Vol. XII No. 28
Friday July 9 - July 15 , 2004

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Community Happenings is an opportunity for all clubs, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to inform the Pattaya Mailís readers what new ďhappeningsĒ are coming up. Send us your happening by email to: [email protected] or by fax 038 427 596.


Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will hold its regular Sunday morning meeting at Henry J. Beanís Restaurant at the Amari Orchid Resort, at the north end of Beach Road. As always, an international and Thai buffet breakfast, catered by Amari Orchid Resort, is available from 9.30 a.m. prior to the commencement of the meeting. The meeting starts at 10.30 a.m. and finishes about noon. There is ample parking available in the parking area across from the beach and next to Henry J. Beanís on the left side of Beach Road, just after the turn.


Talk of Tokyo: A very special guest this month at the Benihana Restaurant is Japanese beef specialist chef Suzuki Toshio, visiting from Benihana Tokyo. He will present the culinary excitement of Teppanyaki Zushi. On chef Suzukiís menu are dishes such as roast beef glazed in teriyaki sauce, sprinkled with gold dust; eel topped with horseradish mayonnaise; and delicacies using Kobe and Matsuzaka beef. The guest chef is also a licensed sake master, and will be making recommendations from a selection of more than twenty fine sakes! Visit chef Suzuki Toshio @ the Benihana Restaurant, Royal Garden Plaza from July 14 - 24. For reservations & more information please call 038 425 009.

The Woodlands Hotel & Resortís executive chef and pastry chef will take you on a culinary journey on July 14 to celebrate French National Day with a unique 6 course French set dinner menu for 850 baht++/person. For more info call 0 3842 1707, ext.102.

Donít miss Casa Pascalís new gourmet set menu, pamper yourself with fine touch of culinary art. Menu only @950++ and menu with unlimited wine @1,900++. For reservations, please call 038-723-660 or 01-983-4182 (Kim).

Pizza and Pasta Festival - For an Italian evening in lush tropical gardens, Amariís chef presents a wonderful buffet with home style cooking. A full dessert buffet is also available and the house band will entertain you all night long. From 7 p.m. in the tropical garden, 330++ baht per person. For reservations please contact guest relations at 038 428 161.

The Friday special at Shenanigans Pattaya is ĎPopeye Pieí. An earthenware dish, filled with ground beef in a brown sauce on one side and creamed spinach with mixed vegetables, all covered in mashed potatoes and grilled under the salamander. Served from 12 midday till 9 p.m. for 150 baht inclusive. Shenanigans Pattaya, Pattaya Second Road, in front of the Marriott Resort & Spa.

Head for Soi 6 and the Queen Victoria Inn for Draught Guinness being dished out at only 160 baht per pint or Kilkenny at 180 baht. With the 4 course 4 joint Sunday carvery at 290 baht and daily specials at only 140 baht itís the place to be to eat, drink! Email: [email protected] or call 038 425 418 for more details.

The Green Bottle Pub is offering special Thai menus featuring delicious duck and chicken dishes from 19 baht and 45 baht from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. throughout the month of July. Plenty of happy hour choices are also available from 1 p.m. till 7 p.m. daily with bottled beer at 50 baht and spirits at 45 baht. Another good reason to fall over and back to the Green Bottle, Diana Inn Pattaya, Second Road. Call 038 429 870, 038 429 675 for more details.

There are many vegetarian food offers in Pattaya, but most of them are Thai style or Chinese style; Patís Pies have had numerous requests to expand their range of vegetarian food, so they created Patís homemade vegetarian lasagna and broccoli base veggie pie to add to the already popular giant Yorkshire pudding with stuffing, vegetables, roast & mashed potatoes, baked potatoes with various fillings (bean, cheese & onion and coleslaw) plus, with an advance order of 24 hours notice, they can offer cheese & onion or broccoli & cheese quiche, cheese & onion pastry and much more. All vegetarian meals are served with vegetarian gravy! They also deliver! Call 038 072 3302.

For those who like to taste more than one dish of the extensive menu at the Paradise Restaurant, Hans has introduced four different tasting set menus, including one meat lover, one fish lover, one exotic delight as well as a gourmet menu. All set menus start with a Caesar salad, followed by a creamy mussel soup with saffron. To complete the dinner, a special tasting dessert is also included, featuring chocolate mousse, crepes with passion fruit sauce and cream caramel for only 495 baht for the meat & fish lover, for the exotic delight and for the gourmet dinner, which includes a small carafe of house wine for 595 baht. Excellent food and great value! Open daily from 10 a.m. till 10 p.m. Located opposite the Royal Garden Plaza and Marriott Resort, 215/62-63 on 2nd Road. Tel./Fax: 038 723 177.

