Delicious January at the Dhara Dhevi

tasty January 09, 2018 17:00

By The Nation

The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai welcomes January with a host of new dining delights at its renowned collection of restaurants.

Thai restaurant Le Grand Lanna is offering Alaskan king crab served in a selection of dishes complemented by intriguing Thai flavours. Guests can enjoy such combinations as seasonal mixed salad with king crab and spicy wasabi sauce, a mild thick red curry with Alaskan crab and kaffir lime leaves and the hot and spicy stir fried crab with curry powder and Thai celery. Prices start at Bt550-plus per dish.

Chinese restaurant Fujian is serving pork belly braised with taro root “Dong Po” style, slow-braised with hand pulled noodle and Chinese pickle sauce and deep-fried with sweet basil “Dong Jing” style. For guests wanting to further indulge in Chinese fare, Fujian’s full menu offers additional Cantonese and Sichuan classics, along with contemporary dishes to be shared family-style from within its Sino-Portuguese dining rooms. Prices start at Bt380-plus per dish.

Specially prepared by chef Stephane Courtin at Farang Ses, the new menu starts with an amuse-bouche followed by Goat cheese espuma from Chiang-Mai, beetroot confit with pesto and crispy pine nut tile, savoury pork “civet’’ with sage, lentils carrots and home-made pancetta with velvet cauliflower and Japanese pumpkin puree. The meal finishes with either a cup of gourmet tea or the Dhara Dhevi’s special blend of coffee together with chocolate mascarpone cheese tart with spicy chocolate coulis. Alfresco dining is also available. Prices start at Bt1,800-plus per person.

Warm apple pudding with vanilla ice cream served with fine tea or coffee is available at the Dhara Dhevi Cake Shop. This Victorian-style tea salon and patisserie also offers a variety of other delightful desserts including creamy home-made ice cream, delicate macaroons and more to satisfy any sweet tooth morning, noon and evening. The sweet treats are priced at Bt155 net per set including hot coffee or tea.

Allegro offers a selection of porcini mushroom dishes throughout this month. The menu includes Borgotaro fresh porcini mushroom salad, porcini mushroom soup with black truffle mascarpone cream, carnaroli rice risotto with sauteed porcini mushroom in parmesan basket and pan-fried Dutch veal loin escalopes with sauteed porcini mushroom and spinach. Price starts at Bt250-plus.

And oysters are back at Akaligo on January 28. Reserve your spot to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon in style and savour a variety of fresh oysters from France, Ireland, Australia and the US along with an extensive brunch buffet featuring eclectic soups and salads, assorted cheeses and charcuterie, and even more fresh seafood. Guests will also be treated to an array of Japanese, Italian and Chinese specialities together with barbecued meats. The price is Bt1,800-plus per person inclusive of juices, soft drinks and coffee and tea and BtBt2,688-plus per person inclusive of free flow French sparkling wine. 

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