Dining

Colombo Supper Club brings Singapore’s Best New Restaurant 2018 to Sri Lanka

Views - 149 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Critically-acclaimed fine-dining restaurant Nouri opened its doors under the direction of Chef Ivan Brehm, who is now bringing his talents to Colombo. The Brazilian native has worked in leading kitchens around the world, having been awarded Chef of


&Co Pub and Kitchen pioneers ‘Happy Hour’ for lunch on food items in Sri Lanka

Views - 80 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

&Co Pub and Kitchen, the flagship restaurant of The Steuart by Citrus, has once again taken a revolutionary step in vivifying the


Delicacies of the deep at EAT, OZO Colombo

Views - 31 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Plunge into an ocean of taste with an array of mouth-watering cuisine and become hooked on the delicacies of the deep


Australia premium products and skills feature at Culinary Art Expo 2018

Views - 34 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Everyone knows of the Australian cooking show Masterchef, and Australia’s reputation as a food and wine destination


New Anchor Newdale Mango Blast brings excitement to flavoured milk & yoghurts

Views - 63 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Fonterra Brands Lanka, the company behind Anchor, has launched its latest range of flavoured milk and yoghurts to bring families


‘National Barista Championship 2018’ to meet growing demand of hospitality industry for specialty co

Views - 53 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The finals of the National Barista Championship, organised by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA)


Bairaha stands out at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 66 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Bairaha Farms PLC, Sri Lanka’s pioneer and leading chicken processors and suppliers, marked its presence at the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, held at the BMICH from 1 to 3 June. The company, already having achieved a major stake in the domestic cons


The Galle Face Hotel hosts eclectic ifthar spread

Views - 34 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The Galle Face Hotel together with Cyaniq.social hosted an ifthar dining event on 1 June. The dining event was attended by over 70 invitees from the community, industries and the media, coming together to break fast with friends and families. The di


Mövenpick Hotel Colombo appoints new Executive Chef

Views - 142 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The German native brings over 30 years of experience in the industry to his new job at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo. Ralf started his career as an Apprentice Chef in Germany in 1983 and his wanderlust saw him embark upon a culinary journey that took


Join Cinnamon Life’s exclusive brunch with iconic TV personality Nigella Lawson

Views - 72 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

This June, world renowned TV cook, television personality and food writer Nigella Lawson, will be attending an exclusive brunch that will be presented by Cinnamon Life – Colombo’s premier lifestyle capital and most iconic real estate development


Cinnamon Lakeside emerges All-Island Champions at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 26 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo proved its culinary excellence by bringing home the coveted Championship title at the Chefs’ Guild Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, which took place recently at the BMICH. Cinnamon Lakeside was named Winner – Sri Lanka Hote


Elephant House launches ‘Go Sugar Free’ range

Views - 366 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s own Elephant House Beverages has introduced sugar free versions of several local favourites under its new, ‘Go Sugar Free’ initiative. Sugar free versions of the beloved Elephant House Cream Soda, EGB, Necto and Orange Crush are cu


Tokyo Nights – It’s never “too much” on a Friday night!

Views - 43 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

When it comes to Japanese food, there is never too much. Robata Grill and Lounge, located on the second floor of the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, has been conquering the city with innovative and fun dining concepts. Smiling faces greet you as you seat


East West Marketing introduces exciting new soya meat range under Turkey brand

Views - 205 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

East West Marketing Ltd. (EWM), one of the leading food product manufacturers and distributors in the country launched a new and exciting soya meat 90g range under its much-loved Turkey brand recently to the market. With an objective of providing th


Nigella Lawson’s Travel Diaries in Sri Lanka with Cinnamon Life

Views - 231 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Life will host the internationally-renowned TV cook and food writerNigella Lawson for a series of events in Sri Lanka from 21 to 23 June. Nigella’s tour in Sri Lanka will comprise a wide array of exciting events that will form a part of ev


Ministry of Crab pops up in Shanghai: Their first ever in China

Views - 203 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Taking the legendary Sri Lankan crab beyond borders, the award-winning Ministry of Crab will hold their first ever pop up in China at The Sukhothai Shanghai on 1 and 2 June. Founder of the world renowned restaurant, Chef Dharshan Munidasa will be ass


Desserted redefining Colombo’s food truck scene with gourmet desserts

Views - 358 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Arabian Knights, Colombo’s premier Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant, recently launched ‘Desserted’ – a dessert


Lankan Nights every Saturday at FLOW, Hilton Residences

Views - 44 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences has announced the launch of Sri Lankan nights at FLOW, its main restaurant, offered every Saturday from 7.00 p.m. until 10.30 p.m.


