Dining

Hop over to a one-of-a-kind hopper experience at Waters Edge

Views - 16 Friday, 19 July 2019 00:00

The sound of hoppers sizzling over the stove is sweet music to our ears. There is nothing that excites us Sri Lankans more than the classic egg hopper at an evening function with the sound of Sri Lankan music in the background. Thuna Paha, the authe


Seafood Thursdays at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 18 Friday, 19 July 2019 00:00

Seafood lovers are in for a treat every Thursday night at AYU as they introduce “Seafood Thursdays” from 7.00 pm – 10.30 pm. Cosy and relaxed, AYU is a wonderfully enjoyable place to have dinner, with floor-to-ceiling windows and a laid-back am


First Michelin star Sri Lankan chef shares insights with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts chef teams

Views - 40 Friday, 19 July 2019 00:00

Cinnamon Lakeside hosted Chef Lahiru Jayasekera, the first Michelin star Sri Lankan chef from UK on 11 July, where he conducted a special Master Class session for 40 chefs from Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts. Chef Lahiru was in Colombo as part of the pre-


Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka 2019 Master Class learns from first Michelin-starred Sri Lankan origin chef

Views - 15 Friday, 19 July 2019 00:00

Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka’s second Master Class featuring the very first Sri Lankan origin Michelin-starred chef Lahiru Jayasekera was held at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo. The class was conducted exclusively for the finalists of Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka


Curry Pot Restaurant comes to Colombo 4

Views - 139 Friday, 12 July 2019 00:00

Curry Pot Restaurant which has earned a reputation among gourmands in the city by creating a revolution in the indigenous food tradition opened its third branch restaurant at No. 25, Milagiriya Avenue, Colombo 4 recently. Curry Pot Restaurants Managi


Full moon vegetarian lunch buffet at Ramada Colombo

Views - 27 Friday, 12 July 2019 00:00

All you veggie lovers out there, head over to Ramada Colombo this Poya day, as they introduce a very special vegetarian buffet. The sumptuous all vegetarian menu has a fresh juice counter featuring lovi, guava and narang juice. A salad bar and a choi


Delightful dining experiences at Cinnamon Lakeside

Views - 58 Friday, 12 July 2019 00:00

Cinnamon Lakeside has introduced several new food and beverage promotions full of colour and flavour that will have diners enticed.


‘I Love Summerlicious’ at Harpo’s Cafes & Restaurants

Views - 43 Friday, 12 July 2019 00:00

Surprise your taste buds and enjoy the ‘Summerlicious’ promotion at Harpo’s Cafes & Restaurants, now on for the sixth consecutive year. With the hot and steamy weather the Summerlicious program offers long cool drinks, light salads and summer d


Spice it up at Hilton Colombo

Views - 16 Friday, 12 July 2019 00:00

Hilton Colombo is all out to spice up your taste-buds with its flavour of the month, chili! A series of innovative dishes and drinks are up for grabs at Café Kai, Graze Kitchen, Curry Leaf and L.A.B. On the menu at Graze Kitchen – Chili Pan Pizza,


Subway opens two more restaurants in Sri Lanka

Views - 33 Friday, 5 July 2019 00:10

Subway, the world’s largest submarine sandwich restaurant chain inaugurated its fifth and sixth restaurant together on Side A and B of Canowin Arcade – Southern Expressway in partnership with Canowin Hotels & Spas on 1 June. Subway is a purveyor


Chinese Dragon Café commences Loyalty Program and Free Delivery Service

Views - 30 Friday, 5 July 2019 00:02

Chinese Dragon Cafe, Colombo’s favourite Chinese restaurant, has introduced a new program to recognise its faithful and loyal customers by rewarding them with a 10% discount when placing a repeat order within 30 days through all channels. Their pi


Eclectic dining experiences at Cinnamon Grand

Views - 22 Friday, 5 July 2019 00:00

As the year heads into its second half, Cinnamon Grand guests can look forward to enjoying a range of Food and Beverage promotions that will suit different palates and cater to friends and families, as well as to groups


Flavours of Hyderabadi biryani at Cinnamon Red

Views - 18 Friday, 5 July 2019 00:00

Be it a special occasion or a casual meal with friends or family, a serving of biryani never fails to satisfy one’s hunger. While it has its roots in India and Persia, biryani is a favourite among rice-loving Sri Lankans as well. The next time you


Sri Lankan food at its best with Elevate

Views - 26 Friday, 5 July 2019 00:00

Indulge in Sri Lankan favourites at Elevate, Colombo’s highest bar and restaurant where a mouth-watering spread of traditional Sri Lankan food will be served on Friday, 5 July from 7.30 p.m onwards.  Whether in the mood for hot hoppers with a shar


Ultimate ‘Teppanyaki’ promotion at KOBE, Waters Edge

Views - 47 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

Renowned for its mouth-watering food and calming ambience, Waters Edge is offering its loyal and privileged customers the chance to experience the ultimate teppanyaki promotion, offered at the hotel’s authentic Japanese restaurant, KOBE. This must-


AYU Sunday Lunch buffet back at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 33 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

Loosen that belt and pile up your plate. The AYU Sunday lunch buffet is back at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo and this time, it’s all about “live cooking”. That’s not all, it’s priced at 2,900/= nett with free access to our rooftop infinity


