The best of what to eat/shop/do in your city, delivered in a brown paper bag
Bangalore: Books & Brews, Silent Reading + Book Swap
The Humming Tree, Indiranagar, 1 pm
Bangalore: Electronic Gig, Guy J + Guy Mantzur
Pebble, Palace Road, 5 pm
Delhi: Dance-Drama, Kathakali meets Shakespeare
Zorba the Buddha, Ghitorni, 7 pm
Bangalore: Daily Yoga w/ Arooshi Singh
Lahe Lahe, Kodihalli, 7.30 am
Mumbai: Indian Accent Chef Manish Mehrotra Cooks
Magazine Street Kitchen, Byculla, until Sept 28
Delhi: 6th International Jazz Festival
Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, closing night
A Book A Day: bpbSpine
Bangalore: Book Chat, Ursula Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness
Shoonya, Lalbagh Road, 5 pm
Mumbai: Comedy, Best In Stand Up With Amit Sharma
Canvas Laugh Club, Lower Parel, 6 pm
Delhi: Movie Screening, 'Jalsaghar'
IIT Delhi, 8 pm
Delhi: Prateek Kuhad Live
Kamani Auditorium, Mandi House, 8.30 pm
Mumbai: New Menu: Ceviche & Piscos
Delhi: Museum Exhibit, 'People, Book, Land'
IGNCA, until October 9
Bangalore: Stand Up Comedy & Open Mic Night
Urban Solace, Annaswamy Mudaliar Road, 8 pm
Bangalore: Gig, Soundarya's Tribute to the Divas
Hard Rock Cafe, St Mark's Road, 8.30 pm
Mumbai: Rock Tribute, To Dire Straits
Hard Rock Cafe, Worli, 8.30 pm
Delhi: Zubaan Book Mela
Zubaan Books, Shahpur Jat, until October 1
Spine Episode XIV: Aditi Rao Hydari Reads For The Podcast
Listen to the actor read of Cleopatra, consolation, and what to drink this weekend.
bpb Review: Masque, Mahalakshmi
New Wave cuisine comes to town in the middle of a downpour.
bpb Briefs: Call Coma Coma For Mexican Food Delivery and Get a #bpbSneakPeek
An ex-Zomato guy and former ad man combine forces and kitchen powers to deliver burrito bowls, tortas, horchata & more, starting this week.
bpb Review: Bombay Shirt Company, Meharchand Market
Should Delhi men spurn their trusty Khan Market masterjis for an upstart outsider? Read on to decide.
bpb Store Review: Nappa Dori, Whitefield
We’ve flirted with this Delhi brand online and last week, we had our first real-life date. Granted it was in Whitefield, but we swiped right anyway.
Sponsored: Say Cheers To The First India Nightlife Convention & Awards!
For the first time, owners of bars and nightclubs get together for talks from their peers and to honour the best in their industry.
bpb Review: Serendipity Café, Chhatarpur
A tall turquoise glass of lemonade at the end of a long, hot road. Take this happy chance.
Who Runs The Bangalore City Police Twitter Handle?
We raid the cops’ social media office, much praised for its hyper-efficiency during the Cauvery bandhs, to find Twitter ninjas and monkey memes.
bpb Briefs: A New Furniture Store Is Sleeping On Vadehra Art Gallery’s Couch
Tarun Vadehra’s showroom is now 50% colonial nostalgia thanks to British brand Timothy Oulton, that just moved in.
9 Hotels In 9 Nights: bpb's Guide To Love In Navratri
For your after-partie a deux.
bpb Review: Wai Wai City, Hauz Khas Village
Efficiency meets thug at Wai Wai City, a new tell-it-like-it is spot in HKV that’s easy to find, cheap as chips, and more delicious than you’d expect.
Salman Khan & The Sundae Darshan
A new ice cream truck parks outside Bhai’s house and brings even more boys and girls to his yard. Fan friction?
bpb Review: Auto Express Hot Dogs
Hot dogs with more bark than bite retail out of bright red autos: we bring you the fare card.
You Will Want To Be Taken Under Asiatic Library’s New Wing
A new conservation laboratory will have more resources to preserve the cavernous library’s rare books, including an original Dante’s Divine Comedy.
Strum-Pets: Tamte, Marathahalli’s New Music School + Jam Room
Three city musicians open a new school that houses an auditorium and a recording studio – and if you want a break, aeromodelling classes.