Dining

Royal Thai certified as ‘Authentic Thai Cuisine’ by Thai Select, Thailand

Views - 15 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Colombo’s premium urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo has received the prestigious ‘Thai Select’ program certification from the Department of International Trade Promotion


Pakistan Food Festival opens in Colombo

Views - 20 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

With the aim to build around an idea of creating common platform for people who love food, the colorful Pakistan Food Festival


Chocolate blackout at Hilton Colombo

Views - 11 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

It’s hard not to fall in love with chocolates. With its luxurious form, luscious flavour, and the way it all melts in the mouth


Maggi noodles’ high quality standards recognised by SLSI

Views - 9 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Nestlé’s much-loved Maggi noodle range was recognised for their high quality standards by SLSI (Sri Lanka Standards Institution)


McDonald’s opens new restaurant in Mount Lavinia

Views - 25 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

McDonald’s, the world’s most iconic fast food chain, launched their latest restaurant in Mount Lavinia, just in time for the new year.


Food extravaganza at Waters Edge this January

Views - 8 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Colombo’s culinary hub Waters Edge is where every food lover needs to be this year. Kick-starting January the internationally


Thai Pongal celebrations at Chutneys at the Grand

Views - 14 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

On Sunday 14 January 2018, Chutneys at the Cinnamon Grand comes alive with a carefully curated South Indian Vegetarian buffet to celebrate the festival of the harvest – Thai Pongal.


Zion Holdings steps in to restaurant industry with all new franchise ‘Baguette’

Views - 83 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

Less than two years from its inception, Zion Holdings has managed to expand exponentially, making its mark on all industries the brand has tapped into


Mabroc Bubble Tea’s quest to infuse new relevance into a timeless favourite

Views - 10 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

Among the most famous alternative preparations of tea to rise to popularity both globally, and – more recently – locally,


Asia’s favourite restaurant Mainland China opens in Colombo

Views - 612 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 00:00

South Asia’s leading Pan Asian restaurant chain Mainland China, opened in Colombo recently. With 42 restaurants in 16 cities across India, Bangladesh,


The Cauldron introduces a roast paan breakfast

Views - 13 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

What better way to start the day than with a hearty breakfast? But with the busy lifestyles that we city dwellers lead,


Crysbro Chicken unveils freshly packed chicken parts

Views - 6 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

More Sri Lankans consuming chicken is a ‘healthy’ sign as per experts because chicken is rich in proteins and vital nutrients that help citizens lead a healthy and active life through consuming a balanced diet.


London cafe unveils the ‘selfieccino’: Self portraits in froth

Views - 7 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

LONDON (Reuters): A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits.


Colombo Coffee Company brews for Shangri-La Colombo

Views - 22 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

The flag carrier for Lavazza Coffee and the only total coffee solutions provider in Sri Lanka, Colombo Coffee Company in


The quest for a well-resourced holiday meal

Views - 11 Friday, 5 January 2018 00:00

blogs.worldbank.org: Holidays for me have always been about family and food. A time to relax, catch-up with loved ones and eat good food


Samaposha ‘Nutri Plus’ with Kurakkan provides big boost for the nation’s health

Views - 15 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

Samaposha, Sri Lanka’s favourite breakfast cereal, especially among children, has launched ‘Nutri Plus’ – a new breakfast cereal for the whole family.


Dongzhi Festival at Graze Kitchen, Hilton Colombo

Views - 19 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

The Dngzhì Festival or Winter Solstice Festival is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and other East Asians


Bakes by Bella launches a fantastical fine dining experience

Views - 66 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

Colombo’s first thematic culinary imaginarium, The Blue Velvet by Bella is yet another exquisite dining experience devised by Melissa and Mahesh Dharmadasa.


Fizz, sparkle, and Christmas cheer at Hilton Colombo Residences

Views - 20 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences announced exciting promotions commencing from Christmas through New Year. Nations Trust American Express Credit Cardmembers receive 25%


Warmth of Christmas at Barista

Views - 13 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

There’s nothing quite like some great treats to bring people together during the Christmas season. This year Colombo’s


Celebrating the warmth of Christmas at The Cauldron

Views - 10 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

Despite the chill in the air, one of the greatest things about the Christmas season is the warmth that it brings with it. And no one exudes warmth like The Cauldron,


Sri Lanka’s first ever Cookathon hosted by MyChef.lk in partnership with Crysbro

Views - 9 Friday, 22 December 2017 00:00

For the first time in Sri Lanka, popular online food portal MyChef.lk together with Crysbro has launched a Cookathon for the foodies and aspiring chefs in the cyberspace.


Turkish Delights and confectionaries for the festive season from ‘ANKARA’

Views - 38 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:58

‘ANKARA’ nestled in the city, within the walls of a ‘Heritage Property’, will take you through an authentic culinary expedition, so you can experience the flavours, that are authentic to Turkey that is sure to tantalise your taste buds leavin


New and improved Delmege Colouring and Essence product range to double the joy this festive season

Views - 10 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00

Delmege, a name that won the trust of generations of Sri Lankan households over the past decades, recently re-launched their Colouring and Essence product range with an improved recipe. The renewed range will hit the shelves this December, adding to


‘Anchor X’Mas Cake off 2017’ inspires creative cakes by top specialty bakers in Colombo

Views - 33 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00

To celebrate the festive season, Fonterra hosted its first signature ‘Anchor X’Mas Cake off’ held exclusively for Colombo’s speciality bakeries and cafes starring eight irresistible Christmas-inspired creations


Singer Sri Lanka concludes successful ‘Singer Super Chef Season 2’

Views - 15 Friday, 8 December 2017 00:00

Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s premier consumer durables retailer, successfully carried out the ‘Singer Super Chef Season 2’, a unique competition that commenced with an online competition and ended with a live cooking event.


Coca-Cola Sri Lanka introduces Sprite Zero

Views - 33 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Buoyed by the success of its sugar-free drink Coke Zero, Coca-Cola Sri Lanka is now set to launch Sprite Zero, the sugar-free option of one of the world’s largest selling lemon-lime drink. Sprite is the market leader in the lime


Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah’s Prabod Gandhi wins mixology competition

Views - 7 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Demonstrating the resort’s affinity towards finer things in life and the skilled staff that it employs, one of Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah’s star mixologists, Welu Kadiragamu Prabod Gandhi triumphed over 15 other


Knorr launches new range of Chef’s Special Mixes

Views - 24 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

Knorr recently unveiled an exciting range of Special Mixes, the four exotic variants include Biryani, Nasi Goreng, Devilled and Chicken Curry


A traditional Mövenpick Thanksgiving Dinner and a weekend for two at Mövenpick Hotel Ankara, Turkey

Views - 18 Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00

There is a lot to love about this special day. Thanksgiving is about expressing gratitude, it’s about ladlesful of gravy over succulent meat and now it’s about a traditional Mövenpick Thanksgiving dinner with loved ones.


Today's Columnists

We can’t let the oddities and lapses of this Government distract our goal of Yahapalanaya

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Yes, lots of funny things are happening on the Government side, giving opponents of freedom and good governance


Marketing and war are similar; who will win on 10 February?

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

If we watch any media channel today, the focus is on the 10 February elections in Sri Lanka. For the first time we see how


Pitfalls in 5Ss and how to avoid them

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

After many years of experience in the manufacturing industries and successful implementation of lean practices in sixty companies


Walking an adaptable path to your cloud vision

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

While most companies have a vision of their cloud future – where everything in IT is simple, flexible, elastic making it easy to innovate, be swift to market and delight customers– fewhave a clear view of how to get there.This isbecause they are


Columnists More