Things-To-Do: Pataka Cupcakes and Seafood Indulgence

With Diwali around the corner, this year experiment a little and gift a box of festive themed cupcakes instead of the conventional mithai. Learn and master the art of baking cupcakes at a 6-day workshop hosted a week prior to the festival. This weekend, catch one of the most awaited matches between historic rivals Manchester United and Arsenal on a large screen. Seafood lovers also have something to look forward to, with a 10 day seafood festival. All this and more in this week’s listing.


3rd and 4th November: Learn the art of meenakari paintings and the use of coffee to make Egyptian paintings at the workshop organised by Bombay Connect. It will take place from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm on 3rd November and from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm on 4th November. The workshop is priced at Rs. 800. RSVP here.

5th November: Bake gooey dark chocolate cupcakes with white and dark chocolate frosting and learn 6 types of Diwali fondant toppers at a 6-day workdshop in Bandra. The 3 hour workshop starting 5th November will be held every day for 6 days where participants will learn to make Diwali themed cupcakes.

It is priced at Rs 1,500 that is inclusive of an advance registration fee of Rs. 500. To register, call 9930398884 or e-mail at Find more details of the workshop here.


2nd to 4th November: Forever New is offering their products at a discount of at their stores in Phoenix Mills, Linking Road, Oberoi Mall, Infinite Mall and Ghatkopar. Get haute couture and creations inspired from global trends with a 35% discount on apparel and a 20% off on accessories.

4th November: Have a fun filled Sunday at the Princess Beach Fair that will take place at the pool side of Hotel Sea Princess. Shop from numerous fashion brands and for jewellery and gadgets. Meher and Alkesh Ramwani and Hazel will be organising fashion shows at this one-day fair that will start at 1:00 pm and end by midnight.

Furniturewalla has it annual sale going on at its Worli store. Stop by to get coffee tables, bar consoles, dinning sets, art and accessories at a discount of up to 50%. The last day of the sale is 13th November 2012.

Food and Nightlife

2nd to 11th November: Seafood lovers can make their way to Masala Bay at Taj Lands and indulge in their Seafood Festival. Patrons can give their taste buds a treat to preparations made out of Bombay duck, lobsters, prawns and more. Call 022 66681234 for reservations.

3rd November: Catch one of the most awaited league matches between Manchester United and Arsenal at the Manchester United Cafe Bar, Palladium at 6:15 pm. Red Devil fans can cheer for their team while chugging beer that will be available at a special offer of Rs. 1,000 for 4 beers or 4 IMFL. Teetotallers get a better deal at the same price with unlimited soft drinks.

Events and Shows

3rd November: Rev up your Saturday with some foot tapping Classic Rock music at Boardriders, Phoenix Marketcity as Quiksilver launches Underground, where riveting riffs and bass snarls of their band will take you down memory lane. Register for the event here. Event starts from 8:30 pm onwards.

7th November: As a part of the Oz Fest, Australian bands and progressive rock giant Karnivool along with indie duo Big Scary and the DJ duo The Aston Shuffle and Jinja Safari will be performing at Hard Rock Cafe. Know more about the festival here.

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