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Friday, April 20, 2012

Mediterranean food at Apicius

The newly opened restobar, Apicius, is all set to serve delicious Mediterranean, Greek, Moroccan, Lebanese and Spanish dishes. Some of the popular dishes include Arancini, Gamberetti Al Siciliana, Falafel in Pita and Baklawa. Besides the tasty food, you can try exotic cocktails such as the Apicius Green. Atirek Garg, the owner of Apicius says, “To sum it up, Apicius is successful in providing the perfect blend of a classic and elegant restaurant as well as a contemporary lounge feel. We offer a variety of menu options to satisfy even the most discerning palette.”
Where 8th Floor, Blue Wave Building, Off Link road, opposite Hometown Cafe, Andheri (W)
When Ongoing from 12 to 3pm and 7 to 12am
Contact 26734337 / 26734338

Enjoy meals for `88 at TGI Friday’s
TGI Friday’s have come out with a new, ultra-cheap `88 menu comprising of over 30 popular dishes and drinks. The cocktails which are on the menu include Bloody Mary, Red Ox, Gimlet Screwdriver, Cuba Libre and Orange Buck. The menu also features a pint of beer and small measures of house spirits for `88. A spokesperson for TGI Friday tells us, “The new `88 menu is targeted at people who are looking to unwind every day at a trendy place with friends and colleagues after work.” It really doesn’t get more pocket friendly than this.
Where TGI Friday’s across the city
When Ongoing

Rajasthani food at kebab korner
The Indian grill, Kebab Korner, is hosting a Rajasthani food festival with a mixture of great vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations. With specials such as Mirchi Maas, Angar Murgh, Gatte Ki Saag, Paneer Methi and Marwadi Kadi, you can embark on a culinary expedition with some great authentic flavours.
Where InterContinental Marine Drive, 135 Marine Drive
When Up to April 29
Contact 39879999

The Little Door is all fun and games
Enter your friendly neighbourhood bar, The Little Door to turn your boring evening fun. With drinking games such as Jug Chug and Beer Pong you can bid goodbye to boredom. Bhuvan Narang, co-owner says, “I remember my teenage days of chugging beer that led to many memorable nights. I wanted to bring back those happy, pub nights and so we created the Jug Chug.”
Where Ground Floor, Shree Siddhivinayak Plaza, New Link Road, Andheri West
When Ongoing from 5pm onwards
Contact 26732528

Awadhi food festival at Kohinoor
Head to the Dawat-e-Awadh Food Festival at Kohinoor Continental to enjoy true Mughal style food. Prashant Tikadia, the executive chef at Hotel Kohinoor Continental, tells us, “Awadhi cuisine has its own richness due to its historic past, which has a unique taste. The Awadhi style of cooking includes cooking food slowly and steadily so that all ingredients are well-soaked and cooked into each other. These culinary wizards knew just the right blend of ingredients to achieve the right flavours.” Savour authentic Awadhi delicacies such as Galawati Kebab, Nehari Gosht, Raan Biryani, Kathal Korma Shahi Tukra, Sheeren Zarda and many more. The rate of the buffet is `850 plus taxes per person.
Where Hotel Kohinoor Continental, Andheri Kurla Road, Near JB Nagar
When April 13 to 22
Contact 66919000

Summer drinks at Café by the beach
If the summer heat is getting to you, it’s time you cool down with summer specials at Café by the Beach. You will be treated to a variety of cold, refreshing mocktails, summer margaritas and sinful sundaes. You can indulge in layers and layers of Triple Chocolate Sundae, Surprise By The Beach and the Strawberry & White Chocolate Sundae. You can refresh yourself with their summer margaritas of raw mango and lime, mixed berry, Maple Float and Green Apple Julep.

Apart from the summer menu, Café by the Beach also offers amazing wraps, sandwiches, a variety of teas and mouth watering desserts. Kersi Mistry , Brand Head for Café by the Beach, sums it by saying, “Summer months get even better if explored at Café by the Beach with our indulgent chocolate sundaes and refreshing summer mocktails.”
Where H20 Sports Complex, Girgaum, Chowpatty
Contact 65650040

