Dining

Waters Edge spearheads vision to cater to high-end segment at Orchid Garden with glass box dining

Views - 44 Friday, 7 September 2018 00:00

With an intention to provide an extravagant experience of deluxe scenery and an unforgettable divine culture of silver service dining to the high-end market of Sri Lanka, Waters Edge Team is developing an Orchid Garden with premium luxuries and flora


‘EatDrinkHilton’ this September at Hilton Colombo

Views - 40 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

In keeping with the theme ‘EatDrinkHilton’, Hilton Colombo will be dishing out a series of interesting promotions throughout the month of September. ‘Strawberry’ being the flavour o


‘Skewers and Kebabs’ at Galadari

Views - 19 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

The Galadari Hotel is offering a mouth-watering kebab and skewers promotion at the Arena from 7 to 16 September 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy a fascinating range of cold, hot and sweet kebab and skewers, according to your desire. The cold range includes sm


ON14, OZO Colombo gears up for Christmas with cake-mixing ceremony

Views - 23 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

There’s nothing like the tradition of enjoying cake and other warm, baked goods during the Christmas season. That’s why OZO Colombo has started its Christmas preparations in the month of August! The cake-mixing t


It’s never too early to celebrate Christmas at ON14, OZO Colombo

Views - 30 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

The scorching heat of summer has you longing for some cool relief, and all the while counting down to the best season of the year — the Christmas celebrations of winter. You may not be able to fast-forward the mo


Authentic and sumptuous dining at The Biryani Restaurant

Views - 103 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

Located in the hustle and bustle of the famous Armour Street junction The Biryani Restaurant is offering authentic and sumptuous dining at what it styles itself as the first and only biryani specialised restaurant in Sri Lanka.


Table One at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo features Indonesia’s legendary flavours

Views - 35 Friday, 31 August 2018 00:10

Table One at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo sets itself for yet another fiesta of flavours, when three master chefs from Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta join the kitchen brigade to present Indonesian delights as a part of the buffet. This celebration of Indones


Robert Mujagic joins Hilton Colombo

Views - 35 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

Robert Mujagic is a native of Stuttgart Germany, who joined the culinary business at the age of 17. He started his apprenticeship


Capital Bar & Grill at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo presents Meat-ing on Monday

Views - 103 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

Experience Meat-ing on Monday and enjoy a delicious four-course dinner serving unlimited US Prime Rib and Roasted


Complete coffee solutions with Colombo Coffee Company

Views - 32 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

Opening a new café has never been easier with Colombo’s complete coffee solutions provider – Colombo Coffee & Company (CCC)


COMBANK cardholders eligible for discounts at 70 restaurants with ‘Dine & Smile’ promo

Views - 53 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

Commercial Bank’s ‘Dine & Smile’ promotion offering attractive discounts at Sri Lanka’s popular hotels and restaurants is back,


Testa Bake House celebrates over 30 years of quality catering

Views - 43 Friday, 24 August 2018 00:00

Seeing its inception in 1982, with the first establishment based in Kosgama, Testa Bake House is a business that strives


Sunil says he is truly an MD Sauce fan

Views - 17 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:00

Gypsies’ Sunil Perera, the perennial in the music scene, goes hand in hand with another perennial favourite – MD Sauces. MD has a delectable range of 10 different sauces to spice up any meal. The tomato sauce is made to a special original recipe


Java Lounge, Colombo’s largest coffeehouse, enriches urban coffee-meeting culture

Views - 82 Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:00

Bringing in a fresh experience to Colombo’s growing coffee culture, Java Lounge recently launched its latest outlet in the trendy neighbourhood at Barnes Place. It is the largest coffeehouse in the city to date, and has 144 seats across two floors,


#EatDrinkHilton: It’s Chocolate Mania this August at the Hilton Colombo

Views - 50 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

#EatDrinkHilton is all about fresh produce, seasonal offerings and local tastes. This month the focus is chocolate.


The Swiss Week is back at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 43 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

The National Day of the Swiss Confederation is the ideal platform to celebrate the longstanding and excellent Swiss-Sri Lankan


California Grill unveils ‘New Journey Menu’

Views - 30 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s popular fine dining restaurant the California Grill is taking another step forward with its popular promotion


Weekday Dim Sum Lunch at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel Colombo

Views - 162 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo redefines lunching on weekdays at the hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace,


Sisters cooking for themselves at Iraq’s women-only restaurant

Views - 21 Friday, 3 August 2018 00:00

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - At Luxury Time, a restaurant in the Kurdish city of Erbil, there are no man-size portions. The women-only


26th Edition of National Mixology Challenge 2018

Views - 83 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 - 43 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 - 30 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 - 597 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 - 28 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 - 36 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 - 26 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 - 48 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 - 36 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 - 30 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 - 51 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


Today's Columnists

The Brahmin footprint in Sri Lankan history

Saturday, 17 November 2018

It is generally said that there are no genuine “Sri Lankan” Brahmins in the island today, and that those Brahmins who officiate as priests in Hindu kovils (temples) are of Indian origin with close ties with Tamil Nadu.


Country paying for Sirisena’s childlike behaviour

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Many were surprised on 26 October to see former President Rajapaksa being appointed Prime Minister by the very man who defeated him a couple years ago, at a considerable risk to himself and to those who helped him win the election. Then events beca


The JR-MR effect

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Sri Lanka over the last few weeks has experienced a twin crisis. One is political provoked by its Constitution, and the other economic engendered by its politics. However, this crisis is the combined effect of two previous presidencies, those of J.R.


The fish that swallowed the whale

Friday, 16 November 2018

This is an easy-peasy, elementary effort of an ordinary citizen to comprehend the mad scramble for power among the political class. It is undertaken in the belief that the crisis we face is an opportunity to reject the family kleptocracy of Mahinda R


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