Moon cake maker, loom raider, Art Conspiracy, (O)M for mat & curves boys will love!
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What: Moon cakes from Chin’s Oriental Gourmet, call Lawrence on 9869200486 / 26461358, home delivery in Bandra and Khar, start at Rs 30 per piece, minimum order of a dozen required before Sep 12.
Why: For one month every year, Bandra’s Chin family bakes fanciful moon cakes to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival (September 22). These gaze-worthy pastries are nice and crusty on the outside and filled with delicate red bean paste, coconut or dry fruit. Sigh-light!
When: You want to spoon the moon.
What: Hand woven textiles at Vaya, Jeevan Kiran, SV Road, Bandra (W), call 26436556, start at Rs 1,800.
Why: With weavers from all over India – Benares, Pune, Hyderabad - spooling in to fill its pretty block printed cabinets, Vaya is a far cry from your regular fabric store. Fruit of the loom include a startling red Maheshwari sari, three-hued woolen scarf and a Rs 4-lakh silver-gold Upada.
When: Opens today, zari up and get there!
What: Mumbai Restaurant Week (see Facebook group here or visit www.restaurantweekindia.com), Rs 1,000 per head; and Art Conspiracy (visit Facebook group here, mail your entries to
Why: Mumbai restaurants get a whole lot more fun this month with Restaurant Week, which allows you to dine at the hottest tables (Stella, Indigo, KOH, India Jones, Tote on the Turf) on the cheap. Plus, the Art Conspiracy gives Bandra eateries a make-over, populating them with works by budding artists – including you!
When: Restaurant Week runs from September 6 -13; submission deadline for Art Conspiracy is September 25.
What: Swapna Rishi yoga mat bag at O.M.O, 204 second floor, Sagar Fortune, Waterfield Road, Bandra (W), call 66981804, Rs 1,300.
Why: Pretty and unusual, these South silk bags might be expensive but we thought our budgets could do with a little stretch. Besides holding a yoga pad, they come with wooden detailing and a pocket for phone, keys and exorbitant class fees.
When: You want a rug urn.
What: Big ass T-shirts from TKProject, visit www.tkproject.in, available at Bombay Electric, Reay House, Colaba, Rs 950.
Why: Get a back stage look at this year’s Ganpathi festivities with these uber-cool Tshirts. Conceptualised by the brand new Italian-Indian TKProject (pronounced “theek hai”), these depict the rear end of a retreating elephant, big ears, stubby tail and all.
When: You want to fall pray to fashion.
Event Round-up: Vibrasphere at Aurus on Sept 3, Ultimate DJ Challenge at Blue Frog on Sept 4, and Japan’s Tsukiji fish market comes to San-Qi at The Four Seasons Hotel.
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