Dining

‘Journey’: New beginning with Jazzmataz

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  The popular promotion ‘Journey’ which took place at the Galadari Hotel’s premier fine dining restaurant t...


Elegant Wine & Tea Room opens at The Bayleaf, serving up an exquisite and exclusive experience

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  The Bayleaf’s Wine & Tea Room, designed for an elegant and exclusive experience, was opened on Wednesday –...


Chefs at Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon emerge Culinary Olympic Champions

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  Chef Julinda Pushpakumara and Chef Lasitha Kaviratne     Sri Lanka was internationally recognised ...


Perfect blend of Ceylon Tea and baked treats at Waters Edge

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka ceremoniously opening the Bakery on the Edge   ...


Mount Lavinia Hotel Group’s Vakarufalhi Island Resort, Maldives excels in culinary challenges

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

  Vakarufalhi Island Resort, a subsidiary of Mount Lavinia Hotel Group, achieved excellence in two main culinary challenges; ...


Pizza Hut unveils all new Grand Dipper

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

  Pizza Hut, a restaurant chain that has delighted Sri Lankan taste-buds for decades with its innovative and flavoursome cuis...


Tapas promotion at Galadari

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

  The Galadari Hotel offers a fabulous promotion at the hotel’s Arena and Lobby Bar from 18 to 27 November from 6 p.m. ...


Healthy Life Clinic partners The Sandwich Factory, The Barnesbury and The Fab to introduce healthy meal options to mark ‘World Diabetes Day 2016’

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

The Sandwich Factory Founder/CEO Hisham Cader, SLMC Nutritionist/Dietician Anusha Ganeshan, Healthy Life Clinic Consultant Physician Dr. Kayathri P...


Chef André Gerrits wins ‘Taste the World’ with Etihad Airways at Taste of Abu Dhabi

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

Chef André Gerrits of ‘t Amsterdammertje (centre) flanked by acclaimed chef and Etihad Airways brand ambassador Luke Nguyen and Etihad...


Chinese Dragon Café expands branch network, now opens in Nawala

/ Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

  Chinese Dragon Café Ltd., the leading Chinese restaurant in Sri Lanka, opened its seventh branch under its branch ...


Soul Coffee introduces coffee bags for freshly brewed coffee on the go

/ Friday, 11 November 2016 00:01

Soul Coffee, Sri Lanka’s premier handcrafted coffee supplier, recently introduced their latest innovation, coffee bags, to the country. The f...


More reasons to dine at the ‘culinary capital of Colombo’

/ Friday, 11 November 2016 00:01

From lavish international cuisine buffets to extensive a la carte menus, when it comes to dining the choices available at The Kingsbury a...


Mathura spices up dining with Bollywood music

/ Friday, 11 November 2016 00:01

The Mathura Madras Woodland Restaurant in Melbourne Avenue, Colombo has introduced a unique musical offering for its diners. Part of the...


EGB, a favourite of the new Miss Intercontinental 2016

/ Friday, 11 November 2016 00:01

Many local celebrities are no doubt enamoured by the unique, nostalgic taste of EGB (Elephant House Ginger Beer). However, recently, the ...


BreadTalk opens 7th outlet in bustling suburb of Maharagama

/ Friday, 11 November 2016 00:01

Internationally acclaimed baker and confectioners franchise BreadTalk has opened doors to its seventh outlet in the bustling suburb of Maharagama....


Laya Seafood Fiesta in November

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

The Laya Seafood Fiesta is hosted by Laya Beach Wadduwa, the delightful beach front resort south of Colombo that kicks off the fish harvest season ...


‘VU’: Colombo’s first rooftop resto-bar opens at Best Western Elyon Hotel

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

  With ‘VU’, Best Western Elyon brings Sri Lanka’s first resto-bar themed rooftop lounge to Colombo. Expertly mixed ...


Ekamuthu Kaema at the Coconut restaurant at Cantaloupe Aqua

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

Sharing food and playing host is an important part of Sri Lankan culture, with the bulk of social events and celebrations centered on foo...


Colombo Courtyard launches weekly business lunch menu at Amber Poolside

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

Colombo Courtyard recently launched their weekly business lunch menu at Amber Poolside. Changing it up to give you a variety of options on a week...


The magic of the Far East just got a lot closer – Taj Samudra

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

  Sichuan food is about flavors; spicy, flowery (Sichuan peppercorns), salty, sour, sweet, bitter, Smokey combined into one dish. The ...


Today's Columnists

Researchers and elephants – we have a problem!

8 December 2016

 John Dewey said that “every great advance in science has come from a new audacity of imagination” and these acts of imagination have to come from researchers. The numbers for Sri Lanka appear to be really worrying as the critica...


CEB Engineers, back to old practices

7 December 2016

   Considering the low reliability of the Norochcholai coal-fired power plant, Sri Lanka could face energy and capacity shortages in 2018-2019 and under drought  conditions even with planned plant additions   ...


Policy contradictions hold back economic prospects

7 December 2016

   Whilst fiscal adjustments are in disarray, the Central Bank which is supposed to conduct the country’s monetary policy independently is being increasingly subject to political influence, according to recent newspaper rep...


Why agricultural value chains fail – Part (2): A principal-agent-problem

7 December 2016

  A tea cultivation in Nuwara Eliya – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara   It is time to move away from traditional subsidy based agricultural value chains and look for more efficient methods. Some organisations are a...


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