Dining

26th Edition of National Mixology Challenge 2018

Views - 64 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

The 26th Edition of the National Mixology Challenge 2018, Sri Lanka’s most competitive and fiercely fought ‘Battle of the Bartenders’


Seasonal specialty produce high tea at Hilton Residences

Views - 39 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences has announced the launch of its high tea with seasonal specialty produce at BASICO Bar Lounge in the month of July 2018.


Calorie Counter returns to Havelock Town

Views - 26 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s premier health food restaurant chain Calorie Counter to its birthplace Havelock Town took place recently


Rediscover the mysteries of the Mediterranean at Ankara

Views - 568 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

Olives, wheat and grapes are the stars of a cuisine that goes back centuries to times when the Arab world were famous


‘Summerlicious’ for 5th consecutive year at Harpo’s Café’s & Restaurants

Views - 22 Friday, 20 July 2018 00:00

It’s the time of the year with friends and family visiting from overseas and others on vacation. ‘Summerlicious’ is a promotion geared


Abans promotes LG InstaView Refrigerators

Views - 28 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

One of the most common issues that consumers face with a refrigerator is cold air loss. Since research has found that


Il Mare receives third Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in a row

Views - 20 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

Il Mare Restaurant at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort has been awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence 2018


Prima Stella Set Yogurt secures SLS certification

Views - 32 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

Prima Stella Set Yogurt was recently awarded the prestigious SLS certification by the Sri Lanka Standards Institute


Celebrate World Ice-Cream Day with Pelwatte Dairy

Views - 30 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s 100% local dairy manufacturer, Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd., invites all ice-cream lovers to celebrate World Ice-Cream Day with the range of their regular and exotic flavours.


Colombo Coffee Company partners Hotel Show for 5th consecutive year

Views - 24 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

Colombo’s premier coffee solutions provider and the go-to-place for all coffee related needs, the Colombo Coffee Company


Curve unveils new look and new menu

Views - 46 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Curve tapas restaurant and bar at Park Street Mews, which has set the trend for tapas in the city while also being a trendy


World Cup Fan Fest at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

Views - 233 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

The World Cup is a celebration, and an occasion where the world stands still every four years for one whole month where


Barista’s Museum outlet becomes tourist hotspot

Views - 30 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

Nestled within the ample space that houses the 140 year old Colombo National Museum, Barista’s namesake outlet


California Grill 24th anniversary dinner

Views - 21 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

The California Grill located at the rooftop of the Galadari Hotel will be celebrating its 24th anniversary in grand style on 25


Mövenpick Hotel Colombo shines at 26th National Bartenders Competition 2018

Views - 36 Friday, 22 June 2018 00:00

The 26th National Bartenders Competition 2018 organised by Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA)


Memories, moments and martinis with culinary icon Nigella Lawson

Views - 35 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Life, Colombo’s premier lifestyle development will be hosting an exclusive evening of cocktails and entertainment


Shangri-La gets full MSC Seafood Chain of Custody Certification for 53 hotels

Views - 27 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has received full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) seafood Chain of Custody certification


George Steuart Teas launches Craft Box range with Ozone Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea Certification

Views - 53 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

George Steuart Teas, known as the ‘Original Ceylon Tea People’, launched their Craft Box range of teas along with Ozone Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea Certification given by the Sri Lanka Tea Board.


Taste of CÉ LA VI at The Kingsbury to shake up local cocktail culture

Views - 50 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

The Kingsbury, one of the finest five-star luxury hotels in Colombo, will partner Southeast Asia’s premier lifestyle destination


Café Nihonbashi to open in Kandy

Views - 384 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Kandy will soon be getting a taste of fine Japanese cuisine courtesy of Café Nihonbashi, renowned Chef Dharshan Munidasa’s casual


Pelwatte Dairy supports culinary arts at CAFÉ 2018

Views - 37 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s 100% local dairy manufacturer, Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd. recently joined hands with the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 (CAFÉ 2018) as the “Official Dairy Sponsor” and “Co-Sponsor” of the event. The expo was held from 1-3 June


Galadari steals spotlight at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 29 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel triumphed at the recently concluded Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 which is organised by Chefs Guild of Lanka with the support of the World Association of Chefs Societies during the EXPO held at the BMICH recently.  The hotel bagged


Cinnamon Red shines at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 24 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Red Colombo Associates shone bright and brought home a total of nine medals at the Chefs’ Guild Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, which took place recently at the BMICH. These included four gold medals, four silver and one bronze. Six Associate


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

Views - 118 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 - 55 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 - 24 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 - 25 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 - 44 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 - 34 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 - 44 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


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In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit


Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi


The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation


Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc


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