Dining

Colombo Supper Club, Shangri-La and SriLankan Airlines welcome Master Chef Kenjiro ‘Hatch’ Hashida

Views - 66 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

On 10 and 11 May, Chef Kenjiro ‘Hatch’ Hashida will host a most elegant and memorable evening of dining on Japanese delicacies


Team Waters Edge heads to China for Bocuse d’Or Asia

Views - 43 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

The most prestigious gastronomic competition in the world “Bocuse d’Or” brings together the crème de la crème of the culinary world for Bocuse d’ Or Asia 2018.


Trendsetter Standard Chartered launches ‘Dining Cashback’

Views - 35 Friday, 4 May 2018 00:00

Standard Chartered once again set a new trend by being the first bank in the country to give its clients 20% cash back


A month of waffles at Waters Edge

Views - 44 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

Come celebrate the joys of the holiday season this April at Waters Edge. Overlooking the tranquil waters of the Diyawanna, this will be the ideal location to spend the holidays.


Moët Hennessy India, Lanka Premium Beverages in strategic partnership

Views - 200 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

Moët Hennessy India and Lanka Premium Beverages yesterday (Thursday) announced their strategic partnership for growth in the luxury beverage market.


Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 to be held annually due to rise in tourism

Views - 68 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

The Chefs Guild of Lanka announced that the Culinary Art Food Expo, the most comprehensive food and beverage exhibition


A seafood love affair with Chef Massimo at Il Ponte, Hilton Colombo!

Views - 31 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

Swing by the Il Ponte and enjoy the seafood a la carte menu, freshly prepared by Chef Massimo Zampar from 3 to 10 May.


Heineken boosts beer sales

Views - 26 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

Brussels (Reuters): Heineken, the world’s second largest brewer, increased beer sales in the first three months of 2018


World wine output falls to 60-year low

Views - 23 Friday, 27 April 2018 00:00

Paris (Reuters): Global wine output fell to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017 due to poor weather conditions in the European


Fiesta of flavours at Jetwing Sea

Views - 31 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Food experiences have become an important part of a person’s travel memories as it gives you an opportunity to learn about different cultures


Dilmah launches Silver Jubilee afternoon high tea at Cinnamon Lakeside

Views - 50 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Dilmah Tea launched its Silver Jubilee afternoon high tea at Cinnamon Lakeside recently while showcasing the country’s


Enjoy 30% off at Cinnamon Lakeside’s 7 Degrees North

Views - 43 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

A serene view, the city skyline and a chilled cocktail would make for a perfect evening, no matter what your day has been like


All about that bread

Views - 35 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

The beginning of 2018 saw the boutique bakery opening its latest outlet in Ratmalana, increasing its reach up to nine outlets.


Ministry of Crab returns to Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London for 3-day pop up

Views - 116 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Two years after his one-night only event at the Shangri-La Hotel, At the Shard, London in 2016 Celebrity Chef Dharshan Munidasa


PRIMA, WUSC, and NPTA partner to skill up Sri Lanka bakers to world class level

Views - 52 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

40 bakers representing the top talent and best hotels in the northern region of Jaffna gathered recently to develop world class baking skills.


Hotel Asia Maldives to sponsor ‘Team Maldives’ debut at Asian Pastry Cup 2018 in Singapore

Views - 83 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Two Maldivian pastry chefs, Chef Aminath Hameed from Conrad Maldives Rangali Island and Chef Ibrahim Fareed from Soneva


Coca-Cola’s fetes value distributors at convention

Views - 26 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. (CCBSL) recently hosted its annual Distributor Partner Convention,


Sysco LABS: Bringing the CX revolution to food service

Views - 34 Friday, 20 April 2018 00:00

Customer experience (CX) is fast emerging as a key competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. In fact, according


Make the New Year a ‘magical one’ with new Magic Ice Cream flavours

Views - 39 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

In time for the holiday season brimful with celebrations, and special meals deserving special touches, Magic Ice Cream announces its Limited Edition Seasonal Ice Cream Flavours. Magic holiday menu features two seasonal ice creams, Magic Coconut with


