Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9876 will have it’s regular monthly meeting at the Hogs Breath Saloon (Soi Batman) at 1300 hours, Wednesday the 14th of August. All members, potential members and guests are invited to attend. For further information telephone Rick at 038-423-462.
The Association of Filipinos in Thailand - Eastern Region Chapter (AFT-ERC), led by President Virginia Sorenson, is holding their next luncheon gathering at New Orleans Restaurant, Soi Pattayaland 2, on August 11. A delicious and sumptuous BBQ-Festival (all-you-can-eat) will be prepared. Join in the fun and talk some Tagalog.
Pattaya Expats Club; expats helping expats. New Sunday Breakfast Location - this Sunday the 11th at 11 a.m. at the Amari Hotel at the Dolphin Turnaround. Enjoy just coffee and a roll for B60 or opt for a fabulous Thai brunch at B120. Neera Srisampan of the International Department at Bangkok Pattaya Hospital will give an amusing light talk on the cultural differences of living in Thailand compared to the those of the West. Also more discussions about living in Pattaya and fun things to do here. Visit the Club Website at: www.pattayaexpatsclub.com
The Pattaya International Ladies Club will hold their Coffee Morning on Tuesday August 20th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Paradise Cafe & Grill (opp. Pattaya Marriott Resort) in honor of Swiss National Day celebrations. Hans Banzinger will host the PILC members and their friends to Swiss specialties such as Fondue Au Chocolat. Join in and make some new friends.
The International Lions Club of Jomtien Pattaya, an English speaking club, meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Town in Town Hotel, Central Pattaya Road at 7 p.m. President Paul Davies 038 420 960 or 01 442 2846. Secretary Phitima (Nok) 01 551 4388. Visiting Lions of every nationality are very welcome.
For August, the La Mer Restaurant, Montien Hotel Pattaya has Saffron Rice Specials! If you haven’t had a chance to sample the specials on offer, it’s still not too late. Be it our tempting fresh seafood Spanish Paella, succulent grilled lamb skewer with saffron risotto or char grilled giant shrimp on fried saffron rice - you’re in for something different! For reservations please call 038 428 155 ext. 1620, 1621.
Chinatown at The Rice Mill - Chinese restaurant (located 2nd floor of the Royal Garden Plaza Pattaya). Throughout the month of August, enjoy sumptuous Cantonese food at China Town prices at The Rice Mill. Daily from 12 noon to 7 p.m., prices start from 40 baht to 115 baht. Book now to avoid disappointment. Tel. 038 412 120 Ext. 1362.
Monday the glorious twelfth of August, Shenanigans Pattaya will be holding a Poacher’s Night Banquet - a delicious buffet dinner, as much as you can eat including venison, pheasant, quail and crocodile, with a double shot of Johnnie Walker Black Label to start a glass of house wine with dinner, a further double shot of Johnnie Walker Black Label after dinner, and an Irish Coffee to finish with, all for B. 395.
By popular demand Pat’s Pies Restaurant on Soi 3, Beach Road has good news for vegetarians: Pat’s Pies has introduced 4 kinds of vegetarian pies, such as cauliflower, cheese and parsley potato, potato and leek, asparagus and potato and mushroom and potato pie (suggestions welcome). Please order in advance to avoid disappointment: tel. 038-361-585.
Greg’s Kitchen. Visit Greg and his team and take your pick: enjoy Greg’s huge servings in air-conditioned comfort or out on the terrace. Here’s a tip: enjoy one of Greg’s daily roasts – delicious! Greg’s Kitchen, Pattaya Second Road (opp. Soi 6).
Hans at the Paradise Cafe and Grill is preparing “A taste of Switzerland” throughout the month of August. Some of the Swiss specials include: lamb shank with garlic & herbs, stuffed beef roulade, braised beef schnitzel, pork fillet with fondue cheese sauce, pork “Zurich style” and rabbit in red wine sauce. Try one of the many ostrich dishes, a dining experience you won’t regret. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Located opposite the Royal Garden Plaza and Marriott Resort, 215/62-63 on 2nd Road. Tel./Fax: 038 723 177.
