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7 New MUST-TRY Indie Coffee Shops (Yes, They Have WIFI)

5 Mins Read Who doesn’t love a good coffee shop? When you find the right one, you may never want to leave. In fact, that was Starbucks’ original business concept: not your home, not your office,  a “third space, ” where you can relax on your own, or meet a friend, or work on your startup (or even Facebook […]

The Ultimate Guide To Healthy Meal Delivery In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read A few years ago, getting healthy AND delicious meals in Hong Kong was hard. Other than a few Buddhist vegetarian restaurants with fake meat, it was hard going. And healthy meals for delivery? Forget it. Greasy pizza, oily Asian and mushy burgers was the best you could hope for. Over the last year, the city’s dining […]

2016 Detox Trends: What’s New In The World Of Cleansing

6 Mins Read If January came and went, along with your healthy living resolutions, don’t fret. We asked world renowned detox expert Jennifer Thompson to give us the 411 on what’s new in the world of detoxing for 2016 and she shares four practical programs based on the healing powers of food that you can undertake at home no matter how […]

Healthy Pre-Work Breakfasts: Hong Kong’s Best Acai Bowls

6 Mins Read Editor’s Note: This roundup has been updated on May 30 2018. If you are up to date on our health & wellness trend predictions, then you may recall we named 2016 the year of the bowl. And of all the types of bowl foods out there, you only need to open up your Instagram account to see […]

7 Day Yoga Hack: Your Guide To Yoga in Hong Kong Every Day On A Budget

5 Mins Read Yoga should not be an expensive pursuit. Anyone looking for a practice should have options. We are thrilled to have guest author and devoted yogi Michael Bantigue of Yogaia Asia shows you where to find a yoga practice in Hong Kong every day of the week that you won’t have to break the bank to attend.  I […]

Skip The Meat! Hong Kong’s Best Vegetarian Friendly Eateries (Not In Central)

5 Mins Read Looking for a meatless meal away from the hustle and bustle of Central that is worth the drive taste-wise? Hong Kong now boasts a plethora of delicious dining options for even the most discerning veggie food-lover. So skip the beef and check out some of these (more hidden) choice eateries serving up gourmet plant-based dishes! 3/3rds September 2017 […]

Asia’s Sweetener: Everything You Need To Know About Coconut Sugar

4 Mins Read With the holiday season coming up, it’s hard to avoid the sugary highs that are ubiquitous during the festivities. Cakes, puddings, cookies, it’s a sweetness fest out there. But as we are always banging on about, white sugar is simply not good for you. However, there is no need to be a total grinch. You […]

Green Queen Recommends: Healthy Cooking Classes in Hong Kong

5 Mins Read Want to eat more vegetarian food but out of inspiration? Heard about kefir but have no idea how to make it? Dying to stock your fridge with homemade raw chocolate? Wish you knew how to make your own yoghurt? Desperate to bake some gluten free bread? Turns out Hong Kong has so much to offer […]

Green Queen’s Ultimate Guide to Juice Cleanses in HK

2 Mins Read Please note, we have updated this graphic in January 2015. Please check here to see the updated version. Unless you have been living under a proverbial rock, you have probably picked up on the whole juice cleanse trend (also known as juice detox). The juice in question is no ordinary Tropicana. No siree, this juice is a different species […]

Top 9 Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

6 Mins Read It can be a challenge to make healthy, clean eating choices in Hong Kong. It’s always been hard to buy clean food and choose responsibly sourced items from a restaurant menu, though there is some real progress on these fronts. We now have over 100 organic farms in the territory and it feels like a new farm-to-table […]

The EWG’s 2014 Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen Roundup

4 Mins Read We all want to eat more organic fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, shopping in the organic aisle is difficult and costly. How can we make smarter choices about what we eat? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is here to help. The US-based NGO seeks to inform the public and empower us to shop smart. Every year they release The Clean […]

Green Queen Recommends: 5 Amazing Raw Vegan Resources in Hong Kong

4 Mins Read June 2016 Update: Green Queen has a new and updated version of this post, read it here. Greenwoods Raw Cafe – Hong Kong’s Only 100% Gourmet Raw Cuisine Restaurant  Only mere months ago, the idea of a completely raw restaurant in Hong Kong seemed extremely unlikely. Along came Greenwoods Raw Cafe. Opened by Dr Simon Chau, the […]

Seafood Series Part 3 – Top 5 Sustainable Seafood Shops

3 Mins Read Green Queen has given you the lowdown on how to buy seafood sustainably and you now have a guide to seafood ecolabels– all that’s left is to actually buy the seafood. Looking to make a delicious seafood feast that is as sustainable as it is delectable but not sure where to find what you need? […]

Green Queen Recommends: 5 Great Eco Family Day Trips

3 Mins Read Looking for an activity for you and your family with a little more green and a little less concrete?  Well Hong Kong has many great options to get you out and about and enjoying a bit of nature.  As always our Guide to Hong Kong has these activities and many more under the Travel & Leisure section. […]