Dining

Colombo’s Biggest Brunch at Cinnamon Lakeside

Views - 166 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

Mark your calendar for Sunday, 4 August, and experience the Biggest Brunch that Colombo has ever seen! Spanning the expanses of the Hotel’s Dining Room buffet restaurant, Royal Thai restaurant, Long Feng Chinese restaurant, and the terrace – thi


Eden’s Chameleon Café unveils new menu

Views - 159 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

The Eden Resort & Spa in Beruwala has unveiled its new a la carte menu for the Chameleon Café. Compiled by the hotel’s experienced chefs the new menu is comprised of authentic local and exquisite international dishes to suit even the most discerni


Elephant House Ice Cream celebrates World Ice Cream Day

Views - 63 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

Elephant House Ice Cream, a brand synonymous with years of heritage and value and the ultimate choice of ice cream, with a strong vision to be the most preferred frozen confectionery choice of the Sri Lankan consumer, celebrated World Ice Cream Day b


Making spirits happy and bright only at ON14, OZO Colombo

Views - 42 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

It’s never too early to experience one of the most nostalgic feelings of the year. ON14 Rooftop Bar & Lounge at OZO Colombo is kick-starting the festivities of the season this August with their annual ‘Christmas & Cocktails’ soiree for the seco


Pizza Hut launches ‘Wing It’

Views - 61 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

Pizza Hut introduces succulent chicken wings smothered in four lip-smacking sauces, tossed and baked to absolute perfection! These enticing flavours include spicy Sriracha, flavoursome PeriPeri, creamy Garlic Parmesan and Pizza Hut’s most popular B


Kitchen disruption: better food through artificial intelligence

Views - 39 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

Washington, AFP: Looking for that perfect recipe, or a new flavour combination that delights the senses? Increasingly, players in the food industry are embracing artificial intelligence to better understand the dynamics of flavour, aroma and other fa


Uber Eats is getting set to launch in Kandy

Views - 563 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

Uber Eats, the food delivery app by ride-hailing company Uber, is all set to launch its services in Kandy next month, a pilot has already begun in the city. Similar to the Uber rides app, Uber Eats is a food delivery app that helps bring food to cons


Aussie MasterChef judges get the chop

Views - 49 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

Sydney, AFP: The hosts of Australian television’s popular and long-running MasterChef cook-off have walked out of the kitchen en masse amid a dispute over pay. Producers announced that Tuesday night’s season finale was the last time Matt Preston


Apinash Sivagumaaran acquires ownership of ISSO Restaurants

Views - 1322 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

CEO and Co-Founder of Sri Lanka’s favourite prawn restaurant, Apinash Sivagumaaran, recently acquired complete ownership of ISSO Restaurants Ltd. Having launched the establishment in 2016, the restaurant soon became a favourite among prawn-lovers i


Seafood Thursdays at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 52 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

Seafood lovers are in for a treat every Thursday night at AYU as they introduce ‘Seafood Thursdays’ from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Cosy and relaxed, AYU is a wonderfully enjoyable place to have dinner, with floor-to-ceiling windows and a laid-back amb


Commons Coffee House launches ‘My Island – My Sri Lanka’ campaign

Views - 49 Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:00

Commons Coffee House, the first homegrown coffee house in Colombo launched 14 years ago, is celebrating the cultural diversity and the unique cuisine of Sri Lanka by promoting its range of kottu, roti, hoppers and a truly Sri Lankan brand of coffee.


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

Views - 51 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 - 47 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 - 111 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 - 63 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 - 195 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 - 55 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 - 83 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 - 83 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 - 35 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 - 69 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 - 52 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 - 40 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 - 32 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 - 45 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 - 69 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 - 103 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 - 214 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 - 45 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 - 91 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


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Industry 4.0, disruptive technology and MAS Matrix: An example for way forward in Sri Lanka

Monday, 16 September 2019

Technology has always been disruptive. When a new technology is introduced, it changes the way the humankind lives, behaves, earns, interacts and communicates. Some 10,000 years ago, when agriculture and animal breeding were domesticated through the


Radically reinvented reality: Relevance to Sri Lanka

Monday, 16 September 2019

I am delighted to be involved in the National HR Conference 2019, the largest HR event in South Asia. This time it is on the theme ‘Radically Reinvented Reality’. We need to take another look at the way we act institutionally and nationally, in u


Boeing in MAX-imum trouble

Monday, 16 September 2019

Boeing, America’s mighty aircraft manufacturer, is in deep trouble. The controversy surrounding the best-selling 737 MAX has refused to go away. The Federal Aviation Administration, the US aviation regulator, has spent over 110,000 hours addressing


Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Viyathmaga: Vision with an authoritarian zeal!

Monday, 16 September 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has unveiled his national strategy or vision as a presidential candidate with an authoritarian zeal. This is clear from his Viyathmaga speech. He should be commended however for his fairly clear expression of views and objectives.


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