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What: Kue Bar, The Westin, 36/3-B Koregaon Park Annexe, Mundhawa Road, Ghorpadi, call 020 67210000.
Why: You’ll find elements of Cuba in the fruity cocktails, tapas and music set that make up the brand new Kue Bar that opened at the Westin last evening. We suggest you get one of the circular booths and order a Cocktail Hemingway accompanied by a plate of beer drunken prawns (see recipe below).
When: You want to be fit as Fidel.
What: Newsdrink.com, invite code: brownpaperbag, free membership.
Why: Newsdrink.com is the new Marie biscuit. A fresh aggregator site for newspapers, magazines and blogs from around the world, it’s the perfect accompaniment to your morning cup of tea. We love: Foreign Policy, Reuters’ Oddly Enough Blog and Two Guys Around TheWorld Photo Blog. What would be really fun, however, is if Newsdrink gives us access to paid subscriptions. Just a suggestion. Indian publications will be out next week, and a mobile app, next month.
When: You need a free press journal.
What: Home-made tarts and pies by Cocoa, call 9823155866 to order, approx Rs 700 for a ten inch pie.
Why: Have love and crust issues? Call Le Cordon Bleu (London) educated Gayatri Shirke who makes warm, crumbly pies and tarts that taste like home. Available in apple, lemon, chocolate and almond-pear. Besides the pie chart, also ask to see her list of other desserts that include cupcakes, cookies, cheesecakes and one highly recommended Choc Supreme mousse cake.
When: Now, in our crumble opinion.