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  • Pavilions Phuket welcomes Chef Rey

    Pavilions Phuket welcomes Chef Rey

    ADVERTISEMENT From humble beginnings in New Zealand, Chef Rey developed his profession with guidance from industry leaders, he has since taken his craft to Australia, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and Vietnam. Before joining the team at The Pavilions Phuket, Chef Rey worked for well-known luxury restaurants and hotels, including the award-winning ‘2016 Top 50 restaurant’, Bracu, in …

  • M Beach Club makes waves at Mai Khao

    M Beach Club makes waves at Mai Khao

    ADVERTISING Sip champagne by the sea at the new M Beach Club. Set on the broad, sandy shores of the island’s northern coast, M Beach Club welcomes you to drink, dance, dine, lounge and swim against an eminently Instagrammable backdrop. This stretch of Mai Khao Beach, just 14 kilometres north of the international airport, …

  • The 9th Floor September specials

    The 9th Floor September specials

    The ‘Angels’ at Patong’s famed The 9th Floor restaurant are singing to the heavens about the new September seafood menu. Gourmet lovers can now savour a five-course chef’s menu paired with premium wines from France, Germany, Italy and Australia in portions compatible with the dishes and the most discerning gourmet’s palate. In September turbot, hailed …

  • Monsoon Valley Dinner @ Ginja Taste Restaurant, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

    Monsoon Valley Dinner @ Ginja Taste Restaurant, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

    JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, in collaboration with Siam Winery, is hosting the ‘Monsoon Valley Dinner’, an extraordinary 5 course Thai set menu. The food, atmosphere and service are, as you’d expect, spectacular. But there’s a twist to this gastronomic experience. Each course is paired with a Thailand wine. The special dinner is being served …

  • Spectacular views and the new lunchtime menu – Kata Rocks

    Spectacular views and the new lunchtime menu – Kata Rocks

    Kata Rocks, Phuket has launched a new lunch menu at the Oceanfront Clubhouse. You know the view, you’ll LOVE the new menu. With flavours inspired by both the Mediterranean and regional gastronomy, the refreshing new menu celebrates the summer and island life by using seasonal ingredients and seafood specialities. The new menu aims to make …

  • Somtam scores number 5 in the world’s top 500 Lonely Planet Eatlist

    Somtam scores number 5 in the world’s top 500 Lonely Planet Eatlist

    PHOTO: Somtam, Bangkok’s spicy contribution to the world’s Top 500 foodie finds A list of the world’s top 500 gastronomic experiences seems an impossible task to put together. Lonely Planet have sent out their culinary aficionados and they’ve come back with rankings, 1 to 500. Bangkok’s somtam, the spicy papaya salad, made it into the …

  • Phuket’s The 9th Floor wins three top awards

    Phuket’s The 9th Floor wins three top awards

    The 9th Floor, one of Phuket’s long established fine dining restaurants, has won three top awards in the 2018 World Luxury Restaurant Awards. The restaurant won awards for best fine dining cuisine (country, Thailand), best wine selection (continent, Asia) and best Mediterranean cuisine (regional winner, South East Asia). The 9th Floor owner Bart Duykers commented: …

  • ‘Miami Vice’ comes to Kata Rocks – Collective Series 13

    ‘Miami Vice’ comes to Kata Rocks – Collective Series 13

    Kata Rocks’ Collective Series 13 – ‘Miami Vice’ – brought the heat to Phuket, retro-1980s South Beach style, with another classic event that captured the imagination of the attending guests and loyal patrons. The evening featured exceptional pan-Latin American cuisine featuring ceviche, tacos, mini burgers and other mouth-watering canapés, plus live DJ entertainment. DJ Shane …

  • World’s Top 50 Restaurants – Thailand scores in the top 10

    World’s Top 50 Restaurants – Thailand scores in the top 10

    PHOTO: Robb Report European eating establishments have dominated this year’s Top 50 Restaurant list. The leading fine dining venues of 2018 were revealed at a ceremony in Bilbao, Spain. This year, culinary masterminds from five continents gathered in the Spanish port city of Bilbao for an award ceremony to name the 50 best fine dining joints …

  • Mango Tree elevates Thai dining with the launch of flagship restaurant in Guangzhou

    Mango Tree elevates Thai dining with the launch of flagship restaurant in Guangzhou

    Leading Asian restaurant operator Mango Tree Worldwide has expanded its flagship brand in China with the opening of Mango Tree Guangzhou, a contemporary, design-led dining destination located in one of the world’s tallest buildings. Created by Steve Leung, the award-winning Hong Kong-based architect and designer, Mango Tree Guangzhou features a rainforest and island themed interior, …

  • Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 – on now.

    Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 – on now.

    The Songkhla Seafood Festival 2018 is on now and celebrating its 19th year. It’s taking place at Sra Bua, Laem Samila, Songkhla until June 9, 2018. The event is known for offering all kinds of seafood fresh off the boat, including fish, shrimp, crab, shellfish, squid and jellyfish, caught during the 12-day festival. There will …

  • Mango Tree brings its ‘Isan’ Thai culinary culture to Kawasaki, Japan

    Mango Tree brings its ‘Isan’ Thai culinary culture to Kawasaki, Japan

    Leading Asian restaurant operator Mango Tree Worldwide has launched a new Mango Tree Café in Japan, bringing authentic street food from Isan, the region of northeast Thailand, to diners in the bustling city of Kawasaki. The new Mango Tree Café Kawasaki is located on the fourth floor of Lazona Kawasaki Plaza, a major shopping and …

  • The Pavilions Phuket gears up for a summer of inspiring art and culture

    The Pavilions Phuket gears up for a summer of inspiring art and culture

    The Pavilions Phuket, the island’s romantic and intimate luxury resort with a choice of exceptional villas and suites overlooking the Andaman Sea, will become a cultural showcase this summer as the resort introduces a series of events tailored to sophisticated global guests and visitors. The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts global philosophy is rooted in romance, …

  • Ginja Taste Restaurant named one of Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants 2018

    Ginja Taste Restaurant named one of Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants 2018

    Executive Chef Dietmar Spitzer (5nd from right) alongside with Mr. Libor Secka (7th from left), Director of Food & Beverage posed together with their dedicated Food & Beverage team JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa in Mai Khao has added to its global reputation with its authentic Thai restaurant. Ginja Taste recently receiving the gastronomic …

  • Launch of Michelin Guide of Bangkok, Phuket & Phang-Nga 2019

    Launch of Michelin Guide of Bangkok, Phuket & Phang-Nga 2019

    Following the very first 2018 edition of The Michelin Guide dedicated to Bangkok, Michelin today announces the extension of The Michelin Guide’s reach to Phuket and Phang-nga, with a new 2019 edition: The Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket, and Phang-nga 2019, to be released at the end of 2018 – featuring Thailand’s vibrant food cities with …

  • Top 10 Roast Dinners in Phuket

    Top 10 Roast Dinners in Phuket

    Many of us are away from home living as ‘expats’ on this tropical island and while we all love Thai food, especially street local food, sometimes we miss the comforts of home. And what’s more homely than our extensively researched (we all love a good roast) Top Ten Sunday Roasts, in no particular order. 1. …

  • Top 10 Coffees in Phuket

    Top 10 Coffees in Phuket

    Phuket has developed quite a coffee culture with new cafés opening every week all over the island. The Thais love their iced coffee drowned in sweetened condensed milk whilst the western favourites are gaining in popularity. You’re now hard-pressed not to find good coffee around Phuket. From a 50 baht latte to some of the …

  • Kata Rocks Collective Series 12 unmasked

    Kata Rocks Collective Series 12 unmasked

    Kata Rocks’ Collective Series 12 ‘Venetian Masquerade Party’ delivered on its promise of another classy event with over 80 guests enjoying an evening of exceptional food, live DJ entertainment and acrobatic performances. Infinite Luxury Marketing Director Michael Nurbatlian says this was one of the best Collective Series events to date as the event’s exotic theme, …

  • The Thaiger Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Season 1

    The Thaiger Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Season 1

    And the winner is… The Thaiger Foodie Month of March included the very popular and quirky “Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge” which saw chefs from around Phuket’s best restaurants take on the challenge of producing a two course meal from items purchased only at a convenience store. 5 minutes in a convenience store (most of …

  • Phuket’s Best Burger Competition 2018 – The Winner

    Phuket’s Best Burger Competition 2018 – The Winner

    The winner of Phuket Best Burger Competition 2018 Thavorn Beach Village Resort

  • The Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Episode 5

    The Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Episode 5

    – Ryan Arboleda, Swissôtel Resort Patong Beach

  • Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list – “Biased, commercialised and a big publicity stunt.”

    Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list – “Biased, commercialised and a big publicity stunt.”

    By Clinton Palanca The winners of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants has been announced, the list released. There will be the usual accusations that the list is biased, commercialised, a big publicity stunt and, most important, that it is of very little value to the vast majority of the population. Food tourism has become a big …

  • Phuket to be a foam-free city

    Phuket to be a foam-free city

    Phuket Vice Governor, Thavorn Kongkaew, chaired the signing of Memorandums of Understanding between the government sector, the private sector and local associations. The MOUs are aiming to stop the use of foam material containers in Phuket. There were 13 companies granted a certificate of honour for being foam-free. “Phuket is one of the most popular …

  • Menu favourites re-imagined – Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach

    Menu favourites re-imagined – Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach

    SPONSORED CONTENT Menu favourites have been reimagined to mark the Mövenpick Group’s 70th anniversary, paying tribute to the company’s founding principle – doing ordinary things in an extraordinary way. Baar, Switzerland, February 12, 2018 Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is kick-starting 2018 with a burst of gastronomic vision and flavour as its parent company, the Mövenpick …

  • East-Meets-West at the Laguna Phuket Food & Music Festival 2018

    East-Meets-West at the Laguna Phuket Food & Music Festival 2018

    A three-day “East Meets West” Food & Music Extravaganza is headed back to Laguna Phuket on April 27-29, following on from last year’s inaugural edition. Laguna Phuket has announced the 2nd annual Laguna Phuket Food & Music Festival, saying the three-day food and music extravaganza would attract food and music lovers from around the world …

  • Firefly’s Night Brunch, and All That Jazz

    Firefly’s Night Brunch, and All That Jazz

    Imagine a brunch… at night. Firefly @ Pavillions in Layan hosted their ‘All That Jazz’ ‘brunch’, the last in the High Season series. An astonishing buffet was prepared by the Maestro Chef Belinda Tuckwell. A Mediterranean theme with international flavors, the best cheese selection we’ve ever encountered on the island and some truly delicious sweet …

  • Your table is waiting – on the water

    Your table is waiting – on the water

    What’s better than eating a donut? Riding around a lake in one. Now you can do just that at Laguna with the Floating Donut. It’s the brainchild of Miriam Becker who hails from Singapore but has beenspending time in Phuket to establish her new business. Her hard work means that up to eight people, ten …

  • Phuket kicks off the third ‘Phuket City of Gastronomy’ event

    Phuket kicks off the third ‘Phuket City of Gastronomy’ event

    PHOTOS: pkru.ac.th The Phuket Provincial Public Health Office has announced the 3rd Phuket City of Gastronomy campaign from February – March that will take place on three occasions at different locations across Phuket. They held a media event at Limelight Avenue mall to announce the third year of the Phuket City of Gastronomy yesterday (February …

  • Kata Rocks Collective Series 11 celebrates Thai gastronomy

    Kata Rocks Collective Series 11 celebrates Thai gastronomy

    One of Phuket’s favourite regular events, the Kata Rocks’ ‘Collective Series 11’, returned last weekend (February 3) with the first event for 2018 featuring a festive Thai market inspired ‘Night Bazaar – celebration of local culture’. The eleventh edition of The Collective Series was certainly a memorable evening for the local crowd that attended, enjoying …

  • Naughty Nuri’s – Bringing a bit of Bali to Patong

    Naughty Nuri’s – Bringing a bit of Bali to Patong

    Sponsored Article Naughty Nuri’s, the renowned Balinese BBQ restaurant & bar, well known especially for its “probably the best ribs in the world” had their Grand Opening of the first outlet in Phuket on Saturday, January 20. This growing chain provided a memorable experience to more than 500 guests during the opening ceremony. The 500 …