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What: Canvas, Palladium at High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, starts at Rs 350 for an appetizer.
Why: Owned by the guys behind Comedy Store, this new hotspot is a juxtaposition of restaurant, bar, outdoor grill and cigar room. These are sprawled over two floors, rendered in sumptuous black and purple and adorned with LED lights, projection screens and vivid art. A-maze! The Euro-Asian menu seems equally exotic, promising dishes like juniper-rubbed chicken and key lime soup with rum granita.
When: Opens to the public on Saturday, February 26. Look out for the full bpb review!
What: Ten cool job openings every month on bpb Classifieds, visit www.bpbweekend.com, free.
Why: Sex up your career with our monthly listings of super fun job openings in the city, from working at a popular cricket website to landing gigs at fashion publications, music festivals and top restaurants. See this month’s listings here.
When: You want to get back to the grinding. Published on the last Friday of every month.
What: Mumbai Chi artisanal truffles by Glee Chocolates, visit www.gleechocolates.com or call Zarana Choksi at 9820224906 to order, Rs 50 for two, pick up at Tardeo.
Why: Wrapped in kitschy Bombay motifs like taxi cabs and the Queen’s Necklace, this candy brings pleasure even before you bite in. bpb loves decadent Nimboo (lemon), Narangi (orange) and Screw Dheela (passion fruit) truffles, as well as hazelnut and Croquentine bars. Sin city!
When: You have a street tooth.
What: Ocean music at U-tan Seaside Resort, Chowk Dongri via Uttan, Bhayandar (W), District Thane, 1.5 hours from Mumbai, for passes call 9821424717 / 9821759882, Rs 600.
Why: The Mumbai m.a.f.i.a (Musicians, Artists, Filmmakers, Interesting-log Aajaoo) finds a perfect hideaway: U-tan waterside resort perched pretty atop a high hill. You should go too, hobnob with the mob over music (jazz and flute) and poetry and spill into the poolside area to chill, swim (Rs 100 per person) or watch fishing boats from the cliff. Sea attached.
When: February 27 from 2pm to 7 pm.
What: Personalised Monopoly boards by Hiral Malde, call 9819055765 or email
, order a week in advance, Rs 4,500 (includes original Monopoly).
Why: Watching pawn? Stop flying solo and call Hiral Malde who brings her A Game, putting together personalised Monopoly sets complete with your favourite brands, bands, Bombay landmarks and get-out -of-gym cards.
When: You need a honey lender.
Event Round-up: Apache Indian at Blue Frog on February 25, 10.30 pm; The President Is Coming at Experimental Theatre, NCPA on February 26, 8 pm; Photography exhibition - Decoded Paradox by JJ Valaya at The Viewing Room, Colaba, until February 27.
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