Sri Lankan

Looking for authentic Sri Lankan food? We've got your guide here, with recipe ideas, advice on where to find Sri Lankan restaurants, and discussions on the finer points of Sri Lankan cuisine.


Sri Lankan food in MD/DC/VA? Just watched No Reservations

by MarcDC 11 years ago

and some of the stuff that Bourdain was eating looked fantastic... It's like Indian food on steroids. Do we have any (or rather, any "good") Sri Lankan restaurants in the MD/DC/VA area?

Sinhalese food in Toronto?

by emcclory 7 years ago

I've just returned from 3 weeks in Sri Lanka and want to see how Toronto's restaurants compare. When searching for restaurants, it appears that pretty much all of the Sri Lankan places are Tamil (w...

Sri Lankan Fried Carmelized Eggplant

by HorseTears 4 years ago

A few weeks ago, I was visiting a friend in Anaheim, CA and stopped for a quick meal at a quick-service Sri Lankan joint and had a truly delicious eggplant dish. Deep fried eggplant cooked in a ca...

Sri Lanka recs

by janebf 4 years ago

Traveling to Sri Lanka and wondering if anyone has restaurant recommendations? Will be near Wilpatu national park, Dambulla, Kegalle, and Colombo. Thanks in advance!

New Sri Lankan Restaurant - House of Curry in Rosemount

by american_idle 6 years ago

Since there seems to be a number of fans here of the former Sri Lankan Curry House and the former owner Heather Janz's cooking at Highland Grill, I thought a new Sri Lankan restaurant would be of i...

Perhaps the Worst Thing I've Ever Eaten

by big o 13 years ago

Last Saturday, a friend and I paid a visit to Sigiri -- the Sri Lankan restaurant on First Avenue -- based on strong word of chowhound mouth. I'll apologize right now for the misleading title of t...

Dividing South Asian Cuisine as Broadly as Possible

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 5 years ago

I need to divide up South Asia into the fewest number of parts, to organize writing about regional cuisine for newbies. This is hard for me. I'm used to going the other way....making as many distin...

Biryani Park is Coming Back (I Hope!)

by lipoff 6 years ago

Biryani Park, Boston's favorite* Sri Lankan restaurant, is quite possibly re-opening as early as this coming Wednesday. (As announced on their Facebook page). Unclear if this is in their old loca...

Lakruwana Sri Lankan in S.I. - Tips for First-Timers?

by Simon 5 years ago

Hi...planning on taking the ferry over from Manhattan and trying Lakruwana... -- is it still the fav option for Sri Lankan there? -- from maps, it seems pretty walkable from the ferry...any r...

Sri Lankan in Toronto/Scarborough

by biggreenmatt 5 years ago

So following on the heels of the recent publicity that Scarborough's recently been getting for its food (if not food scene, which, in my opinion, is a major, major bonus), some friends and I did an...


by extramsg 9 years ago

Went to Rashnaa the other day. Been a while since I'd had Sri Lankan and I had a hankering for Southern Indian as well. We got: vada, masala dosa, and one of the Sri Lankan "rotty" (roti) dishes. ...

Shakthi, Sri Lankan in Del Ray - Report

by Steve 6 years ago

Tried three dishes at this Del Ray restaurant with Indian, Thai, and Sri Lankan sections to their menu. So far I found the food more interesting than good. The highlight is 'string hoppers,' p...

Spicy Lanka: Sri Lankan Cuisine Returns To Queens

by Polecat 6 years ago

I used to hit up a little joint near the Ganesh Temple Canteen in Flushing, called Bownie. It was a tiny, dark storefront that you could have passed a million times without noticing it. Chances...

There used to be a Sri Lankan restaurant in Grand Haven, MI...

by Earnest 6 years ago

Something something "bistro." They were written up in the Tribune sometime between aught 3 and aught 6. They had truly awesome chutneys, including a killer cashew one, and great breads. There wa...

Sri Lankan Supper Club Saturday April 19 in Baltimore

Miss Needle
by Miss Needle 6 years ago

I was just surfing the net and came across this. I think this may interest some of you. Looks fantastic! http://riceandcurry.wordpress.com/2014/04/13/one-mo-time-for-the-sri-lankan-supper-club-b...

A Few Sri Lankan Dishes in New West Newton Cafe, l'Aroma

by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

Per the Globe today: http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food-dining/2014/04/01/sri-lankan-curries-closer-aroma-cafe/CNrcBfmZUJJ4ubI9fe7IrM/story.html For the many fans who miss Biryani Park...

Araliya Sri Lankan

by guanubian 7 years ago

Does anyone know the status of this Sri Lankan restaurant in Jamaica (Queens)? The phone line is disconnected and the last time I tried a walk-in, the facade was intact but the restaurant was clos...

New Year Lunch Buffet at Apey Kade (Sri Lankan food)

by d_doubleyew 6 years ago

Got this in the mail, in case anyone is interested...I've only eaten in once, usually I get stuff (like their Sri Lankan "short-eats" and frozen lamprais/rice+curries wrapped in banana leaves) to g...

Biryani Park - Sri Lankan in Malden

by Nab 9 years ago

I've never known of a Sri Lankan restaurant in town, maybe somebody can recall a time there was. Thanks to the hound that gets around, galangatron, for tipping us off to this new addition. T...