Dining

Scrumptious new dishes at The Grill

Views - 2 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

To the delight of all food connoisseurs The Grill presents you with even more options in its brand new menu for the complete gourmet culinary experience. In keeping with the ‘spoiled for choice’ theme renowned at The Kingsbury, the menu at The Gr


Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo partners with ‘Kaema Sutra’ for new Sri Lankan restaurant

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo has announced their partnership with the city’s most popular Sri Lankan cuisine restaurant, Kaema Sutra.


Seoul for the Soul! A taste of authentic Korean cuisine at Hilton Colombo

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Take a walk through yet another country of the world at GRAZE KITCHEN as it bring Korea to you from 20 September to 1 October, presenting two of its guest chefs from Hilton Millennium Seoul, who will turn out traditional Korean dishes to satisfy your


Maggi noodles now with more spices for enhanced flavour and goodness

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Nestlé’s iconic Maggi brand has renovated its popular chicken flavoured noodles to include no less than eight spices to enhance taste.


Elephant House unveils LEMOKI, the perfect lemon and kiwi combo

Views - 3 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s own Elephant House has unveiled its most exotic beverage to date, LEMOKI; the perfect combo of lemon and kiwi flavours.


Experience the best of Thai cuisine at Cinnamon Lakeside’s Thai Food Festival

Views - 13 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Offering a harmonious contrast of flavours to tickle and treat your taste buds Cinnamon Lakeside takes foodies on a culinary adventure with its Thai Food Festival!


Dine at the most award winning restaurants

Views - 7 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

When there is a need for a special treat, one of the first places in town that springs to mind is The Kingsbury. The World Luxury Restaurant Awards has recently presented The Kingsbury’s restaurants with; Regional Winner:


Cinnamon’s Resort Hotels bags 77 medals at Culinary Art and Food Expo 2017

Views - 5 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Cinnamon’s resort hotels bagged a total of 77 medals at the 17th edition of the Culinary Art and Food Expo, which was held at the BMICH in Colombo. Organised by the Chefs’ Guild of Lanka, the annual trade exhibition is the country’s largest and


Botanik opens doors to new lifestyle

Views - 83 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Fulfilling a long-felt need for a spectacular dining experience that blends exquisitely-prepared dishes, ambience, lighting, music, great service and a cool vibe to perfection, Botanik by Cantaloupe & Co


7 Star Rotti Challenge by Serendib Flour Mills receives overwhelming response at Eat Street Colombo

Views - 6 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

‘Eat Street CMB’, was definitely an event to be at this year with over 50 stalls serving a variety of amazing food with live music.


YUMI Saba Fiesta at Taj Samudra

Views - 11 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Taj Samudra’s unique Japanese resto bar YUMI will feature a ‘Saba Fiesta’ for the Japanese food connoisseurs from 1-15 September during lunch and dinner.


Flavors Restaurant offers ‘Anniversary Menu’

Views - 9 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s popular Indian restaurant Flavors will offer a sumptuous ‘Anniversary Menu’ in celebration of its sixth anniversary from 8 to 17 September, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Australian Chef with Lankan roots brings gastronomic innovation to Empower Culinary and Hospitality

Views - 122 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Sri Lankan born Australian Rishi Naleendra – Michelin Star Chef and the Owner of Cheek By Jowl, feels the need to give something back to his country of birth; hence a different recipe of sort, Rishi put together this time as he took to his latest c


PM savours first anniversary of Kuuraku Japanese Restaurant

Views - 10 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the Chief Guest at the first anniversary ceremony of Kuuraku Japanese Restaurant at Park Street Mews, held recently.


Master Chef Kumar Pereira at Maniumpathy Colombo

Views - 9 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Australian Master Chef finalist Kumar Pereira recently stayed at Maniumpathy boutique hotel and held an impromptu cooking demo where he made his famous Crab Salad with Tomato and Green Tea Jelly for a small group of fans.


McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

Views - 6 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:13

AFP: McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs. The decision follows a similar move undertaken in the US


Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to cap sugar in drinks in Singapore

Views - 5 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:01

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight diabetes.


Colombo Supper Club and Jetwing Beach host Naked Finn on an evolutionary dining experience

Views - 10 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:01

Featuring yet another fusion dining experience, this time around the Colombo Supper Club together with Jetwing Beach, Sri Lankan Airlines and Wine World will be hosting Ken Loon from Naked Finn, Singapore. The event will take place on 15 September at


CRYSBRO mychef.lk booth shines at Culinary Arts Expo 2017

Views - 14 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:01

The CRYSBRO Chicken stall enticed the attention of thousands of culinary lovers who trotted the BMICH during 28, 29 and 30 July to participate in the Culinary Arts Exhibition held in the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Conference Centre.


