Michelin Mojo At Jojo

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For one week only, enjoy a special gastronomic experience as chef Massimiliano Mascia of Italy’s Michelin-starred Ristorante San Domenico graces the kitchen of Jojo at St Regis Bangkok. From November 6 to 11, chef Mascia will be putting together contemporary Italian fare showcasing evolved flavours, seasonal ingredients and global influences. On beautifully orchestrated plates enjoy scrumptious delights such as veal sirloin accompanied by black truffle, scallops a la plancha with a reduction of oysters and dry martini, as well as marinated amberjack with yuzu, baby vegetables and a spray of gin and tonic. The five-course lunch menu is priced at 2,800++ baht and the seven-course dinner menu at 5,800++ baht per person, with the additional option of wine pairing. For reservations, call 0-2207-7777.

Mountain Life

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From the charming havens of Mégève in the French Alps, chef Emmanuel Renaut of Michelin-starred Flocons de Sel brings his culinary finesse to La Vie at VIE Hotel Bangkok from November 22 to 24 and Villazzo at V Villas Hua Hin on November 25. The talented chef and artist has earned universal approval for his skills in aesthetically transforming the natural and local ingredients of the Alps into vibrant, aromatic and scrumptious dishes. The 10-course set dinner is priced at 11,000 baht net per person and 13,000 baht net per person with beverage pairing. For reservations, call 0-2309-3939.

Fresh Booty

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Pirate Chambre on the 3rd floor of Maneeya Ploenchit unveils its new menu. Highlighting a cross culture theme, dishes playfully fuse bold flavours from around the world. Tuna ceviche refreshes the palate with Thai fresh chillies and ripe mangoes, served alongside spiced baked nacho chips. Try the Worcestershire sauce-marinated flank steak complemented by a flavourful chimichurri sauce. Dim sum comes packed with daring punches—from foie gras to chorizo. Deep-fried man tou burgers pack layers of juicy pork, cheese, crispy pancetta and creamy Armagnac mustard. End with grilled Japanese sweet potatoes with young coconut ice cream. For reservations, call 0-2252-5131.

Immaculate Reception

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Virgin Active plans to change people’s workout experience with the launch of its sixth club in Bangkok. Located on Wireless Road, the very first multi-programme boutique studio in the country aims to create a social space where people can connect and interact with each other, while being challenged with a myriad of choices for group exercises. Spanning 1,300 square metres across three levels and nine workout zones, the space is dedicated to keep-fit sessions such as pilates, indoor cycling, HEAT (high energy athletic training) and broga. Celebrating the opening of its newest club, all new members who sign up for a 12-month membership at any of the six venues will be offered a waiver on their activation fee. For more information, visit virginactive.co.th.

Swift Departures

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Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Grab have merged their mobile applications for customers journeying to the airport in six countries across Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, providing enhanced travel experiences. Customers can now book Grab rides via the SingaporeAir mobile app, where they can schedule trips seven days in advance. Members of SIA’s KrisFlyer and Grab’s GrabRewards will enjoy additional benefits under this partnership, in which GrabReward members will also have the flexibility of converting their points into KrisFlyer Miles. For more information visit grab.com.

Placed To Perfection

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Situated in the heart of Phromphong district close to any shopaholic’s paradise, EmDistrict, Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit is now open for bookings. The hotel seeks to offer business and leisure travellers stylish design and practical amenities amidst a casual atmosphere. With 222 rooms and suites, guests can unwind at the spacious outdoor swimming pool, sip on beverages at Coffee to Cocktails Bar and AIRE Bar as well as enjoy 24/7 dining at Gallery Menu and Gallery Market. Four venues are available for small to medium-sized business meetings or social events. For more information, call 0-2055-1234.

X Factor

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Leave the strains of the city behind and luxuriate in chic seclusion at the brand new X2 Vibe Pattaya Seasphere. The sleek seafront hotel overlooks the golden coast of Na Jomtien and the glistening waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Designed with urban millennials in mind, the one-bedroom units feature 35 square metres of fully-equipped modern living space looking out to panoramic vistas. Alternatively, the 55-squaremetre one-bedroom units come with a jacuzzi on the private balcony. Guests can enjoy Pattaya’s dynamic nightlife, choose to stay in and de-stress at the tropical outdoor infinity pool, dine at the all-day fusion 4K Café or watch the sun set over cocktails at the trendy Vibar. For more information on the hotel and to make restaurant reservations, visit x2vibe.com.

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