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This Diwali weekend is all about sweets, a makeover and some heritage, along the coast.

Dosa corner

Chef Regi Mathew of Ente Keralam fame has taken over the franchise of the Sangeetha Restaurant, near MGM Dizzee World. ‘‘This place is for people who are travelling and want to stop for a cup of coffee or hot dosa,’’ says Mathew. The menu has North Indian , South Indian dishes, chaat and a thali for lunch. A dosa costs about Rs 50. Details: 9884936210

Religion on canvas

Revisit the period of Buddha and Christ through paintings made with ink and ballpoint pens. This November, visit Sita Cultural Centre for a painting exhibition by artist Vaasuderan, from  Chennai. His paintings are known for their traditional and cultural roots. The exhibition starts on November 16. Details: pondicherry-arts.com

Festive shopping

Visit stores like Titanic and Casablanca for special discounts
on brands like Guess, Timberland, Armani and Diesel. At Casablaca, purchase for Rs 7,500 and get Rs 500
off on your next bill. At Titanic
shop for Rs 2,200 and get Rs 200 off. Details: 0413 2336495

Little delights

Baker Street on Bussy Street is well known for their fresh bread, chocolates and pastries. Last month, they introduced macaroons in flavours like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. For Diwali, they have special macaroon hampers and sweet boxes. The macaroons are priced at Rs 50 each. Details: 0413 6458888

Hair conscious

How about a makeover or the new pixie hairstyle sported by most celebrities? Visit the new outlet of Bounce Style Lounge and Schwarzkopf Professional in Palavakkam, East Coast Road. The shopping complex, Amara Ananta, also has a new Cafe Coffee Day outlet and Oryza spa. As for the Lounge, they have 10 stylists on board. Details: 28330509

 

Team Indulge (indulge@newindianexpress.com)

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