Dining

Isso completes 2-year milestone

Views - 28 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

Isso, a delightfully quaint dining spot nestled in Sulaiman Terrace Colombo specialising in prawn-centric gastronomical experiences


Pizza Hut introduces all new Pizzadilla

Views - 72 Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

Pizza Hut has once again released a new experience in taste to their much valued customers. The Pizzadilla is an innovative


4th Goût De France/Good France event on 21 March

Views - 29 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

The press conference of the world’s greatest French dinner “Goût de France/Good France” was held on 6 March at the French Ambassador’s residence.


Fonterra launches Anchor Drinking Yoghurt made from fresh milk

Views - 62 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Fonterra Brands Lanka has launched its latest dairy innovation, new low-fat Anchor Drinking Yoghurt made from locally-sourced fresh


Ankara adds ‘Atelier and Leisure Spaces’ to its unique restaurant

Views - 15 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Colombo’s first and only Turkish restaurant, Ankara opened its doors in February of 2017 to introduce authentic Turkish


Nestlé unveils rich delicious Milkmaid Choco Topping

Views - 14 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Synonymous with mouth-watering desserts, Milkmaid is continuing to delight dessert lovers with a new variant in its portfolio


Pelwatte Dairy to launch range of new products in 2018

Views - 14 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s 100% local dairy manufacturer, Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd., is gearing up to launch a range of new dairy based products in 2018.


Coca-Cola to launch its first alcoholic drink in Japan

Views - 14 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

New York, AFP: Coca-Cola plans to launch its first ever alcoholic drink in Japan, in a surprising departure for a US company identified with cola and other non-alcoholic beverages.


Sri Lanka’s first wine appraising forum by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts

Views - 35 Friday, 16 March 2018 00:00

Whether it is Galileo Gallilei, Plato or Victor Hugo, everyone since time immemorial from across the board has weighed in on the pleasures of wine


Royal Thai at Cinnamon Lakeside: Authenticity personified

Views - 42 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

Thai food is a firm favourite with foodies and connoisseurs the world over. For Lankan diners and those visiting the island


Executive lunch deals at Barista

Views - 28 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

The largest international café chain in Sri Lanka, Barista, has come up with another yet most awaited meal deal for the on the go busy executives in town.


‘It’s All About Roti’ at Galadari until Sunday

Views - 19 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is bringing forth its exciting roti promotion once again.


55 Lankan firms at world’s leading annual food and beverage exhibition Gulf Food 2018, Dubai

Views - 21 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

Fifty-five food and beverage exporting companies from Sri Lanka successfully participated in the 23rd edition of the Gulf Food 2018


March Madness at Waters Edge

Views - 29 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

Colombo is adorned with stripes of many colours as “Big Match” season takes hold of the entire city. Adding to the long-list


Serendib Flour Mills introduces new Chakki Atta Flour to 7 Star range

Views - 21 Friday, 9 March 2018 00:00

Serendib Flour Mills has been a leader and innovator in the wheat flour industry for the last ten years, and has played


Welcome to the ‘Diyatha Station’ at Waters Edge

Views - 158 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

Colombo’s fastest growing culinary and entertainment hub Waters Edge recently opened doors to the latest addition to its culinary prowess in a novel way.


Maliban to launch exciting products this year

Views - 95 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

Established in 1954, Maliban Biscuit Manufactories Ltd., Sri Lanka’s most trusted and renowned biscuit manufacturer


‘It’s All About Roti’ at Galadari

Views - 35 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is bringing forth its exciting roti promotion once again. The much-loved food promotion takes place on 8


Waters Edge Brew & Grub Fest draws multitudes of revellers

Views - 16 Friday, 2 March 2018 00:00

The Waters Edge Brew & Grub Fest was held on 23, 24 and 25 February at the Grand Lawn. Thousands gathered on the three days


Colombo Supper Club to present pop up restaurant by British Chef Emily Dobbs today

Views - 45 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

The Colombo Supper Club will be starting a pop up restaurant which will be run by British Chef Emily Dobbs of Weligama


Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf reopens at BIA store to give passengers that extra boost

Views - 31 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, the country’s most sought out café, has reopened a newly refurbished outlet at the Bandaranaike


Lipton enthralls Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018 with Tea Room

Views - 31 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

Along the sidelines of the highly celebrated Fairway Galle Literary Festival which was recently held in the historic city of Galle


SL Consulate General promotes Ceylon Tea at Toronto Tea Festival

Views - 17 Friday, 23 February 2018 00:00

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Toronto took part in the sixth annual Tea Festival organised by the Tea Guild of Canada


Travel Talk opens Water Garden Café restaurant at McCallum Lock Gates

Views - 193 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

Sri Lankan destination management company, Lion Royal Tourisme, opened its first restaurant venture on 14 February, with a bash to treat lovers on Valentine’s Day, along with a large group of tourists from France. The restaurant is billed to be the


Jaffna comes to Colombo 

Views - 34 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

By Madushka Balasuriya For a small island nation, the diversity present in Sri Lankan cuisine is quite rather impressive. The term ‘Sri Lankan cuisine’ lends itself to varying interpretations depending on who you ask. Looking for some good local


Sri Lanka’s Queen of Curries at Curry Leaf

Views - 34 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Felicia Sorensen – better known as ‘Darling’ – the Queen of Curries, together with chef Amila, Sabah and the team of the ‘Curry Leaf


Sri Lanka’s iconic Ministry of Crab to pop-up at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle

Views - 75 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, founder of the world-renowned and award-winning restaurant ‘Ministry of Crab’ in Colombo


Hilton Colombo participate in Emirates Salon Culinaire 2018

Views - 28 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Six chefs from the Hilton Colombo flew to Dubai to participate in one of the most prestigious culinary competitions in the world


Italian food week at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 25 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

The culinary history of Italy established a reputation more than 2,000 years ago, when the southern regions of the country


Food, Drinks and Music Combine at the Waters Edge Brew and Grub Fest

Views - 28 Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Nothing brings people together more like a combination of good food, drinks and music. One of Colombo’s entertainment hubs


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Annuity-based PPP can expedite infrastructure developments

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Sri Lanka has primarily relied on public finance for the development of public goods and infrastructure. While running


Is there value in surveillance? Ask the Chinese

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Global commentary would suggest that surveillance (whether offline or online) casts a shadow on personal freedoms and any conversation that involves such spy games quite quickly descends into a 1984-esque discussion about dystopian futures. However,


Mangala’s Gam Peraliya: Good move but essential requirement a village level database

Monday, 21 May 2018

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, announcing the Government’s decision to move for a flexible fuel price system based on international prices built into a pricing formula, made a side announcement as well.


New mandate to navigate ‘Nation’s management mentor’

Monday, 21 May 2018

I was delighted to be reappointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as the Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) for the second term of three years.


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