The Cinnamon Lakeside Latin BBQ: A perfect end to the week

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  464 views  |  

The delightful Lakeside Barbeque is back at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, giving its patrons the opportunity to taste the most scrumptious barbecue the city has to offer. Given the vast popularity of this event in the past, the hotel will once again put together a delectable selection of succulent meat and seafood dishes from around the world. The Cinnamon Lakeside barbecue will take place on The Terrace on 5 and 26 July from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Rs. 2,600 all inclusive per person. The action stations at the venue will allow the tasting of fresh, succulent lamb, chicken, fish and other meats that are sure to leave diners craving for more.  With limited seating available, reservations are recommended... 


Enjoy delicious treats at Avirate Café

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  496 views  |  

Avirate Café, renowned for its 95% fat-free fro-yo and delectable macaroons stands as a coffee house and tea salon hybrid that offers a convivial atmosphere to customers of all ages. The cafe is warm, refined and elegant, and suitable for all causal outings. Its rooms boast unique décor inspired by the stark interior of the store comprising of wooden and glossy white tiled floors, textured dull gold fixtures and arty silhouettes. Focusing on a variety of fast-moving treats, the café prides itself on serving items that are of French and Italian decent and more importantly, uniquely Sri Lankan. The hot and cold coffees in particular are very popular amongst the early bird and afternoon incumbents... 


Kebab feast at the Echelon Pub

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  236 views  |  

After four successful promotions during the last few months at the Echelon Pub, the Hilton Colombo is ready to tempt their ‘pub goers’ with yet another feast and this time it’s with juicy, succulent kebabs with hearty accompaniments ideal to have as a quick lunch. From 1 to 31 July the Kebab feast will continue from 11 a.m. to midnight. A variety of novel kebabs such as garlic and dill marinated grilled sea bass and young leeks with spaghetti Arrabiata, buttered broccoli and saffron sauce, Cajun infused prawn, cuttle fish and sword fish with Mexican vegetable rice and spicy spring green sauce, Thai marinated Chicken and peppers with tamarind tossed vegetable pad Thai noodles with sweet... 


Adam investments forges forward with Adam Apparels

Published : 12:00 am  July 3, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  794 views  |  

Adam Apparels opens its design centre at Adam Investments Head OfficeAdam Investments Ltd. was incorporated in 2011 by Chairman Deshabandhu Dr. Ali Asger Shabbir Gulamhusein, to focus on key growth industries that play a pivotal role in the country’s economy. Adam Apparels (Pvt) Ltd., a major company that functions under Adam Investments, is a premier manufacturer and exporter of garments for leading global fashion labels. For three decades this company has contributed to the largest export earning industry in the island, which despite local and international challenges, has continued to grow steadily year on year. On Monday 24 June, 2013 Adam Apparels launched its state of the art design... 


Fouzul Hameed presents men’s Wedding Ceremonial Collection

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,122 views  |  
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Managing Director of Hameedia and Envoy Mansion and fashion designer Fouzul Hameed, recently unveiled a range of formal attire for men, called the Wedding Ceremonial Collection, at a gala event. Held at the Envoy Mansion last week, the event was graced by many distinguished guests and marked the first range of suits that was created and personally launched by the renowned fashion designer.  Read More →


Hugo Boss eyes Asia for one fifth of Group sales

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  578 views  |  

Reuters: German fashion house Hugo Boss wants its Asian business to lift its contribution to group sales to 21% from 15% by 2015, Chief financial Officer Mark Langer told Boersen-Zeitung newspaper.  Read More →


As PPR becomes Kering, Puma and Fnac problems remain

Published : 12:00 am  July 1, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,123 views  |  

Reuters: PPR turned the page on its retail past and started a new life as a luxury and sports brands group by renaming itself Kering at its annual general meeting orecently.  Read More →


A long walk of hope

Published : 12:15 am  June 29, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,403 views  |  
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By Cassandra Mascarenhas A quest for peace, a journey of hope – a 500 kilometre trek across Sri Lanka, from Dondra to Point Pedro, the mission of one man enacting his dream in a fundraising mission in aid of cancer. Major Ruvan Ranatunga set off on this arduous task over a month back, on 30 May.  Read More →


‘He comes from Jaffna’ on the boards again!

Published : 12:03 am  June 29, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,019 views  |  

One of Sri Lanka’s theatre stalwarts, Jith Pieris, and his Creative Arts Foundation are reviving Prof. E.C.W. Ludowyke’s classic drama ‘He comes from Jaffna’ once again on 5, 6 and 7 July at the iconic Lionel Wendt.  Read More →


Presentations on disaster management and forest gardens at American Center

Published : 12:00 am  June 29, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  718 views  |  

The American Center will host a presentation on ‘Disaster Management: Mapping the Last Mile – Local Contingency Planning on Sri Lanka’s East Coast’ by Sarah Stodder on Monday, 1 July from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the American Center, located at #44, Galle Road, Colombo 3.  Read More →


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