Tsing Tao introduces dim sum

Published : 12:00 am  October 23, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,527 views  |  

Tsing Tao, the latest Chinese Restaurant opened its doors at the Race Course Building at Reid Avenue, Colombo 7 early this year. Tsing Tao introduces much awaited dim sum (Chinese brunch snacks). Flown in especially for the job is Dim Sum Chef Xianchun Meng from Beijing. Chef Meng has begun to marvel his loyal customers with 14 mouth watering dim sum dishes, all served individually Monday to Friday during lunch between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All dim sum are handmade with proper authentic Chinese ingredients and are a ‘must try’ according to Chef Meng. There is a variety of dim sum with prawn items being the most popular and there is a range for vegetarians as well. There are steamed dim sum as... 


Exquisite culinary creations with HSBC credit cards

Published : 12:27 am  October 22, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,069 views  |  
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HSBC has rolled out the latest season of its global home&Away Privilege Program for its credit cardholders around the world to experience remarkable fine dining with friends and family, either at home or away. HSBC credit cardholders can dine at renowned award winning restaurants with a variety of exclusive offers of up to 25% off in 13  countries and territories, namely Brunei, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand,  the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and Vietnam, until 31 December 2013. Big fans of Southeast Asian food will have a wide variety of choices, ranging from innovative Vietnamese dishes at one of the top five... 


The Kingsbury celebrates World Pasta Day

Published : 12:25 am  October 22, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  467 views  |  

Pasta is one of the world’s favourite foods and so of course there’s reason enough to dedicate a global day of celebration for the mighty spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini and the 600 other varieties that grace tables with gastronomic equanimity around the world. Born in ancient Italy as far back as 1200 AD, the humble pasta has grown to become one of the most loved cuisines the world over. And now on 25 October, The Kingsbury celebrates the forever-timeless taste of pasta, prepared to both traditional and modern recipes at The Harbour Court. There’s always something special about a shared family meal and pasta certainly adds to the warmth of the moment. Whether it’s simple spaghetti... 


Two Turkish Chefs at the Grand for food promotion

Published : 12:24 am  October 22, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,247 views  |  

Cinnamon Grand’s Turkish Food Promotion, scheduled to be held from 24 October to 03 November offers you the most authentic tastes of Turkey, complete with a traditional ambiance that provides for a grand experience. Turkish Chefs Hakan Atalay and Huseyin Ozdolambay are expected in Sri Lanka to ensure that the food promotion at the Grand will lay out the best Turkish spread ever on Lankan land. The promotion therefore promises food lovers a unique gastronomic experience of Turkish delicacies and gourmet creations, in a setting which kindles a quaint reminiscence of the mystical Mediterranean. A Turkish musician will also fly down so as to provide for authentic serenading and setting of the mood. The... 


Harpo’s Pizza launches handmade wood fired pizzas at The Bayleaf

Published : 12:24 am  October 22, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,261 views  |  

Harpo’s Pizza, the only home grown Sri Lankan pizza brand, launched its own range of handmade wood fired pizzas as part of its 6th year celebrations. With 25 delicious flavours in already on offer in three sizes, it was inevitable that Harpo’s would finally take the plunge. What’s so special about wood fired pizzas at The Bayleaf? Wood fired pizza ovens make delicious and traditional Italian tasting pizzas with the smoky flavour and crunchy toppings. The final product of the authentic thin crust pizza says it all. It is self evident in each bite and that’s what the wood fired oven is responsible for, a unique pizza taste. The plus points of wood fired brick oven pizza are many. The higher... 


Eat like a dragon, at the Cinnamon Grand!

Published : 12:01 am  October 17, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,543 views  |  
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A unique feast featuring the exotic flavours of the Far East, Cinnamon Grand’s celebrated Dragon Brunch lays out culinary treats from China, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.  With over seventy five dishes to savour, the brunch buffet offers for the ideal way to spend the day with family, friends and mouthwatering food. On from 12 noon till 3 p.m. every Sunday at the hotel’s Courtyard Restaurant, this feast is meant to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace, so each sense-surrendering oriental flavour can be fully appreciated. This extravagant repast is priced at Rs. 1,950 (plus taxes) with special deals on Asian beverages.  Also, children under four feet in height will be entitled... 


Rasa Banduna at The Kingsbury

Published : 12:00 am  October 17, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  737 views  |  

 The taste of the Sri Lankan village in the heart of the city Don’t you just crave for some authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, sometimes? There’s nothing more fabulous to the Sri Lankan palette than the home grown flavours of the village. The ubiquitous Sri Lankan staple; rice and curry cooked to timeless recipes, with perfect balance of flavours that evoke memories of the slow paced and luxuriously simple village-style life, is often a rarity to in the hustle and bustle of our fast paced city life. But this October, The Kingsbury’s Gourmet Station revives the culinary magic of the Sri Lankan village with ‘Rasa Banduna”. Indulge all your cravings for fiery curries, sambols, delicious... 


ZAHRA International announces exciting new Parle Agro products for Sri Lankans

Published : 12:00 am  October 17, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  1 Comment  |  1,213 views  |  

ZAHRA International, the official importer and distributor for Parle Agro products in Sri Lanka, is introducing exciting new products from the house of Parle Agro in Sri Lanka. People can now look forward to enjoying two new refreshing beverages that will be available at all Keells Super, Laugfs, Arpico Supercentre outlets as well as at various retailers and restaurants. Now for the first time ever, ZAHRA International is all set to pamper the taste buds of Sri Lankans with the rejuvenating fruit beverages of Frooti and Appy. “We are excited to introduce a host of new innovative products from the house of Parle Agro (India) to Sri Lanka said ZAHRA International Proprietor Muffadal Patel. “We... 


Wild about truffles

Published : 12:00 am  October 17, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  574 views  |  

October marks the start of the truffle season, signifying luxury to even the most jaded palates. Considered the most expensive food in the world, MLH has done justice and created an extravagant yet tasteful menu to choose from. On from 24 to 31 October 2013 at the Governor’s Restaurant and Seafood Cove all day on a la carte basis, the truffle-laden week will consist of the following even desserts: Starters: Tempura asparagus with soft poached egg, hollandaise and black truffle, seared bay scallops with pea puree and truffle butter and Angus beef Carpaccio with quail egg and white truffle. Mains: The crab and truffle burger, blue swimmer crab patty, mix salad leaves and truffle mayo on toasted... 


‘Sparkling Silver Sweets’ at Galadari

Published : 12:00 am  October 17, 2013  |  Category: Dining  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,863 views  |  

The Galadari Hotel will be offering a special High Tea on 27 October 2013, at the Lobby Bar from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.This sparkling sweet temptation will be shimmering in all its silver glory adding a special shine to the hotel’s ever popular High Tea. The glittering sweet indulgences on offer include a gamut of white and silver dessert choices. These include white wedding cake, white French macaroons, white chocolate mousse and lychee cream inspired creations etc. “This white and silver enthused High Tea will also feature a white chocolate fountain where you can dip marshmallows. We will also include a tempting collection of white cakes,” said Pastry Chef Pradeep Fonseka. Decorated in... 


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