Things-To-Do: Tea Tastings and Post Thanksgiving Celebration

Post Thanksgiving celebrations, workshops on tea tasting, art of quilling and origami, a trance music inspired collection and more in this week’s listing. Also, if you wish to know where you can get the best burgers in the city, click here.


24th November – Learn the art of quilling and origami and create decorative flowers, gift boxes and envelopes using materials like paper, cardboard, coconut leaves and CDs. Yes, it’s all about going green these days. Sign up for this 2 hours class at Extra Mile Cafe from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Call 9004060766 to save a seat.

26th November – It’s tea tox time at Veda as the restaurant hosts its first Tea Tasting workshop with tea sommelier Neetu Sarin on 26th November 2012 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. Registration for the workshop is free and can be done by calling 022 43326666 or 022 43326601, so head out to the restaurant to sample a variety of teas and to learn about its cultivation.

26th November – Director and Producer Divya Palat returns with IMPS, an acting and improvisational certificate theatre course that will start from 26th November at Pranjali International School in Kemps Corner. To sign up, contact 022 23521150 or drop an e-mail on Additional details of the course can be found on the website.


23rd November – Trance seems to have gripped the city. Fashion lablel GUESS is launching its Limited Edition ‘GUESS DJ Tiesto Collection’ and is inviting the city to its flagship store on Linking Road from 6:00 pm onwards where Lloyd would be spinning Tiesto hits on the console as you shop from their exclusive collection.

26th and 27th November – blueFROG will be hosting its second pop up shop early next week from 11:00 am to midnight on 26th November and from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on 27th November. On display would be original and cool furniture from a collection of designers that you won’t find otherwise.


24th and 25th November – Go trekking and camping to Raireshwar Fort near Pune this weekend with Life Away From Life. A thickly forested plateau overlooking the backwaters of Dhoom, you can trek through the historic fort and stay in tents. Find more details here and call on 022 66096693. It is priced at Rs. 1,250 per person and includes 3 meals along with accommodation and equipments.

Food and Nightlife (Thanksgiving special)

22nd to 26th November – The Irish House has a special A la carte menu for lunch and dinner that includes dishes like Roasted Corn and Winter Green Soup, appetizers like Ricotta and Meat Corn Milled Balls, Mini Tartines and entrees like Mushroom and Farro Pie with spiced sage sauce and Berry glazed Butterball Turkey. The pub will also offer free shots with every order of a special entree. Now here’s something to be thankful for!

22nd to 25th November – Apart from a special menu, Indigo Deli has a festive take-away menu with classic delicacies like Roast Turkey, Smoked Leg of Ham, Quiches and Pies. Patrons need to place an order 3 days prior at their nearest Indigo Deli outlet.

22nd to 26th November – Recent addition to the city’s fine dining restaurant scene, Serafina will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a special menu that will feature dishes like Gnocchi com Pesto Genovese, Ravioli Di Zucca (roasted pumpkin ravioli served with sage cream sauce) and stuffed turkeys among other North Italian delicacies.

Events and Shows



23rd November – As a part of its ‘Child In You’ campaign, CRY has organised a musical evening with performances by Taufiq Qureshi and Mumbai Stamp, Bonnie Chakroborty and Usri Banerjee from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at mini amphitheatre on Carter Road Promenade, Bandra (W). Entry is free.


24th and 25th November – NCPA has organised an opera screening at Dance Godrej Theatre over the weekend in association with Met Opera Live, New York. Catch the stage adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic Othello at 2:30 and 6:00 pm. Tickets are priced at Rs. 500. For additional details, visit NCPA’s website.



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