New Nestomalt Plus with oats

Views - 5 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

Nestomalt, Sri Lanka’s favourite malted food brand, has further enhanced its nutritional profile with the launch of all-new Nestomalt Plus. Enhanced with the goodness of oats, the new beverage is tailor-made for modern consumers with a busy routine


2017 ‘Colombo Gourmet Week’ by The Epicurean to wow good food lovers with classic European fare

Views - 6 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

“After a good dinner one can forgive anyone, even one’s own relatives,” author Oscar Wilde is famously quoted as having said. Well, the time to forgive and forget and revel and dive into good food is here once again! The Colombo Gourmet Week by


Green Grass Hotel & Restaurant Jaffna wins CNCI Achievers Award

Views - 40 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

CNCI Achiever Awards 2017 for Industrial Excellence organised by The Ceylon National Chamber of Industries was held for the 16th consecutive year at Galadari Hotel, Colombo recently. The CNCI Achiever of Industrial Excellence Award – 2017


Five-star food fiesta begins at Pettah floating market

Views - 219 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

An international three-day food fiesta has begun at the Pettah floating market.  The food fiesta is held according to a concept of the Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha, in order to promote the floating


Tacology latest food rave!

Views - 164 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

  Taco Bell, the newest addition to Sri Lanka’s bustling international cuisine scene, is currently the hottest topic amongst Colombo’s ardent foodies, giving everyone something to taco ‘bout.  Originally


MLH award-winning chefs partner Michelin Star Chef Tom Aikens to host an evening of gastronomical de

Views - 174 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

Mount Lavinia Hotel held an exclusive evening featuring the hotel’s award-winning chefs partnering with Michelin Star Chef Tom Aikens in preparing a special dinner for a crème de la crème list of guests.  The exclusive d


National Bocuse d’Or chefs compete using fresh Round Island Barramundi

Views - 172 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

Oceanpick, Sri Lanka’s producer of oceanic barramundi; supported Sri Lankan chefs as their Seafood Sponsor when they entered the Bocuse d’Or competition, a biennial global culinary competition and a title coveted by chefs around the w


CBL’s Convenience Foods (Lanka) achieves OHSAS 18001 certification for Occupational Health and Safet

Views - 392 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

Convenience Foods (Lanka) PLC, a subsidiary of Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL), the pioneer in manufacturing and marketing Lankasoy, the market leader for soya based products in Sri Lanka, was awarded the OHSAS 18001 certification for Occupational Heal


Zesta partners Eat Street CMB 2017 as title sponsor

Views - 384 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

Zesta, Sri Lanka’s premium tea brand by Watawala Tea Ceylon Ltd. (WTCL), stepped forward as title sponsor of Eat Street CMB 2017, a family-friendly open-air food festival. Organised by Share Innovations, the most anticipated event for local


Super Bento rush at Hilton Colombo’s Ikoi Tei!

Views - 400 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

On your mark set ready go…..that’s right the race is on! 15 Bento boxes are for grabs each day from 21 August till 2 September, 12 noon to 3 p.m. A 10-course Bento Box for just Rs. 1,500 nett is all yours for dining-in only. The box c


Maliban launches first of its kind ‘ABC Learnies Biscuits’

Views - 388 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

Maliban, the most enjoyed biscuit brand in Sri Lanka which has been catering to many ardent biscuit lovers for over 65 years, recently launched their latest custom made biscuit for children. Kids in the age group of three years and above enjoyed a


Today's Columnists

Media Freedom: alive and not so well… is it?

Friday, 22 September 2017

Today the only corpses in sight are those lining the bullpen – critics and social commentators who have fallen asleep at their desks, lulled by a democracy that offers peace but pre-empts justice. Oscar Wilde,


Rise of sustainable electric automobiles and the end of petrol and diesel vehicles

Friday, 22 September 2017

The past three years have been the hottest in recorded history and 2017 is already projected to be hotter than 2016! The cause for this heating up of the planet is clearly due to the excessive burning of fossil fuels.


The cry of ‘export or perish’ becoming real to Sri Lanka

Friday, 22 September 2017

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Annual Committee held in Colombo said for Sri Lanka to promote exports and investment, the Government will soon introduce several laws in


Why are interest rates high?

Thursday, 21 September 2017

The general public is concerned about the high level of interest rates prevailing in the recent past. Interest rates influences the day-to-day life of ordinary people as it is the benchmark for all economic decisions.


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