The Ultimate Sri Lankan Food Bucket List

Serendipity is the word for the gift of making happy discoveries by chance, and thus this little island was aptly dubbed “Serendib” by Marco Polo. When in Sri Lanka, you would definitely stumble upon such pleasant encounters. The island cuisine is undoubtedly one such delightful discovery that would keep you happy from your taste buds down to your toes. Vibrant, flavoursome and wholesome, Sri Lankan cuisine is a brilliant reflection of the island’s unique identity. When exploring the island, these dishes are a must try as you really cannot savour the essence of an authentic Sri Lankan experience without partaking in the local fare.…

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World Spice Food Festival 2012 to ‘spice up’ World T20 semis

If you’re a foodie who loves their grub with that extra bit of kick, then you wouldn’t want to miss the World Spice Food Festival 2012.

The festival titled ‘Hawkers’ Street Food Promotion’, will be held for 3 days from the 5th to the 7th of October at the ‘Boardwalk’ of Water’s Edge, overlooking the picturesque Diyawanna lake. So if you’re in the area for the World Twenty20 semi-finals, here’s another thing that will set you on fire!

Like in the past eight years of the event’s history, the festival will feature spicy cuisines from over 13 countries including India, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Pakistan, China, Middle East, Mongolia, Latin American Vietnam, Mexico and of course, Sri Lanka.…

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Paradise Road Gallery Café retains ‘number one’ spot

The Gallery Café held on to their title as the Best Themed Restaurant in Sri Lanka for the third year running at the Sri Lanka tourism awards that were held recently.

The café which is the former office of renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa has attracted visitors and locals alike for its ambience, history and most of all, quality of food which it has maintained to the highest standards in its 14 years of operation.

Entrusted to Shanth Fernando by the late architect, the café is known for both its ‘fusion cuisine’ as well as traditional dishes such as their signature black pork curry.…

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