How Sri Lanka is reclaiming its culinary heritage

The fierce pride inspired by this island nation's local food scene stems from a mix of tight-knit family bonds, community and tradition.

The series RSVP Abroad drops our host in a foreign city with nothing (and no one) to help her complete her challenge: Throw an authentic, intimate dinner party that even the fussiest of locals will deem cool. Through a combination of social media suggestions and local tips from, well, anyone that will help her, our host must source authentic dishes, drinks, music, decor, a dinner table - and, of course, new friends to fill it.

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