Dining

Jaffna Festival at Cinnamon Grand kicks off

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

John Keells Leisure Industry Group President Krishan Balendra, Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga, Cinnamon Grand General Manager Rohan K...


Six baristas battle it out to win coveted Grand Barista Challenge 2016

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

  The Grand Barista Challenge honed in the coffee connoisseurs of Barista Sri Lanka Thuwan Suraj from Barista World ...


Asia Pacific Brewery (Lanka) changes name to Heineken Lanka

/ Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Asia Pacific Brewery (Lanka) Ltd. has changed its corporate identity to Heineken Lanka Ltd. with effect from 13 February. The change in the corpora...


Maharaja Palace receives ‘Food Safety Award’

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Situated in the heart of Colombo 7, Maharaja Palace is an elegantly built Indian restaurant specialising in Northern Indian cuisine. Over the years...


What is ‘halal’ certified food?

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

‘Halal food,’ ‘halal ingredients,’ ‘halal certified restaurants;’ the term ‘halal’ is commonly used...


Traditional Chinese New Year rendition at the Taj

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Get ready for the Year of the Rooster! Rooster is the 10th in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. Rooster is almost the epitome of fideli...


GRAZE Kitchen celebrates Chinese New Year

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Hilton Colombo’s graceful all day dining restaurant, the GRAZE Kitchen will celebrate Chinese New Year with an extravagant Chinese New Year S...


Hendricks Tea outlet brings quality aromas to Kiribathgoda

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Amid a splash of colours and quality aromas, Hendricks Tea, one of Sri Lanka’s leading brands that produces finest and freshest Ceylon Tea, l...


Satisfy craving for exquisite gourmet grills at Kingsbury

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Authentic gourmet grills are a sought after affair in Sri Lanka. For those who enjoy charred dark edges, heavier husky charcoal aromas and flavours...


Steuarts Town House Tea Lounge ties up with Skrumptious to offer a delectable experience

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Steuarts Town House Tea Lounge recently tied up with Skrumptious to offer a range of brownies to further enhance and tantalise your taste buds.&nbs...


‘Freshness’ of chicken matters most for consumers, confirms university study

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

The Management Faculty of the University of Kelaniya recently conducted a market research study to ascertain consumer views and preferences, with a...


Special Chinese New Year Food Festival at Cinnamon Lakeside

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Usher in the traditional Chinese lunar year – the year of the rooster – with 11 days of feasting at Cinnamon Lakeside’s special C...


Domino’s opens in Boralesgamuwa

/ Friday, 27 January 2017 00:00

Expanding its presence in Sri Lanka, Domino’s opened its 23rd restaurant in Boralesgamuwa on 21stDecember 2016, amidst much fanfare and celeb...


Royal Nizami Food Fest at Taj

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

  A dish that’s par excellence, loved by all food lovers across the world and has a rich historical past. One of the represe...


Senani Products clinches 2 awards

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Senani Products, a company engaged in selling high quality garcinia (more popularly known as goraka) products in Sri Lanka, clinched two awards rec...


Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: The $ 44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal a...


Hilton Colombo Residences celebrates accolades in F&B

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences General Manager Karim Schadlou with two of the award winners  Hilton Colombo Residences this week announced ...


Enjoy a special vegetarian Thai Pongal Buffet at Cinnamon Grand

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Celebrate the Hindu harvest festival popularly known as ‘Thai Pongal’ at Cinnamon Grand’s South Indian restaurant Chutneys on Sat...


Pakistan Food Festival and Single Country Exhibition in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Minister for Public Administration and Management Ranjith Madduma Bandara and High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel...


World food prices fall in 2016 for fifth straight year: UN FAO

/ Friday, 13 January 2017 00:00

Reuters: World food prices fell for a fifth straight year in 2016 as losses in cereals, meat and dairy outweighed rises in sugar and vegetable oils...


Today's Columnists

SAITM and private medical schools: One bad start should not lead to throwing away a good idea

20 February 2017

Opposition to SAITM SAITM, the abbreviation for Sri Lanka's newest private university, South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (available at: http://www.saitm.edu.lk/), has been denoting a derogatory meaning in Sri Lankans' pres...


Delightfully imperfect?

18 February 2017

  A foreign national passing through the Colombo Private Bus Terminal on the day of a private bus strike  – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara     “Forty-year-old Mrs. Doreen Kulandivelu ...


Mother Lanka pregnant for the third time!

18 February 2017

A nattami carrying goods at Manning Market; the National Flag is seen on the wall in the background                                      &nbs...


Acting now for a better Sri Lanka

17 February 2017

Soldiers looking for survivors after a massive landslide in Aranayaka last year. The consequences of climate change will create a new pool of conflicts and will force people to survive and find a suitable way to live somewhere else – Pic by ...


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