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Weekend plans: A Kebab trail in Mumbai, a lavish brunch in Delhi and a cupcake masterclass in Chennai


The weekend’s here and it’s time to relax, enjoy and of course, cheat on our diets. Do not miss out on the chance to grab some great food at these events happening in your city.


SONY DSCSample some of the best kebabs from south Mumbai’s street food eateries. Source: Ruocaled/Flickr

If you love kebabs, then you ought to sign up for a kebab tour across South Mumbai. The tour will take you through the tiny alleys that are filled with the aroma of freshly grilled melt-in-your-mouth galouti kebab, beef and mutton kebabs, juicy seekh kebabs, dahi ke kebabs, among others. All eateries are located within walking distance from each other, and options for mains are also included in the walk. The walk has been customised with options for vegetarians as well.

Where: Maratha Mandir, Maratha Mandir Marg Mumbai Central, RBI Staff Colony, Mumbai (meeting point)
When: November 6, 6:30pm onward
Cost: Rs 770
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sushi - Tony Gladvin GeorgeA live sushi counter with a wide selection awaits at Qube, The Leela Palace. Source: Tony Gladvin George/Flickr

If Sundays are reserved for all things indulgent, head to Qube at The Leela Palace. The brunch here is a lavish affair. The multi-cuisine spread allows the chance to sample dishes across Indian, Continental, Thai, and Oriental cuisines with live counters for sushi, dimsums, pizzas, pastas and south Indian fare. The menu also includes a wide selection of cocktails, champagne, wine, beer and premium liquors from the bar. And there’s more – decadent desserts and baked goodies from the in-house bakery to gorge on, we suggest a blissful post-brunch snooze soon after.

Where: The Leela Palace, Diplomatic Enclave,Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
When: November 6, 12:30 to 3:30 pm.
Cost: Rs 5000+ taxes with alcohol / Rs 3900+ taxes without alcohol
Call: (11) 39331370 for reservations


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Learn to make cupcakes like a pro

Baking enthusiasts in Chennai gather up your whisks and aprons. Aliya Sajid of Kitchen E Lazeez will be holding an advanced cupcake making workshop this Saturday. A playschool teacher on weekdays, Sajid holds regular classes every Saturday, exploring her passion for food by teaching the novice and expert alike. This weekend’s class includes an in-depth tutorial on making decadent cupcakes. Listed as an advanced class, Sajid says that the session is suited for beginners as well. The class will begin with Sajid taking her students through the basics, the dos and don’ts of baking. The class will then move onto a cupcake making session, which includes a range of exotic flavours like cappuccino, pina colada, cookie and cream, plus the classic red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting, among others. At the three-hour workshop, Sajid will demonstrate how to whip up cupcakes, with hands-on experience for cutting and folding the batter and piping the frosting for novices. Printed recipes for the cupcakes baked will be provided to all participants.

Where: No.68/1, Q Block , Annanagar East, Chennai 600040
When: November 5, 10:30 to 1:30pm
Cost: Rs 1400
Call: 9094500466/ 7200978815 to regiser