Friday 18th April 2014

7° North features Moroccan and Indian cuisine

Published : 12:50 am  February 20, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  361 views  |  
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7° North at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo brings a splash of two cuisines this February with the introduction of a signature dish each from India and Morocco. For a limited time only, the hotel adds Moroccan couscous and jinga Lahori masala with basmati rice to its outdoor dining menu. Although the dishes are adopted from two different cuisines, the diversity of both cultures is evident in the rich and varied flavours in these dishes.    Read More →


Throw a Grand party and make your kid smile all year long

Published : 12:48 am  February 20, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,024 views  |  

A birthday party is an important milestone for a kid and parents alike. The feeling of being extra special amidst their friends is something kids look forward to all year around and a heady mix of presents, cake and festivity puts an inimitable smile on their faces.  Read More →


Launch of ‘Silver Room’ for private dining at The Bayleaf

Published : 12:47 am  February 20, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  863 views  |  

Set in the upper level of the grand colonial mansion, The Bayleaf launched the ‘Silver Room’ for private dining, an exclusive dining room for special celebrations or a quiet dinner. It exudes an elegant ambiance, maintaining the Italian theme with a painting of a Tuscan landscape, a large mirror reflecting the candlelight, theme music, personalised service, a menu with Italian seafood, pasta and meat specials and a fine wine list. It offers a perfect setting for privacy in air conditioned comfort.  Read More →


‘Sunset Fantasy’ at the Galadari poolside

Published : 12:45 am  February 20, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  346 views  |  

Want to find that perfect place for relaxation whilst having a warm conversation with friends or even your colleagues after a hard day’s work? If this is what you desire, head to the Galadari Hotel’s poolside every Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to enjoy the ‘Sunset Fantasy’.  Read More →


Currying flavour with Alphonso and Currymuch

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  966 views  |  

By David Ebert I’d say that the most stressful part of any Colombo office worker’s day has to be the time leading up to lunch. If you aren’t the type of person who brings a home cooked packed lunch or aren’t fortunate enough to have a convenient lunch spot close by your workplace, then you’ve probably spent more time trying out every little nook and corner shop that promises a decent rice and curry than actually enjoying it.  Read More →


George Steuart Health opens first ‘Wellness Shop’ in Galle

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  375 views  |  

In an attempt to promote the concept of wellness, George Steuart Health, a subsidiary of George Steuart and Co. recently re-branded its retail outlet in Galle as a ‘Wellness Shop’ with its core offering being a complete solution towards a healthy life. The first of an island-wide rebranding exercise, the Wellness Shop in Galle was opened under the auspices of eminent medical and public personalities.  Read More →


RISE!

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  960 views  |  

By Cheranka Mendis ‘Ah nangi,’ someone says, followed by a wolf-whistle. Another puts his head out of a passing three-wheeler and showers us with obscenities. All this while groups of men and women stand at the Lipton Circus junction, on the roundabout and the traffic islands, holding placards in all three languages protesting against the very same thing – violence, harassment, and abuse of women and children.  Read More →


SuperMax men’s deodorant launches in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  1 Comment  |  1,198 views  |  

CIC Holdings PLC (CIC), a leading blue chip company in Sri Lanka, recently announced the launch of SuperMax men’s deodorants. This venture comes hot on the heels of CIC’s successful re-launch of SuperMax shaving products.  Read More →


Delicious yet healthy goodness: Elephant House Anodha ice cream

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,026 views  |  

A unique offering, but successful nonetheless, Elephant House’s fresh, local Anodha ice cream has become increasingly popular for the delicious, yet sour taste that accompanies each spoonful. However, this is just a small part of the entire Anodha experience.  Read More →


Art galleries in Colombo

Published : 12:00 am  February 16, 2013  |  Category: FT LITE  |  Leave a Comment  |  649 views  |  

Where, not long ago, the idea of spending a full-day exploring Colombo’s art galleries would have seemed laughable, today you can quite easily spend a day, or two, hopping from one urban art-space to the next. To help the city’s art-inclined but intimidated or time-scarce folk connect with Colombo’s still underground renaissance, YAMU has compiled a list of the city’s more prominent gallery spaces.  Read More →


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