Just across the Kallady Bridge in Batticaloa, the Riviera serves up a good rice and curry, as well as crab and other local specialities.
The Good Market happens every Saturday from 10am to 6pm at Nuga Tree Car Park, Colombo Racecourse.
That Cafe is a hard-working new spot in Wellawatte. The food and service is good but they don’t have an extensive menu yet since they opened recently.
The 2nd Edition of the Colombo Comedy Show, presented by the Colombo Taprobane Round Table 3, kicks off on the 1st of March at Hotel Galadari Ballroom.
Palm Villa is one of the best places to stay in Mirissa, if you can get it. Reasonable room rates, interesting rooms, swimmable beach and a reasonable distance from the main strip.
Near the Palm Villa, there's a nice swimmable beach and a big climbable rock.
f you want real pork products, Fat Guy BBQ does them. As long as you don't mind the smoky taste that comes with, well, smoking meat, it's a tasty and authentic choice.
The Fat Crab is an unpretentious seafood bistro that is a valuable addition to the growing restaurant scene along Marine Drive and fills the need for a mid-range crab specialist in Colombo.
Galle Music Festival 2014 will be held at Moon Bastion, Galle Fort on the 15th of March 2014, from 4pm to 10.30pm.
Invoking the Goddess takes place on the 22nd and 23rd of February at the Harold Peiris Gallery, Lionel Wendt, Colombo 7, from 10am to 7pm.
Talpe Beach Resort serves tasty, intelligent food in a beautiful location on the beach. We're calling this beach fine dining cause the food has high attention to detail and you can wear a swimsuit.
Mirissa food options are somewhat lacking. If you're craving a solid rice and curry, this is the place.
The 5th installment of the "Colombo Fashion Week Official After Parties: Vintage Voyage" happens this Friday, 7th of Feb, at the Blue Elephant, Hilton from 9.30pm onwards.
Yoga from the heart - A 90minute yoga class with Serena and Sabine to be helf on the 22nd of Feb from 11am at The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock road.
The Mount Head Shop is a tiny place past Templars Road with a good selection of rolling papers, pipes, bongs and other smoking accessories.
The old Alerics is finally back with a new location in (the also new) Liberty Arcade. It's a bit artificial, but good for a hot day's treat.
Bellamy Brothers are to play live in Sri Lanka on the 8th of Feb at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, from 7pm onwards.
The Colombo Art Biennale announce the 3rd edition of Sri Lanka’s leading international festival of contemporary art with ‘Making History’.
Renowned Islamic Scholar Kamuruddin Abdullah will speak on "the Purpose of Life" and on "How to Reach Out to Non-Muslims" On Saturday Feb 1 and Sunday Feb 2 at the First Global Academy Auditorium, Colombo 6, from 4.30 to 7.30pm.
Caked is a home bakery specialising in french macarons, cupcakes and cakes. French macarons are notoriously difficult to master, but they do an excellent job.