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  • Food: For pizza lovers

    Dig into 20 different varieties of pizzas such at Cheese Me, a combination of six types of cheeses

  • A movement called dance

    Ahead of her performance in the city, danseuse and activist, Mallika Sarabhai talks about using dance for activism, her dance school -- Darpana Academy of Performing Arts, her mother and more

  • Food: This Lower Parel food delivery service offers delicious Chinese fare

    Feeast@East is a chain of retail outlets that recently opened in Mumbai. And we are in love with its Chinese offerings — especially the humble Chicken Fried Rice

  • Hockey in the hills

    Coorg is home to an annual inter-family hockey festival, where 200 Kodava families participate in the proceedings. Watch the 2013 edition of this tournament in Sandhya Kumar's documentary, Hockey In My Blood

  • Fashion Special: Day Two at Lakme Fashion Week

    A grand piano at the centre of a lavish, large ramp (read: 80 ft x 30 ft), complete with vintage glass vases, an installation of chairs and tables suspended from the ceiling sofa sets, lounge chairs, dramatic lights and live Jazz music by Gino Banks and Sheldon D’Silva, at Bandra’s Mehboob Studio

  • Sleepless in Mumbai

    How does the city that never sleeps appear to a bunch of enthusiastic cyclists? From Nariman Point to Bandstand, forty participants paddled hard to discover a different side to the Maximum City

  • Restaurant Review: Why this new joint in Mahim is a fun hangout

    Quarter House in Mahim, is a new fun hangout joint with good food, heady cocktails, affordable prices, a buzzing vibe helped by Retro, Bollywood and other popular music

  • Ramp talk from Day One at Lakme Fashion Week

    As Asha Bhosle and Bappi Lahiri's memorable chartbusters from the 1970s and 1980s blared over the loudspeakers, models took to the runway in ultra-glam gold-sequinned gowns that rivalled the shiny disco balls hanging from the ceiling

  • App: Now, Shop for furniture in VR mode

    Foyr.com, an online home decor and design store, adds virtual reality to its Android app, enabling consumers to get a 360-degree view of its room designs using cardboard VR viewer

  • Food: Now, enjoy world's best Misal Pav in Ghatkopar

    Opening its third outlet in Mumbai, Aaswad comes to this central suburb, Ghatkopar, offering its traditional Maharashtrian fare in Jain options too

  • Manish Malhotra: I enjoy the rush

    The forever-busy fashion designer Manish Malhotra talks shop about his back to back projects

  • Tech: How safe is your privacy on the internet?

    As the Ashley Madison controversy spirals out of control in an industry where data is money, security a nightmare, and privacy rare, would you rather take control of your online safety or let the big corporates do it for you? the guide scans the risks involved with data sharing and how you can safeguard against it. Also, gauge why India needs a robust law to protect the freedom and privacy of its citizens

  • A touch of theatre from South Africa

    Sara Matchett, senior lecturer at the Department of Drama, University of Cape Town, works with voice, acting, theatre making, applied drama/theatre, and performance analysis. Post a workshop at The Drama School, Mumbai, last evening, she chats about her technique and connect with India

  • Around the world with these designers

    Showcasing in the city after a hiatus of five years, Monisha Jaising’s Riviera collection modernizes the French Riviera fashion of the 1960s and '70s. It takes inspiration from the the sun-kissed silver screen diva, Brigitte Bardot, who embodied the fashion of this era

  • Fashion: Seven designers to look forward to this season

    Thanks to exclusive glimpses, design inputs and lust-worthy buys, social media is a haven for every fashion lover. Based on their social media glimpses, the guide picked seven designers to look forward to this season

  • Calling vagina by its name

    Last weekend, Kissa Yoni Ka, The Hindi version of Vagina Monologues made the audience laugh at jokes they did not think they would laugh, at and come out freer and thoughtful

  • Health: Recharge your muscles with this spinning workout

    High-tech imported bikes, amped up music and an ambiance to match the groove — recharge your muscles with a high-intensity, and surprisingly fun, spinning workout at this new South Mumbai studio

  • Takeaway food: Introducing traditional Cutchi Memon cuisine in Mumbai

    The Cutchi Memon Table is a home catering venture that offers mixed cuisines prepared in the unique Cutchi Memon home-cooked style. While the authentic, value-for-money food served in generous portions didn't disappoint, we did have a glitch on the hygiene front

  • App Review: Window shopping just got cooler

    Sweet Couch is a new app that allows you to window shop with your friends right from your smart phone as well as chat about the latest products and trends in the market

  • History provides textile inspiration

    The epic love story of Prithiviraj Chauhan and Samyukta has long-enthralled history buffs