Published on February 20, 2008
Nami Teppanyaki Steakhouse is excited to announce the visit of guest chef from Japan Hirofumi Nakagawa, who normally heads the kitchen at the popular teppanyaki restaurant Nako-Tei in the Nagoya Marriott. With over 20 years of experience in his field, Nakagawa is not to be missed.
Nakagawa will offer three teppanyaki set menus ranging in price from Bt2,500 to Bt5,000. Dishes he'll be serving up include sauteed blue-fin tuna with wasabi and boiled, seasoned daikon radish, sauteed lobster with nako-tei sauce, and sauteed Matsuzaka or Kobe beef with three sauces and grated wasabi.
These special menus are available for dinner only from today through Sunday. Reservations are recommended. Call (02) 656 7709.
A teppanyaki cooking demonstration led by Nakagawa takes place this weekend at 11am. The price is Bt1,900 per person, which includes lunch, and places are limited to 12.
Italian master classes
The Conrad Hotel's executive chef Dietmar Spitzer is launching Conrad Cooking Classes with his master chefs. On Saturday, Italian chef Riccardo Pacifici will demonstrate how to create four Italian pasta dishes.
Over the course of two hours, you'll learn how to cook tagliolini with seafood and tomato sauce, fettuccini in vegetable ragout, prawn ravioli with mushroom sauce, and lasagnette with pork ragout Neapolitan style. The price is Bt1,450 per person, which includes a certificate and mouth-watering lunch. The class starts at 10am.
Call (02) 690 9299.
For the rest of this month, Spice & Rice Thai restaurant at Siam City Hotel presents its latest dishes, which capture the allure of strawberries at peak season.
The restaurant's unique recipes blend tender berries with the herbs and spices of Thai cuisine to create savoury concoctions such as marinated chicken with strawberries and a strawberry dip, stir-fried strawberries with pork and cashew nuts, and spicy shrimp soup with strawberries.
Call (02) 247 0123 extension 1114 for reservations.
A divine decade
The Peninsula Bangkok is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with an exciting selection of dining and accommodation packages and programmes.
Each restaurant - Mei Jiang, serving authentic Cantonese cuisine, Jesters and its menu of creative Mediterranean specialities and Thiptara with its Thai home-style dishes - is offering a special celebration menu priced at Bt1,198 per person daily throughout 2008.
Also carrying the special price of Bt1,198 is the Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two, taken overlooking the Chao Phya River.
The Rice Mill at Bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa introduces its new buffet lunch where you can banquet with family and friends in true Chinese spirit.
Enjoy a special all-you-can-eat dim sum buffet lunch for Bt450 per person, inclusive various barbecued items, soups, sizzling platters, fried vegetables, dim sum, fried noodles, rice and desserts.
Alternatively, there's the selection of more than 300 Hong Kong, Cantonese, Shanghainese and Szechwan dishes on the a la carte menu to choose from.
The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Call (02) 476 0022 extension 1416 for reservations.
Compiled by Juthamas Cholthavornpong, The Nation
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