Dining Out

Yamato, the restaurant with its own street

Friday, 02 October 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 40
For those who might wonder about which came first, the chicken or the egg, there is no wondering about the Yamato Japanese restaurant in Soi Yamato. Yamato, the restaurant, has…

Detox at Retox?

Friday, 25 September 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 39
Retox Sports Bar and Restaurant had only been open for one month when we went to do our review. Usually we wait a little longer for an establishment to settle…

Pepper and Salt

Friday, 18 September 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 38
There are many ways the Dining Out team gets to hear about restaurants that should be reviewed. For many it is word of mouth, for some recommendations from other ‘foodies’…

Shenanigans by the Lake (Loch if you’ve got a tartan!)

Friday, 11 September 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 37
More activity on the ‘Dark Side’ with the soft opening of Shenanigans by the Lake (Loch), a pub which is going to be one of the most dynamic and extensive…

Aux Agapes – Parlez vous Francais?

Friday, 04 September 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 36
Aux Agapes is a new French restaurant on Third Road Pattaya. We walked in and a very French voice asked “Parlez vous Francais?” “Un peu, a l’ecole,” I replied. “No…

Hard Rock’s Easy Pizzeria

Friday, 28 August 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 35
The Hard Rock has managed to make itself an icon in Pattaya in a very short time (relatively), following the hard work of the opening GM Andrew Khoo. These days…

Linda presents “A Taste of Nordic” via Japan

Friday, 21 August 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 34 By Dr. Iain Corness
Linda Eiksund, the charming host of her eponymous restaurant “Linda’s” held an event to highlight the quality of the ingredients used in her kitchen. This was after a tie-up between…

Tyrrell’s Wines go deVine

Friday, 14 August 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 33 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Royal Cliff organized another of their regular wine dinners at the end of July, with the Royal Cliff’s GM Antonello Passa welcoming everyone. This event was to let the…

Kung and Pinky

Friday, 07 August 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 32
It is amazing just how many good, small, tucked away little restaurants that there are in Pattaya. Kung and Pinky is one of those, over on the ‘Dark side’. The…

Rossini and the Godfather’s favorite

Friday, 31 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 31
Following a refurbishment two months ago, the Royal Cliff’s Rossini restaurant is back, bigger and brighter than ever, complete with a suitably passionate Italian Chef de Cuisine, in Massimo Gullotta.

Ferdinand Golf Bar

Friday, 24 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 30
I have never found it difficult to break 100 playing golf. I have, however, found that breaking 100 on the back nine was definitely more difficult! So what was I…

L’Auberge de Pierre

Friday, 17 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 29
Mention France and some icons come to immediate mind - The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe - now you can add another one - l’Auberge de Pierre…

Old Stuff Street Café and the coal scuttle

Friday, 10 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 28
I am sure most readers will be aware of the adjective ‘eclectic’, (Concise Oxford: deriving ideas, taste, style etc., from various sources). Now meet the Old Stuff Street Café, a…

Nong Bistro

Friday, 03 July 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 27
Many times, folk who enjoy good food will contact the Dining Out team with their suggestions. Nong Bistro on the ‘dark side’ is one of those recommendations, and we are…

Aroi? Yes it was, thank you!

Friday, 26 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 26
There is one of those aphorisms that goes “When life deals you lemons, learn to make lemonade.” Well, today I met a man who learned to make lemonade.

Superb Stonefish Wine Dinner at the Mantra

Friday, 19 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 25
A winemaker who only sells to hotels and restaurants, and not to the popular supermarkets, must be confident in his products. Meet Peter Papanikitas, a big Aussie with some big…

Hilton goes to The Edge

Friday, 12 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 24
I just had lunch with a very lovely lady, as Madame was indisposed. The Hilton’s Edge restaurant was the venue and Miss ‘Por’ Teerasoontornkul, the Hilton’s Marketing Communications Manager, was…

Acqua goes really Italian

Friday, 05 June 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 23
Following an invitation to an Italian Wine Dinner at the Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort, to be held at their Acqua Italian restaurant, and knowing the passionate Italian Chef Alberto…

Italy and Ireland provide a wine tasting event

Friday, 29 May 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 22 By Miss Terry Diner
Dicey Reilly’s Irish Pub and Eatery hosted an Italian wine tasting event with over 40 wine aficionados savoring all the different wines on offer, with most from the Sensi Vineyards.

Dining at the Bay

Friday, 22 May 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 21
We were reminded by Vanjie Lauzon, the Assistant Director of Communications for the Dusit Thani Resort, that it had been some time since we dined and reviewed the Bay restaurant…
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