Dining

Get cheesy with Chef Massimo Zampar at Hilton Colombo’s Italian restaurant, IL Ponte!

Views - 12 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

The secret ingredient to life’s little mysteries has always been cheese! Indulge in an extravagant celebration of all things cheese with one of Chef Massimo’s most creative cheese set menus from 26 October to 4 November.


O’zapft is! Oktoberfest comes to The Kings!

Views - 26 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

Six million visitors, 6.6 million litres of beer, half a million roast chickens, 115,000 pork sausages, 28 tons of roasted almonds


Best thing about October comes to Waters Edge

Views - 62 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

The month of October not only brings with it the peak of the Autumn season, but also heralds in one of the most looked forward to events across the world


Christmas cake mixing at Galadari

Views - 20 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel recently held its traditional cake mixing in the Centre Lobby


Galle Face Hotel hosts Christmas cake mixing event

Views - 56 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

The Galle Face Hotel recently celebrated the start of the Christmas season by hosting their first cake-mixing event after the restoration project, which was attended by loyal guests


Second Les Clefs d’Or Concierge accepted at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle

Views - 34 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle announced the recent acceptance of Sagara Abeykoon, Concierge Supervisor into the esteemed Les Clefs d’Or concierge association


Ankara, for all types of events and celebrations

Views - 11 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00

Colombo’s first Turkish restaurant, Ankara has opened doors to a variety of banquet options for every type of personal and corporate event


Master Chef Martin Yan delights Colombo with 8-course culinary experience

Views - 81 Friday, 13 October 2017 00:00

Initiative by Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Kingsbury Hotel and Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka


Aitken Spence Chef Dimuthu accoladed for culinary excellence yet again!

Views - 35 Friday, 13 October 2017 00:00

Aitken Spence Hotels’ star chef, Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe, was recognised at the recently held Tourism Leaders’ Summit and International Research Symposium Sri Lanka 2017 for ‘the most outstanding contribution for industry leadership for devel


Merry-making at Eden Resort & Spa Annual Christmas cake mixing ceremony

Views - 15 Friday, 13 October 2017 00:00

As the season to be jolly makes headway, the Eden Resort & Spa in Beruwela took the lead in preparing for the festive season with its annual cake mixing ceremony. The traditional mixing of the Christmas cake is one of the


‘Revello Speciality’ finest handcrafted chocolates designed to embellish unique moments

Views - 23 Friday, 13 October 2017 00:00

Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL) as the market leader for chocolates in Sri Lanka introduces ‘Revello Speciality’, a novel range that takes the customer to a new level of indulgence that goes far beyond traditional associations on


Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts brings the best of French Bistronomie to its restaurants around the world

Views - 137 Friday, 6 October 2017 00:00

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is bringing the best of “bistro” and “gastronomy” to its restaurants around the world in its latest Bistronomie food promotion, which runs from 20 October to 20 November.


Ramada Colombo brings Round Island barramundi to the table

Views - 9 Friday, 6 October 2017 00:00

Has fine dining and seafood been on your mind? Cast your net wide and step out of your comfort zone to experience delicious multi-cuisine dishes created with the freshest, flakiest barramundi sourced from Round Island at Ramada Colombo’s barramundi


A taste of Italy in a slice – Specialty pizzas from Echo

Views - 31 Friday, 6 October 2017 00:00

Your favourite restaurant for Italian cuisine, Echo at Cinnamon Grand offers a range of 14 specialty pizzas, made with the finest ingredients now available for take away.


Moksha, the heart of taste

Views - 20 Friday, 6 October 2017 00:00

Moksha is a promising brand that is revolutionising the Sri Lankan food industry, scalping over 20,000 followers across social media outlets in just a couple of months since inception.


Litro Gas Lanka partners Chefs Guild of Lanka to power CAFÉ 2017 Culinary Expo and Trade show

Views - 19 Friday, 6 October 2017 00:00

Litro Gas Lanka, the largest importer and supplier of LP Gas in Sri Lanka partnered the Chefs Guild of Lanka for the 10th consecutive year to sponsor the 17th edition of the country’s biggest culinary food exhibition and trade


Introducing theme nights at The Verandah, Galle Face Hotel Colombo

Views - 110 Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

The semi-alfresco dining restaurant, The Verandah has a new dinner menu that caters to many palates and many cravings. Chef Adam Gaunt-Evans and his culinary team have put together an interesting line up of cuisines from all around the world:


Jetwing Colombo Seven teams up with Colombo Supper Club to bring vivid heritage of Spanish Tapas to

