Dining

1st international food court in Sri Lanka at Colombo City Centre

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:41

A mixed development project by Abans Group and Silver Needle Hospitality Colombo City Centre, a progressive mixed-use venture by ...


Fun at Level 26 at Cinnamon Red’s Cloud Red

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:40

Looking for a place to let down your hair, loosen the ties and have a great time? Head over to lean luxury Cinnamon Red’s Level 26 bar and lo...


‘A Thursday to Remember’ at Galadari

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:39

The Galadari Hotel’s distinctive fine dining restaurant the California Grill will be setting every Thursday on fire with a one-of-a-kind dini...


‘Tea-licious’ treats at Waters Edge

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:38

The British tradition of high tea began in the mid-1700s as an afternoon meal usually served between 3 and 4 o’clock. It was a meal taken sta...


Mövenpick Hotel Colombo rolls out Robata Grill and Lounge

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:37

The newest addition to the city’s dining scene, Mövenpick Hotel Colombo’s dedicated Japanese restaurant is now open. Conquer the g...


OZO Colombo’s Chef Amila creating individual masterpieces

/ Friday, 24 March 2017 02:37

Amila Shirantha is firmly establishing himself as one of Sri Lanka’s culinary leaders. Starting as a young man straight out of school, Chef A...


Fairway Colombo presents Colombo Street Food Festival!

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

HNB Head of Marketing Chammika Weerasinghe, Sri Lanka Tourism Director Chandana Wijerathna, Group CEO/Director Imal Fonseka, Lifestyle Sector CEO R...


Hilton Colombo creates culinary sensation for kids from 5-12

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Mums around town can now relax on a Saturday morning resting assured that their children will have a fun filled culinary experience, as they can si...


Galle Face Hotel partners with French Embassy for ‘Taste of/Good France 2017’

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

The iconic Galle Face Hotel is all set to partner with the Embassy of France for a celebration of French cuisine. The event, in the form of a dinne...


Chinese Master Chef Huanxi Yan now at Long Feng

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Chinese Master Chef Huanxi Yan has joined premier five-star urban resort, Cinnamon Lakeside’s culinary team promising exciting new changes to...


Burger King opens its 14th outlet in Kiribathgoda

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Kiribathgoda has received its own Burger King restaurant, following the opening of the 14th such outlet in Sri Lanka at a prime location in this bu...


Persian food indulgence at Galadari

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is igniting this month with culinary excitement. The hotel is readying for a Persian food promotion where the very best of cultu...


Celebrating ‘Good France’ at Waters Edge

/ Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Waters Edge General Manager Rohan Fernandopulle, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Jean-Marin Schuh and Waters Edge Executive Chef Buddhika Samaras...


Delectable Jaffna treats at EAT, OZO Colombo

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

OZO Colombo recently launched a mouth-watering selection of Jaffna cuisine with the introduction of the theme night, ‘Yaal Meets West’,...


Fast growing Direct2Door eyes Colombo takeover

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Since its start as a convenience service delivering vegetables to homes in selected neighbourhoods of Colombo, Direct2Door has grown significantly ...


Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa announces new Executive Chef and F&B Director

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka is delighted to announce that Nonky Tejapermana and Marc Schröer have joined the tea...


PM opens Thuna Paha at Waters Edge

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday opened the latest innovation at Waters Edge, Thuna Paha, which serves authentic traditional Sri L...


Double the deal at Il Ponte from 13 March

/ Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

You can now order a pizza of your choice from the special Happy Hour pizza menu available at the Il Ponte, Hilton Colombo and enjoy a second pizza ...


Packaging matters: ‘Square 44’

/ Tuesday, 7 March 2017 00:00

Square 44, the international design agency specialising in packaging, has been able to partner several great brands in Sri Lanka to pose a new look...


Nara Thai launches delicious vegetarian menu

/ Friday, 3 March 2017 00:00

Voted as one of Thailand’s best restaurants since 2007, Nara Thai launches an all new vegetarian menu to customers. Offering everything delig...


Today's Columnists

FDIs into capital markets?

25 March 2017

Yesterday’s FT article on the CSE road show in Melbourne, appealing to expat Sri Lankans, triggered this. Emotional pleas and guilt appeals may be good enough to generate some charity or philanthropy (and do not confuse it with im...


Jobs and no takers, or what?

24 March 2017

IT and Commerce Minister of Telangana State Minister Rama Rao speaking at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit in Colombo said that the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge created a platform between Government, academia and industry t...


Cavaliers, roundheads and the big match season

24 March 2017

Big match season lays bare the tribalism and sexism in our society     Big match season brings out the best in us and also the worst, I think. The camaraderie and the loyalty of the old boys and the enthu...


Of new social contracts and ‘goon squads’ on social media

24 March 2017

I don’t often quote the United Nations (UN). Not because they don’t say sensible stuff. But because their sound bites are not as memorable as that which their opposition – rogue states, global terrorists – says. Because the...


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