No Reservations:Sri Lanka Day 4 – Lampreis

  Tony has a local guide for today’s on-camera segments so I’m technically off-duty, but I tag along anyway because I cannot pass up the chance to indulge in another one of my favorite Sri Lankan dishes, Lampreis. The Dutch name–pronounced  “lump rice,” and meaning the same–describes its main component, a generous mound of short-grain … Continue reading No Reservations:Sri Lanka Day 4 – Lampreis

No Reservations: Sri Lanka Day 2: Street Food

When Nimal, a local trishaw driver friend, arrives, Jared the segment producer and director Tom consult with cameramen Todd and Jerry about rigging his tiny vehicle for video. Three-wheeled trishaws are the preferred mode of transport around Colombo as they deftly, sometimes dangerously, squeeze through traffic, and I have enlisted Nimal to take us to … Continue reading No Reservations: Sri Lanka Day 2: Street Food