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What: Swine dining at Salt Water Café, Rose Minar Annexe, 87 Chapel Road, Bandra (W), call 9167727782, 10 seats reserved for bpb subscribers (mention bpb when you book), Rs 1,500 plus taxes for the meal, unlimited sangria and beer included.
Why: Starring fried pork belly and roasted ham leg, pulled pork pancakes and sarapatel, this meal is not for the weak-hearted; only carnivores with big appetites can tame such a mighty feast!
When: Spoon and pork on May 11 at 8 pm. Book now – filling up fast!
What: Learn Mandarin courtesy Inchin’ Closer at St. Stanislaus School, Hill Road, Bandra (W), to register mail
, Rs 8,000 for a 25-hour beginner’s course.
Why: Dial(ect) M for Mandarin - register for this language course and the first thing you’ll get in your inbox is a Chinese name. Take it to class, where teachers (from mainland China) will re-christen you, compare Mandarin and Hindi to make the language more relatable and spill red ink on how to speak and write.
When: Every Sunday starting May 15, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.
What: High tea catering by Truffles, see menu here, call Shirin Adenwalla on 66348671 / 9820058792 / 9920431661 or visit www.shirinadenwalla.com, place order a week in advance, price based on budget and requirements (wait staff, cutlery and crockery available).
Why: We have a scone to pick with Shirin Adenwalla. This Colaba-based caterer does the most smashing high tea spreads featuring beef and mango chutney, marmite and cream cheese sandwiches, caviar tarts, port wine pate, salmon mousse choux puffs, orange marmalade whiskey sponge cake, champagne-spiked brownies and more. Venue: Your home. Date: TeaBD.
When: You want get your pantries in a twist.
What: Kidology, 2&3 Sunbeam Building, Perry Cross Road, off Carter Road, Bandra (W), call 65556565, dresses start at Rs 2,000.
Why: This multi-designer store stocks mini ruffles by Gauri and Nainika, Gaurav Gupta jodhpuris, pin tuck kurtis by Ritu Kumar, Malini Ramani tanks – all exclusively made for your kiddie. Also check out adorable accessories by the in-house label and Mignon, Kidology’s partner for bespoke children’s wear. Fancy!
When: You want to do a Suri namaskar. Opens today, Friday, at 4 pm.
What: Wall tattoos by Shellyswalls, visit www.shellyswalls.com or call 9821458112, same week installation, start at Rs 500.
Why: Get driven up the wall in a vintage jalopy or perch a flock of birds over your bed with these fun wall stickers that come in a ton of different colours, sizes and designs. You can customise your own as well, and just peel them off when you’re ready to move on.
When: You want to answer the wall of the wild.
Event Round-up: Police Band+ Split at Bandra Amphitheatre, Carter Road on May 7 from 5.30 pm – 8 pm; Princess Beach Fair at Hotel Sea Princess on May 8; creative writing workshop at The Art Loft on May 8 from 5 pm - 8 pm, call 9930483966.
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