7 pm to 11.45 pm With a tinge of coconut, a hint of tamarind, a dash of Indian spices and aroma of fresh curry leaves, South India is known for its distinctive cuisines that blend together beautifully. To dig into authentic South Indian flavours, head to Lake View Café, where you can try beverages like Vazapaza Paal to name a few besides a huge variety of soups, salads and savouries like Mysore Rassam, Elumichapazham, Muttai Rassam, Meen Pachadi, Thattai Butter Murukku and more.
At: Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre, Powai.
7 pm Check out
The Scent Of A Man, an adult comedy on lust, lies and infidelity, pickled with sharp wit, sly asides and unbridled sarcasm. The cast includes
Ash Chandler, Bhavna Pani, Suchitra Pillai and Deven Khote.
At: St Andrews Auditorium, Bandra (W).
Indulge in artisan breads
Bread lovers have a reason to rejoice! Theobroma, a city-based patisserie, has recently introduced handmade artisan breads. They are made using a fermentation starter (pre-ferment) that is usually left for a few hours, a few days and in some cases, even a few weeks to develop in taste and structure. It is slowly fermented with natural yeast, before it is added to dough.
At: Theobroma outlets in Colaba, Peddar Road, Bandra (W), and Andheri (W).
Call: 23515225 (Pedder Road)
9.30 am onwards It’s not easy to crack the Rubik’s Cube, but now you can become a pro with a one-day workshop being organised by Blue Bulb. At the session, you can learn all the tricks to get the 3D combination puzzle right within minutes.
On: August 10
At: Fairfield, flat no 1, ground floor, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim.
Call: 32270033 Cost Rs 4,499
Art meets poetry
4 pm onwards Check out The August Art & Poetry Show by artist-poet Naima Imtiaz. Along with an exhibition of her paintings, Imtiaz is keeping a transliteration of her poetry (originally in Urdu) with English translations. The poetry recitals will be held today and on August 11, while the art exhibition will continue until August 16.
At: Caravan Hands, Kemps Corner.
The beat effect
9 pm onwards Get ready for a Bass treat with the blending sounds of drums and Dubstep with Bandish Projekt, a musical act featuring a fusion of Indian elements in an Electronica format.
At: Bonobo, Kenilworth Mall, off Linking Road, Bandra (W).
Call: 26055050 entry Rs 300
If you haven’t picked anything for your sister for Rakshabandhan till now, fret not. You can add a sweet touch to the day by picking up specially crafted desserts like English Trifle, Red Velvet Rose, Brownie Overload, Cinnamon Apple Cake, Hand Rolled Mints mixed with flavours like Rose, Peppermint and Almond and more.
At: Silverspoon Gourmet, 4 Dhanraj Industrial Estate, Sitaram Jadhav Marg, Lower Parel.
American Classical notes
7 pm Over two evenings, Con Brio 2014 will take you on a journey of American Classical music that includes styles such as romantic, impressionist, neo-classical, serial and minimalist.
At: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
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