Dining

‘Flambé Promotion’ at California Grill

Views - 544 Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s fine dining restaurant, the California Grill is set ablaze to ignite its Flambé Promotion commencing 14 to 23 July from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The restaurant is offering a range of sumptuous hot and dessert flamb&eacut


Mabroc Bubble Tea expands with third outlet at Crescat

Views - 578 Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

Following the launch of its flagship store in August 2016, Mabroc Bubble Tea continues to expand its unique Ceylonese Bubble Tea beverages within greater Colombo. The company launched its third outlet located at Crescat Boulevard, recently. The ne


The best of Thai cuisine with Chef Sapbong

Views - 528 Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

The Royal Thai at Cinnamon Lakeside is known among the metropolitans as an exquisite location for fine dining of Thai-inspired fare. Beautifully decorated to resemble a regal dining setting with wood work floors, delicate wooden carvings and beau


‘Manic Monday Lunch Escapade’ at Galadari

Views - 721 Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s Coffee Shop has an exciting promotion on offer every Monday for lunch (12 noon to 3 p.m.). Now is the chance to make your mundane Monday exhilarating with a fabulous lunch experience. The Coffee Shop at the Galadari Ho


The goodness in your cuppa

Views - 973 Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

  Dilmah launches most comprehensive guide to the unique health benefits of tea   In every session of the Dilmah School of Tea, the ‘Dilmah family’ proudly proclaims that there is no beve


Gourmet French treat for the connoisseur in you at The Grill

Views - 534 Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

With Chef Eric Berrigaud moving from The Ocean on to The Grill Restaurant at The Kingsbury from 29 June to 19 July, Colombo is set to experience a festival of French Gastronomy. French cuisine can be said as the world’s most celebrated cuisi


Hilton Colombo Residences launches Poolside Barbecue

Views - 520 Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

  To be held every Thursday with live entertainment on Level 03 Hilton Colombo Residences announced the launch of its Poolside Barbecue nights to be held every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with live enterta


A taste of Vietnam at Hilton Colombo!

Views - 820 Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

The culinary magic of Vietnam can be experienced at the GRAZE KITCHEN from 29 June to 15 July during dinner. Two amazing guest chefs from Hilton Hanoi Opera will transport you to exotic Vietnam with authentic dishes freshly prepared at the dedica


Rare at Residence hosts Glenfiddich Malt Dinner

Views - 799 Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Glenfiddich’s Global Brand Ambassador visits for an evening of fine dining and whisky tasting Rare at Residence, the distinguished fine-dining restaurant by Uga Escapes, welcomed Glenfiddich’s Global Brand Ambassador Struan Gr


‘Apey Rahata Roast Paan’ from Barista

Views - 747 Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

If you are fortunate enough to live in close proximity to a bakery, then the warm and inviting smell of hot bread emanating from the wood-fired oven is a mouth-watering memory. Add to that the sound of the baker’s bicycle bell signalling tha


Keto on your feet: The Sandwich Factory and Fit.lk present 40 day transformation challenge

Views - 746 Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

Two seemingly unlikely allies have joined forces for a 40-day body transformation challenge. The Sandwich Factory is partnering with personal trainers Fit.lk for the Go Keto Bootcamp – a one and a half month challenge to commit to the Ketosi


Ultimate bartender challenge announced by Free Lanka

Views - 880 Friday, 23 June 2017 00:00

  Commences on 1 August Competition will be more challenging this year Opportunity to represent Sri Lanka in international competitions By Poorabi Gaekwad In yet another endeavour to attract the yout


Special treats for fathers with Amaya Resorts & Spas

Views - 952 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Fathers play a big role in a child’s life. Children look up to their fathers for everything. Sons look at their dad as their perfect idol while the daughters think their dad is the superhero in their life and that no dad is the best expect t


Celebrate Father’s Day at Cinnamon Lakeside

Views - 812 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Celebrate your heroes at the premier five-star urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside on Sunday 18 June with an extensive brunch spread for Father’s Day at The Dining Room. Priced at Rs. 2,571 (plus tax), guests are in for an absolute treat with o


YUMI presents novelty to the taste buds at TAJ

Views - 773 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Taj Samudra Colombo’s hip and happening Japanese Resto bar, YUMI presents a new range of authentic Japanese cuisine, offering a greater variety of dishes and regional specialties.  Within a short duration the modern, architecturally u


Dads dine free at Galle Face Hotel’s Sunday Brunch

Views - 757 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

The iconic Galle Face Hotel is celebrating Father’s Day 2017 with a special offer for dads. Bring your father to The Verandah this Sunday, 18 June between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. to treat him – and yourself – to a mouth-watering brunc


California Grill turns 23

Views - 747 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel’s most precious jewel, the most talked about fine dining restaurant the California Grill, is excitedly readying for its 23rd anniversary celebrations, taking place on 25 June from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Having spanned well ov


A Grand ode to the dads!

