It’s the first weekend of December and it’s loaded with exciting events for Mumbaikars. From the biggest celebration of the country’s growing cocktail culture making its way to Mumbai to some of the most unique gastronomic rides, here’s all that you can do to make the most of your weekend.
1. India Cocktail Week
The much-awaited India Cocktail Week is here with some of the best bars and restaurants offering their signature drinks that will include melding cocktails, spirit experience, cocktails with music, art and food delights. It will feature more than 25 international and homegrown brands such as Monkey 47, Beefeater, Bacardi, Bombay Sapphire, Pistola, Johnnie Walker, Greater than and more. It also has an exciting line-up of live International and Indie Music Acts by populars bands like Peter Cat Recording Co, viral international DJ Yung Singh, Lifafa and Madstarbase.
Date and time: 2pm onwards, December 3-4
Address: Jio World Garden , Plot No: RG1A, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East
2. South Indian culinary experience
Get ready for an unforgettable South Indian culinary experience as Savya Rasa, an award-winning south Indian fine–dining restaurant, is here for a four-day pop-up by chef Sheik Mohideen. Celebrating the rich indigenous produce and responsibly sourced ingredients from eight different regions, it features signature dishes such as kozhi rasam, poricha parotta with paneer ghee roast, neikarampatti narukattu gola urundai, pacha masala meen fry, aikora pollichathu, nalukettu kozhi curry, chemeen manga curry and kongu mutton biryani amongst others.
Date and time: 7pm-12am, on till December 4
Address: JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu Tara, Juhu
3. Enchanted garden
Srila Chatterjee's passion project Baro Market will now be seen in the form of an Enchanted Garden created by Wolf Jaipur. They will convert the sprawling outdoors of Jio World Drive into an Enchanted Garden, made from wastes and discards. The event will also include workshops like art, decor, fashion, stationery shops, lino workshop with anjana nair, doodling on bags with studio kasa, zine workshop by bombay underground, pattachitra painting wit laltu chitrakar and exclusive workshops for kids as well.
Date and time: 4pm-10pm (December 2-30; 12pm to 10pm (December 4)
Address: South Sky, Jio World Drive, BKC
4. Khasi food experience
Straight from the Khasi tribe of Meghalaya, Daphimanori and Dakiwanri Warjri have curated a special khasi food experience for patrons with carefully sourced ingredients and clean flavours, and unique pairings. Winter salad of pomelo and Khasi mandarin, dal cooked with black sesame paste, Smoked eggplant, Khasi home-style chicken curry, roasted pork salad and Sticky rice with a fruit compote are just to name a few of the dishes.
Date and time: 8pm-11pm, December 3-4
Address: Veranda, 331, Doctor BR Ambedkar Road, Pali Hill, Pali Pathar, Bandra West