An elegant treat at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

Published : 12:00 am  March 14, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,600 views  |  

There is no more quintessential British tradition than the serving of High tea. Credit for the custom goes to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford in the early 19th century. To forestall the afternoon pangs of hunger, she would order tea, bread and butter and cakes to be served in her room. Eventually she invited her friends to join her at home and the tea was such a success the habit caught on. The sumptuous High tea offered at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo is an unforgettable affair and a delightful way to spend time with family and friends. The afternoon snacking-cum-social experience has been perfected in ambience, service, and a deliciousness to rival the very best of Colombo. The delectable spread... 


Delmege launches ‘Hemadama Raththaran’ promotion

Published : 12:00 am  March 14, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  827 views  |  

Delmege – the household name in consumer retail brands including Delmege Soya Meat – recently launched ‘Hemadama Raththaran’ consumer promotion to reward their loyal Delmege Soya Meat consumers throughout the island. The ‘Hemadama Raththaran’ is a weekly raffle draw which offers valuable gold pendants to the winners on a daily basis. Consumers could enter the competition by sending in three Delmege Soya Meat wrappers together with their name, address and contact details to: Delmege Soya Meat Hemadama Raththaran, No. 45, Colombo by post. One lucky winner will be chosen every day and the promotion will continue for 30 days. As it is an open competition, consumers may send as many entries... 


Kerala food promotion at Galadari

Published : 12:00 am  March 14, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  488 views  |  

The Galadari Hotel is gearing up to host a fantastic promotion depicting the true taste of Kerala cuisine. This special promotion takes place from 17 to 23 March from 12 noon to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Flavors restaurant. The Galadari invites you relish a gastronomic journey into Kerala cuisine where in which a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes will be prepared using fish, poultry and red meat. Kerala food contains coconut milk, oil and paste in almost all of its food preparations and is known for its light flavors and mild spice content. The Flavors restaurant has linedup a delicious selection of dishes ranging from starters including ‘Meen Fry’ a spicy deep... 


Hilton Colombo Residences announces Middle Eastern food promo from 20 March to 5 April

Published : 12:00 am  March 14, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  774 views  |  

 American Express Card members enjoy 30% savings on food bill at the food promotion Hilton Colombo Residences is hosting a Middle Eastern food promotion under the theme ‘Flavours of the Middle East’ at its poolside restaurant, Verandah Bistro. This buffet promotion for dinner will be held on 20 March until 5 April from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will offer diners an array of authentic dishes from the Middle East during this period. American Express Card members will enjoy 30% savings on total food bill for the food promotion at the Verandah Bistro. The Verandah Bistro & poolside of Hilton Colombo Residences has been revamped with new interior, and boasts of both indoor and alfresco dining... 


It’s all about crabs, crabs and more crabs…

Published : 12:00 am  March 14, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  273 views  |  

Mount Lavinia Hotel is the latest hub for sensational succulent seafood cuisine with an exclusive selection of fresh crabs with your favourite condiments and prepared to your liking. General Manager Bazeer Cassim states: “Since the Crack a Crab promotion has always been a magnificent hit every year, it is that time of the year for us to get down to cracking.” The Seafood Cove steaming with clay pots of different varieties of Crabs to whet your appetite made sizzling fresh by experts surrounded by the ambience of a subtle fishing zone, is an experience never to be missed. The rustic environment, the backdrop of fishermen’s nets and lanterns amidst laid out planks for tables, the rush of... 


Samudra lamprais available now at Pebbles

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  418 views  |  

This March something new is happening in Pebbles, at Taj Samudra. The aroma of baked banana leaves wafting through Pebbles beckons diners to treat their taste buds to the delicious ‘Samudra Lamprais’ that is now available at Taj Samudra. This hot and steaming tasty meal is wrapped in a banana leaf and is a feast to your senses. The Dutch influenced traditional Sri Lankan dish is a firm favourite among many, triggering nostalgic journeys into childhood. Consisting of ‘suduru samba’ rice that is generously cooked in traditional Sri Lankan spices, the accompaniments include Black Chicken Curry, Ash Plaintain Dry Curry, Brinjal Pahie, Fish Cutlet, Fried Boiled Egg, Seeni Sambol and Kuni... 


Nihonbashi on Asia’s top 50 list again

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  416 views  |  

Named ‘Best Restaurant in Sri Lanka’ Ranked at 44 in Asian ranking By Cheranka Mendis For years, Dharshan Munindasa has coloured Sri Lanka with the tastes and flavours he grew up watching his Japanese aunts prepare with delicate precision. Nineteen years later, he has mastered the art of Japanese cuisine, offering Colombo a slice of the delectable side of the Land of the Rising Sun. His superiority in offering diners an experience par excellence has taken him yet again to the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List, marking Nihonbashi as Sri Lanka’s best restaurant and Asia’s 44th at the recently concluded gala ceremony held at Capella Singapore. The restaurant was placed on the list for... 


‘Weekly Specials’ at the California Grill

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,649 views  |  

The Galadari Hotel offers an elegant dinner plan at its fabulous fine-dining restaurant, the California Grill from 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm. This daily dinner opportunity is a tailor-made menu offering dishes specially created to suit the diner’s palate. The California Grill has created a name for itself that is synonymous with the art of fine dining. Located at the rooftop offering the best view of the city, the restaurant is famed not only for its sumptuous menus but also for its warm and welcoming service. The special promotion named ‘Weekly Specials’ provides a collection of delightful dinner menus which include gastronomically appealing starters such as sea bass terrine in tomato aspic... 


Choose wisely for a healthy lifestyle – butter, margarine and your family

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  394 views  |  

Living healthily also means making wise food choices. It is important to think seriously about including healthier options in your daily diet. Making the switch from white and processed food such as bread and rice to brown or red rice and red rice or kurakkan based meals is not only healthy but also vital in our quest to maintain a healthy heart. Although we have always thought of butter as healthy because of its dairy origin, we must understand that some foods have naturally occurring trans fats which are not considered healthy for the heart. We also know making a choice between butter and margarine can be confusing, especially when health-conscious individuals do not understand the subtle differences... 


Perera & Sons crowns overall winner of ‘Creative Cooks Calendar’ competition

Published : 12:00 am  March 7, 2014  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,899 views  |  

A grand prize of2 Air Tickets to Thailand with full board accommodation The grand finale of the P&S ‘2013 Creative Cooks Calendar’ competition took place on 24 February 2014 amidst great excitement from all participants. The overall winner of the 2013 Creative Cooks Competition was Cheryl Thenuwera for her dish, ‘Thai Green Curry with Prawn and Vegetables’, while the winner of the impromptu Eclair Challenge was Achini Perera. Amidst the heat of the competition, P&S introduced a spontaneous éclair decorating challenge with the ingredients available in the kitchen. P&S ‘Creative Cooks Calendar’ is a competition organised to international standards which was adjudged... 


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