Donít miss the theme buffet evenings at the Montien Hotel Pattaya; Verandah Coffee Shop on Tuesdays: Asian buffet dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at La Mer Restaurant its Mediterranean buffet dinner from 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Friday itís back to the Verandah Coffee Shop with a BBQ & seafood buffet dinner from 6 till 10 p.m. and on Saturday donít miss the international buffet dinner. For reservations and information call 038 428 155 ext. 1620-1 or email: [email protected]

California Steak at the Orchard, the best steak venue in Sriracha, is now offering a special steak buffet dinner every Wednesday evening. Indulge your taste buds with delicious steak menus including beef, chicken, pork and seafood only at 263 baht + per person (130 baht + for a child). Special on every Monday and Friday, you will get free salad bar with any order of steak or a la carte menu prices over 140 baht. For reservations or more information contact California Steak on 038 771 3900 ext. 225

Celebrate Swiss National Day, August 1 with a superb buffet in the tropical gardens of the Amari Orchid Resort. Their Swiss chef will pamper you with the best of cuisine from his homeland. A must for Swiss food lovers! From 7 p.m. in the tropical gardens for 590 baht ++ per person. For reservations please contact the Guest Relations at 038 428 161


American Wrestling shows are held daily at The Market complex on Pattaya 2nd Road between Soi 5 and Soi 6. Wrestling superstars from around the world will be competing nightly in 3 shows 7 p.m., 8.30 p.m. and 10 p.m. This is the first time live wrestling has come to Pattaya. Contact the wrestling box office on 038 488 196.

Khun Nisita, key account manager of the Pacific Cigar Co., is conducting cigar training in preparation for the opening of Divan @ Pattaya located at Pattaya Marriott Resort and Spa. Divan @ Pattaya is scheduled to open mid July.

There is still time to enjoy Moon River Pubís beer promotion. Every guest who buys one liter of beer receives a beer card. After consuming 9 liters of beer you will get one liter free of charge. The card is valid for 3 months. Please note that this promotion is only valid for draft beer and not for bottles (every liter of beer ordered will be market on the card) and donít miss the new in house band Re-bounce. Always a fun night out at the Moon River Pub, Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.


Don Mcallister of Mcallisterís Bar & Grill in BangChang is holding a Still Alive Birthday Party and invites those that thought he was going to die and all those that knew he was not, all welcome to come and join in the food, drink and entertainment at Mcallisterís Bar & Grill, left at the first set of traffic lights in Bang Chang.

Under 5s playgroup @ the Horseshoe Point. Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Fun, games, music, swimming and lunch for children aged 0-5 years. The playgroup will run throughout the school holidays until end of August. Only 200 baht for Club Aviva members (280 baht non members). Places are limited so please book on 038 735 050 ext 8002/ 0607 27012, or email: [email protected] com. Transport can be arranged depending on numbers.

The Pattaya Gay Festival will hold a Charity Dinner at 8.30 p.m. on July 25 at the Amor Restaurant, between Soi Pattayaland 2 and 3. Richard and team will be preparing a fine gourmet dinner for the night. Tickets are available at the Amor Restaurant (see Richard) and at the Ambience Hotel (see Hugh or Jim), Soi Pattayaland 3, for 1,100 baht (400 towards PGF charities, including Heartt 2000). Phone 038 710 680, email: [email protected] or visit the website: www. amorrestaurant.com

Coming To Pattaya! Angela Larocque, a psychic who uses numerology, playing cards and psychometry (holding a piece of the sitterís jewelry) to look into your future to guide and assist you. Her natural talent for remote viewing and card reading is exceptional when doing personal/and or business readings. Her clients include the media, television documentary producers, and clients who work in the financial markets across the world. In fact clients come to her from all walks of life. Here early July and bookings which last for 30-35 minutes at a cost of 1,800 baht can be made through Gill on 01 751 5012.


For art lovers, donít miss the opportunity to view ĎThe Sense of Thai Styleí exhibition by Peerasak Sompon featuring a wonderful array watercolor paintings. The exhibition runs until July 12, daily 11 a.m. till 10 p.m. At the Art Cafe Pattaya, 285 Moo 5, Soi 16, Pattaya Naklua Road

Health and Fitness

Join in a Meditation Group, novice or experienced, come and join this informal get together for anyone interested in experiencing this wonderful form of relaxation to calm the mind. Maggie Counihan and Gill Chrystina Dalton will be facilitating these informal get-togethers every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. at Gillís house. For more information call Gill on 01 751 5012 or Maggie on 07 073 4237. Refreshments provided and payment is by donation only with all proceeds going to Dawn of Light, a project that will eventually be turned into a non-profit foundation.


Door 2 Door have gone overboard this month with another special triple promotion, not only can you receive 10% off from Swiss Food and receive a free can of coke for 500 baht orders, you can also please your taste buds by getting free garlic bread from Fatties Pub & Restaurant, 2nd Road, opposite Big C, with any order over 500 baht. Cash in on this special triple promotion, simply call 038 720 222 and one of their friendly drivers will deliver a free menu to you. Or visit them on: www. door2doorpattaya.com


New! Join the Amari Orchid Resort for a trip to the local Pattaya markets every Thursday and discover what tourists will never find on their own and bring you to where locals do their daily shopping. See tropical fish, fruit and delicacies that you will certainly never find back home! Upon return to the hotel, delicious local specialties will be served at the Orchid Terrace. Departing from lobby at 10.30 a.m. and returning at 1.30 p.m. followed by a delicious Thai lunch 400 baht per person. For reservations please contact the Guest Relations at 038 428 161.

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