WorldSpice Food Festival at Kandy City Centre

Views - 78 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

It’s going to be an eventful weekend at the Kandy City Centre where the second edition of WorldSpice Food Festival will be happening on 28, 29 and 30 June parallel to the last three days of Kandy Book Fair 2019. WorldSpice – the KCC owned in-hou


Jetwing Colombo Seven unveils exquisite new menu

Views - 30 Friday, 28 June 2019 00:00

Restaurant 57, the main restaurant of Jetwing Colombo Seven, recently unveiled a new menu to highlight its fusion of diverse and signature flavours, to its globally-inspired cuisine. Headed by Chef Indika, the restaurant invites guests to set off on


Echo at Cinnamon Grand: Next level Italian cuisine

Views - 47 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

Echo at Cinnamon Grand has always been a firm favourite for diners who love their Italian cuisine. As of this January, the restaurant has a new chef on board, who has taken an already divine dining experience to another level with delectable new addi


Kava brings the juju to Colombo’s rooftop scene

Views - 1542 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

There are only a few things Colombo loves more than a rooftop bar, so it’s no surprise that yet another one has popped up with its own unique vibe and ambience. At Kava, located on the rooftop terrace at No. 41 Maitland Crescent (the same building


Delectable new range of cakes at Goodies

Views - 30 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

Everything you’ve loved about the signature cakes at Cinnamon Lakeside’s Goodies has got even more tempting. Goodies has launched a new range of cakes, adding to the lineup of sweet, savoury and baked goods on offer. The new additions boast a new


Enjoy an incredible weekend with Colombo City Centre

Views - 21 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

This weekend, Colombo City Centre will be offering awesome activations that will provide excitement for the whole family. On Saturday, 15 June, you can experience that awesome cricket feeling with Colombo City Centre’s ‘Pitch and Win’ promotio


Enjoy Cinnamon Grand’s Restaurants #BackAtCG

Views - 60 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Cinnamon Grand patrons can once again enjoy the finest fare at the popular fine dining restaurant, the London Grill and poolside hangout, the Breeze Bar as they open their doors on 1 June. The hotel, known for its range of restaurants, is a popular d


Prima KottuMee to spice up the cricket season

Views - 57 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Prima KottuMee launches the ‘Hot N Spicy Kricket’ promotion once again for the sixth consecutive year, extending it to not one, but two whole months. Beginning on 1 June and ending on 31 July, the promotion brings with it the chance for fans to w


Increased demand for Finagle products across the globe

Views - 32 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Finagle Lanka Ltd. Founder and Managing Director Mahinda Ranasinghe and the Board of Directors of the company consisting of family members claimed another achievement in the export sector, with the increased demand for Finagle products across the glo


Calorie Counter upgrades menu with more healthy options

Views - 29 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Calorie Counter being a pioneer in the health food industry in Sri Lanka recently upgraded its menu with a range of new healthy options. A variety of salads and grills created by Calorie Counter’s Founder Duaine Peiris himself have been added to an


Asian Cuisine Festival in Guangzhou

Views - 32 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou participated in the Asian Cuisine Festival which was held from 19-23 May in Guangzhou as a part of the Conference of Dialogue among Asian Civilisations that was held in Beijing from 15-22 May. The Consu


Ministry of Crab, Next Innings and PickMe announce unique partnership to customers

Views - 458 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

PickMe, Sri Lanka’s own and popular mobility technology solutions provider has teamed up with restaurants Ministry of Crab and Next Innings to offer their customers some great deals for dining out. In an effort to offer parking solutions to diners


Free pizza with Visa at Pizza Hut

Views - 127 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

Pizza Hut, the favourite name amongst Sri Lankans for its delicious pan pizza and year-round value-for-money offers, once again teams up with Visa, the global leader in payments technology, to bring back the ever so popular joint promotion ‘Free Pi


BRAGG Live Foods marks three years in Sri Lanka

Views - 60 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

If you are a health food fan, it is likely that your pantry contains a bottle of BRAGG Apple Cider Vinegar (BRAGG ACV) – the iconic unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar with the vivid red-and-yellow labels. This year, BRAGG Live Foods Sri Lanka celebrate


Today's Columnists

“Sri Lanka’s future lies in producing exportable manufactured goods”: Dr. Howard Nicholas

Monday, 22 July 2019

Drawing lessons from Vietnam’s experiences The Sri Lanka-born economist attached to The Hague based Institute of Social Studies – Dr. Howard Nicholas – addressing a packed audience consisting of the alumni of the Postgraduate Institute of Manag


We should sell our water

Monday, 22 July 2019

When you read the title of this article, you will probably feel disgusted with me as selling our water has been a controversial topic since a long time ago. By the way, I am talking about virtual water trade and you would be surprised to know that we


A voice of compassion amid howls of zealotry

Monday, 22 July 2019

The unrestrained freedom extended by the current regime to a bunch of saffron-clad street vendors of Sinhala Buddhist zealotry is pushing Sri Lanka once again into a cauldron of ethnic and religious convulsion. The nationwide spread and virulence of


Roger Beteille: The man who reinvented the commercial airliner

Monday, 22 July 2019

The visionary engineer, pilot and manager who led Airbus to some its most significant decisions, passed away last month. Beteille, who was the head of French aircraft manufacturer Sud Aviation’s flight testing section, was made technical director


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