Bake your day
An upcoming workshop at Nicky’s Cafe and Fine Pastries will teach you how to make the hummingbird cake, a rich chocolate cake (with cream cheese frosting), and more. Also try your hand at whipping up a traditional English trifle and a vanilla-and-orange cold rice pudding. On July 23, from 2 pm to 5 pm, at Egmore. Register for Rs 1,800. Details: 8951176902
Courtyard by Marriott’s Paprika Cafe has a special menu featuring five of the city’s key street food hubs— Marina Beach (bajjis), Triplicane (biryani), Mylapore (authentic filter coffee), T Nagar (appam and chicken kuzhambu) and Sowcarpet (chaat). July 22-29. Rs 1,475 plus taxes.
One of Papa John’s new combos includes a medium-size pizza, garlic parmesan breadsticks and Pepsi. At Rs 399 (vegetarian) and Rs 469 (non-vegetarian). Details: papajohnspizza.in