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A bookstore with a surprisingly wide array of choices at Liberty Plaza's ground floor.
An excellent seafood restaurant in a rather out-of-the-way location, paired with great service.
To promote eco tourism and make people realize that frogs and amphibians are just as fascinating as the larger species of wildlife, St. Andrew's is pushing frog watching as one of its main activities.
Nearly all Muslims have had weird (for us) questions and statements thrown at us at some point during Ramadan.
Coco Veranda's iftar is small and concise, as opposed to the wide array of short-eats you'd otherwise expect from an iftar spread.
A city hotel in the depths of Wattala. Rather nice place, but mediocre food and service.
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Dottie's is a charming English tea room serving up tea, fry-ups, and desserts on intricately delicate china and lace with a side of great service.
A stunning refurbished old mansion in the heart of Nuwaraeliya.
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Bubbly stuff and paninis and desserts.
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Kashmir Heritage is a rather new-ish store on Galle Road, Bambalapitiya, which sells imported stuff from Kashmir.
A new coffee shop in the midst of the gargantuan Kandy Uptown.
Chewy little bubbly stuff in drinks.
A bunch of places in Colombo which offers Iftar specials.
This is your regular Pizza Hut pizza with a dollop of drippy cheese on top.
A quick intro as to what Ramadan's about and what it means to the Muslim community.
Grape juice with a chockful of basil seeds, we haven't found this anywhere else other than in Hulftsdorp.
Jalapenos for the win. Also, unnaturally red dough.
The VOC is a one of the best places in the city to get lamprais, and we've heard their burgers are pretty good too.
A Singaporean franchise that does fried chicken with sambal sauce, and serves food super fast. As it should be.
A street-food joint in a compact, graffitied space in Colpetty.
Carnival is a Sri Lankan institution, serving not great but cheap ice cream in an accessible and interesting location.
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