Tag Archives: Mumbai

BYOI: Bring your own ideas

Arbour – Research Initiatives in Architecture, a space for research and conversations on contemporary architecture in India and Asia was launched in the first week of December by hosting a series of conversations on ideas, architecture and practice. Arbour means … Continue reading

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Animal Rebirth!

Animania – a graphic art show, curated by Divya Thakur of Design Temple rekindles our love for animals. The concept of the show has a group of international artists working on graphic visuals inspired by the animals venerated in Indian … Continue reading

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Getaway in Bandra

This past Sunday, Bombay Brunch Brigade kicked off it’s inaugural brunch at Olive Bar & Kitchen in Bandra. The entrance to Olive is discreet so I happened to miss it. I later learnt that one is meant to know about … Continue reading

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A mixed bag of candies for architects, designers and the like

The Economic Times held it’s 5th Architecture Construction Design and Engineering (ACETech) symposium – where industry professionals showcased their expertise and exchanged ideas. Products and latest technology and techniques were on display from around the world. A variety of Indian … Continue reading

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Pali Village Cafe, sadly disappointing

When visiting a restaurant one looks forward to a wholesome experience that comprises good food and drinks, great ambience and exceptional service. Having heard a lot about Pali Village Cafe my friend Amrita and I headed over to Pali Naka … Continue reading

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Diwali with the Obama’s

Diwali the festival of lights is here and everyone is in a celebratory mood. Diwali celebrations vary from region to region but the most popularly believed myth is that on Lord Ram’s return from 14 years of banishment he was … Continue reading

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Brunch at Indigo – an exhilirating experience

There is nothing like enjoying a lazy afternoon with friends, food and booze. My love for brunch is inexpressible. In New York I enjoyed brunch a lot and with so many choices I never got tired but I did have … Continue reading

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Most expensive house in the world – wasteful or lavish self-indulgence?

Is such lavish display of wealth necessary and sustainable? The Guardian recently reported Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh calling on business leaders to “eschew conspicuous consumption” and “be role models of moderation.” Reactions to the house have been mixed … Continue reading

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Art strikes Bandra and this is only the beginning

Bandra also known as the ‘Queen of the suburbs’ is growing rapidly. It is known for it’s churches like Mount Mary’s Basilica. It is well-connected by the Western Line of the Mumbai Railways and now by the Bandra Worli Sea Link … Continue reading

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A slice of decadence in the heart of Bombay

Banyan Tree Bakery and Cafe located adjacent to Gallery BMB designed by Nuru Karim from LIVE has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The menu includes soups and salads, sandwiches and burgers, pizzas and pastas and now they also offer … Continue reading

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