Weekend Guide: Good Morning, 2011!
Thursday, 06 January 2011 21:32


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bELGIUM


What: Le Pain Quotidien, Dhanraj Mahal, opposite Indigo Deli, Colaba, approximately Rs 300 for a sandwich.

Why: The popular Belgian bakery comes to Mumbai, complete with honey-toned wooden interiors, signature communal tables and hand-baked bread. A sneak peek yielded delish chicken and asparagus open-faced sandwiches (tartines), hearty lasagna and an apple crumble as comforting as warm pop-tarts on a frosty morning. Look out for the full bpb review.

Note: Also check out our review of Chez Moi, the newest restaurant adding to Bandra’s cutesy quotient.

When: Opens middle of next week.



pULSE

What: For the Love of Groceries cloth bag by Toteally, to order call 9819233367 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and view the Facebook page here, start at Rs 350.

Why: Business school graduate Shreya Shanbhag is also a plastic surgeon, ever ready to amputate polythene bags from shopping hands and dress them with cloth carriers. The environment thanks gauze for her eco-cute creations, including a bag with grocery list printed on it.

When: Make the switch now. No? Suture self.

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What: Urban (Re)Imagination, Godrej Industries Complex, Pl 13, Annexe, gate # 8, Vikhroli, view Facebook group or to register see details below.

Why: Live music, lively discourse and (sometimes) livid debate makes this kick-ass conference totally worth the drive out to Vikhroli. Talks by Homi Bhabha, Gyan Prakash, Tannishtha Chatterjee and more will be accompanied with musical performances by author Namita Devidayal, songstress Alisha Batth and Assamese rocker Joi Barua. Loud speakers!

When: Event on Saturday, January 15 from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm. bpb’s hooked up a table for 15, so to hang with the cool kids email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 9820199019. First come, first serve!

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What: Artisan fudge at Fudge n Chocolate, Shamim Villa, 24, Shirley Rajan Road, Bandra (W), call Reena on 9619853052 / 9769992116, Rs 120 for 100 gms, delivery all over Mumbai at additional charge.

Why: This new chocolaterie isn’t as sooper as Cooper, but we won’t hold a fudge. The confection is available in chocolate (a bit too sweet for our liking), hazelnut, almond and walnut flavours, and also shares shelf space with rum balls, cashew nougat and sugar-free dark chocolate.

When: You want sticky notes.

bSE

What: Bespoke corporate wear for men and women by Neha Ahuja, workshops in Worli and Juhu, call 9820279216 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , start at Rs 500.

Why: Trained under Shabina Khan, Gavin Miguel and Satya Paul, Neha Ahuja can stitch you up a storm of stylish work wear, from suits to skirts, within one week. Tailor swift! She also designs casual clothes, but we suggest you skip these and get right down to business.

When: You are in need of a straight jacket.

Event Round-up: Zakir Hussain presents Confluences at Tata Theatre, NCPA on January 7 at 7.30 pm; Dadaumpop - 24 Italian artists display at Gallery BMB , Fort from January 7 -15; filmmaking workshop at The Art Loft, Bandra, on January 9 from 11 am to 6 pm.

 

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