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Friday, October 16, 2015

FOOD
SERAFINA HOURS

It’s always a delight when we’re given two things at the price of one! So, give yourself a break from the monotonous humdrum of your routine and head to Serafina for an exciting evening. “To give you a break from post-work blues, Serafina has introduced the Serafina Hour,” says Sanju Arora, general manager at Global Kitchens. You can pick from white, red, rose or sparkling domestic wines, and cocktails such as Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan, Manhattan, Margarita and Whiskey Sour. If you’re not fond of any of these, don’t worry because they also offer a wide variety of beers and classic single malts, among other spirits, all of which will be on a buy-one-get-one-free offer.
When Monday to Friday, from 4pm to 9pm
Where Ground Floor, 30 K Dubash Marg, Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Contact 49150050/ 55

Flavours of Indonesia at Sofitel
Sofitel is playing host to chef Isep Hidayatullohis, who has curated the Flavours of Indonesia festival at the hotel. The festival will showcase the diverse flavours and inspirations of Indonesian cuisine with delicacies such as Nasi Goreng Kampung, Udang Bumbu Kecap and Gado-Gado, as well as live counters. Isep tells us, “I’m elated that Sofitel Mumbai, BKC is exploring Indonesian cuisine with its intricate flavours and varied cooking techniques. I’m proud to represent my culture and cuisine here in the heart of Mumbai and serve guests with a unique taste of Indonesia.”
When Up to October 18
Where Pondichéry Café, Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (e)
Contact 61175000

First Feeast at East restaurant in Mahim
You may have tried the delicious dishes at Feeast@East from their take away and home delivery services. If you’re a fan of their food, you can now sit down and dine at their first ever restaurant. The newly-opened eatery offers a great fine dining experience. Sougata Sengupta, founder of Feeast@East, says, “I’m currently living my dream as I always envisioned opening a fine-dining restaurant. Being a food enthusiast, I always wanted to amalgamate the vibrant flavours of Awadh and the east for foodies in the city. This dream has allowed me to showcase a unique menu, with dishes that are hard to find and rarely available at other eateries across the city.”
Where Premises 10C, 76 A, Lady Jamshedji Marg, Opposite Paradise Cinema, Mahim (w)
Contact 24466675

WOK THIS WAY
Asian food is a raging trend and when authentic woks are priced at only `99, it gives us all the more reason to love the cuisine! “Value woks are created for non-fussy people to get a taste of what we serve without having to go through the whole menu. We’re offering something that they can pick in a second, at a price that will appeal to everyone,” says chef Rakesh Talwar of Atlas Hospitality.
When Ongoing
Where Outlets in Bandra and Versova
Contact 65556071/ 72 (Versova) 65556051/ 52 (Bandra)

BIG BRUNCH AT BOVEDA
Boveda brings you scrumptious food and delicious drinks to help you have the perfect Sunday. You can choose from an array of salads, cereals, milkshakes and eggs with bottomless drinks and beverages. “The Big Boveda Brunch has all the elements of a perfect Sunday! From a live barbeque spread to unlimited cocktails and mains, it’s truly a happy Sunday. We also have board games and live music to enjoy,” says Abhishek Goyal, partner at Boveda.
When Ongoing, from 12pm to 4pm
Where Boveda, Lokhandwala, Andheri (w)
Contact 67080859

Crab n Wine festival at Mahesh Lunch Home
Gorge on delicious crab meat, paired with a relaxing glass of wine at Mahesh Lunch Home. The popular seafood eatery has introduced a range of crab dishes for their annual Crab n Wine Festival such as Butter Crab, Crab Masala, Baked Crab, Crab Chilly Green Pepper and Stuffed Fried Crab. Suraj Shetty, owner of Mahesh Lunch Home, tells us, “We are celebrating the 14th annual Crab n Wine festival at Mahesh Lunch Home, Juhu. We promise to offer the best seafood experience at Mahesh.”
When Up to October 30, from noon to 3.30pm and 7pm to midnight
Where Kings Apartment, Juhu Tara Road, Next to J.W. Marriott, Juhu
Contact 66955554

Golf day at Hoppipola
If you’re looking for something offbeat to do over the weekend, head over to Hoppipola, where they are organising a miniature golf event this Sunday. The event promises to be a fun, relaxing affair, with free shots for everyone who manages to putt the ball. Avik Chatterjee, founder of Hoppipola, tells us, “Hoppipola is always looking to add spunk to everyone’s dull, monotonous days. Also, it’s an all-day bonhomie, where there’s something for everyone.”
When October 18
Where All Hoppipola outlets across the city
Contact www.hoppipola.com

