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Why: You’ve had to wait an hour for a table at Tex-Mex restaurant Sancho’s? Tell you what: we’ll abduct Chef Victor for one night, bringing him to a subscriber’s home, where he’ll run bpb’s underground kitchen, rolling out tortillas and other yum treats for you and 19 strangers. Read more about the event here. Victor you-go?
When: Get your single (que) pasa for Tuesday, May 10 at 8.30 pm.
Why: Illustrated with skinny-kneed elephants, ruffled peacocks and precariously perched tree houses by super artist/blogger Prashant Miranda, this brand new book series traces the adventures of two adorable kids. Also available will be other products, including mobiles and blankets made from organic cotton.
When: Slated to arrive next month but don’t crib because pre-ordering starts now.
What: Malt & Pepper all-day bar and restaurant, 16 Murzban Road, next to Sterling Cinema, Fort.
Why: Ghetto’s a superstar, but what will its new brother from the same mother be like? The guys behind this Mahalaxmi pub are all set to open Malt & Pepper, a Guinness-coloured split level eatery that will keep its booze on top and its food down. Expect lots of single malts and international grills including Korean and Japanese.
When: Malt + Ctrl + Delete on May 2.
What: Lenco L-69 Turntable, Landmark, Palladium, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel, call 66334233 to order, same day availability, Rs 15,990.
Why: Compact and super slick looking, this turntable plays both 33 and 45 rpm format records, as well as MP3 and WMA files. It also has slots for USB devices and SD memory cards, and lets you convert your records into MP3s. Groovy!
Feeling broken? Check out High Hill at Mutton Street, Chor Bazaar for second hand Philips turntables starting at Rs 2,000.
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When: You’re at the vinyl countdown.
What: Wonder Workouts by Wellistic Wholeness, private lessons or groups of three, call Jordan Steig on 9987018579 or visit www.wellisticwholeness.in, start at Rs 500 per session.
Why: Jordyn Steig’s Wonder Workouts – as in “I wonder what Jordy has in mind today” –combine pilates, asanas and some original moves that are customised to suit your lifestyle. Armed with a flexi-bar and a PhD in anthropology from Berkley, Jordyn believes his understanding of people in unique situations is what makes him a good trainer for you. How New Age-y!
When: You need to study the map of Jordyn.
Event Round-up: Hamara Footpath Garage Sale at Candies, Bandra on April 29 and 30, 11 am – 8.30 pm; Providence, Zygnema and Cyanide Serenity at B69, Andheri on April 29 at 7.30 pm; and U-Tan music festival on April 30, call 9821414440; Mocha TreeHuggers Bicycle Mission on April 30, call 09167727782.
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