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What: Motuu’s Quila, Jungi House Lane, opposite ASOT & Flower Child Café, Shahpurjat, call 9873200102, all snacks under Rs 100.
Why: Because pretty views afforded by this soon-to-open terrace café make up for its overdone Thadi-esque vibe - jute khatias, wall hangings, hookahs and all. Plus, they promise authentic Bombay street food like grilled sandwiches, vada pav and eventually even sev puri. More pav-er to you! Look out for the full bpb review.
When: Slated to open this weekend. The owner is procuring beer licenses for the first couple of days after which no alcohol will be served, so we suggest you go soon.
What: Urdu Script course at Zabaan, F-12/A, Kailash Colony, call 9650122722 to register or visit the website here, no charge.
Why: How I met your mother (tongue): through the good folk at Zabaan, a Hindi and Urdu language institute that is offering a free four-week course on reading/writing Urdu script. Eager beavers should also check out more intensive courses, as well this seriously cool collection of Urdu, Hindi and English-to-Hindi dictionaries.
When: Mosby over to the institute every Saturday at 3 pm, starting April 14.
What: Trunks for Trunks – new swimwear for men and boys from Love Brand & Co, available at www.lovebrand.com , starts at Rs 5,000 plus shipping.
Why: Boys, did you know that your adorable tushy can save the endangered Asian elephant? Park it in a pair of Trunks for Trunks swim shorts just in from London, and part of the proceeds will go to the Elephant Family. Available in pop colours, nautical stripes and summery cherry, bug and pineapple prints.
When: You want to sport a six pachyderm.
What: Rent a game table at Leisure Billiards, call 9958475247 or visit www.snookerpooltableindia.com, Rs 10,000 for a monthly lease, plus deposit and delivery charges.
Why: Not only does professional snooker player Devashish Verma rent out game room tables (pool, billiards table tennis), he also offers private lessons at your home. Practice and you might even hustle enough money to buy one of Varma’s carved billiards tables or cool leather high chairs. Cue nahin?
When: This summer, when you want to stay cool with pool.
What: Delhi by Foot street food walk, call 9871181775 or visit the Facebook page here, Rs 500 per person.
Why: Follow Ramit aka Big Chief Iron Stomach and his hunting party of fifteen braves through by-lanes and drooping cable vines of Delhi 6, hot on the trail of pretty but deadly kulley chaat, Kuremal Prasad’s pomegranate juice kulfi and mutton biryani watched over by a real-life pehelwan. He suggests you arm yourself with a bottle of mineral water. Might we prescribe an antacid as well?
When: Be a bread Indian this Saturday, 14 April at 4:30 pm.