Cloth Bags of Grant Road, Mumbai

Rectangular Mumbai: The Cloth Bags of Grant Road

MumbaiMag is thrilled to have Gopal M S, the man behind MumbaiPaused, join us as Guest Writer. His candid street photographs capture the stark restlessness inherent to our city in the simplest, most subtle ways. This is his first blog post and we look forward to many more. It’s amazing what we Indians have been doing forever with...


Food Bloggers In Deep Conversation, Out Of The Blue, Powai

When Mumbai’s Food Fanatics Sat Down to Dine!

Mumbai has a small, yet very active community of food bloggers, a community I too am a part of. Last night, Burrp and Out of the Blue, Powai took the initiative of bringing a few of us together, and hosting the first ever Food Blogger’s Meet of this kind. Out of the Blue in Powai was...


Artefacts, Fluke Design Co

Weekend: Fashion & Works, 2012

Weekend is here people and it’s time to go art shopping! Black Taxi Creative Concepts in association with TimeOut, Mumbai is bringing together 25 exceptional designers and their ware under one roof this weekend at their event Fashion & Works, 2012. The designers have been handpicked by the Black Taxi team and they will be...


Snigdha Manchanda Bijola, Founder, Tea Trunk

Tea Trunk: A Girl And Her Beloved Brew

There’s something romantic about a vintage trunk. Within the confines of it’s heavy secure lid it keeps prized possessions safely guarded. Well kept secrets, family heirlooms, a once-used wedding dress, billet-doux and yellowed books often find themselves cozily confined to a forgotten trunk. Snigdha Manchanda Bijola keeps one such trunk, but her’s is far from...


Cream Centre

Cream Centre: Now Open in Neptune Mall, Bhandup

Found myself loitering in the newly opened Neptune Mall  in Bhandup last night. Since it was just about time for dinner, decided to try out the new Cream Centre outlet there. I have been to the Chowpatty outlet quite a while ago and was glad to see one this side of town as well. The Cream Centre dining...


Plain Dosa, Cafe Bean Garu

Cafe Bean Garu: Home Is Where The Dosa Is!

At 24, most people wish to venture in the world of fashion and glamour. And then there are people like Afshan Virani who take the road less travelled and start one of the quirkiest South Indian restaurants in the city, Café Bean Garu. Afshan always knew that she wanted to be a restaurateur. So she...


Mumbai Berlin graffiti by Aneesh Bhasin

Event: Indo German Urban Mela 13th – 22nd April

Visited the Indo German Urban Mela which is currently on at Cross Maidan, Churchgate today. The 10 day event to mark the ‘Year of Germany in India’ began on 13th April and will continue till 22nd April. No ticket required for being a part of this festival since it’s open to all, from 10 a.m....


Children cycling by the sea on Kashid beach

Weekend Getaway: Kashid calling !

It’s never too late for a getaway, whether for a day or a weekend! So I’m back with a recommendation! Tucked between Alibag and Murud Janjira is the quiet and quaint beach town of Kashid.  Just 135 kms away from our buzzing city, this tranquil North Konkan beach is perfect for both day trips and...


Rasi Zodiac Spa & Salon

Rasi Zodiac Spa & Salon: Stars and Spas

I chanced upon an article in Bombay Times today about a novel concept based spa in the city. Having met a Naadi Shastra expert astrologer a few days ago along with Ekta and Khushboo ( that’s another story which I will probably write soon ), I was eager to discover the story behind this new astrology related venture. Here...