Catch Four Square at The Comedy Store

The Comedy Store is a great place to head down to over the weekend and this weekend there’s a set of four short plays, written by Meherzad Patel. The cast includes Mihir Mehra, Siddharth Bhammar, Danesh Irani, Parinaz Jal, Sajeel Parakh, Danesh Razvi, Siddharth Merchant, Anam Vadgama, Neville Dadina, Kartik Khanna, Nirali Trivedi, Preetika Chawla, Hormuz Bana, Afshad Kelawala, Anoushka Jehani and Danesh Khambata. Meherzad Patel from Sillypoint Productions says, “Four Square allows the audience to experience different emotions in the four different pieces. There is abstract, thriller, romance and out and out comedy as part of one show.”
Where Comedy Store, Palladium, Lower Parel
When April 21 and 22 from 6pm onwards
Contact 43485000

Art & Photography at Cocoon Fine Rugs
Bringing together artists and photographers, the exhibit of modern and contemporary design called Contemporary Musings and Beyond is now showing at Cocoon Fine Rugs. In association with Heaven & Home, they’re presenting an effervescent evening to celebrate artists and photographers. Owner and designer of Cocoon Fine Rugs, Ayush Choudhary says, “Contemporary Musings and Beyond is an ambitious concept through which we are trying to showcase some facets of the contemporary design movement through really diverse media — paintings, photography and carpets. The works by the four artists — Sahil, Harsheet, Puja and Salamat complement the carpets at Cocoon so well that you are bound to leave the exhibit thinking that they were created in collaboration and that they deserve to be in the same space together. We are really excited to present this unique concept to art aficionados in Mumbai and hope that they enjoy what Contemporary Musings and Beyond is all about.”
Where Cocoon Gallery, Shiv Sagar Estate, R. A. B. Road, Worli
When Ongoing
Contact 24928647/ www.cocooncarpets.com

Learn football with Benfica

Portuguese football club Benfica is giving youngsters an opportunity to have fun and learn to play football. In association with gyaanexchange.com, the camp will help students understand different training techniques and methods used at the Benfica Youth Academy, which is globally known to be one of the best in the world. Karan Gupta, from the Soccer School of Excellence, where the camp will be held, tells us, “Our workshop is based on a curriculum set by international standards. The Benfica training school is renowned for the soccer stars it produces year after year. We have introduced the camp to give an participants an opportunity to enhance their soccer skills and to broaden their perspective about how the game is approached internationally. The experienced Benfica coaches will be helping the participants to improve their know-how about the game, skills, playing in a team, thus giving them a great opportunity to excel.”
Where Soccer Schools of Excellence, Shop no.74, Maker Arcade, Cuffe Parade
When April 23 to 28
Contact www.gyaanexchange.com/ [email protected]

A new style quotient at Svastii Spa

Want a spa treatment followed up with a great hairstyle? Svastii Spa in Powai presents its newly launched B:blunt mini, with relaxing massages and beauty treatments as well as manicures and pedicures. “We see this as the best way for us to access more people in India. Upgrading salons gives us an opportunity to go to smaller local beauty salons and offer the B:blunt style and range of services, allowing us to enhance the quality that is available in those salons, while giving the customer a better salon experience,” say B:blunt’s creative director Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar and director, Osh Bhabani.
When Ongoing
Where Svastii, Orchard Avenue Road, Hiranandani Business Park, Powai
Contact 42155377/ 9920077200

Home Collective’s sharp new collection

Knives are more than just tools for the kitchen. If you’re aiming to be a professional chef or just like pretending you’re one at home, this new range of knives from luxury brand Carl Mertens is sure to catch your eye. With the price range from `35,000 – `60,000 for a 24-30 piece set of silverware, these are definitely a luxury buy. Pooja Kejriwal, managing partner of Home Collective tells us, “Home Collective has recently introduced Carl Mertens. Made in Germany, this brand makes top of line cutlery and home accessories. Home Collective being a premium home utility store is proud to retail this renowned brand.”
Where Home Collective, Chowpatty
When Ongoing
Contact 66555390

Lavazza coffee maker from Plush Plaza
Plush plaza, in association with Lavazza, have come out with a variety of single-serve coffee machines. These supreme coffee making machines are equipped with patented capsule technology and can brew the finest Italian espresso as well as gourmet tea. Rahul Jagtani, founder and managing director of Plushplaza.com tells us, “Now people can taste professionally made coffee in their homes and offices at the touch of a button. Customers can choose from different ranges to suit homes, mid size offices, as well as lavish establishments. As with all our products, shipment is free to your doorstep, anywhere in India.”
When Ongoing
Contact www.plushplaza.com

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