Jessica Heath releases premier cookbook: ‘CEYLOVE: From Sri Lanka with Spice’

Views - 182 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

Jessica Heath, a recognised ardent advocate of Sri Lanka and a Top 40 contestant on MasterChef USA Season 8, has released her first cookbook, ‘CEYLOVE: From Sri Lanka with Spice’. CEYLOVE (pronounced ‘Say Love’), put very simply, is the marri


Seminar on ‘Food Safety & Healthy Food: A Look beyond State Regulatory Framework’

Views - 32 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

The Institute of Food Science and Technology Sri Lanka (IFSTSL) held a seminar on ‘Food Safety & Healthy Food: A Look beyond State Regulatory Framework’ on 6 April, at Hotel Global Towers in Colombo focussing on capacity development of stakeholde


Kaema Sutra at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo launches 1st pop-up restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, At The

Views - 61 Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:00

Kaema Sutra at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo teams up with their sister London property Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London to open their first ever pop-up restaurant on 10 and 11 April. The pop-up restaurant showcases the finest of native Sri Lankan


Waters Edge Launches “Goodness at the Edge” Healthy Meal Plan

Views - 122 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle is Colombo’s latest phenomenon. With the entire nation recognising the need for healthy living


Nestlé launches Sri Lanka’s first noodle meal kit

Views - 31 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Nestlé has launched yet another exciting innovation to the market – Maggi Creations.


LYBS Master Roasters announces LYBS Café opening in Kandy

Views - 50 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

LYBS Lanka Ltd. Founder, Director and CEO Sampath Senanayake announced the opening of the LYBS Café at Gatambe recently


Fusion cuisine restaurant Indian Summer wins Gold award

Views - 20 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Fine dining and fusion cuisine restaurant Indian Summer, renowned for its superior food and uncompromising service


Range of non-toxic quality products from spice-manufacturing giant Ruhunu Foods

Views - 38 Friday, 6 April 2018 00:00

Ruhunu Foods, the largest spice manufacturer on the island, is offering a range of quality, pure, non-toxic products for New Year season.


The flavorful taste of Kerala at Galadari

Views - 33 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel recently had its famous Kerala promotion depicting the true taste of Kerala cuisine. This special promotion took place at the ‘Flavors’ Indian restaurant.


Singapore’s largest Italian casual dining chain PastaMania opens in Colombo

Views - 211 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

PastaMania, Singapore’s largest Italian casual dining restaurant chain, opens today (30)in Colombo 3. The brand is well-known


Easter celebrations at Cinnamon’s city hotels

Views - 41 Friday, 30 March 2018 00:00

Easter in the city will be the best one yet for Colombo’s diners with special offers, spread across the three


Today's Columnists

Challenges in preserving and promoting Pakistan’s Buddhist past

Saturday, 20 October 2018

The international media has been portraying Pakistan as a hotbed of Islamic fundamentalism, especially after the Americans carried out a surgical strike there to kill international terrorist and fugitive, Osama bin Laden.


Government’s cohabitation stuck in the past or what?

Friday, 19 October 2018

The appointment of career judge Nalin Perera as the new Chief Justice, who has served in the judiciary for over 30 years, provides a snapshot into President Maithripala Sirisena’s thought process, amidst various stories of clashes with his coalitio


Profit before principle: Khashoggi and US-Saudi relations

Friday, 19 October 2018

The mysterious disappearance of a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, from inside the Saudi Embassy complex in Turkey on 2 October and an array of circumstantial evidence surrounding his disappearance lead one to suspect that Jamal was possibly abduct


When shame and honour take the hypocritical centre stage

Friday, 19 October 2018

As human beings, we experience a gamut of emotions. These help individuals to express themselves, and authorities to exercise control over entire societies. The most common feelings engendered by our race span a spectrum from guilt and shame to fear.


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