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Endless West: Molecular Spirits Startup Raises US$21M To Expand Low Carbon Footprint Products Across U.S.

3 Mins Read Spirits and technology startup Endless West has raised US$21M in a series B funding to expand the distribution of its environmentally friendly spirits inspired by whiskey, wine, and sake, across the U.S., and the funding, will help scale the R&D and its B2B platform. U.S.-based molecular company, Endless West’s recent funding round includes backing from […]

Climate-Friendly Meal Pairing: Chicken-Free Tindle Joins EcoSpirits & Brass Lion Distillery For Sustainable Dinners Series

3 Mins Read Last month, well-funded food tech startup Next Gen Foods debuted its plant-based chicken brand Tindle to great acclaim. The company is back in the news again, and this time it’s to share details of its upcoming sustainable ‘Proper Dinner’ series, which sees Next Gen join forces with F&B company EcoSpirits and Brass Lion Distillery to […]

#MadeInHong Kong: 9 Cruelty-Free Local Food & Drink Holiday Gifts

6 Mins Read Christmas gift ideas that are eco-friendly and cruelty-free don’t come easy. Frankly, no one actually needs more things! Food & drink however, is always welcome and a great way to treat your loved ones with something everyone can enjoy together. In the spirit of celebrating the holiday season the green and ethical way, here are […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Macau

4 Mins Read Planning a weekend trip to Macau? We have you covered for your mini getaway! You’re in luck too if you are looking to spend some time outside of those huge indoor malls. Below, our roundup of the best vegan and vegetarian diners, cafés and restaurants in Macau. The Blissful Carrot The Blissful Carrot is Macau’s […]

Where To Eat: Guide To Vegan & Vegetarian Food In New Territories

6 Mins Read You might be surprised at the slew of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and cafés located in the New Territories – in fact, there’s plenty of great plant-based hotspots to discover. If you’re feeling like a local Chinese takeaway or dim sum snack – sans meat – you’re in luck. Looking for more international options? You’ll […]

Is Your Reusable Bamboo Coffee Cup Toxic?

4 Mins Read 12 Popular Reusable Bamboo Fibre Coffee Cup Brands Found To Contain Toxic Melamine Looks like another popular zero waste accessory may bite the dust. That reusable bamboo fibre coffee cup that everyone is using and has become ubiquitous on the shelves of retail shops, independent cafés, coffee chains and your local homeware store? Turns out […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Dubai

5 Mins Read Dubai is exploding with plant-based eateries and vegan options! Tons of restaurants are getting on board with the vegan trend, making the UAE capital bustling a truly vibing vegan food scene. Below are Green Queen’s top picks not to be missed – from thalis to raw courgetti and doughnuts – there is truly something for […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Kuala Lumpur

3 Mins Read Eating plant-based and doing some traveling? We got you covered. Kuala Lumpur is home to some seriously delicious plant-based food (hello laksa, rendang and lemang!) and many veggie restaurants, but we’re here to save you time and make it easier for you to choose the best ones! Below, Green Queen’s top vegan picks in the […]

Starbucks Debuts Stand Alone Teavana Concept Stores in Hong Kong Amidst Health & Green Push

3 Mins Read Starbucks has recently launched Teavana-forward outlets in Hong Kong this summer, featuring open designs, botanical touches and brand new flavours. This comes alongside a number of green initiatives that the coffee-chain giant have also begun to push in the city, including a collaboration with collapsible mug company Stojo and ditching plastic items. Starbucks’ shift towards […]

Full House At Hong Kong’s First Ever Vegan Block Party

4 Mins Read The city’s first ever Vegan Block Party over the weekend was a huge success. It promised a fun night of mouth-watering food, free-flow booze and live beats from DJs – and it more than delivered. The neighbourhood event, presented and organized by Big Dill, in collaboration with Mayse Artisan Bakery, Tuckshop by Social Club, SocialVegan […]

4 Vegan Summer Smoothie Recipes To Boost Your Day

2 Mins Read Hong Kong summers mean high temps, too much humidity and lots of dehydration (so make sure you are constantly downing water, from your reusable bottle natch). It’s also that time of the year when your body naturally veers towards lighter meals. Smoothies are the perfect way to ingest your vitamins and nutrients while giving your […]

Where To Find Hong Kong’s Best Smoothies From Bowls To Drinks

3 Mins Read When it comes to cold, refreshing fruit-infused liquid goodness, nothing compares to a good ole smoothie. From sweet to savoury, from bowls to drinks, healthy to hearty, and jam-packed with goodness, smoothies make it easy to get nourished on the go and make the perfect breakfast/lunch/travel meal for busy bees. As the days begin to […]

Genie Juicery Co-Founder Cara McIlroy: ‘Glass Bottles Were Always The Plan’

5 Mins Read Refreshing, thirst-quenching and jam-packed with essential vitamins and minerals, cold-pressed juices are our go-to method of hydration and nourishment on busy, hectic workdays! And Hong Kong’s OG juice bar, Genie Juicery, is still our number one stop when it comes to grabbing a drink. Genie opened its doors back in 2011, way before Hong Kong […]

BLACKOUT by Brut! Hong Kong’s First Electricity-Free Dining Experience

4 Mins Read Stepping inside the effortlessly cool Brut! in Sai Ying Pun, the melodic tunes coming from musician Alex Purdue’s live acoustic guitar is slow and steady, setting the mood perfectly. In one of Hong Kong’s trendiest ‘hoods, the year-old wine bar/eatery is a standout thanks to uber stylish minimalism meets warm service, outstanding food and a […]