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Rock 'N' Roll Party at Titanium in Bangkok

04.07.2012

 

The Titanium Club and Ice Bar in Sukhumvit 22 was red hot on Saturday June 30th when the sounds of rock and roll both new and old set the tables thumping.


Two of Bangkok's raunchiest bands belted out the hits of AC/DC, Oasis, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Bon Jovi, The Killers, Blondie and Billy Idol, amongst others.


With DJ Steve filling in between sets, the M7 Band and the Unicorn All Girls Band provided a night of screaming guitars and powerful vocals.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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Inter Celtic Rooftop Party at Kacho in Bangkok

03.07.2012

The Guinness was in full flow mode as Celts from around the globe gathered at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Sukhumvit 22 to celebrate on Saturday June 30th 2012.


Kacho Rooftop Bar was the venue for the hotel's first Inter Celtic Rooftop Party.  The Lang Du Band, Celtic Colours Band and Gwenyn Celtic Harp played traditional and modern Celtic tunes to unite the Celtic communities of Ireland, Brittany, Wales, Galicia and Scotland.

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 


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Three International Artists Launch Indigo Monster at La Lanta Art Gallery in Bangkok

03.07.2012

 

Shin Koyama, Pepijn van den Neiuwendijk and Vipoo Srivilasa, from left, at the opening of Indigo Monster

 

Three International artists recently joined forces from different locations around the globe to each contribute to an airmail collaboration that grew to become The Indigo Monster Project.


Their work is on display at La Lanta Fine Art in Sukhumvit 31 before moving on to the home countries of the three artists: Japan, Australia and The Netherlands.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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Chef's Table at Viu at the St. Regis Bangkok Presents Brand New Slow Cooked Cuisine

30.06.2012

Executive Chef Leonardo Concezzi (second left) and his team prepare to serve green tea smoked spicy salmon

 

Viu at the St. Regis has launched a brand new menu designed to introduce the charm of the classic New York bistro, but with an Asian twist.  And what better way to sample the goods than individually prepared and introduced haute cuisine cooked in front of your eyes by Executive Chef Leonardo Concezzi and his team, at the Chef's Table. 

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 

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Refurbished Biscotti Re-opens at Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok

27.06.2012

 

Restaurant Manager John McCosh in the revamped Biscotti

 

Popular Italian Restaurant Biscotti has undergone a face change.  New floors, seats, marble counters and an enhanced antipasti station have all been installed along with a row of lemon trees that sit alongside the iconic eatery's ceiling to floor windows.


The cuisine is still reliably good, with the Express Lunch proving to be an affordable attraction for hotel guests and office workers.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 

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Bangkok's Biggest Brunch Begins at Imperial Queen's Park Hotel

24.06.2012

Bangkok comes alive every Sunday just before noon when hordes of hungry Bangkokians descend on the many lavish brunches to be found around the city centre's high class restaurants. 


But the biggest of them all has just been launched at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Sukhumvit 22, where diners now have the opportunity to feast in three different outlets for just one price.


Three very different themes will come together every Sunday so that diners will be able to dine around the world while dining around the hotel.  From the Parkview Restaurant's international flavours on the ground floor, to the Imperial China's authentic Cantonese cuisine on the fourth floor, to Kacho's Japanese delicacies on the top floor, the hotel is providing over 300 dishes from 60 countries.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

 

Sangsuda "June" Boonma (above) pours Chinese tea in the Imperial China Restaurant

 

 

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Novotel Bangkok Platinum Hotel Grand Opening

21.06.2012

 

 

The Grand Opening of Novotel Bangkok Platinum Hotel was staged with great fanfare on Tuesday June 19th when fashion shows, musical extravaganzas, body painting, champagne pouring and pillow fighting followed the formal ceremonies.


Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.


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Live at Aloft Featuring Aof Pongsak at Aloft Hotel, Bangkok

15.06.2012

 

Aloft Hotel in Sukhumvit 11 held the first of their new live in concert series, "Live at Aloft Hotels" when Aof Pongsak performed at the WXYZ Lounge on June 14th 2012.  The powerfully voiced singer regaled the audience with a selection of his most famous hits and covers, including If I Ain't Got You, made famous by Alicia Keys. 

 

The hotel aims to provide regular live entertainment by introducing some of Thailand's top talent to the trendy soi. 

 

WXYZ Lounge provides a cosy retreat for more intimate performances where guests can relax on sofa seating while sipping the creative bar staff's latest molecular cocktail creations.


Words, photos and movie by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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The Return of the Austrian Master Chefs at D'Sens, Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok

14.06.2012

 

Karl and Rudi Obauer with Dusit Thani Executive Chef Erwin Eberharter, centre, who also hails from Austria

 

Award winning French Restaurant D'Sens welcomed back renowned chef brothers Karl and Rudi Obauer on 13th June 2012, for the first night of their four night special menu presentation, featuring fresh ingredients that they brought with them from their two Michelin star rated restaurant in the Austrian Alps.

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.


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Culinary Benefits Announced at Eight Starwood Group Bangkok Hotels

11.06.2012

 

Marketing Communications Manager Jittrawadee Tangtrakul pours afternoon tea at the St. Regis

 

Starwood Hotels and Resorts held a tour of their major Bangkok properties to celebrate the launch of their new culinary benefits programme, which provides exclusive SPG member discounts at over 500 restaurants and bars around the world.  Participating outlets in Bangkok include Reflexions and Utage, at Plaza Athenee, Taste, at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Viu, at the St. Regis, The Eatery, at Four Points by Sheraton, Giorgio's and Sambal, at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Crave, at Aloft and Latest Recipe, at Le Meridien.

 

Words and photos by Paul Hutton, Bangkok Scene.

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