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Kava brings the juju to Colombo’s rooftop scene

Views - 2015 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

There are only a few things Colombo loves more than a rooftop bar, so it’s no surprise that yet another one has popped up with its own unique vibe and ambience. At Kava, located on the rooftop terrace at No. 41 Maitland Crescent (the same building

Delectable new range of cakes at Goodies

Views - 50 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

Everything you’ve loved about the signature cakes at Cinnamon Lakeside’s Goodies has got even more tempting. Goodies has launched a new range of cakes, adding to the lineup of sweet, savoury and baked goods on offer. The new additions boast a new

Enjoy an incredible weekend with Colombo City Centre

Views - 34 Friday, 14 June 2019 00:00

This weekend, Colombo City Centre will be offering awesome activations that will provide excitement for the whole family. On Saturday, 15 June, you can experience that awesome cricket feeling with Colombo City Centre’s ‘Pitch and Win’ promotio

Enjoy Cinnamon Grand’s Restaurants #BackAtCG

Views - 72 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Cinnamon Grand patrons can once again enjoy the finest fare at the popular fine dining restaurant, the London Grill and poolside hangout, the Breeze Bar as they open their doors on 1 June. The hotel, known for its range of restaurants, is a popular d

Prima KottuMee to spice up the cricket season

Views - 102 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Prima KottuMee launches the ‘Hot N Spicy Kricket’ promotion once again for the sixth consecutive year, extending it to not one, but two whole months. Beginning on 1 June and ending on 31 July, the promotion brings with it the chance for fans to w

Increased demand for Finagle products across the globe

Views - 43 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Finagle Lanka Ltd. Founder and Managing Director Mahinda Ranasinghe and the Board of Directors of the company consisting of family members claimed another achievement in the export sector, with the increased demand for Finagle products across the glo

Calorie Counter upgrades menu with more healthy options

Views - 32 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

Calorie Counter being a pioneer in the health food industry in Sri Lanka recently upgraded its menu with a range of new healthy options. A variety of salads and grills created by Calorie Counter’s Founder Duaine Peiris himself have been added to an

Asian Cuisine Festival in Guangzhou

Views - 37 Friday, 31 May 2019 00:00

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou participated in the Asian Cuisine Festival which was held from 19-23 May in Guangzhou as a part of the Conference of Dialogue among Asian Civilisations that was held in Beijing from 15-22 May. The Consu

Ministry of Crab, Next Innings and PickMe announce unique partnership to customers

Views - 489 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

PickMe, Sri Lanka’s own and popular mobility technology solutions provider has teamed up with restaurants Ministry of Crab and Next Innings to offer their customers some great deals for dining out. In an effort to offer parking solutions to diners

Free pizza with Visa at Pizza Hut

Views - 201 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

Pizza Hut, the favourite name amongst Sri Lankans for its delicious pan pizza and year-round value-for-money offers, once again teams up with Visa, the global leader in payments technology, to bring back the ever so popular joint promotion ‘Free Pi

BRAGG Live Foods marks three years in Sri Lanka

Views - 90 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

If you are a health food fan, it is likely that your pantry contains a bottle of BRAGG Apple Cider Vinegar (BRAGG ACV) – the iconic unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar with the vivid red-and-yellow labels. This year, BRAGG Live Foods Sri Lanka celebrate

Pyramid Wilmar’s Masterline Bakery Advisory Services to add value to Sri Lankan bakery industry

Views - 85 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

Pyramid Wilmar launched Masterline Bakery Advisory Services, a specialised state-of-the-art baking learning centre that is focused on adding value to the country’s bakery industry by enhancing knowledge within the industry. Pyramid Wilmar’s Maste

Armpit bacteria cheese, ‘talking plant’ on show at London food exhibition

Views - 37 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

London (Reuters): Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities’ ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a “talking plant” may not be your usual exhibits at an art and design museum. But

Fadna Ezy tea is easier now

Views - 47 Friday, 24 May 2019 00:00

Fadna Ezy tea is the natural remedy for ladies having difficulties in their menstrual periods, which now comes in a handy packet for an affordable price. The product is solely for women and it is a tasty tea product which is formulated according to o

Latest draw at Park Street Mews

Views - 46 Friday, 17 May 2019 00:00

Park Street Mews is buzzing again with a unique ‘Gin afternoon on Sunday’ with Minesh Dissanayake’s unplugged sounds on the street and Pradeep off the record from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Pix by Lasantha Kumara

Platinum One Suites opens Café at One

Views - 76 Friday, 17 May 2019 00:00

Platinum One Suites recently announced the opening of the newest café in Colombo, Café at One. Located on the ground floor of the Platinum One Suite at Bagatalle Road along the bustling Galle Road, Café at One will do more than just serve great fo

