Fiona Reccos: Starry memories
A weeklong series offers you a ringside view of how celebrities welcome the elephant God into their homes
As part of our endeavour to give readers a pulse of the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations a hatke se twist, The Guide team presented a weeklong BAPPA AND THE STARS series was launched where we went behind the scenes with celebrities who gave us a sneak peek into how they prep for the festival. From Shilpa Shetty giving us the lowdown on healthy feasting to Makarand Deshpande inviting us to meet his 95-year-old father after buying their family idol from a generations-old murtikaar, and Rithvik Dhanjani creating his own idol, their stories was an eye-opener into the lives of these stars who are always in the limelight.
THE BIG FAT INTERVIEW
In the most recent series of our fortnightly section called THE LUNCHBOX, actor Nora Fatehi and writer Patrick Graham chatted about how they arrived from different corners of the world and made the city their home and centre of their profession. Both shared candid memories of their early days, bonded over Goan food, and were happy to be a part of the city’s thriving TV, film and web ecosystem
READ INTERVIEW: Namaste Mumbai
THE COOL FOOD FIND
Chimney cones at the Budapest Bakehouse and Crostini
Our food writers discovered two cool places in Kemps Corner and Mazgaon respectively, that offer sweet and savoury offerings in the shape of cones. It's seems to be quite the rage, we feel, and here’s what our reviewers felt after they checked out the expansive menus.
READ THE TWO REVIEWS:
Here's Where To Try Chimney Cones: Cone Act In Mazgaon
THE FUN WEB CHALLENGE
Now, this is one challenge that would make most people smile, especially pet parents. The Snoot Challenge had dogs everywhere take part in a viral trend where the owner cajoled their dogs to run up to them and place their snout within a shape made by their hands such as a heart or a circle. The accompanying videos became an Internet rage. We invited pet parents in the city to get their pets do the same. The results were hilarious and fun.
READ THE STORY: Cute Snoot
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