To get a glowing mention in the prestigious high-society New Yorker magazine is easier said than done. But Lakruwana, a much-loved Sri Lankan restaurant nestled in a corner of downtown Staten Island, has managed it.
Sri Lanka has some of the best restaurants in the world—but we also have some of the ‘not so best’. Pretty awful, in fact, and this has got to change, according to Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga.
Sri Lanka’s premier foody website Yamu sums it up: a first-class fine dining experience. Perfect for when you want to pull out all the stops and celebrate. And suitably expensive.
A Pair & A Spare blogger Geneva Vanderzeil has created “a global community of like-minded women, sharing wherever we go the good times, laughs and inspiration—and travel”.
The Ministry of Crab in Colombo is not only one of Sri Lanka’s most renowned restaurants, it is one of only two to appear on the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Both are owned by Sri Lankan-Japanese chef Dharshan Munidasa (pictured right).
Top Australian travel and lifestyle blog Concrete Playground has given top marks to a newly opened restaurant in Melbourne that “proves there’s much more to Sri Lankan food than just rice and curry”.
For the first of our Sri Lanka restaurant roundups, which we hope to make a regular feature in the coming months, we take a look at cuisines that are already firm favourites around the world— the often fiery Thai and, of course, Chinese.