Views - 605 Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Father’s Day, which falls on 18 June, is the perfect opportunity to show your dads how much you love and appreciate them. What better way to do that, than at the Grandest hotel in the city? Premier five-star city hotel Cinnamon Grand will


Special Ifthar buffet at Cinnamon Grand

Views - 1006 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

Premier five-star city hotel Cinnamon Grand will honour this holy month in the Islam calendar, Ramazan, with an array of special Ifthar offerings designed to bring together families and colleagues in harmonious fellowship. Three menus will be in


Ifthar feasts at the Taj Samudra

Views - 1152 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

Taj Samudra invites you to gather over Ifthar with family, friends or colleagues and celebrate the month of Ramazan with a host of indulgences. Choose from an expertly prepared menu consisting of international and Arabic cuisine. Enjoy the sumptuo


Cinnamon Life presents exclusive dinners with world-renowned chef George Calombaris – limited seats

Views - 1085 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

Cinnamon Life is set to present two exclusive dinners curated by renowned Master Chef judge and Australian celebrity chef George Calombaris, at the Atrium, Cinnamon Grand Colombo, on 9 and 10 June. George has customised the dinner menus especial


Coca-Cola Zero – One of Coca-Cola Company’s most successful products now in Sri Lanka

Views - 1029 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

Coca-Cola in Sri Lanka has launched the globally acclaimed product Coca-Cola Zero – a variant of Coca-Cola, already available in more than 150 countries – in our island nation.  The launch adds to the suite of beverage options t


Special break-fast buffet at Cinnamon Lakeside

Views - 999 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

During this holy month of Ramazan, premier five-star urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside has introduced a special Ifthar Buffet for those observing. Priced at Rs. 2,650 nett, the month-long promotion will be on from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., starting 27 May,


Ifthar Buffet at Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Views - 872 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

Ramazan is now here with countless options for breaking your fast with family and friends when the sun goes down during the Holy Month. Check in to Mövenpick Hotel Colombo and enjoy the Ifthar Buffet now available at AYU – the All-Day D


Ifthar at the Galadari

Views - 790 Friday, 2 June 2017 00:00

The Galadari Hotel is the most sought out venue with regards to ‘Ifthar’ during Ramazan. The hotel has an entire lineup of Ifthar offerings to celebrate the festive Ramazan season. Ringing in the Ramazan celebrations is the ever popu


Sri Lankan Food Festival in Israel

Views - 1178 Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in collaboration with the Hotel Sheraton Tel Aviv organised the first ever authentic Sri Lankan culinary festival in Israel from 7 to 18 May.  The event was succe


Coffee in comfort at Café Mocha

Views - 1103 Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

Great coffee, great food, great people and a great ambience – this is the differentiating factor at Café Mocha, Gandhara.  Café Mocha takes the typical coffee experience literally to another level by adding more levels o


Seylan partners Cinnamon to offer exciting holiday deals for cardholders

Views - 1039 Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

Seylan Bank is delighted to offer its esteemed credit card members fabulous holiday experiences at exquisite Cinnamon’s resort properties this season.  Through its exclusive partnership with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Seylan Bank


Mummy & Me Cook-Off returns to Waters Edge this Sunday

Views - 954 Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

If there’s one thing in the world that mums and kids love to do, its cook together. In fact research has found that this is one way to enhance a lifetime bond between mother and child. It is also one of the greatest ways to pass down family


Nuwara Eliya is now home to Pizza Hut’s 50th outlet

Views - 1447 Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

Pizza Hut is the only international restaurant chain to open 50 outlets in Sri Lanka. The world’s favourite pizza chain now makes Nuwara Eliya, the popular hill station its new home.   “Every new outlet is a milestone for us. An


Today's Columnists

Is Sri Lanka ready for the 2025 growth agenda?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The other day the President and Prime Minister launched the 2025 vision for Sri Lanka which was incidentally the third policy statement of the Government since coming to power in 2015. My view is that the continuous changes to policy is important and


Venerable villainy of mercenary monks

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The picture says it all. The ‘Silredi Sirakaruwan Mudaganime Aramudala’ was not demonstration of piety. It was a bold repudiation of the rule of law by a cabal of venerable villains, brazenly insisting that we Sinhala Buddhists submit to a rule b


Government has accepted jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice over Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

At the ongoing September 2017 sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, the UK has written to the President of the Council to assert that a long standing dispute it has with the Mauritius cannot be referred to the International Court of Justice becaus


Vision 2025: Part 1: Need for moving from a wish list to a concrete plan

Monday, 18 September 2017

The Unity Government released its newest economic policy statement titled V2025 – the marketing tag for the goals it has set for realisation from 2017 to 2025 – two weeks ago.


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