Things-to-do: Food from the 90s and Star Gazing

Hello happy faces! This week, we have lots in store for our readers. From star gazing weekend trips, magical poetic drama, a magazine for the visually impaired to burger and Afghani food festivals, there is something exciting for everyone. Read on to know how you can eat food with prices all the way back from the 90s.



27th April 2013 – Tomorrow evening i.e. Saturday, it’s time to awaken the woman protagonist in you at Nehru Centre with ‘She, of the Four Names’. Watch a film and play by Meeta Vasisth based on the iconic Lal Ded, the most celebrated mystic poet of 14th century Kashmir. This archetype inspiration for Kashmiris, Muslims and Hindus will be adapted into a 60-minute performance from 7 pm onwards. Tickets are available at the venue at Nehru Centre in Worli and you can also book it through Book my Show.



May 2013 onwards – India gets its first lifestyle magazine in Braille called White Print, for visually impaired people. The magazine that is printed at the National Association for The Blind will launch in May and costs Rs. 30. The first issue will have inspiring stories of the common man, review of audio books, gadgets, travel and hospitality and food related columns. To subscribe to the magazine call on 9619534043 or write to



27th to 28th April – Jumpstart is organizing a night trek and star gazing weekend trip to Tikona Fort this Saturday and Sunday. Atop this ancient fort, watch the purple sunset fade away, while you pitch your own tents for the night. Gaze at the gazillion stars and camp in the outdoors this weekend. The trip costs Rs. 1,400 and you can call Akul Tripathi on 9819726688 to book your space.



26th and 27th April – One of our favourite restaurants, Indigo completes 14 years of inception today and so, Rahul Akerkar has decided to bring back the menu from 1999 to reminisce the good ol’ times. Prices of this a la carte menu will be the same as back then so you can look forward to a satisfying pocket-friendly meal. Dishes such as Lobster Bisque, Potato Crusted Rawas with Kairi Curry, Baked & Stuffed Sweet Peppers will be a part of this celebratory menu. You can avail this offer today i.e. Friday for lunch or dinner and on Saturday i.e. 27th April 2013 between 8 pm and 10 pm. For more details, call on 022 66368999.

Till 31st May – Bombay Blue has introduced an IPL menu and will be celebrating the Burger Festival this season inspired by the IPL teams. Dig into The Royal Pizza Burger, Puneri Aloo Tikki, Mumbai Ka Asli Vada burger, Chilli Con Soya, Korbo! Lorbo! Jeetbo Le, Chicken Mac and Cheese, Dare to eat Fiery Chicken, Chicken Southern Krunch and other burger options. You also stand a chance to win prizes such as free T-shirts or keychains and special drink offers if you order from their special menu. It will be available at all Bombay Blue outlets in Mumbai till end of May 2013.


Till 28th April – This weekend, treat your taste buds to an Afghani Food Festival at Baluchi, The Lalit Mumbai. Indulge in rich food from Afghanistan in choices of vegeterian and non vegeterian delights. The festival is on till Sunday from 7 pm to 11:30 pm.



27th and 28th April – Enjoy a shopping spree this weekend at the 4th edition of Bliss Flea Market – A Bizarre Bazaar. Shop for accessories, jewellery, head gear, bags and lots more, all for less than Rs. 1,000. The exhibit will take place from 11:30 am till 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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