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    From a new counter of goodies to an Italian food fest and oven specials, this week is all about digging in

    Eggs to suit
    snippet 5French patisserie Bakers Street is opening a new counter this month. Besides healthy options like fresh salads and fruit juices, watch out for theirA� new all-day breakfasts, that inculdeA� macaroons, French breads and preservatives, fruit tarts and creamy pastries served with tea, coffee or hot chocolate. TheirA� homemade ice creams and French chocolates are a draw too. From Rs 100. Details: 0413 6458888

    Ride the wave
    Mahabalipuram is gearing up to see some serious wave crashing. The Mahabs Surf Classic 2015a��the surfing competition with Temple Surfboards, Mumu Surf School and The Holystoked Collective (Bengaluru)a��begins next week. Presenting two days of surfing, skateboarding, catamaran racing, biathlons and live entertainmenta��comprising Tamil and English rock bands from the citya��all the action will be on the beaches. Free entry for spectators. Those interested in participating must get in touch with the local surf schools this week. On August 7 and 8. Details: mahabs-surf.com

    Sugar and ice
    Herea��s good news for those with a sweet tooth. Sangitaa��s Cakesa��specialising in made-to-order speciality cakes, vegan baked goodies, sugar-free tarts and fresh fruit cakesa��is the new dessert address in town. Ask for their three-dimensional cartoon or animal cakes, which are ideal for childrena��s parties. Their latest offering is a range of ice cream cakes, in butter scotch, chocolate and fresh fruit. From Rs 500. Details: 09159750339

    Small world
    Learn some heritage art this weekend. DakshinaChitra is back with a Rajasthani miniature workshop comprising paintings on canvas, silk and marble. With its roots in Mughal art, the workshop that starts tomorrow will teach students how to paint with rich primary colours. Rs 2,000 (inclusive of materials, refreshments and transport). From 10 am to 5 pm. Details: 9952093745

    View from the top
    food9kCafe Xtasy is awaiting clear skies to open ita��s rooftop dining space, with renovated interiors and, view of the city. The cafe has an interesting range of starters lined up this week including macaroni and cheese, Italian sausages and baked rolls. Their veggie and meat wood-fired pizzas are their signature fare. From Rs 200. Details: 0413 4209062

    Chilli brownies, anyone?
    La Pasta World is hosting its Italian Regional Party this Thursday. From a menu that specialises in fish, start with anchovy bruschetta, followed by a pasta of your choice, baked tuna and an assortment of freshly-baked breads. Desserts comprise of chocolate and chilli brownies and cookies. Rs 399 onwards. From 7 pm. Details: 09994670282

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