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Where To Get The Best Bowl of (Vegan) Dan Dan Noodles In Hong Kong

3 Mins Read Is there anything better than slurping a bowl of classic Sichuan dan dan noodles (also known as Bang Bang Noodles, or Dan Dan Meen)? Piling thin noodles on top a spicy chili oil, nutty peanut sauce, mouth numbing peppercorn, and a sprinkling of sesame…. ooh! Traditionally including minced pork and scallions, it used to be […]

Plant Sifu and Shanghai Lao Lao Team Up to Reimagine Classic Shanghainese Dishes

3 Mins Read Plant Sifu, Hong Kong’s first locally produced plant-based meat brand, has partnered with Shanghai Lao Lao, a local chain of bistros that specialize in xiao long bao and hand-pulled noodles, for the introduction of a plant-based meat menu. Plant Sifu’s newest partnership celebrates Shanghai Lao Lao’s foray into new-age Chinese cuisine. Shanghai Lao Lao has […]

A Guide To Every Kind Of Tofu By A Cantonese Doufu Lover

6 Mins Read Tofu, also known as beancurd, is a well-loved food across Asia and the world. It is one that almost every Asian family, be they omnivores or plant-based, keeps stocked in their pantry.  Tofu has been making headlines recently in the Western world as plant-based eating goes mainstream, but the vegan-friendly protein has long been a […]

Hong Kong’s Plant Sifu Pork Comes to Nosh’s Meal Plan Menu

2 Mins Read Plant Sifu, Hong Kong’s first locally established and produced plant-based food brand, has announced it will be the exclusive plant-based meat partner with the regional meal delivery service Nosh in a limited-edition menu running from February 9th to April 30th. The Nosh partnership marks the first time Plant Sifu dishes can be made at home, the company says. […]

Soy Sauce Chronicles: An In-Depth Look At Asia’s Favourite Condiment

6 Mins Read On a recent Twitter thread (where all intellectual conversations begin, naturellement) where fellow food writer Clarissa Wei lamented the fact that so little has been written in English about East Asian soybean-based sauces, I chimed in with a thought about the lack of talk about variation in soy sauce fermentation methods and their resulting flavours and […]

Q+A w/ Hang Lung’s John Haffner & LVMH’s Nicolas Martin: ‘There’s This Sense Coming Out of COP27 That We Need To Do Things Faster And Differently.’ 

10 Mins Read Hang Lung Properties’ John Haffner and LVMH’s Nicolas Martin, talk to Green Queen about their new climate and sustainability partnership. Last month, Chinese real estate leader Hang Lung Properties and French luxury giant LVMH group announced a ground-breaking three-year climate and sustainability partnership. The collaboration, the first of its kind globally, looks to redefine the […]

I Attended COP27 As A Youth Delegate. Here Are My Takeaways.

4 Mins Read I was a youth delegate at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I saw history being made in many ways. Below I share my takeaways. COP27 is an important milestone in the climate race but is also a work in progress that still has a great deal of room for improvement. […]

Why Climate Grief is the Next Mental Health Crisis

5 Mins Read As climate change and environmental degradation intensify, our psychological health is at stake. Climate grief is a natural response to threats to our physical, cultural, and community well-being. The ice shelves are receding, sea levels are rising, natural disasters are intensifying, and deforestation could create a financial crisis as big as the 2008 crash. It’s […]

Is My Bed Vegan? Mattresses: The Final Eco Frontier 

5 Mins Read Most mattresses are not vegan, full of toxins, and are a huge letdown to the planet. Meet Heveya, the ethical sleep pioneer.  Most of us don’t think enough about one activity we do for almost a third of our lives: sleeping. And many of us will never have considered the climate ethics of the mattress […]

China’s Hang Lung & France’s LVMH Announce Groundbreaking Sustainability Partnership To Accelerate Joint ESG Goal

6 Mins Read A groundbreaking partnership between Chinese real estate leader Hang Lung Properties and French luxury giant LVMH Group is forging new ground when it comes to sustainable building. Hang Lung and LVMH have officially partnered on a three-year innovative collaboration on climate and sustainability action across their respective real estate and retail businesses that will see […]

5 Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps to Try

4 Mins Read We all could do with being more environmentally responsible. These simple zero-waste bathroom swaps can help. Have you seen the stats about our global plastic waste crisis? It’s terrifying. So below, we share bathroom swaps to make. Every single product in our roundup is: VEGAN: no animals will be harmed for my beauty needs (*note […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Food

3 Mins Read Just like with friendships and romantic relationships, our relationship with food is something we must nurture and continue to develop. After all, how you eat plays a huge role in your overall health and wellbeing. We all get so busy that we forget how to enjoy food. Sometimes we need to be reminded about how […]

Plant Sifu Brings Its Vegan Pork to 7 Chinese Hong Kong Restaurants

4 Mins Read Hong Kong’s vegan meat brand Plant Sifu is bringing its products to seven Chinese restaurants across Hong Kong. Between August and October, Plant Sifu will showcase its vegan meat products across Hong Kong restaurants in a range of Chinese flavors and styles. “Be it the vibrant tastes in Northern cuisine, the rich flavors of Shanghainese […]

The 5 Best Vegan Patisseries in Hong Kong for Plant-Based Pastries

5 Mins Read Vegans, rejoice! It’s never been easier to indulge a sweet tooth, with an increasing number of cruelty-free treats available to buy on-the-go. But for that extra-special occasion – be it a birthday blow-out, elegant afternoon tea or just to celebrate the end of another working week – we’ve handpicked five of the best plant-based patisseries […]

Impossible Foods Debuts Vegan Chicken Nuggets In Asia With Hong Kong Launch

3 Mins Read Bay Area vegan meat brand Impossible Foods is debuting its chicken nuggets in Asia with a Hong Kong launch this month. Impossible Foods entered the chicken wars last year with its vegan nuggets across the U.S. Burger King trialed the nuggets at locations in Iowa, Boston, and Miami last year. Earlier this summer, Impossible debuted […]