The Mumbai Minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
A cheesy diet
The keto diet has caught on like wildfire and understandably so. When before have we heard of a diet that allows cheese and meat? So, head to this popular joint where you can tuck into their new keto menu specials, such as the very berry salad, special Kingston chicken skewers and most intriguingly the keto burger comprising two pork loin fillets with a lamb patty and cheddar cheese. What are you waiting for?
Time 5 pm to 1 am
At Raasta, Rohan Plaza, Khar.
Kicking off the good times
The World Cup is nearing its last legs, and while some people prefer watching it at home, others would rather gather a group of friends and head to a pub. If you belong to the latter group, make your way to a venue in the suburbs that is showing the France vs Uruguay quarter final match on a big screen. Cheer for Kylian M’bappe or Luiz Suares, or both if you’re a neutral.
On 7 pm
At The Stables, Peninsula Redpine Hotel, Marol, Andheri East.
Cost Rs 400 to Rs 800
Beat goes on
Keep the beat at a mega jam session that will involve a drum circle where each participant will have a different percussion instrument to bang on. Follow the instructions of Amrut Bhat, the host for the evening.
On 5 pm to 6 pm
At Fun Republic Social, off New Link Road, Andheri West.
Breaking down a musical wall
The Wall is a seminal album by legendary psychedelic rockers Pink Floyd, which includes such gems as Mother, Goodbye Blue Sky and, possibly the most famous of them all, Another Brick in the Wall. Head to a SoBo venue where they will host a vinyl listening session for the album.
Time 5 pm
At The Quarter, Royal Opera House, Girgaum.
What better way to celebrate World Chocolate Day, which falls on July 7 every year, than learning how to make chocolate and then devouring what you have whipped up? Attend a masterclass where the chefs of a five-star will teach you all about chocolate appreciation, apart from helping you create your own sweet delicacies at a DIY chocolate counter. What’s more? There are some surprise gifts in store.
Time 2.30 pm to 6 pm
At Catherines, ITC Maratha, Sahar, Andheri (East).
Entry Rs 5,000
The hue’s who
Rajdeep Choudhury’s artwork oscillates between the themes of physics, metaphysics, emotions and spirituality. His paintings are rich in colour, and celebrate the complexities of the female mind, and the role that women play in shaping the world. Attend an exhibition where he will display his talent.
On All day
At Sofitel Mumbai, Lobby Level Art Gallery, BKC.
Just a click away
Satisfy your wanderlust while brushing up on your photography skills at a workshop being held at the foothills of Bhandardhara. Professional photographer Vipin Goje will teach participants the nitty-gritty of composition, lighting, etc.
Time 6 am meeting point Bisleri Junction, WEH, Andheri East.
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cost Rs 4,720
The great unknown
Head to Kothaligad for a trek in the midst of lush forests, cascading hills and chirping birds. It’s the best time of the year to check out the Western Ghats, so don’t miss out.
Time 8.15 am meeting point Karjat station.
Cost Rs 892
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