A Change in Perspective: Midnight Escapade to Aluth Kade

We Indians are very proud (and if I may add, a bit snooty) about our street food. Why not! It is, in fact, the...

A Change in Perspective: Through the Markets of Sri Lanka

When I stepped on the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, there were so many questions upon my sleeves. It was a juxtaposition of clichéd...

Italian Fare in Colombo

Italian cuisine is close to the heart for most of us and typical Italian dishes are commonplace in almost all restaurants, from lasagnas to...

A Guide to Buying Coffee in Colombo

It comes as no surprise that most of us Lankans love our coffee. In a largely tea-loving nation, however, good coffee can be hard...

Your Guide to the Best Juice Shops in Colombo

Juice cleanses are all the rage now with more and more people in Sri Lanka wanting to stay fit, healthy and above all: clean....

Your One Stop Guide to Saiwar Kades in Colombo

Although their origins are not from Sri Lanka, these little shops scattered all throughout the country have entwined with our culture and are part...

Where to Get A Good Breakfast in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s busy and vibrant capital is home to an ever growing restaurant scene, perfect for us lost foodies and hungry souls. From high-end...

Where to Get Hummus in Colombo

Mashed chickpea blended with tahini, garlic and lemon juice, completed with olive oil and a drizzle of salt makes a lip-smacking conventional hummus. A...

Where to Eat Crabs in Colombo

To be an islander is to be one with seafood and what is seafood without the glorious king of the crustaceans. I personally have...

Places to Go on a First Date in Colombo

First impressions always count. By text or even face to face. A first date is the same. It sets the vibe and the mood...

Middle Eastern Food in Colombo

From hummus to manakeesh to falafel to tabouleh, Middle Eastern food has quite the variety and definitely quite the flavour. The cuisine can contain...

Buffets in Colombo

Ask any bona fide Sri Lankan what the best things in life are, and the answers bound to roll off our tongue are food,...