bpb Freebie: High discount from Bottle Up, exclusively for subscribers. For this and other cool deals including a FREE weekend guide in your inbox every Friday enter your email in the subscription box.
What: San Churro chocolaterie, ground floor, Silver Pearl, opposite Red Box, Waterfield Road, Bandra (W), view the website here.
Why: (Fon)due to unforeseen circumstances, this Australian chocolaterie chain didn’t launch in January like it was supposed to. But it will be here this weekend, with Sunday mass of churros and Spanish hot chocolate, sandwich ice cream and truffles. Look out for the full bpb review!
Note: Also see our sneak peek at Busaba’s new branch in Lower Parel.
When: Dessertation presented on January 30.
What: Woo Hoo hampers from Gifteria, call Gouri or Nisha on 98203365032 / 9821263292 or view the Facebook group here, personalising requires 4 days, start at Rs 2,500.
Why: The Woo Hoo hamper isn’t a basket filled with Blur’s CDs, nor is it a gift for sorority girls. Instead, launched by new present service Gifteria, this box of goodies can hold anything –personalised thong, engraved iPod, gold coins, wads of cash - you need to woo your squeeze. Other hamper categories include Sporty, Bookworm, Poker, Naughty, which are delivered in reusable vessels like dustbins, pails and box stools.
When: Your courting is in session.
What: Blues Festival 2011, Mehboob Studio, Hill Road, Bandra (W), book tickets here, Rs 2,000 for a day and Rs 3,000 for a two-day season pass.
Why: bpb thanks chord for Mumbai’s latest musical imports: five-time Grammy winner Buddy Guy; BB King and John Mayer accomplice Shemekia Copeland; Billboard chart topper Jonny Lang; and a troop of other smooth blues artists. Hur-Ray Charles!
When: You want to make a ballad point on February 5 and 6.
What: Obataimu pop-up store, Kala Ghoda Café, Kala Ghoda, call Lucy at 9769915829, Rs 7,000 for a silk skirt.
Why: Squeeze through the labyrinthine corridors behind KGC and you’ll find this temporary space, lit by bulb-laden bicycles and vintage telephones, scattered with Polaroid cameras, textured whisky flasks, wood framed spectacles (bpb favorite!) and soft, soft T-shirts from an Alibaug design studio. Pickings for women are slim, but we did find a silk skirt stamped with countless faces.
When: Catch this flea(ting) market all through February.
What: Hand painted bags by Anusha Lalwani, visit www.anushalalwani.com, or call 9004049007 for appointment at her Bandra home, start at Rs 1,800.
Why: When everything else in life is getting away from you, clutch onto these pretty totes and satchels, painted in sea green and sunny yellow with happy flowers, mad patterns and purple pinwheels. Anusha customises bags as well.
When: You want it nice and easel.
Event Round-up: Art to the Beat workshop on January 28 -29 at P L Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, 6.30 – 9.30 pm, call 9833012484; The Psychic Plumber and Other Lies at Blue Frog, January 29, 7.30 pm; Walk the Mumbai Trees –Explore Bandra with Bombay HUB, January 30 from 8 – 10 am, call 32220475.
|< Prev||Next >|