Double-B at The Kingsbury

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  578 views  |  

Go ballistic with burgers and beer in August Love your burgers and beer? Well, no one can fault you if you do because for centuries, beer and burgers have been enjoyed together as part of the good life. Now, The Kingsbury, a purveyor of the good life in hospitality, is bringing to you a month-long celebration of the Double-B, enabling all beer and burger aficionados the opportunity to pay attention to the gustatory qualities of both. The grain-based nature of beer makes it a food in itself and its characteristic flavours, aromas and texture makes it a perfect match with burgers. The burger’s timeless appeal lies in its simplicity and a well-made burger transcends the sum of its parts to... 


Actress Sofia in RAOUL’s Dana asymmetric dress

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  516 views  |  

RAOUL, Singapore’s leading international fashion label makes its way to Sri Lanka this year. Sri Lankan-based White Lotus Fashions will open the first RAOUL store in the heart of Colombo in December 2013.  Read More →


Celebrating 15 Years of Entertainment with Sooriyan FM

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,498 views  |  

Sooriyan FM, a brand of the Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Ltd., a member of Rayynor Silva Holdings, celebrates its 15th year in the Sri Lankan radio industry. The number one Tamil station in Sri Lanka, Sooriyan FM, commemorated their anniversary celebrations with a unique helicopter gift promotion in the North, East and the Nuwara Eliya District where the station’s most ardent listeners are. The station showed their appreciation to their supportive listeners across these areas as they were pleasantly surprised when the helicopters distributed electronics and other such valuable gifts in a way they had never seen before. Speaking of the stations achievement Asia Broadcasting Corporation... 


Innovative boost to wedding industry with ‘Lassana Moments’, a bridal cum floral experience

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  4,447 views  |  

Lassana Flora gives Sri Lanka’s wedding industry a new and innovative boost with its bridal cum floral experience at its headquarters at 279 Nawala Road, Nawala. Titled ‘Lassana Moments’, this novel experience takes place from 09 a.m. to 10 p.m., from 11 – 18 August and is open to the public. “This ‘experience’, as we choose to call it, is easily the first of its kind in Sri Lanka and will bring together key players in Sri Lanka’s bridal, beauty and photography industries at the same venue. We’re all joining hands to share our experience and expertise with the walk-in public of Sri Lanka,” says Chairman of Lassana Flora Dr. Lasantha Malavige. A key feature is that all visitors... 


More glitter for Sifani with newly refurbished Kandy showroom

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,327 views  |  

Sifani is a name synonymous with exquisite jewellery that embodies elegance, quality and style not just in Sri Lanka but the world over. The Sifani Showroom located in Peradeniya Road, Kandy opened its doors on 11 August, to our clientele in Kandy. The opening was graced by many distinguished guests. The Sifani Showroom in Kandy has undergone extensive remodelling to unveil a look that is in keeping with the rich cultural heritage of Kandy. Furthermore, white interiors decked with murals reminiscent of the Kandyan era present a contemporary setting that blends perfectly with antiquity. Guests stepping into the showroom have ample opportunity to view the production of Sifani jewellery from mining... 


Yaal Virindu at Ramada, Colombo

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  825 views  |  

Though a tiny island, the varied cuisine of Sri Lanka makes an elaborate mosaic through its rich heritage and culture. Jaffna cuisine, the very epitome of fine northern cuisine, will be presented in all its great flavour at the Gardenia Coffee Shop at the Ramada from 17 to 25 August. With a history spanning thousands of years in a wondrous blend of great kings, colonial influences and a deep Hindu culture, Jaffna cuisine is as distinct as the region itself. What’s more, the sea beyond the stunning Jaffna lagoon makes fresh seafood dishes an integral part of the culinary offerings. A true lover of these delights might whisper to you that the best place to have authentic Jaffna cuisine is in... 


The wilder side of life

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Entertainment, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  4,284 views  |  

 Indu is back with yet another side-splitting comedy ‘Love, Lies and Wildlife’ By Cheranka Mendis In a day and age when competition is growing and hotels and resorts are fighting neck-to-neck to bring in and retain customers; what with all the promotions and constant discounts every other property offers, it is no wonder that the owner of the Wild Life Lodge Sam Boladeniya is determined to save his regular customer from getting too caught up in a ‘fix’ of sorts. Niranjan Papolwatta is a businessman and a frequent guest at the Wild Life Lodge. However his frequent visits are never with the same woman. Married to the beautiful Anu, his fidelity was never under question and his plans... 


Angelo Mathews joins Elephant House Stick Eke Luck Eka

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Dining, FT Lite  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,498 views  |  

Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews won a free Jumbo Jolly ice cream in the Elephant House Stick Eke Luck Eka consumer promotion which is sweeping the country and creating much excitement among young Elephant House ice cream fans. Angelo joins the thousands of consumers who are winning similar instant prizes on a daily basis. “I travel the world over but I always look forward to enjoying an Elephant House Jumbo Jolly to make me feel instantly refreshed,” said Angelo. Angelo also surprised some young Elephant House Stick Eke Luck Eka participants when he visited their homes, informing them that their entry has been included in the first draw to be held on 30 August. Entire families posed... 


Nestlé Professional strengthens leading position in Sri Lanka at Culinary Art 2013

Published : 12:01 am  August 9, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,946 views  |  
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Nestlé Professional, Sri Lanka’s leading food and beverage solutions provider for the out-of-home segment, joined hands with the Chefs’ Guild of Lanka to become the platinum sponsor of the country’s largest food and trade exhibition, Culinary Art. Culinary Art is Sri Lanka’s largest and most sought-after food exhibition for the F&B fraternity to demonstrate their skills through their finest creations. This year, the event was represented by a record 2,600 participants, making it the largest event of its kind in the world. Held bi-annually, the three-day event was patronised by over 15,000 people from all over the island and judged by some of the world’s best chefs from the World... 


Become a BreadTalk millionaire

Published : 12:00 am  August 9, 2013  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  884 views  |  

The bakery outlet BreadTalk has come up with an exciting promotion where you stand a chance to win Rs. 50,000 every week and a whopping Rs. 1 million in the final draw. The promotion which runs from 1 August until end of September will also award a further Rs. 50,000 to the two runner-ups in the final draw. The total amount given away during this promotion will be Rs. 1.5 million. Since the franchise opened in Sri Lanka a little over a year ago, BreadTalk has become a popular outlet serving a range of customers. Primarily serving baked products, the outlets in Sri Lanka have also introduced some local flavours including ‘Fire Curry’ – a rice pack that gives you a distinctive food experience. Although... 


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