This August: Famed ‘Ministry of Crab’ Month-Long Pop-Up at Anantara Layan Phuket
Ministry of Crab, the world-famous seafood experience in Sri Lanka, ranked 35th on the ‘Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022’, will be showcasing its scrumptious creations along the Phuket glittering coastline at five-star Anantara Layan Phuket throughout this August.
At the resort’s Beach House, you can indulge in a five-course dinner set menu prepared by celebrated chef Dharshan Munidasa, featuring fresh and succulent Sri Lankan lagoon crabs, weighing up to 3kg, and giant freshwater prawns. Highlights include the Garlic Chilli Prawns and the Pepper Crab – the lagoon crabs are cooked in a pepper broth together with whole and hand-crushed Sri Lankan black peppercorns; as well as coconut crème brûlée which is baked in a coconut shell with rich coconut milk.
Seasons change and curate different scenes in nature, concurrently providing great inspiration to the culinary world. Throughout September and October, the new seasonal menu, 'Autumn in Italia' is being introduced at Salvia, the Grand Hyatt Erawan. It draws inspiration from a combination of flavors reminiscent of head chef Roberto Parentela's childhood memories, featuring favorite ingredients such as artichokes, golden chanterelles, porcini mushrooms, and black truffle. These seasonal gifts from nature are the key ingredients for curating the new dishes of the season that everyone can easily fall in love with. • Involtini di pesce spada: Rolled swordfish with raisins, pine nuts, and marinated chanterelles served in white wine sauce. • Brasato di pecora: Braised Sardinian sheep in red wine sauce, served with root vegetables and garlic mashed potatoes. • Tortellini in brodo: Handmade tortellini stuffed with braised beef tongue and seasonal vegetables. • Gnocchi ripieni: Stuffed potato gnocchi with radicchio and caramelized walnut, served in smoked Pecorino fondue. • Suppli’ alla Carbonara: Bucatini croquettes with pancetta served in a creamy, rich carbonara-style sauce. • Carciofo al forno: Braised ricotta and herb-stuffed artichokes with creamy polenta and tomato sauce. 'Autumn in Italia' at Salvia, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Available every day for lunch and dinner throughout September and October 2023 Prices start from Baht 320++ per dish for à la carte selections. • Lunch: 11:30 AM – 02:30 PM • Dinner: 05:30 PM – 10:00 PM Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok Tel: 02-254-1234 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.grandhyatterawanbangkok.com
It is truly a sparkling time as Piaget introduces a one-of-a-kind High Jewelry Exhibition for the first time in Thailand at the heart of Bangkok, known as one of the heritage sites, Nai Lert Park Heritage Home. The precious exhibition houses more than 120 High-Jewelry pieces, including exquisite treasures from Piaget’s private collection of patrimony. Emmanuelle Kouakou, Managing Director, SEAO, mentioned that some of these pieces have never been displayed in South-East Asia before. Inside the exhibition, Piaget’s unconventional creations are vibrant and radiant, showcased in a conventional home with early 20th-century architectural details. The exhibition is divided into two chapters – Vibrant Nature and Endless Radiance. It will also feature 5 one-of-a-kind high jewelry pieces. Not to be missed are the stunning degrade of blue sapphires and diamonds on the Celestial Ballet Necklace, and the fluidity of diamonds on the Generous Laces Necklace. Another spectacular gem-set work of art on display is the Exquisite Moments Watch, a secret watch cuff with double yellow diamonds. For this occasion, Piaget also announces Apo Nattawin as the first-ever Friend of Maison for the Southeast Asia Region. #Piaget #MaisonOfExtraleganza
Welcoming Welcome to the newest landmark in Bangkok, as 'One Origin' and 'Nomura-IHG' announce their collaboration to launch a new mixed-use project, "One Origin Sukhumvit 24," combining the second Staybridge Suites in Asia Pacific with Neighbor 24, a Japanese community mall. This partnership between One Origin Pcl and Japan's leading property developer, Nomura Real Estate Development, is situated in the center of the Phrom Phong area, one of the country's prime central business districts (CBD). This area experiences high demand for accommodations and lifestyle activities among both Thais and foreigners, and it will elevate lifestyle options in Bangkok to a new level through "One Origin Sukhumvit 24." This project includes a mixed-use hotel, serviced apartments, and a community mall offering a variety of Japanese stores, restaurants, spas, and onsens. One Origin Sukhumvit 24, covering 3-2-35 Rai of land, comprises a 24-story building and a 30-story building. The project includes two main developments: Staybridge Suites Bangkok Sukhumvit: This is the second Staybridge Suites hotel and serviced apartment in Thailand and Asia Pacific under the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). It is committed to creating the best leisure experiences under the "We Are Your Home Away from Home" concept for customers. There are a total of 411 guestrooms, ranging from 28 to 70 square meters. It offers full facilities, common areas, and premium services for both short and long-stay visitors, including executives and expatriates in Thailand. The facilities include meeting rooms, co-working space, a business center, a swimming pool, an onsen, and a golf simulator room. Furthermore, it also implements a pet-friendly staycation policy. Neighbor 24: This is an 8-story community mall (B1-7F) under the "Your Neighbor" concept. It opens from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day and features authentic Japanese restaurants, stores, and services. Examples include UFM Fuji Super Market, the fifth branch in Thailand of Japan's well-known supermarket; Tonkatsu Koseki, owned by a Japanese chef with over 20 years of experience in Tonkatsu restaurants in Kyoto; Doraya, a Japanese restaurant from Hong Kong with Hon Maguro as its signature dish; Café Kaldi, an authentic Japanese coffee café; Kaldi Coffee Farm, a coffee bean expert with 165 branches across Japan; and Ichirin Japanese Style Esthetics, a spa & wellness service center offering wellness innovations, including the Löyly Aufguss Sauna. Origin Healthcare Center, a subsidiary under ORI, joins the project by opening a mediplex healthcare center with various preventive healthcare and wellness services, including beauty and aesthetics clinics, dental clinics, and hair therapy clinics. Everyday Haus, which offers home decorative items from Wyde Interior, a subsidiary of Primo Service Solution Pcl, is also part of this development. "This project is located in the midst of Sukhumvit 24 and close to BTS Phrom Phong station, making it the top choice for all business travelers and expats. It is also close to the highway, making it simple to commute to the EEC corridor," said Mr. Piti. In 2022, Staybridge Suites Bangkok Thonglor, the first Staybridge Suites in Thailand and Asia Pacific, performed at 88% average occupancy. Meanwhile, the new Staybridge Suites Bangkok