Experience exciting card offers at Flow Luxury River Cruises by Amber Collection

Views - 80 Friday, 17 May 2019 00:00

Flow Luxury River Cruises by the Amber Collection part of the Debug Hospitality and Leisure chain, has recently tied up with Sampath bank opening doors to a host of unmatched privileges and benefits. Experience the extraordinary at Flow by The Amber

Calorie Counter: First health food restaurant in Sri Lanka to have fully automated HACCP system

Views - 53 Friday, 17 May 2019 00:00

Sri Lanka’s pioneering health food restaurant chain Calorie Counter signed an agreement with Swiss Advantage Systems Ltd. to implement the PEx Software – a fully automated Food Safety Management System with the view of obtaining HACCP certificat

Wholesome grains at Hilton Colombo

Views - 51 Thursday, 11 April 2019 00:00

Hilton works towards bringing home grown produce back to the table promoting healthy lifestyles through their seasonal produce; grains.# Eat Drink Hilton#HiltonColombo #EatDrinkHilton #SeasonalProduce #Grains. Through ethical sourcing, Hilton is ab

Hotel Show Colombo 2019 features Bocuse d’Or Sri Lanka contest for world live culinary competition

Views - 131 Thursday, 11 April 2019 00:00

Michelin Star Chef Roland Debuyst, who is also a Silver Medalist at the 1997 Bocuse d’Or World Contest, arrived in Sri Lanka for the first Master Class Session, to train young aspiring chefs representing several leading hotels. He held a training w

‘Supreme Chef’ winners off to Australia for industrial training

Views - 90 Thursday, 11 April 2019 00:00

Three deserving, young and passionate amateur cooks from Polonnaruwa and Ampara emerged winners of the recently-concluded ‘Supreme Chef’ reality TV show. They will soon be on their way to Australia for a month-long training program under the guid

Delectable natural meat products from MA’s Kitchen’s Pepper Valley Farm

Views - 64 Thursday, 11 April 2019 00:00

MA’s Kitchen has been providing Sri Lankans with high quality products for over three decades and has become one of the country’s most trusted and sought-after food manufacturers. The company, which originally started operations manufacturing spi

Ministry of Crab strives for culinary excellence

Views - 85 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

Having made its way to the ‘Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’ list for the fifth consecutive year, the Ministry of Crab pledged to strive for excellence in its gastronomic journey, while keeping Sri Lanka a must-visit place for global travellers. “

Diplomatic community in Mumbai celebrates Sri Lankan cuisine

Views - 44 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

The Mumbai-based Consuls General attended a Sri Lankan evening at the newly-opened Sri Lankan speciality restaurant, Ministry of Crab. Ministry of Crab, the first Sri Lankan restaurant in Mumbai, was opened in February following its opening in Shangh

‘McCurrie’, now in retail shops

Views - 153 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

‘McCurrie’, the renowned brand of spices and spice-related products, for over three decades, has become a household name for housewives, reputed for its quality and reliability. It is now available in the retail market, within the Western Provinc

Naturra launches Natural Fat Burning Tea with 4 active ingredients

Views - 161 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

Naturra recently launched their Natural Fat Burning Tea to the market. Naturra – Natural Fat Burning Tea has been carefully formulated using a combination of 100% natural ingredients that include pure Ceylon Green Tea blended with Garcinia Cambogia

The Soup Bowl Open Mic fundraiser on 10 April

Views - 98 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

On 10 April, The Soup Bowl (TSB) charity will host their fundraiser event for their three projects. The event will see a variety ofperformers picking up the mic for a good cause. The Open Mic will feature names like Monique W, Kusal Bandaranayake wit

Harpo’s Pizza introduces vegan pizza to its pizza range

Views - 84 Friday, 5 April 2019 00:00

Harpo’s Pizza & Pasta being eco conscious and very much aware of many who avoid all animal food and alternate with plant-based ingredients, introduced a new wood-fired, thin crust vegan pizza at all its pizza parlours, well in time for the Avurudu

Caramel Pumpkin launches #helpushelpthem campaign to support pumpkin farmers

Views - 56 Friday, 29 March 2019 00:00

The year has been a difficult one to say the very least for pumpkin farmers in Sri Lanka. Since the bumper harvest earlier this year, many have found it difficult to obtain a minimum price for their wares and have literally taken to the streets to fi

Homelux valued business partners tour Butterfly India’s state-of-the-art factory

Views - 40 Friday, 29 March 2019 00:00

Homelux Ltd.,a company under the Avarna Group, previously known as the Rainco Group, sent 25 of their valued business partners on a tour of Butterfly India’s state-of-the-art factories recently. Homelux Ltd. has been in existence since 2014 and i

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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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