EXHIBITION
Pichwai paintings by Suvigya Sharma

Suvigya Sharma, who creates miniature art, is exhibiting a collection of Pichwai paintings that are embellished with 24-carat-gold and semi-precious stones. The paintings celebrate the ancient art form of pichwai and have a contemporary touch. Talking about the exhibition, Suvigya tells us, “The paintings are a series of fusion artworks on handmade canvas and wooden panels, which will blend into not just contemporary, but also traditional Indian home décor as well.”
When October 19 to 25
Where Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Nariman Point
Contact 22023626

EVENTS
Navratri at Adlabs Imagica

With live performances by Shibani Kashyap and Preeti-Pinky, and detectable Navratri dishes on offer, Adlabs Imagica has organised a unique, fun-filled celebration! “At Adlabs Imagica, we endeavour to create special moments for families. We wish to bring the spirit of Navratri to Imagica, so this year we have fusion dandiya at the venue where Shibani Kashyap will be performing live on October 16 and 17. We’ve also crafted a special Navratri vrat menu at the Imagica Capital restaurant, along with buffet. For these two days, we’re also providing travel facilities from Mumbai and Pune at attractive prices. We’re confident that our guests will go home with wonderful memories of this celebration,” says Kapil Bagla, CEO of Adlabs Entertainment.
When Up to October 21
Where Adlabs Imagica, Khopoli
Contact www.adlabsimagica.com

Khelo Yellow with Musafir.com
Kerala Blasters FC fans can win VIP passes and an opportunity to meet the team. You can now embark on an all-paid trip to Kochi as well! All you need to do is answer five questions for five matches and two lucky names will be chosen from the entries. “I’m extremely proud of Musafir’s association with Kerala Blasters for the second edition of this beautiful amalgamation of football and entertainment. And through our association, we will strive to add travel to the mix. Our love for travel stems from anything that inspires a person to try new things and go all the way. This ISL season, Musafir.com has designed an exclusive ISL Kerala Package that includes free match tickets for a family of four. I encourage all football fans to try this package for an experience that you will never forget,” says Vijay Kesavan, CEO of Musafir.com.
When Up to November 29
Where www.facebook.com/musafirdotcom
Contact in.musafir.com

Rejoice Navratri with Shubh Aarambh 2015
It’s the season of celebration! Celebrate the festival of Navratri with Shubh Aarambh, one of the biggest Navratri events in the city. Swing to the beats of Bollywood singer, Divya Kumar’s tunes as you participate in the exciting dandiya and garba event. Divya Kumar tells us, “This will be my first solo act for Navratri in Mumbai. While people have seen me and heard me sing Bollywood songs, I’m so glad that Shubh Aarambh has given me the opportunity to showcase my other side as a singer. You will catch me singing Bollywood as well as Gujarati bhajans and tunes at the event.”
When Up to October 21, from 6.30pm onwards
Where Somaiya College Ground, 4 and 5, Ghatkopar (e)
Contact 7710009907/ 9967538864 for passes

SHOPPING
GEHNA JEWELLERS

Give us one reason why any woman wouldn’t be excited about the introduction of a new jewellery collection? No other piece of jewellery defines tradition and festivities as well as jhumkas do. Launched in time for the festive season, Gehna Jewellers presents an exquisite Gold Jhumki collection to ensure that your nine days of revelry are memorable ones. From traditional designs, which have a hint of red and green stones, to the iconic kundanjhumkis, their wide range caters to every taste and preference. Kiran Datwani, owner of Gehna Jewellers, says, “Gold jhumkis create a captivating
old-world charm that complement the extravagance of Navratri.”
When Ongoing
Where 5, Kakad Palace, Turner Road, Bandra (w)
Contact 66925100

The Dramattic Shopping Souk
Shop till you drop with Buzz a Bag’s latest venture, DramATTIC, a luxurious fashion exhibition, in the form of a shopping souk. Choose from a range of luxurious fashion apparel, trendy accessories and sensuous fragrances. “DramATTIC is a venture that aims to provide shoppers with a complete captivating experience. It’s for a varied group of people, who are always looking for different avenues of shopping and entertainment, where the objective is to establish an engaging and compelling experience for everyone,” Sweta Kothari and Pankita Simaria, co-founders of Buzz a Bag, tell us.
When October 23, from 10am onwards
Where Hotel Sahara Star (Jade Ballroom), Opposite Domestic Airport, Vile Parle (e)
Contact 9773123456

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