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Delicious dining in the air
Thai Smile Airways offers more than 50 special meals for Smile Plus and Smile Class passengers on the theme “THAI Smile Saves the World” The healthy dishes, produced by Halal kitchen, come in eco-friendly packages, and will be rotationally served throughout the year. They include dried fish sushi stuffed with pad Thai, fruits, imitation crab stick and shrimp egg crepe, grilled shrimp and tuna with Tartar sauce and charcoal smoked chicken. Hot meals will also be served on morning flights. Find out more at www.ThaiSmileAir.com or call (02) 118 8888 and 1181.
Fresh from the sea
Yamazato, the Japanese restaurant at The Okura Prestige Bangkok hotel, offers a “Taste of Hokkaido” until November 27 through a selection of dishes crafted by Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara using exceptional seafood and farm produce. Set lunch platters and a la carte dishes include sashimi of yellow tail tuna, grilled salmon with salmon roe and much, much more. Book a table by calling (02) 687 9000 or email [email protected] Find out more at www.okurabangkok.com.
Where pachyderms play
The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament by Anantara Hotels & Resorts has been recognised with the Silver Award for Sports CSR Initiative of the Year in the Asia 2016 SPIA Sports Industry Awards. The award presentation took place recently in Bangkok. Organised by Sport360 and MMC Sportz, in partnership with the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Sports Authority of Thailand, the SPIA Asia 2016 Awards received 208 entries from 17 countries for the 19 award categories. Since its inception in 2001, the King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has built a reputation as one of Thailand’s biggest charity events. Visit www.AnantaraElephantPolo.com.
Jojo Italian restaurant at The St. Regis Bangkok shines the spotlight on the Alba white truffle all this month. A rare treat from the Piedmontese hills of Northern Italy, this much sought-after delicacy is being served in a four-course degustation menu starting at Bt5,850. A la carte options are also available. Book a table at (02) 207 7777 or email [email protected]