Beer is not beneficial, German court rules

Views - 20 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

BERLIN (Reuters): Beer cannot be marketed as beneficial, a German top court ruled on Thursday after a consumer


East West Marketing brings Vegemite back to Sri Lanka

Views - 105 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

East West Marketing Ltd. (EWM), a fully-owned subsidiary of Nawaloka Holdings and one of Sri Lanka’s leading suppliers


Serendib Flour Mills to sponsor Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 38 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Serendib Flour Mills (SFML) recently stepped forward as the official sponsor of the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 – Sri Lanka’s


Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 unveils opportunities for hospitality industry

Views - 92 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

The Chefs’ Guild of Lanka announced the launch of the 18th edition of Culinary Art Food Expo (CAFÉ) 2018 from 1 June till 3 June from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the BMICH Colombo.


Kuuraku Japanese Restaurant to roll out home delivery

Views - 88 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

The ​Directors of Hirohama Ceylon Ltd., ​the ​owning company of Kuuraku Japanese Restaurant ​in ​Colombo, held a Board of Directors meeting in Tokyo​,​ Japan​,​ at Kuuraku’s prestigious​ ​Higashi Ginaza ​location. They strat


Ifthar with a difference at The Hilton Colombo!

Views - 41 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

This Ramadan, break fast with delightful flavours from the Ottoman era with a specially prepared Turkish menu by our own Turkish Chef Erkan Bostanci at the Curry Leaf restaurant from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Savour the delectable range of Turkish cuisine fro


Ifthar at the Galadari

Views - 49 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is the most sought out venue with regards to “Ifthar” during Ramadan. The hotel has an entire lineup of “Ifthar” offerings to celebrate the festive Ramadan season. Ringing in the Ramadan celebrations is the ever popular “


‘Free pizza when you pay with Visa’ from Pizza Hut

Views - 905 Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

Pizza Hut is a household name that brings customers fantastic offers throughout the year, enticing them not only with its world-famous pan pizza, but also through the incredible value-for-money offers that customers can enjoy. Once again, Pizza Hut


Nestlé to cut more sugar and salt in products

Views - 43 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

Vevey, Switzerland (Reuters): Nestlé will make further cuts to the amount of sugar, salt and saturated fats in its products as it tries to improve


Galle Face Hotel serves up delicious Ifthar offerings for Ramazan 2018

Views - 62 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

South Asia’s Grande Dame welcomes Ramazan 2018 with an array of Ifthar offerings during the holy month.


Kaema Sutra of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo successfully hosts first pop-up restaurant in London

Views - 65 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

Kaema Sutra of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo teamed up with its sister property Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London


Iftar from Paan Paan

Views - 83 Friday, 18 May 2018 00:00

Paan Paan offers convenient Iftar packs for busy executives. Each Iftar pack contains three savories, one sweet, chicken


Today's Columnists

Overcoming the crisis: The second freedom struggle

Friday, 14 December 2018

The crisis that has been developing in Sri Lanka, manifesting itself in varied forms at different times since independence, has now taken the form of a constitutional crisis, threatening the survival of the Sri Lankan State. Regardless of the Court


Getting more women in the workforce

Friday, 14 December 2018

The current female labour force participation in Sri Lanka is around 36%. This means that a disproportionate majority of women still remain outside the labour market, with limited or no access to wages, pensions and other benefits tied to gainful emp


Our chit-chat – Can conversations make a nation?

Thursday, 13 December 2018

We are living through fascinating times dominated by online conversations with offline taking backstage. From the Arab spring to Yellow vests in France, the online has proven its potential and power – be it destructive or constructive! A reading o


The vote, the verdict, and the TNA ‘backstop’: Beyond ’56

Thursday, 13 December 2018

“Leader of PLOTE and TNA MP D. Dharmalingam …stated that he believes that Ranil Wickremesinghe has handed in a written assurance of several promises. …The promises are said to include agreements on constitutional amendments, freedom for politi


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