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Why: Learn which side the bread is really buttered on with Alan Coumont, founder of Le Pain Quotidein, who is holding a tartine workshop exclusively for bpb subscribers. Learn how to make grilled asparagus and ricotta, buffalo mozzarella and olive spread; grilled ham and cheddar; and our favourite, egg salad open-faced sandwiches. Spread out!
When: Breakfast in bread on April 4, 8 to 9 am.
What: Pabbar Valley Trek, Geck & Co, call Archit on 09818834004 or visit the Facebook page here, Rs 19,500 per person, includes travel from Shimla, accommodation and food on the trek.
Why: Sick of Wall Street? Geck & Co, a new adventure travel outfit, will show you the way out and up some of the prettiest parts of Himachal Pradesh. Futures and options include ice trekking and summit climbing expeditions, as well as customised trips for those with the big numbers (for groups of eight and above).
When: You’re looking for a prize hike. May 13 to 21.
What: Andy’s Pizzas home delivery service, call 32250010/32260010, delivery from Bandra (W) to Santacruz (W), noon to midnight, Rs 75 for a seven inch cheese pizza.
Why: This Andy’s range may be a little rocky in places (Pizza Margherita is spelt “margarita”), but they send over yum Indian-Italian food including spicy paprika pasta, crisp Al Fungi pies and chilli cheese garlic bread to make up for it. PS: Look out for their cafe, which opens at Khar in April.
When: You want to call for pest-o control.
Why: Tomomi Yamamoto is a Japanese expat who lives in Mumbai, practices Indian classical dance, whips up mean sit-down dinners and best of all – converts ancient kimonos sourced from her home country into fabulously pretty clutch bags. High way robe-ry!
When: You want to silk it for all it’s worth.
Why: Bombay Electric’s fund raiser for Japan’s earthquake victims is a benefit for you too - there’ll be a good cause, electronica guru Talvin Singh playing a live set, pretty clothes to gawk at, lots to drink and a whole bunch of surprise guests. Mutual fund!
When: March 30 at 6 pm.
Event Round-Up: Flamingo watch with Mocha Treehuggers at Sewri Jetty on March 26, call 677 27782; The Dr. Art+Design Sculpture Show at Gallery Le Sutra, Khar (W), March 25- 29, 11 am to 9 pm; bartending workshop at The Art Loft on March 27, noon to 3 pm, call 9930483966.
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