Views - 103 Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

Featuring yet another fusion dining experience, this time around the Colombo Supper Club together with Jetwing Colombo Seven will be hosting Chef Carlos from Barcelona. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on 4 October, Restaurant – 57 of Jetwing Co


Enjoy a truly vegan experience everyday at Mount Lavinia Hotel

Views - 16 Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

At Mount Lavinia Hotel (MLH), guests can now indulge on a completely ‘guilt-free’ experience that will leave them feeling healthy, satisfied and nourished – everyday


Favourite International & SOZO Beverages enter distribution agreement for SOZO Gourmet Iced Teas and

Views - 408 Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

Favourite International (a member of Favourite Holdings) have been in the business for Wines & Spirits for over 20 years and recently ventured into distribution of specialty Imported Beverages & Food products have tied up with SOZO Beverages as their


‘All Day Breakfast’ at the Waffle Café

Views - 36 Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

Someone once said that the most important meal of the day is your breakfast, but no one really specified and said breakfast needs to be a “morning thing”. Keeping this in mind, Colombo’s pioneering café to serve anything and everything with a


Catch the best express lunch only at the Sea Spray, Galle Face Hotel

Views - 22 Tuesday, 26 September 2017 00:00

In this buzzing city of Colombo, the Sea Spray is merely a great escape! Lunch time is often a grab and go, and the Sea Spray restaurant at the Galle Face Hotel is ready to give you the same experience with a twist of a resort in a city feel to it.


Mövenpick ice cream now available in Colombo

Views - 141 Tuesday, 26 September 2017 00:00

A different level of refinement is now available at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo. The culinary finesse of Mövenpick recipes is firmly rooted in gastronomy. The search for extraordinary ingredients and flavours for new creations is part of the daily adve


20% savings at Galle Face Hotel with NTB American Express and MasterCard

Views - 22 Tuesday, 26 September 2017 00:00

All Nations Trust American Express and MasterCard cardmembers will be able to enjoy 20% savings on dinner every day of the week at the historic 1864 Restaurant and Wine Cellar and the iconic Sea Spray restaurant at the Galle Face Hotel from 1 Septemb


Scrumptious new dishes at The Grill

Views - 18 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

To the delight of all food connoisseurs The Grill presents you with even more options in its brand new menu for the complete gourmet culinary experience. In keeping with the ‘spoiled for choice’ theme renowned at The Kingsbury, the menu at The Gr


Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo partners with ‘Kaema Sutra’ for new Sri Lankan restaurant

Views - 215 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo has announced their partnership with the city’s most popular Sri Lankan cuisine restaurant, Kaema Sutra.


Seoul for the Soul! A taste of authentic Korean cuisine at Hilton Colombo

Views - 11 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Take a walk through yet another country of the world at GRAZE KITCHEN as it bring Korea to you from 20 September to 1 October, presenting two of its guest chefs from Hilton Millennium Seoul, who will turn out traditional Korean dishes to satisfy your


Maggi noodles now with more spices for enhanced flavour and goodness

Views - 11 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Nestlé’s iconic Maggi brand has renovated its popular chicken flavoured noodles to include no less than eight spices to enhance taste.


Elephant House unveils LEMOKI, the perfect lemon and kiwi combo

Views - 19 Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka’s own Elephant House has unveiled its most exotic beverage to date, LEMOKI; the perfect combo of lemon and kiwi flavours.


Experience the best of Thai cuisine at Cinnamon Lakeside’s Thai Food Festival

Views - 48 Friday, 15 September 2017 00:00

Offering a harmonious contrast of flavours to tickle and treat your taste buds Cinnamon Lakeside takes foodies on a culinary adventure with its Thai Food Festival!


Today's Columnists

Problem is not us women and booze: It’s paternalism and capriciousness in policymaking

Friday, 19 January 2018

The other day the President of Sri Lanka went public expressing his intention to revoke a ministerial order revoking the notion that a woman of any age has no more maturity than a youth less than eighteen years old.


MS-RW Unity Govt. must stay united for the sake of the country

Friday, 19 January 2018

A few days after the Unity Government celebrated its third anniversary, President Maithripala Sirisena asked the Supreme Court: “Whether


The joy of books! Cuddling up with a wish to explore

Thursday, 18 January 2018

I walked into a small communication shop to discover that you can buy almost anything from rubber seeds and tree leaves to bird feathers to support a student attending a school. I noted that all leaves are properly and accurately (hopefully!) identif


Wake up, drifting mega infrastructure development professionals!

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Infrastructure investment is a key driver of a stronger and productive economy. Stakeholders, especially the public and the international funding agencies, demand greater transparency and scrutiny on infrastructure decision as the Government spend th


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