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The Rise of the Collateral, art exhibition by Manish Harijan. 22 August to 20 September, 11am to 5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal, 4218048

Kabab and Biryani Festival, showcasing a wide variety of kababs and biryanis from across South Asia. Runs till 26 August, The Yellow Chilli, Bluebird Complex, Tripureshwor, 4101088

A Retrospective Exhibition, Mukunda Bahadur Shrestha's photographs of Nepal from the 60s and 70s. Runs till 20 August, Siddartha Art Gallery Babarmahal, 9801065064, 5013501

Father's Day at Radisson, surprise your parents and celebrate the day with R Sigdel Ghazal Ensemble. Rs 500,
17 August, 6.30pm, Radisson Hotel

Farmers' Market, sale of fresh bread, cheese, vegetables, fruits. 19 August, 9am to 12pm, New Orleans Café, Patan, 5522708

Corporate Futsal 2012, five-a-side league and knockout tournament for people in the corporate circles. Entry fee Rs 25,000, 19 August, 5.45pm, Thamel, 9841386652

Master Training Workshop, training for teachers who want to make their classes lively. Rs 600 per session, runs till 31 August, only Fridays, 8am to 1pm, The British Council, Lainchaur, 4410978

Street Photography Workshop, for photography novices who want to shoot street. Rs 2000, 24 to 28 August, 7am to 10am, Padma Party Palace, Birganj, 9845092943


Nepfest 3, band competition with cash prizes and a chance to open for Polish band Decapitated. Rs 5000 for registration, 25 August, 12.45pm


Lorry's, a newly opened restaurant with great ambience and good food, their Bistecca Al Funghi is a must try. Jhamsikhel

Rox Restaurant, enjoy Sunday Pranzo at Rox Restaurant. 12pm to 3.30pm, Hyattt Regency, 4491234
Saigon Pho, spacious interior with authentic Vietnamese dishes. Lazimpat

Moondance Restaurant, one of the few places in Pokhara that you just can't miss; wash down its superb pizza and Lemon Chicken with a glass of mojito. Pokhara

Public Cave, while their continental and Italian dishes like pizzas, sizzlers and springrolls are a hit among customers, their main attraction is karaoke. Dihikopatan, Pokhara, 9856032958

Dhaba, for an excellent range of North Indian delicacies, try their unbeatable Kashmiri Gosht. Thapathali

The Heritage, escape the hodgepodge of the tourist hub as you relish delights like paella and panna cotta. Thamel

Sal's Pizza, almost round, almost cheap, always delicious, the cheesiest pizzas in town. Lazimpat, behind Jazz Upstairs

Kotetsu, authentic Japanese dishes that cater to your needs and taste buds. Lazimpat


Saturday Nights at Borderlands, music, barbecue and much more for a memorable Saturday. Rs 2100, 18 August, 2pm, Borderlands Eco Adventure, Sindhupalchowk, 4381214, 4381425

Shivapuri Village, eco-tourism close to the Shivapuri National Park replete with a charm of bygone days. Patiswara, Shivapuri National Park, 4017725, 9851034141, [email protected]

Dhulikhel Lodge Resort, located on a hilltop and offering a magnificent vista of valleys, foothills, and moutains to the north. Dhulikhel, 11-490114/494,

Haatiban Resort, tucked away near a jungle at the side of a hill with a 270 degree view of the Valley. Pharping, Kathmandu, 4371537, 4371561

Balthali Village Resort, a small, cosy retreat with bird's eye view of green terrace fields dotted with ochre painted houses. Balthali, Kabhre, 9851075818

Defying gravity

Climbmandu, a carnival of wall-climbing, aims to promote climbing culture among the youth in Nepal. Up to 100 participants will compete against each other, scaling walls as they look to show their prowess in bouldering, lead, speed and dyno categories. Besides this, there are non-competitive segments for junior climbers between 11 and 17 years and a live band will entertain guests throughout the day. Enjoy plenty of good food and drinks from an assortment of vendors while you watch athletes defy gravity.

18 August, Saturday
Astrek Climbing Wall
Bhagwan Bahal, Thamel
[email protected]

(11 JAN 2013 - 17 JAN 2013)