Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan cuisine has been influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch, British, Indian, Arab, Malay and Moors. Tony experiences this cuisine in Colombo and the surrounding area.

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The Galle Face Hotel

2 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
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Mohamadiya Hotel

At this hole-in-the-wall eatery, near the central market in Colombo, Anthony Bourdain samples string hoppers and coconut curry.

33 SCA St., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
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Barefoot Garden Cafe'

A traditional meal of beef smore and curried pork is served at this tropical location known for its celebrity chef, owner Koluu.

Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
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Lakmal Tea Center

A tri-shaw driver takes Tony to Lakmal Tea Center for a breakfast of rice flour bowls with fried eggs and spicy sambal.

92 West Ramadamare St., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
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New Malay Foods

Malay Foods is known for serving Muslim fare on the fly to locals.

1276 Old Kotte Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
See & Do
Foundation of Goodness Culinary School

Tony heads to the Tsunami-devastated village of Seenigama to visit a local culinary school that is helping locals learn valuable trades as well as helping them rebuild the town.

Temple Rd., Seenigama, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

 
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Dutch Burgher Union

Tony heads to this spot to hang out with some Dutch Burghers and samples the local booze of choice, Arrack.

112 Reid Ave., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 
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Hotel Pilawoos

After a night of drinking, Sri Lankans head to this location for what is known as Kottu Rotti ... a perfect hangover food.

417 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

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