Starry sweat shop, carrier advice, Prince Farming, new home store & the first review of California Pizza Kitchen!
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What: California Pizza Kitchen, 3 North Avenue, Maker Maxity, Bandra Kurla Complex, visit the Facebook group here, Rs 1,800 for a meal for two.
Why: Sauced from across the world, this wildly popular American chain is finally in Mumbai, bringing with it a trail of unusual and seriously yum pizzas (Greek, Thai, Mexican). bpb scores a first look – read the review here.
When: Opens on Sunday, August 29.
What: Watson Fitness, 891, Notan Classic, 1st floor, opposite Ensemble, off Turner Road, Bandra (W), call 65848422, email
or visit www.watsonfitness.com, start at Rs 18,000 for 3 month membership.
Why: Once a coveted celebrity sweat shop, Watson Fitness has a new avatar that is open to everyone. We (bench) pressed them for a pre-tour which revealed an expansive gym, long balcony cafe and numerous classes including yoga, mat pilates, fit wall and boot camp.
When: (Tread)milling on the gloss begins mid-September. Memberships currently open.
What: Made-to-order sling purse from Inkberri, call Simran Bijlani on 9821461309, email
or visit the Facebook group here, Rs 1,650.
Why: We love when new-on-the-scene designer Simran Bijlani gives us the cool shoulder, especially the military green leather purse with pretty floral flap and sling attached. She also customises bags to suit your whims, changing colours, handles and pockets.
When: You want the new tote on the turf.
bREAKFAST & BED
What: Organic vegetables by Hari Bhari Tokri, call Ubai Hussein on +91 9930448204 or download the registration form here, pick up centers include Fort, Peddar Road, Bandra (W), Andheri (W) and Vile Parle (E), Rs 100 for a 1.5 kg basket, plus Rs 500 registration deposit.
Why: Find your Prince Farming through this novel scheme, which sets you up with a weekly basket of fresh vegetables (greens, beans, tomatoes), grown on an assigned field located not more than 200 km from the city. Just fill out the registration form, and enjoy the delish pick-ups.
When: You want your own once upon a thyme.
What: Postcard pillow at Serenity, Clamar Building, opposite Guru Nanak Park, junction of 16th and 29th Road, Bandra (W), call 9920766894, Rs 650.
Why: Head bored? Bring into the sack this cute gunny pillow with a postcard print from Serenity, Bandra’s brand new home store. Other soft landings include printed poufs, yoga floor pads and Royal Enfield cushions.
When: You want to scrawl into bed.
Event Round-Up: Vagina Monologues on August 28 and 29 at 6 pm at The Comedy Store; Post-oil spill Sunday beach clean up by Bombay Fishing Club on August 29 (location and time TBD), call Santosh on 9967366777; Styluz Night with multiple music genres at Zenzi Mills on August 27 at 9 pm.
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