Things-to-do: Cinema, Fashion, Food And Fun!

Things-to-do: Pico Express and Manchester United Cafe Bar open new outlets in the city, a trunk show that features collections from Lahore and Karachi, a cupcake baking workshop and East. India Co-medy’s latest show in Mumbai. All this and more in our weekly listing.

Events and Shows

22nd – 23rd September: Develop a cinematic mind with ‘Think Cinema,’ a workshop that will help the participants to explore the nature of cinematic art, understand the cinematic image and work with latest technology and more. The workshop is priced at Rs. 2,500 and will be held on both days from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. RSVP at

24th September: Coming all the way from Delhi, Rajneesh Kapoor, Neeti Palta and Sahil Shah will take to the stage at Out of the Blue, Powai to tickle your funny bone. Catch these stand-up comedians perform at 9:00 pm on Monday. Entry is free. So go ahead, and have a rollicking good time!

Food and Nightlife

Less than a month after opening its doors in Bandra, Pico Express has now halted at Lokhandwala, Andheri (W). The kitchens that will be headed by Chef Nicole Gonsalves Periera, will serve breakfast, lunch, tea-time snacks and dinner. The cafe will be open from 8:30 am to midnight (daily) and will provide home delivery.

Address: Shop No. 16, Ground Floor, New Link Palace CHS Ltd, Lokhandwala Complex, near Infiniti Mall, Andheri (W), Mumbai. Contact 9769792009.

Central suburbs gets a swanky new sports bar with the launch of Manchester United Cafe Bar’s fourth outlet in R City, Ghatkopar. And as a part of their launch, the restaurant is providing its patrons a flat 50% off on food and drinks throughout the day. You can also indulge in the lunch buffet that is priced at Rs. 299 from Monday to Friday between noon and 4:00 pm.

Address: Ground Floor, R City Mall, Phase 2, Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Contact 022 66429850

Celebrate the lunar harvest festival of the Chinese, known as the August Moon Festival at Taj Lands End from 30th September to 6th October, 2012 with a special menu prepared by Chef David and his team. Restaurant Ming Yang will give you a delectable range of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes like spinach and scarmoza dumplings, crab meat soup, poached assorted mushrooms, kung bow lobster and more. For reservations, contact 022 66681234.

Address: Taj Lands End, Band Stand, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050


For dessert lovers, Yogurtbay at Carter Road will be hosting a free tasting session of their newly introduced exotic flavours on 23rd September, 2012. Four new flavors like Red Velvet, Caramel Pretzel, Chocolate Truffle and Black Cherry and ten brand new toppings will be available for the tasting all day, served in mini cups. For more details contact 022-67650385.

Address: Yogurt Bay, 11, Gagangiri, Off Carter Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400052


27th September: Imrana Khera is hosting a trunk show featuring Pakistani designers from Lahore and Karachi. Get cottons from Zara Shahjahan, semi formals and formals from Nayna, Zainab Sajid, Sania Maskatiya and Mehdi.

Call 9820147180 or drop an e-mail at

Mineral opens up its sixth store in Mumbai at Oberoi Mall, Goregaon. A 1,000 square feet store, Mineral houses tops, tunics, dresses, trousers and skirts for women that range between Rs 899 and Rs. 2,499.

With the dawn of Ganesh Chaturthi, brighten your wardrobe with earthy elements through the Tree of Life collection at Global Desi. An amalgamation of rustic vs contemporary and traditional vs glamour, the collection comprises dresses, kurtas, tunics and suits. The collection is available across all exclusive brand outlets nad multi-brand outlets and starts from Rs. 899.


22nd, 23rd and 27th September: Learn to bake and decorate delicious cupcakes with a 3 day workshop. The proceeds of the workshops will go towards MAD’s education programs. The workshop is priced at Rs. 1,250. To know more about MAD, check their website here.

26th September: Catch renowned nutritionist Kajal Bhatia talk about the benefits of organic living and organic food at Organic Haus store in Kemps Corner. The event is open for all and will take place between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.

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