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Pho serves up simple and healthy Vietnamese food.
Goodbye tuk tuk quotes, goodbye happiness.
A short guide on the what to do and see in Ella.
Kinjou is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo. Their stuff is as Sri Lankanized as it gets, but it's just okay at best.
Theena K. talks about the self publishing process, the importance of great visuals, and his book First Utterance.
Flower Gate is a new and very welcome addition to the Sri Lankan Chinese food scene. They may be relatively unknown, but theirs was some of the best Chinese we've had in a while.
A random hole-in-the-wall shop selling full and half portions of grilled chicken. Alas, definitely NOT Jamaican Chicken.
Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.
Here's where you can head over to for some peace and quiet with your trusty tome.
We've witnessed an exceptional amount of celebrity deaths this year.
Colombo Fort Cafe is a Harpo's run restaurant located in the popular Dutch Hospital shopping complex, serving up delicious pizzas, pastas and burgers.
Tom Yum has some good Thai street food. But...?
Sri Lanka has some pretty great cinematographers with raw talent. Here are some of the best short flicks of 2016.
Butter Boutique has moved now! They're officially setting up shop at Rosmead Place so we went to check them out.
An elegant dining space that serves up steaks, grills, and more.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
One was called the Sri Lankan Robin Hood, the others were just bad.
It's Christmas Time!
A fun and challenging scramble up a rock to see Everything.
Gelato down Pedlar's Street
A lovely little coffee shop which serves some great homemade bread, and refreshing drinks.
Colombo's biggest department store's upscale food court area
An ancient forest monastery in the middle of a forest.
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