[Video] Anthony Bourdain in Sri Lanka - No Reservations

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World renowned Chef Anthony Bourdain visits Sri Lanka for the Travel Channel.



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I miss the Barefoot cafe.

I miss the Barefoot cafe. Thanks for this Hilal great video!

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Great one Hilal.

Thanks for the great videos mate.

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Pilawoos is world famous now!

Pilawoos is world famous now!

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Great Video

Thanks for this.

I watched it first thing Saturday morning.

At first I thought, when there are so many top restaurants in Srilanka, why do these programme makers always go to some back allies, lol. Then I got the point and it was a very interesting angle and really enjoyed the programme. 

I must say, I didn't like Barefoot at all, I think it's massively over-rated. I always wanted to go there seeing articles about it in "Travel Lanka" magazine (later found out it was printed by Barefoot, lol). Went there last September, I actually ordered Black Pork, but very disappointing. I will only go there again for "home ware"  shopping, definitely not for their food.

Food was awful, overpriced (for what it was) and the service was pretty bad.

I had lovely Black Pork in NO 18 restaurant  (it's at  No 18 Cambridge Place, Colombo 7) and it was Rs 75/= cheaper than Barefoot Black Pork. Gallery Cafe Black Pork is good too but NO 18 was much better. Despite looking very exclusive, it is actually a very good place with good service and interesting selection of dishes.

(Maybe No 18 restaurant should pay me for this, lol, but I was very impressed with that restaurant)

Anyway, I felt sorry for that Lansi lady who thinks she is white and somewhat superior to "natives" lol. I used to like Lumpraise or lumprice but it's got to be one of the most unhealthiest dishes in Srilanka. So I only have one per trip now.

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Ara lansi gani ta lamprais

Ara lansi gani ta lamprais eka oluwata gihilla da kohida..

When did burgers face discrimination?

Rata wikuna kanna innawa athiwenna buruwo.

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Thank you!

Thank you!

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Yumm miss the food! Even if

Yumm miss the food! Even if we lived in Sri Lanka its hard to find that real classic village cooking.

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Yeah seriously.. whats the

Yeah seriously.. whats the deal with the burghar lady? My mother is burghar.. what she said was utter nonsense!.. why they hell do these ppl make up such nonsense.. and why do they always show really messy places of Sri lanka and not the real sri lanka??? crazy tourists.. although good show..

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Everyone has their own

Everyone has their own agendas machang. Since I'm in video production I noted how the producers of the show also played background music to create a vibe of anxiety and paranoia. Her response could have been edited. With video you can make the same sentence and the same footage sound like anything you want. They could have even edited out a part of her statement.

In any case some of her statements were just way off the mark and you cant edit her point of view I guess... reminded me of an old lonely lady who has no one to converse with.

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I;ve watched this now over 10

I;ve watched this now over 10 times... :( Miss home!

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