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What: Baker’s time table + bread baking class on request at the new Oberoi Patisserie and Delicatessen, The Oberoi, Nariman Point, call 66326245, breads start at Rs 150.
Why: If pastry chef Vikas Bagul left his Filofax open, this is what we’d see - 10 am: croissants and muffins, noon: quiches and puffs, daily: bread. The revamped patisserie at The Oberoi hotel is proudest of its shiny, new oven that comes with a baking time table, so you know exactly when to drop in for fresh goods. You can also set up a bread-making class for you and four friends, by booking a slot in advance. Loafers, take note!
When: You need a strict breadule.
What: Start-up speed dating by Headstart Higher at Morella Hall, Holy Family Hospital compound, Hill Road, Bandra (W), call 9821333316, sign up here, Rs 250 for candidates, Rs 1,000 for start-ups.
Why: @uberfacts (yes, that wise one from Twitter), says that it takes 1/5th of a second to fall in love. At this corporate speed dating, you have three full minutes to woo hiring start-ups. Just don’t get too memo-tional. Groups will be divided into tech and non-tech, and companies are mostly made up of internet and creative businesses – already signed up are Drona Mobile, Switch Me, Gyaan Central, Tune Basket. The fact that the venue is in a hospital premises (what’s up with that?) means there’s always hope for dying start-ups.
When: Beta block on Saturday, August 1 from 1.30 pm to 7 pm.
What: Sequins collars by Olivia Dar, to order call 09999386020, Rs 2,000 plus shipping charges.
Why: Crane your neck for these: Pretty collars made with beads and sequins sewn onto satin, an elegant alternative to chunky statement necklaces. Crafted by a jewellery trader and gemologist who’s lived in Jaipur and Delhi for over a decade, Olivia Dar does these in a bunch of colours including white, black, navy, purple and emerald green, and ships to Mumbai. Wear with tank top, shift dress or under a blazer.
When: You want to have a (bandh) gala time.
What: Dial-a-Rambutan from Eemli.com, call 42153015, delivery from 10 am to 7 pm all over Mumbai, cash on delivery, Rs 300 for 1 kg.
Why: Red Koosh ball and rambutan = #sameguy. This sweet Malaysian fruit– spotted sometimes at a few Mumbai stores – can be sent over by Eemli.com within six hours of placing your order. This new fruit and veggie portal also home delivers other exotic produce like dragon fruit, avocados, white asparagus and bamboo shoot.
When: Hairy met scaly.
What: Korn live in Mumbai – The Path of Totality Tour at MMRDA grounds, BKC, tickets available here, start at Rs 1,950 and Rs 1,450 for early bird passes.
Why: Grammy award winning nu-metal band Korn is all set to perform live in Mumbai for the first time. Expect a set list of songs from their latest album The Path of Totality, including single Get Up, one of three tracks produced by EDM wonder kid Skrillex. Make a mosh pit stop here !
When: You’d like to weigh the pros and Korns on Friday, September 7, gates open at 4 pm.
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