Friday, February 27, 2009

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Goes to Sri Lanka

I was in Sri Lanka last year at the Taj Exotica Bentota for a holiday and the food there was fantastic.I heard that Anthony Bourdain: No Reservation on Travel Channel will be showing his visit to Sri Lanka and glimpses of the Sri Lankan culture and cuisine.
Portuguese, Dutch, British, Indian, Arab, Malay and Moor traders have all contributed to the diversity of Sri Lankan food. While in Colombo, Tony enjoys popular street foods, rides in a tri-shaw, samples lampreis, a local delicacy, and eats a heaping pile of kotu roti. His journey doesn’t stop there. He continues onto the smaller seaside village of Seenigama and speaks to villagers about how they rebuilt their town after the devastating tsunami. Once the rebuilding was complete, the unity of the townsfolk led to other projects, like the creation of a culinary school to help Sri Lankan’s learn to properly prepare local dishes. It’s a must visit for Tony.
Tune in on Monday, March 2 at 10pm EST on the Travel Channel.
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