What’s trending and happening this week

1. This famed American eatery is known for its New York-styled pizza and gourmet salads, but this season they're cooking up Eastern deliciousness. Dean & Deluca have joined hands with Macao Tourism to create an array of authentic Macanese dishes ranging from tamarind pork with balichao, African chicken and hot Macao-style milk tea. The collaboration will showcase the unique blend of Portuguese and Chinese cuisines. Experience the island without having to fly there at Dean & Deluca MahaNakhon Cube, Central Embassy, EmQuartier, The Crystal and Bluport Hua Hin, until October.

2. On The Table, Tokyo Café is inviting pasta lovers to indulge in six new scrumptious dishes. Apart from the restaurant's highly recommended menu, which includes Ikura Onsen Udon and Spicy Soft-Shell Crab Capellini, is a special set of "Yummy Pasta Setto" -- spicy miso spaghetti, green salad, miso soup and soda lemonade -- for 295 baht. "All About Pasta" at On The Table nationwide, until July 31.

3. From Saturday, Virgin Active is delighting time-strapped health lovers with Sprinttm -- an indoor cycle workout built on the science of high-intensity interval training. What makes it a tempting challenge is that the class promises a crazy 500-calorie burn in 30 minutes. The spinning sculpts not just your butt and thighs, but also calf muscles, quads and hamstrings. Beginners and those who love to challenge themselves are more than welcome.

4. Technophiles, you'd better save the date as Adobe Experience Forum 2017 -- Southeast Asia's Premier Experience Forum is set to kick off in Thailand on Wednesday at the InterContinental Bangkok. Industry leaders from DBS Bank, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific speak on developing and delivering standout customer experiences in a fast-paced competitive era. The event will also focus on key marketing and advertising technology areas, including cross-channel marketing, data-driven marketing and programmatic advertising. For registration, visit

5. The embassies of Israel and Mexico in co-operation with the National Gallery are hosting two art exhibitions. Outside Looking In by Maya Gelfman sees paintings made by the practice of intense artistic meditative ritual celebrating the spontaneous nature of art and life. It wishes to point a light on the inevitable circle of life: existence, process, struggle, sustenance, comprehension and release. Four Mexican artists are featured in Geographies, a collective exhibition of contemporary Mexican art, whose range goes from black and white photography to "concentric circles". The artworks will be on display until July 30, at the National Gallery (Chao Fah Road).


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