Dining

Memories, moments and martinis with culinary icon Nigella Lawson

Views - 38 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Life, Colombo’s premier lifestyle development will be hosting an exclusive evening of cocktails and entertainment


Shangri-La gets full MSC Seafood Chain of Custody Certification for 53 hotels

Views - 32 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has received full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) seafood Chain of Custody certification


George Steuart Teas launches Craft Box range with Ozone Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea Certification

Views - 80 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

George Steuart Teas, known as the ‘Original Ceylon Tea People’, launched their Craft Box range of teas along with Ozone Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea Certification given by the Sri Lanka Tea Board.


Taste of CÉ LA VI at The Kingsbury to shake up local cocktail culture

Views - 59 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

The Kingsbury, one of the finest five-star luxury hotels in Colombo, will partner Southeast Asia’s premier lifestyle destination


Café Nihonbashi to open in Kandy

Views - 589 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Kandy will soon be getting a taste of fine Japanese cuisine courtesy of Café Nihonbashi, renowned Chef Dharshan Munidasa’s casual


Pelwatte Dairy supports culinary arts at CAFÉ 2018

Views - 53 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s 100% local dairy manufacturer, Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd. recently joined hands with the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 (CAFÉ 2018) as the “Official Dairy Sponsor” and “Co-Sponsor” of the event. The expo was held from 1-3 June


Galadari steals spotlight at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 36 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel triumphed at the recently concluded Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 which is organised by Chefs Guild of Lanka with the support of the World Association of Chefs Societies during the EXPO held at the BMICH recently.  The hotel bagged


Cinnamon Red shines at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 30 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Red Colombo Associates shone bright and brought home a total of nine medals at the Chefs’ Guild Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, which took place recently at the BMICH. These included four gold medals, four silver and one bronze. Six Associate


Colombo Supper Club brings Singapore’s Best New Restaurant 2018 to Sri Lanka

Views - 140 Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Critically-acclaimed fine-dining restaurant Nouri opened its doors under the direction of Chef Ivan Brehm, who is now bringing his talents to Colombo. The Brazilian native has worked in leading kitchens around the world, having been awarded Chef of


&Co Pub and Kitchen pioneers ‘Happy Hour’ for lunch on food items in Sri Lanka

Views - 68 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

&Co Pub and Kitchen, the flagship restaurant of The Steuart by Citrus, has once again taken a revolutionary step in vivifying the


Delicacies of the deep at EAT, OZO Colombo

Views - 28 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Plunge into an ocean of taste with an array of mouth-watering cuisine and become hooked on the delicacies of the deep


Australia premium products and skills feature at Culinary Art Expo 2018

Views - 30 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Everyone knows of the Australian cooking show Masterchef, and Australia’s reputation as a food and wine destination


New Anchor Newdale Mango Blast brings excitement to flavoured milk & yoghurts

Views - 55 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Fonterra Brands Lanka, the company behind Anchor, has launched its latest range of flavoured milk and yoghurts to bring families


‘National Barista Championship 2018’ to meet growing demand of hospitality industry for specialty co

Views - 39 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The finals of the National Barista Championship, organised by the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA)


Bairaha stands out at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 59 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Bairaha Farms PLC, Sri Lanka’s pioneer and leading chicken processors and suppliers, marked its presence at the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, held at the BMICH from 1 to 3 June. The company, already having achieved a major stake in the domestic cons


The Galle Face Hotel hosts eclectic ifthar spread

Views - 30 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The Galle Face Hotel together with Cyaniq.social hosted an ifthar dining event on 1 June. The dining event was attended by over 70 invitees from the community, industries and the media, coming together to break fast with friends and families. The di


Mövenpick Hotel Colombo appoints new Executive Chef

Views - 128 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

The German native brings over 30 years of experience in the industry to his new job at the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo. Ralf started his career as an Apprentice Chef in Germany in 1983 and his wanderlust saw him embark upon a culinary journey that took


Join Cinnamon Life’s exclusive brunch with iconic TV personality Nigella Lawson

Views - 68 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

This June, world renowned TV cook, television personality and food writer Nigella Lawson, will be attending an exclusive brunch that will be presented by Cinnamon Life – Colombo’s premier lifestyle capital and most iconic real estate development


