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What: bpb and East present Pan-Asian Aphrodisiac Tasting and Menu at East, Kemp’s Corner, Rs 650 for vegetarians and Rs 850 for non vegetarians, includes a pint of beer or a glass of wine.
Why: bpb’s first event! Ex-Nobu chef and owner of East, Nachiket Shetye skips the clichéd chocolate and oysters to bring you a truly sensuous experience. The tingle of galangal, musky scent of sweet mustard, and soft slide of lobster is bound to arouse the most stubborn senses. Read the menu here.
What: Hand-painted shopping bags from Bootika, call Shruti on 9892059361 or view the Facebook page here, start at Rs 650.
Why: Sporting intricately sketched taxi meters, pensive bulls and half-drunk glasses of cutting chai, these organic cotton shopping bags are the perfect reason to go green.
When: It’s time to up your market value.
What: Rent-a-bed, Details, near Bombay House, Homi Modi Street, Fort, call 22043732, starts at Rs 200.
Why: Behind the polished surfaces of this swish home store lives a jumble of furniture: Burma teak cupboards, ancient headboards and even a rare piano. These, you can rent for a song – Ms. Anita will have them restored and delivered right to your doorstep. They lease office furniture as well.
When: You don’t want to be chained to your desk.
What: Personalised golf balls, Zaverchand Sports, 3rd Floor, Dena Bank building, Horniman Circle, Fort, call 9819007344, Rs 3,000 for a dozen.
Why: Send these guys a pattern, colour or inscription, and they’ll create a unique set of golf balls just for you. Perfect for gifting.
When: You want to bird(ie) watch.
What: Super Slow workout, Bajaj Arcade, Union Park, Khar (W), call 9833923826, Rs 350 per session.
Why: Unlike other trainers hopped up on steroids, Rustom Dalal likes to take it nice and slow. With 3 twenty minute weight-training sessions a week, these unhurried quickies focus on strength training, muscle building and bone density improvement.
When: You want to switch to (a) snail male.
Event Round Up: Halloween parties on October 31 night at Valhalla (Churchgate), Hard Rock Café (Worli) and HQ’s (Colaba); Curio Cottage opens in Khar; Chai & Why at Prithvi Theatre on Nov 1 at 11 am where TIFR expert discusses Rocket Science and Ketchup Economics in Finance.
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