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Fah Thai Magazine May June 2018

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HAPPENINGS THAILAND

HAPPENINGS THAILAND SAMUI SPOTLIGHT The Island Godfather of Italian Restaurants Koh Samui’s first introduction to authentic Italian cuisine came from the long established island favourite, Prego restaurant. Though many Italian restaurants now grace the shores of Koh Samui, Prego holds its place as the best one to visit for that taste from the old country. Chef Marco’s precise ability to transport the flavour of Italy straight to Thailand draws in long-time islanders as well as a wealth of new visitors. Pasta dishes are good choices in the extensive menu given that it is hand made with real semolina flour. Their pizza menu is a crowd favourite as well, with the pies themselves done in a wood fire oven. Located along lively Chaweng beach road opposite Amari resort, Prego continues to offers complex Italian flavours and a wide selection of drinks in an unwavering commitment to quality dining in Samui. Chaweng Beach Road, prego-samui.com, +66 (0) 77 300 317 (QUAD)RUPLE THE FUN What could be a more perfect way to enjoy Samui’s exciting terrain and lush nature by way of a quad bike? The multi-national team at X-Quad possess sure knowledge of the island’s best spots, creating customised nature trails for holiday-goers to fulfil their adventurous spirit. Quad bike excursions boast picturesque scenery from Samui’s highest hill, the feel of a real jungle, and a mesmerising hidden waterfall, with maximum safety provided. No experience is needed, just the craving for an adrenaline rush and the usual island gear (swimwear, sunscreen, etc) and all is set for the ride. This one-day trip of magnificent views, with lunch and beverages, can also be done as a private tour provided by X-Quad, depending on the season. Maenam Soi 5, xquad-samui.com, +66 (0) 90 980 5401 IN DEMAND BRUNCH If you are looking for a leisurely Sunday brunch, look no further than Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui, where entertainment, luxury, and gastronomy all fuse into one memorable experience. Starting from 11am to 4pm, the beach club’s Amazing Sundays Brunch offers a wide array of gastronomic Western and Thai cuisine in a gorgeous setting on Lipa Noi Beach. As the restaurant is one of the most sought-after brunch spots thanks to its pleasing cuisine and four different dining/lounging areas, guests are recommended to make a reservation in advance. Also, mark June 24 as they are hosting the Burning Man-inspired event “Wild and Free,” an expression of art, love, music, and spirituality. Combined with entertainment and music, the free-spirited event will be another lasting memory complemented by the spectacular seascape. 96/3 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Samui, +66 (0) 77 914 500, nikkibeach.com SAMUI’S ITALIAN Less than a year into its debut, Two Fishes Italian Restaurant has become the talk of Samui town for its noteworthy Italian cuisine. Helmed by chef Leandro Panza with 25 years of experience in the kitchen, the restaurant uses imported Italian ingredients along with fresh local produce. Two Fishes offers a sleek, modernist vibe along with mouth-watering Italian dishes with highlights such as Black Grouper All’Agro Dolce – a crispy black grouper fish served in a sweet and sour sauce with onions – and the classic Vitello Tonnato, a slow-roasted veal fillet with a tuna and caper sauce. 79/5 Bophut, 2fishessamui.com 94