Just a reminder that the 60’s Bar, Soi Regent Marina Hotel, better known as Soi Bowling, North Pattaya, offers 99 baht and 79 baht breakfast specials on Saturday, plus a regular breakfast menu and daily sandwich specials. Try the 1/2 pound burger. Rock & roll oldies radio stations are streamed live via the Internet all day.
Thailand Meditation Group is holding a three-day Raja Yoga and Paranan yama Retreat in Pattaya. Learn to cultivate the inner silence within yourself. Retreat runs from August 9 till 11. For more details please contact 01 840 2448 or visit www.geocities.com/thailandmeditationgroup
The Queen Victoria Inn (Soi Yodsak) apologises to all our patrons for the construction work being carried out in the adjoining 2 units but we are growing. Please check this space and further adverts in the Pattaya Mail for details of our new pool and darts room, new menu, 7 new flats, 3 penthouse flats, live music and much more. Remember the saying, “Lets meet in the Queen Vic,” we are of course open as normal until the walls come down!
Visit the recently opened Prince of Wales Pub on Soi Khao Noi (Formosa). It’s a family pub that one would feel comfortable taking the missus and kids. A full range of beers, now with Amstel draught, priced at 49 baht a mug with a Happy Hour price 39 baht. Happy Hours 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and all day Saturday & Sunday. Drop in for a few! You can be assured of a warm welcome at Prince of Wales Pub, Soi Khao Noi.
‘What’s New’ from KL, Malaysia, plays nightly at the Moon River Pub. Don’t miss Mohd Nizam, the lead vocalist. He already has been the main attraction in various shows in Malaysia and has won many musical awards. He alternates between ballads and up-tempo numbers with his most expressive voice. Stop by the Moon River Pub for a visit; enjoy the music and a free kow tom buffet after you have spent 200 baht!
Thai cooking classes will begin at Aungkam Thai Restaurant on 3rd road, beginning Aug. 9th. Two, two hour classes will be offered six days per week Mon. to Sat. at 10:30a.m. - 12:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. – 6 p.m. Kanika, will conduct the class and each student may invite a guest for diner following the class, “you eat what you cook” all is included, call 01 8191578 for details or stop by Aungkam to sign up.
Mermaid’s 1 will be making Far Island trips every day during August. These trips will be for shallow coral diving and will be perfect for student divers. These are also ideal trips for photographers/videographers or anyone else who would like 2 shallow, relaxed coral dives on a large, well-equipped dive boat! Mermaid’s Dive Center - Soi White House, Jomtien Beach; tel. 038-232-220 (19), fax 038 232 221 or email: mermaids @loxinfo.co.th
Thai Culinary Arts Classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Royal Cliff School of Thai Culinary Arts, Royal Cliff Grand. Learn the secret behind making delicious Thai dishes. Join the course at the Royal Cliff School of Thai Culinary Arts where experienced chefs will demonstrate and teach you all the tricks! Each 3-hour class includes a welcome drink, lunch, menus, recipes, ingredients, cooking apparel and a gift basket containing herbs, spices and curry pastes. For more information or reservations contact guest relations on tel. 038 250 148.
Ripley’s Family Promotion - Kids get in free from August 1 to 31. Ripley’s Museum offers a special family package for 4. When mum and dad buy 2 Ripley’s All-Play Packages, their 2 kids can visit Ripley’s World of Entertainment free. This special family package will allow the whole family to visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum on the 3rd floor of the Royal Garden Plaza, watch 2 Motion Master stimulator movies, crash and burn at the Laser Bump, do a battle at the Laser Trek and win a prize at the Win Zone. All these 5 great activities will only cost mum and dad 400 baht per package. On Thai National Mother’s Day, August 12, it’s 50% off for Mom.
The next Thibar Table Tennis Tournament will be held at Mike’s Shopping Mall (5th floor) on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August. Contact coach and organizer Thomas Kunzelman on 038-775-312 or email: email@example.com