Cinnamon Lakeside emerges All-Island Champions at Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 23 Thursday, 7 June 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo proved its culinary excellence by bringing home the coveted Championship title at the Chefs’ Guild Culinary Art Food Expo 2018, which took place recently at the BMICH. Cinnamon Lakeside was named Winner – Sri Lanka Hote


Elephant House launches ‘Go Sugar Free’ range

Views - 330 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s own Elephant House Beverages has introduced sugar free versions of several local favourites under its new, ‘Go Sugar Free’ initiative. Sugar free versions of the beloved Elephant House Cream Soda, EGB, Necto and Orange Crush are cu


Tokyo Nights – It’s never “too much” on a Friday night!

Views - 42 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

When it comes to Japanese food, there is never too much. Robata Grill and Lounge, located on the second floor of the Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, has been conquering the city with innovative and fun dining concepts. Smiling faces greet you as you seat


East West Marketing introduces exciting new soya meat range under Turkey brand

Views - 179 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

East West Marketing Ltd. (EWM), one of the leading food product manufacturers and distributors in the country launched a new and exciting soya meat 90g range under its much-loved Turkey brand recently to the market. With an objective of providing th


Nigella Lawson’s Travel Diaries in Sri Lanka with Cinnamon Life

Views - 226 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Cinnamon Life will host the internationally-renowned TV cook and food writerNigella Lawson for a series of events in Sri Lanka from 21 to 23 June. Nigella’s tour in Sri Lanka will comprise a wide array of exciting events that will form a part of ev


Ministry of Crab pops up in Shanghai: Their first ever in China

Views - 169 Thursday, 31 May 2018 00:00

Taking the legendary Sri Lankan crab beyond borders, the award-winning Ministry of Crab will hold their first ever pop up in China at The Sukhothai Shanghai on 1 and 2 June. Founder of the world renowned restaurant, Chef Dharshan Munidasa will be ass


Desserted redefining Colombo’s food truck scene with gourmet desserts

Views - 311 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Arabian Knights, Colombo’s premier Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant, recently launched ‘Desserted’ – a dessert


Lankan Nights every Saturday at FLOW, Hilton Residences

Views - 43 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences has announced the launch of Sri Lankan nights at FLOW, its main restaurant, offered every Saturday from 7.00 p.m. until 10.30 p.m.


Beer is not beneficial, German court rules

Views - 18 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

BERLIN (Reuters): Beer cannot be marketed as beneficial, a German top court ruled on Thursday after a consumer


East West Marketing brings Vegemite back to Sri Lanka

Views - 92 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

East West Marketing Ltd. (EWM), a fully-owned subsidiary of Nawaloka Holdings and one of Sri Lanka’s leading suppliers


Serendib Flour Mills to sponsor Culinary Art Food Expo 2018

Views - 34 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

Serendib Flour Mills (SFML) recently stepped forward as the official sponsor of the Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 – Sri Lanka’s


Culinary Art Food Expo 2018 unveils opportunities for hospitality industry

Views - 87 Friday, 25 May 2018 00:00

The Chefs’ Guild of Lanka announced the launch of the 18th edition of Culinary Art Food Expo (CAFÉ) 2018 from 1 June till 3 June from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the BMICH Colombo.


Today's Columnists

Untruth is the crisis

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Political language, said George Orwell, is designed to make lies sound truthful, murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. Dr. Sarath Amunugama is the subject of this essay. In addition to his current incarnation of a p


Rise, Sri Lankans – our country needs you now!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

I am sick, tired and bloody fed up of reading and listening to pessimistic tales of woe on the unprecedented crisis we and our country are facing at this dark moment in time. I am also fed up to the back teeth with reading and listening to lamentatio


Ranil abused and subverted parliamentary democracy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

TIME: What was the immediate reason for calling an election? President Kumaratunga: I was forced into it by a total breakdown of cohabitation in Government. The Prime Minister (Ranil Wickremesinghe) was determined to harass me and chase me out. He ha


The Bench must ensure that the judges will continue to be trusted

Monday, 12 November 2018

In the backdrop of the recent developments and the strong arguments that have been presented against the dissolution of Parliament saying the President has no constitutional power to do so, before four and a half years into a Parliamentary term, as s


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