Things-To-Do: Binge On Desserts, Then Burn It Out

A long weekend for some, a short one for others. Nevertheless, go through our weekly listing to know how you can bake some delectable treats and then burn out those calories with a vigorous albiet fun water workout, a first-of-its-kind in Mumbai. Read on to know more.

Food and Nightlife

18th August – Celebrate Parsi new year with a special brunch menu at Corleone in Intercontinental, Marine Drive. Chef Paul Kinny has crafted a lavish menu by blending textures and ingredients to present unique flavours. The brunch is priced at Rs. 1,950 with alcohol and for Rs. 1,650 without alcohol. For kids below 12 years, the brunch is priced at Rs. 1,050. For reservations, contact 22 3987 9999 or drop them an email at

Move to the frivolous beats of salsa music by DJ Kaytee, Ash and Derek every Sunday from 8:00 pm onwards with Havana Nights at the F Lounge. Diner. Bar. A special appetizer menu has been crafted by the chef along with unique Mojito buckets with Caribbean creations. Entry for ladies is free.  For men, the fee details are – 8pm-9pm: Rs. 400/- includes Bachata Workshop & Entry to the party. No cover provided.
9pm-1am: Rs. 300/- Cover Charge.


Events and Shows:

19th August – Catch the premiere performance of Ashvin Gidwani’s Two to Tango Three to Jive at Tata Theatre, NCPA. A Hinglish play about midlife crisis, directed by Saurabh Shukla, the play features Nigaar Khan, Mona Wasu and Preiti Mamgain. Tickets range from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,500. To book the tickets, either log on to Book my Show or call on 022 6622 3724.

25th August – Live from The Console is hosting its recent edition at the Rowason’s Reserve Smooth Spaces with artiste Gayatri from Dubai/London and The Koniac Net from Mumbai along with song-writer Nikhil D’Souza. Also, catch the screening of a 2012 Indian film, The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project. Tickets are priced at Rs. 250 and the doors will open at 6:30 pm. For more details, click here.


19th August – As a part of World Photography Day, Temperance will be showcasing photographs of the workshop that was held with special kids and 11 photographers at an NGO, Seal India. You can also be a part of the photo walk around Bandra between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm where you can capture the ‘Expressions of Mumbai.’ To book your place, call 9833833270.

19th August – The Art Loft at Bandra along with The Dessert Cart are hosting a baking workshop, Monsoon Baking at the former’s studio between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm. Learn to bake date and walnut cake, Mississippi mud pie, cheese cake in a jar and soft and buttery pretzels. Call on 9930398884 for more details. Check The Dessert Cart’s Facebook page to know more about the workshop.

19th August – Be a part of the first Aqua Zumba class in Mumbai at C’est la Vie, Bandra. Burn up to 1,000 calories in an hour with this water based workout that’s cardio conditioning and body toning. The class will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm and will cost Rs. 500. Rsvp to Aalok at 9820041595.

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