All the best things to do in Mumbai this weekend
New menus, art exhibits and more!
There’s never a dull day in the city of dreams. Here, we curate the best events taking place this weekend so you can make the most of your downtime. Take a friend along, make it a date, or go by yourself—there’s plenty to soak in.
Conscious Living weekend
Shop till you drop, for a good cause. Baro’s Srila Chatterjee is hosting a coming together of 28 sustainable and worthy brands and organisations. Pick from fashion and decor products from Inmate by Divej Mehta (footwear made by prison inmates so they can earn a respectable living), Shama Pawar’s Kishkinda Trust (water hyacinth and banana fibre basketry), and Lecoanet Hemant fashion (stay at home apparel with special herbs and oils), among others.
When: August 24-25
Where: Baro, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel
Call: 022 4034 4888
New Italian Menu
Experience authentic Italian flavours with a new menu at JW Marriott’s Romano’s, created by the resaurant’s head chef, Roberto Zorzoli, in collaboration with Chef Roberto Apa, the head chef at Bene at Grand Sheraton in Bangalore. Feast on lesser-known Italian dishes such as maltagliati verdi alla faraona (house made pasta, slow cooked guinea fowl), chicche saracene agli asparagi (handmade buckwheat gnocchi) and paccheri con bottarga (paccheri pasta, seafood ragout).
When: Ongoing till August 31, 6:30pm to 11:30pm.
Where: Romano’s, JW Marriott, Sahar
Price: INR 4000 (approx for two)
Call: 022 2853 8661
Good Mood menu
Head to Pizza Express to indulge yourself without the guilt. Its new Good Food menu is healthy yet delicious. Choose from whole wheat pizzas, apple rocket salad, blueberry and keffir smoothie, kombucha tea, among other dishes.
When: Ongoing till November 12
Where: Colaba, BKC, Andheri, Powai, Thane
Price: INR 1600 (approx for two)
Spend a lazy Sunday at the Boston Butt brunch, where you’ll be spoilt for choice with breakfast favourites, lunch specials and bar bites. Feast on steak with egg and hash, half pounder buff cheese burger, onion and goat cheese pizza while you sip on beer cocktails and breakfast martinis.
When: August 25, 11am-4pm
Where: The Boston Butt, Gasper Enclave, Dr Ambedkar road, Bandra
Call: 022 2651 3838
Akara Art Gallery’s is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a solo exhibit of upcoming artist Utkarsh Makwana. Titled The Wonder Journal, the showcase is a result of Makwana questioning everyday realities via philosophy and comedy. You will also find a number of historical and mythological references in this artworks, as he goes about deriving wonder from the mundane.
When: Ongoing till September 12
Where: Akarta Art, Churchill Chambers, Colaba,