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Last minute weekend plans

Jade Crasto
The weekend is finally here and it’s time for you to relax and have some fun. Sometimes planning for the weekend can be a bit hard. Some may enjoy spending their time at home with a good book or get ready to binge-watch some of their favourite shows or catch up on some sleep. But for those who can’t stay at home and need to venture out, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of some last-minute plans that you can enjoy this weekend!
Gourmet Travelogues: The Goan Chapter at the JW Marriott Sahar
Photo Courtesy: JW Marriott Sahar
Gourmet Travelogues, The Goan Chapter is a culinary series at JW Café highlighting hyper-regional flavours and cuisines from across the country showcasing inspiration from the travel escapades of Chef Dane Fernandes. The Goan Chapter – A unique collaboration between childhood friends and award-winning chefs, Dane Fernandes, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar and Avinash Martins, Head Chef, Cavatina Goa. The first of the series is a showcase of undiscovered flavours of Goan Saraswat and Hindu Goan cuisines along with the camaraderie of two renowned chefs. Drawing inspiration from the hyper-regional locations of our diverse country, Executive Chef, Dane Fernandes went back to his roots on his first culinary expedition featuring the authentic and undiscovered favourites of Goa along with Avinash Martins. Travelling together to the epicentre of local cuisine, meeting people who are passionate about producing high-quality food, sampling and savouring local flavours and experience the richness of Goa’s culinary tradition through itineraries that include unique and off-beat experiences. This limited-edition menu has been curated using local star ingredients such as Kokum, Goan Vinegar, Black Jaggery, Goan Chorizo, Xacuti Masala, Recheado Masala, Jackfruit, Cashew, and Local Chilly (Portugal).
When: July 3rd, 2022
Time: 07.00 pm – 11.00 pm
INR 2,600 plus taxes for a Buffet Dinner
For reservations, call 022 6882 8888 or 022 6882 8656 or email
SHOTT, Andheri
Photo Courtesy: SHOTT
Visit India’s only full-scale first-class gaming heaven SHOTT. SHOTT offers lane-side butler service, innovative cocktails, and enough room to bring together large groups for a day of fun, laughter and good times. The arcade is filled with 100+ games, luxe bowling alleys, laser tag wars and the world-class service and premium chic vibe make it the perfect setting for a quick midweek break, or a weekend of exhilarating entertainment. You can also win exciting prizes like iPhones, MacBooks, bags from brands like Louis Vuitton Armani, Tumi, beauty products from Chanel, Gucci, Cosmetics from Bobbi Brown, Estee Lauder and much more. If you’re hungry enjoy the delicious food at their restaurant which ranges from healthy food like the burrata truffle strawberry salad or the Greek salad or try out their Mexican Tycoon dim sum which will cause quite literally a storm of flavours in your mouth. You can also try out a variety of fantastic cocktails at their scintillating bar.
Address- 4th Floor, Crystal Point Mall, New Link Rd, Sahayog Nagar, Bhudargarh Colony, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Wine Tasting at Silver Beach Cafe, Bandra
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Swirl, Smell, Sip and a whole lot more to learn about wine. Silver Beach Cafe presents a special wine tasting evening where you not only learn about wines but also understand how to pair them with different cheeses and food. Connoisseur-Sweta Mohanty will help you understand your wines better and also explain its nuances and how you can best pair it with cheeses like Emmental, Yellow cheddar, Parmesan etc Also on the menu are dishes such as Lemon herb Goat cheese bites (crumbed with pink peppercorn) and mouthwatering appetisers like Roasted Garlic Hummus and Raspberry chutney, Cajun-spiced sweet potato veggie Patties in a slider bun with Chipotle Mayo and much more.
 By The Mekong, The St. Regis Mumbai
Photo Courtesy: The St. Regis Mumbai
After winning over the hearts of connoisseurs of fine dining Asian cuisine over the years, By the Mekong introduces a re-imagined, delectable culinary experience.  Enjoy this sojourn with an unparalleled view that overlooks Mumbai’s green oasis, the Racecourse and panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the beautiful city skyline. The Asian menu features specialities reflecting the cuisines from regions that dot the course of the Mekong River.  Guests can treat their tastebuds to time-honoured classics that spell refined elegance such as Chiang Mai Style Seabass with Chilli and Green Pepper Corn Sauce, Singaporean Chilli Crab and Golden Mantou Bao, Vietnamese Rice Noodle Soup and Vegetable Dumplings and more. Round off your meal on a sweet note with Pandan Custard, Cacao 64, Thap Tim Krob, and Ice Cream Coupe. Guests can also sip on handcrafted Asian cocktails freshly concocted by skilled bartenders. Indulge in a delectable and unique selection of Asian handcrafted signatures accompanied by one of the best views in the city at By the Mekong.
Time: Dinner 7:00 pm – 12:00 am
For reservations, call 022 6162 8422/02261628000, + 91 8657522956
 Pedro’s Brunch’ at O Pedro, BKC, Mumbai
Photo Courtesy: O Pedro
Pedro’s Brunch’ – where drinks bring back the fun of tropical living along with a special food menu that’s inspired by Goa’s all-day favourites. Find the most iconic brunch dishes of all time (with an O Pedro spin, of course!) and a vibe influenced by the stories and rhythms of our palm-fringed neighbouring state! The decadent Brunch menu offers creamy Avocado Poee, Ros Omelet, smoky Choriz Benedict, Pork Sausage Puff, Lamb Flatbread and Bone Marrow Assado. Dessert includes ‘Alle Belle’ Crepe Cake, Poee Waffles and more. All we can say is that there’s a hearty brunch waiting for you! And, of course, there will be boozy tipples to wash it all down! From Martha’s Elixir and Fiero Spritz to Konkan Bellini, Pedro’s Tiki-tini and Pineapple Sling there’s a lot to choose from.
Every Saturday and Sunday
Brunch Timing: 11 am to 4 pm
For Reservations, Call: 022 6534700 or +91 75065 25554 or Email:
Prices: A la carte menu, prices starting at ₹ 495/-
Address: O Pedro, Unit #2, Ground Floor, Jet Airways-Godrej BKC Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra-East, Mumbai 400051
Gallops Al Fresco
Photo Courtesy: Gallops
Gallops, the iconic destination of South Mumbai and one of the oldest restaurants in the verdant environs of the Mahalaxmi Race Course comes as a breath of fresh air for those looking to experience the magic of the Mumbai rains with their famed Gallops Cabanas at the Al Fresco section accompanied by outdoor air-conditioning, best of both worlds under one roof. Guests can relish signature delicacies and sip on specially curated cocktails making it a perfect outdoor setup this monsoon and savour new additions to the menu. The Cabanas are all set to offer a one-of-a-kind intimate dining experience in the incredibly intriguing alfresco area, and come with a new air-conditioned, temperature-controlled outdoor dining experience. Soak in the best views in town as you experience Mumbai’s monsoons at the Gallops Cabanas at Al Fresco with superlative food and cocktails.
Where: Gallops Mahalaxmi Race Course
Timings: 4 pm to 12:30 am – (Al Fresco)
For Reservations please call 022-69600111 & +91 85910 93010

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