whiskeys available only in few places in Bangkok, alongside Stage light snacks and signature dishes from Stage to pair with the drinks. Playroom opens daily from 18:00 - 24:00. Visit Playroom's Facebook page for more details or call +66 (0) 80 278 7808 for reservations.

Front Room at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is now ready to pamper your taste buds with home-cooking-style dishes with a fresh concept that celebrates the 8 flavours of Thai cuisine, curated by native whizzes and gurus. Inspired by "ros meu Mae" (tastes of mother's cooking), many dishes come from the chefs' childhood memories of their comforting home dining. The culinary collaboration brought Dr. Niphatchanok (Ajarn Ning) Najpinij’s culinary heritage that was bestowed on her by her mother Asst. Prof. Kobkaew Najpinij, a renowned guru of Thai cuisine, together with her own culinary research to the new menu that was co-created with Chef Supanat (Ann) Khanarak and the Front Room team led by sous chef Sarocha (Bua) Rajatanawin. The menu celebrates the eight distinctive Thai flavors of sour, sweet, nutty, salty, spicy, bitter, astringent and mild in a home-cooking style as an ode to all ‘Mae’. The highlights of Front Room’s new, extensive menu include: Phla Lai Bua Hoy Shell or Seared Hokkaido Scallop with Lotus Stem, Pomelo and Homemade Chili Paste; Talae Gub Sator Kua Sauce Khem or Stir-Fried Squid, Tiger Prawn, Bitter Bean with Salted Seafood Sauce; Nuea Khem Tom Kati or Coconut Broth with Salted Beef Cheek, Shallot and Chili; Pla Gao Nung Gub Sauce Larb Kua or Streamed Grouper with Northeastern Thai-style Sauce; Moo Sam Shan Pad Grathiam Dong or Stir-Fried Kurobuta Pork Belly with Fermented Garlic; and Ma Phrao Cheesecake or Coconut Cheesecake with Young Coconut Jelly and White Chocolate Mousse. Front Room at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is located at the Lower Lobby and is open from Tuesday to Saturday for lunch from 11:30 to 14:00 (last order), and for dinner from 17:30 to 21:30 (last order). The three-course set lunch is priced at THB 900++, and à la carte items range from THB 280++ to THB 980++. For further information and reservations, please contact +66 (0) 2 846 8888 or e-mail:

Luxury beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui has introduced packages to foster quality family time, combining a stay in a remarkable 105 sq.m. Family Suite with a host of recreational, culinary and wellness experiences for all ages. The beautiful suite features a private balcony, large livig area with games like Jenga, Othello, Rubik, tic-tac-toe and dominos, as well as a master bedroom and double sofa bed for 2 children. The gigantic winding lagoon pool comes with fun kids' zone and water slides. Also, your little ones will love the two-storey Kid's Club called Kidsdom. The "Family Escape" package includes a stay for 2 adults and 2 children in a Family Suite, as well as an educational workshop that instructs the kids on how to create traditional Batik textile art at Kidsdom, priced at THB 4800 (USD 154) net per room per night for a minimum of two nights. The package also includes free daily ice-cream for the kids, a 20% discount on food and beverage at the resort’s dining outlets including Breeza Beach Restaurant and Bar, and 50% off the price of all treatments at YHI Spa. For a long stay, the "Family Fun and Wellbeing" package includes a stay for 2 adults and 2 children in a Family Suite, a round-trip airport transfer from Samui International Airport, a 90-minute treatment at YHI Spa, an “Edutainment” program at the Kid’s Club with activities ranging from ‘Animal yoga’ and ‘Splash dance’ to creative workshops including ‘Coconut leaf creation’ and ‘Painting with nature’, priced at THB 29,999 (USD 966) net for 7 nights  (40% off on room rates). Additionally, the package comprises a daily food and beverage credit of THB 500 (USD 16), ice-cream for the kids, cotton candy each afternoon, and a 20% discount on food and beverage at the resort’s dining outlets. A further 5%discount is applied to the Family Fun and Wellbeing package for bookings of at least 14 nights, with a further 10% discount applicable for bookings for 30 nights or more. The family-orientated packages are available until December 23 this year. To book, please call +66 (0) 77 938 899 or email

This November, Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit invites you to try special truffle-focused dishes at Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant and Cooling Tower Rooftop Bar, created by expert culinary team, to make your meal even more memorable. At Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, Chinese ingredients and alluring black truffle come together as Black Truffle Soup with Fish Maw, Dried Scallops, Bamboo Fungus and Wolfberries (THB 780++). Complimentary Special Chinese Tea is offered for every order of this truffle soup during lunch and dinner. At Cooling Tower Rooftop Bar, don't miss savouring Burrata Truffle Salad (THB 590++) alongside Australian grain-fed steak. The Steak & Truffle dish (THB 790++) is accompanied by Spring Pea, Autumn Black Truffle & Truffle Fries. For your second truffle dish, you will receive 10% discount! For more information or to make reservations, please contact +66 (0)2 090 7888 or email