‘Tenku’ at Kingsbury: New rooftop restaurant offers a high-end dining experience


The Kingsbury Colombo, known as one of the city’s most indulgent dining destinations, unveiled its newest culinary venture, the ‘Tenku’ Japanese restaurant, at the Hotel’s rooftop. With internationally experienced Japanese Master Chef Toshiyuki Okabe at the helm, the restaurant promises a wide range of authentic dishes and beverages not currently available in Colombo, including the largest collection of Sakes in the city.

Dish It Out: Hiru and Tharu Jayampathi

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How do our food experts cook and eat? Food bloggers, @food_diaries, Hiru and Tharu, take our Q&A!

Heavenly Products by Lalanee Perera


Lalanee Perera is an incredible multitasker. She is the Chairperson of Qwest Destinations (Pvt) Ltd, one of Sri Lanka’s leading destination travel and tour companies, and is more impressively, a successful home-baker of 35 years with an unwavering clientele and good word-of-mouth.

Pizza Factory: an authentic Italian wood fired pizza experience


The wood-fired pizzas at Pizza Factory, the newest pizza dining experience in Colombo are edible works of art. Finished to perfection with thin and crusty textures and a hint of smokiness, the team of culinary experts working behind the scenes at Pizza Factory are dedicated to providing customers with a one-of-a-kind authentic Italian wood-fired pizza experience.

Mrs. Sri Lanka World 2020: Crowned, de-crowned & re-crowned


The much anticipated Mrs Sri Lanka World 2020 pageant ended up in a melee after the crowned contestant was de-crowned following a ’mishap’ with eligibility criteria. The gala event that took place at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre attracted a crowd mainly representing the beauty industry. After months and months of training, 20 contestants were selected to face the grand finale.

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W@W: Menaka De Alwis

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Sri Lanka has a long way to go in terms of establishing a sound system of inclusive education. However, certain progress is being made at an individual capacity. With over 20 years of experience as a Behaviour Analyst, Sri Lankan born Menaka De Alwis continues to be inspired and learn from children with autism at her home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Young Leaders For Environment 2021


The ongoing environmental destruction has posed greater threats to all communities living in the country. This includes everybody from the coastal communities to those living in the estate sector and all corners of the island. Ecocide will also set the precedent for many natural disasters in the time to come. This is why preparing future generations to respond to such calamities is a vital need of the hour.

Dish It Out: Sanjay Taiki Warnakulasooriya

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How do our food experts cook and eat? Ramen Misoya’s Sanjay, takes our Q&A!

An Elephant Dead On Every Day: Extinction May Not Be That Far Away!

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As reported in the media on the 25th of March, the Secretary to the Ministry of Wildlife and Forest Conservation announced that 83 wild elephants had been killed in as many days. As of the 29th of March, and as per media reports, this number has now risen to 87.