4 hours at Sri Lankan | Sri Lankan Seafood Festival at Berjaya Times Square Hotel

Ayubowan! Welcome back and how do you do?
"Ayubowan" is the word used in Sri Lanka to greet someone. It means Long Life. One is Generally greeted by joining two hands in prayer-like manner and saying "Ayubowan". This phrase can be used any time of the day. However, in the city it is more common to be greeted with a hand shake, while the village folks still greet you in the traditional way.

You are right! Today I would like to share something related to Sri Lankan, I experienced 4 hours at Sri Lankan. 4 hours? Only 4 hours? Yes! I had the best dinner at Sri Lankan Seafood Festival at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, exclusive at Big Apple Restaurant, Level 14, only at the month of April 2018.

I heard that, Sri Lankan cuisine has been influenced by many historical & cultural factors. Situated in the middle of trading routes for sea fares in the ancient times as well as contact with foreign traders who brought new food items, cultural influences from neighboring countries have all helped shape Sri Lankan cuisine. Influences from India, Indonesia and Dutch cuisines are most evident in shaping the taste and ingredients of their dish, are they true? Please do let me know, if you are from Sri Lankan, leave comment below, do share with me :)

Crab is taking over the planet! Sorry, crazy me start imagination.

I have been acknowledge one of the most common yet specialty in Sri Lankan cuisine are the crabs.

Look at the line-up, this is crazy!

The Sri Lankan High Commissioner A.J.M. Muzammil has given their support for this event. “In conjunction with the Sri Lankan Seafood Festival, we hope that more Malaysians will be able to understand further on Sri Lankan culture and food. Together, we look forward to build a stronger friendship between both countries,” said High Commissioner A.J.M. Muzammil.  

Besides that, the delightful authentic Sri Lanka dishes prepared by renowned Chef J.M.D.K. Jayawardhana and Chef H.L.M Hettiarachchi such as Pol Sambol (shredded coconut sambal), Seeni Sambol (spicy caramelized onion relish), Lunu Miris (Hot and Sour sambal paste), Gotukola Sambol (Sri Lankan Kerabu salad), Thebu Cola Sambol (Costus Speciosus), Mukunuwenna Mallum (Herbs Sri Lankan salad), Fish Ambul Thiyal with Gravy, Prawns Mellum, Chicken Kalupol Curry, Brinjal Moju, a selections of Deep Blue Seafood on Ice Display,  such as King Crab Claw, Prawns, Crabstick, Mussels, Tuna, Smoked Salmon and also some selections of dessert such as Curd & Treacle (Buffalo milk yogurt with palm sugar), Laddu, and Kesari. They do looks like Malay foods, but the taste might be some different, hard for me to explain, what I can say:"Go and try them by yourself 😆".

During the Sri Lankan Seafood Festival, guest will have the opportunity to experience Sri Lankan tea; from Sri Lankan family tea company Dilmah. Garden fresh, unblended tea is a hallmark of Dilmah and offers a unique taste of unblended Ceylon Tea, but I found the Ceylon Tea is kind of sweet, I am not a fan of sweetening, so you may have a try :)

If you are planning to have an unique meal, such as birthday meal? gathering? Or spend on the coming weekend with your love ones, why not visit Big Apple Restaurant, Level 14 at Berjaya Times Square.

"I was too busy eating the foods & delicious crabs! Guess what? My plate was empty; clean; I finished them all." by Joanne Wee

"I was really happy, we had an awesome moment together! Happy Birthday to Sin Yee, Emily and myself - Yes! 3 of us are April Babies." by Joanne Wee

There are promotion!
Spend minimum RM888 nett in a single receipt during the promotion period; and will be entitled to a lucky draw.

Stand a chance to WIN A HOLIDAY inclusive of return air tickets to Sri Lanka; sponsored by Sri Lankan Airlines and 4 days/ 3 nights hotel stay; courtesy of Berjaya Hotel Colombo. 

Hurry! Hurry! To The Sri Lanka Food Festival
2 April – 30 April 2018

Big Apple Restaurant, Level 14

12.00pm – 2.30pm (Weekday Lunch)
12.30pm – 4.00pm (Weekend Hi-Tea)
6.30pm – 10.30pm (Daily Dinner)

RM98 (per adult)
RM61 (per senior citizen)
RM41 (per child)

You will also be entitled for every 3 full paying adults, 1 dines for FREE! While Maybank credit card holders will be entitled to a 30% discount for full paying adults.

“Keeping the essence of hospitality at the core of Berjaya Times Square Hotel, we decided to bring in an international touch to our services and deliver to our guests and customers a world class dining experience”, said Mr Mondi Mecja, Area General Manager for Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.   

To make a reservation or for further inquiries, please call Big Apple Restaurant at 03-2117 8000 (ext. 8133) or log-on to: www.berjayahotel.com

*Prices are quoted net Ringgit Malaysia inclusive of 6% GST

About Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, a five-star hotel under the hospitality arm of the public listed Malaysian conglomerate Berjaya Corporation, is a prominent landmark strategically located in the heart of the city’s banking, commercial and vibrant shopping district. With a total of 650 suites complete with international-standard amenities, the hotel also houses an extensive selection of food and beverage outlets and recreational facilities built exclusively with a children’s playground, swimming pool, steam and sauna room, fitness centre and two squash courts. Offering a distinctive Meetings Excellence programme and boasts 8 meeting rooms including a grand ballroom, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is definitely an excellent setting where business complements leisure. Visit www.berjayahotel.com/kualalumpur for more information.

About Berjaya Hotels & Resorts

Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Berjaya Corporation Group of Companies, a public listed Malaysian conglomerate. Presently, the group manages Berjaya properties in Malaysia, Asia Pacific and UK. From the exotic island resorts of Tioman and Langkawi to the cities of Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts’ prominence in Malaysia is further enhanced by the establishment of International hotels and resorts in Singapore, Philippines, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and London. As a premier hospitality group, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts also owns and operates a commercial airline, service suites and exclusive golf & country clubs in Malaysia. Visit online at www.berjayahotel.com for more information.