Tag Archives: Mumbai

Why Loiter? Is Mumbai an ideal city to loiter in?

Studio X in Mumbai last month hosted the launch of a book that highlights women’s access to public space. Titled, “Why Loiter?” The book is an effort of three women; Sameera Khan a Mumbai based journalist and writer, Shilpa Phadke an … Continue reading

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Busaba Beckoned

Busaba Beckoned This post has been long overdue. Last month Bombay Brunch Brigade went to Busaba. I was looking forward to this brunch all month long as we had planned on going to Busaba in January but ended up skipping … Continue reading

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Joss, one for the gastronomic traveler

As part of my brother’s birthday celebrations this week we went to dine at Joss, a fine dining restaurant serving modern Asian flare from sushi to Indonesian noodles. In the past month or so we had made reservations here twice … Continue reading

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A thrilling first week at work

My first day at work I reached the office by 10:18 am and I found myself knocking on the door. I was then let in by one of the office assistants (or peons as they are referred to in India) … Continue reading

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Relaunch!

It has been 6 months since I resigned from my job at Gensler in New York, 5.5 months since I moved back to Bombay and I now have 24 hours or less before I begin my new job. I am … Continue reading

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Copper Chimney, always satisfies

This past friday we went out for our weekly family dinner to Copper Chimney. It has probably become one of our favourite Indian dining places. They have been serving excellent comforting food for years. They serve North Indian/ Mughlai, the … Continue reading

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Dance your own dance!

Bombay has a vibrant theater scene with plays in many languages, in South Bombay most performances take place at the NCPA (National Center for Performing Arts) and in the western suburbs at Prithvi an intimate space owned by the legendary … Continue reading

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Sharing ideas through an evening of chitchat

Volume 7 of Pecha Kucha Night in Bombay was held last month at the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture. The school made for a perfect setting to share ideas and network. Pecha Kucha Night was devised by Astrid Klein and … Continue reading

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Brunch with Anish Kapoor

This month Bombay Brunch Brigade took a break from its usual drunkenness to accommodate Anish Kapoor’s first show in India. The Brigade met promptly on time at Mehboob Studios in Bandra. The studio set up by director – producer Mehboob … Continue reading

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Redefining the Public Realm in Mumbai

Mumbai as a city is expanding with public spaces diminishing. Studies indicate that 2 hectares of quality open space per 1000 residents in dense urban settings is an acceptable benchmark. Mumbai has a severe dearth of parks and playgrounds to … Continue reading

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