Things to do: Zumbatrons, Chai Pani And Camps
Either you’re enjoying a nice long break of festivities or gearing up for the weekend. This week you have lots of options to choose from when it comes to eating out. Try the street food in a five star hotel, become a Zumba pro in a nightclub or at a fitness studio. You can also become a master at making cocktails or simply head out and camp in Pune. And if you are having a big party, click here to read InOnIt’s guide to catering services that will help you serve a lavish meal.
Food and Nightlife
16th to 25th November – Street food lovers, it’s time to eat your chaat in a five star! Chai Pani or Indian Street Food promotion brings you nine days of pure street food indulgence- crunchy, spicy, sweet, tangy and robust in a variety of flavours at Masala Bay, Taj Lands End. Enjoy delicious Indian street food like Kolkata Chicken Kathi Roll, Mumbai Kheema Masala Pav, Mini Batata Vada Pav, Dilli ke Gol Gappe and Cutting Chai from among other treats, as the chefs rustle up some mean preparations coupled with the real experiences of Indian streets, where every bite is a delight. Chai Pani will go on from 16th to 25th November 2012.
21st November – Combine your workout and night out with a fun session of Zumba at Canvas, Palladium. Hosted by Aaalok Aswani and the club, 21st November night will see fist bumping, body thumping, bootyshaking Zumbatrons with instructor Shalini Bhargava making you dance to lively beats. The event will take place from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm and will continue with post party at Canvas. Entry charges are Rs. 500 for Zumba party plus entry per person and Rs. 1,000 with appetizer, pizza and a drink. To be part of this fun-filled evening, call Aalok on 9820041595.
36 Oak & Barley is offering new dishes in their refreshed menu like Tom Yum soup, Poutine, Khao Suey and Patatas Bravas. A lot of Thai and a bit of Spanish cuisine is what we think is a good option to try this weekend. It’s all about comfort food as they will also have kheema pao on the list. To make table reservations, call on 022 23811010 or send them an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
17th November – Spend your Saturday afternoon going through various collections of quirky and fun accessories as Lagerbay hosts an exhibition of different brands like XOXO Accessories, Designerds, Kiwi Accessories, Spade and . Choose from vibrant colours, neon clutches, hair bows, jackets, necklaces and rings and lots more. The exhibition will take place from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, 17th November 2012 at Lagerbay.
If you’re revamping your house with new bathroom sets, home essentials, kitchen and garden tools or bar accessories, head to the new store of Home Collective in Andheri. The store that will house everything you need to accessorize and refurbish your home is located opposite Star Bazaar-Crystal Point Mall, New Link Road, Andheri (W). To view their Facebook page, click here.
17th and 18th November – If you’d rather just head out of the city this weekend, Life Away From Life is arranging an overnight camp trek to Prachandagad/Torna fort near Pune. Trek all the way to Shivaji’s historic fort and camp on the topmost point in tents, watch the stars and just take in the scenic beauty. To know more about how to register, click here.
18th November – Are you done with regular martinis and LIT’s in clubs and are looking for something more exciting and delicious? Need tips on how to host a great cocktail party? Why wait for the bartender to come up with something? Get your creative side out as Gyaan Exhange’s Cocktail workshop teaches you how to set up a home bar with the right alcohol, equipment, glasses and ingredients. The 2 hour workshop will take place at The Art Loft on Sunday, 18th November 2012 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and is priced at Rs. 2,000. To enrol, send them an e-mail on email@example.com or call them on 9167606469. To check out their website for more details, click here.
Recently opened fitness studio Frequencee on Hughes Road will host Zumba Toning classes that will add another dimension to the workout party. Students will learn how to use light weight maraca- like toning sticks to enhance rhythm and one all their target zones including arms, abs and thighs. It combines targeted body sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie –torching, strength training dance fitness- party. To register for classes, call on 9920131637.
Events and Shows
18th November, 4th and 16th December – After the stellar success of NCPA’s Contemporary Dance Season 2011, they are back with it’s second edition. View performances like Now Is by Aditi Mangaldas and the Drishtikon Dance Company on 18th November, MeiDhwani by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts on 4th December and Shiv Shakti by Daksha Sheth, Isha Sharvani and dancers from Daksha Sheth Dance Company on 16th December 2012 at the NCPA.