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Hong Kong High School Student Creates Board Game to Highlight City’s Beach Pollution

5 Mins Read A high-school student has developed Beach Board Hong Kong, a Monopoly-style game that sheds light on the environmental issues faced by the island’s beaches. Featuring damning pollution facts, action prompts to tackle these challenges, it’s an innovative tool to help educate local schoolchildren about beach pollution, with all proceeds donated to charity. Last year, Carmel […]

6 Vegan & Vegetarian Food Tours Where You Can Eat Like a Local

6 Mins Read Sustainable travel has never been easier. Food tours are a massive part of the travel industry – and now, many cities around the world offer day-long walking experiences for vegans and vegetarians. Here are six where you can enjoy the local fare without meat. I don’t know about you, but there are two things I […]

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 […]

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

6 Mins Read On a 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 usages. […]

Hong Kong’s DayDayCook Partners With Nestlé on Shelf-Stable Vegan Meal Range

2 Mins Read Hong Kong-based DayDayCook and Harvest Gourmet, Nestlé’s strategic brand, have joined forces to create a new range of plant-based meal options. The new collaboration brings to market a line of shelf-stable products that incorporate Harvest Gourmet’s vegan ingredients sourced domestically. DayDayCook has traditionally focused on meal delivery kits for the home chef. “I am super […]

Hong Kong’s Plant-Forward Restaurant Chain Treehouse Expands

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s vegetable-forward restaurant Treehouse has opened its third location in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. With its third location now up and running, Hong Kong’s Treehouse doubles down on its commitment to bring sustainable, delicious food to the region. The new location is located in the heart of the city’s business district, where Treehouse says […]

5 Meaty, Vegan Protein Options To Keep In Your Fridge At All Times

4 Mins Read Bring home-cooking to another level with these vegan protein staples that are meaty, versatile, and oh-so-yummy. As convenient as it is to eat out, there is something to be said about cooking your own meals. Sometimes, we’re just over the foods we have come to know and love, and other times it just feels nice […]

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 […]

Planet for All Launches the First Dairy-Free Public Education Campaign in Hong Kong

2 Mins Read Planet for All, a Hong Kong-based non-profit animal protection organization, has announced the first public education campaign in the region to promote plant-based milk. Planet for All is partnering with 30 regional restaurants and retailers on the Go Plant Milk campaign to help promote plant-based milk as a healthier and more sustainable option than conventional […]

Asia Gets Its First Vertically Integrated Vegetarian Fast Food Concept Restaurant, WOW Burger

2 Mins Read Hong Kong-based WOW Burger is heralding a new era in the ubiquitous fast food industry with its innovative and forward-thinking approach, bringing Asia its first plant-forward fast food concept restaurant. Making its debut at Basehall in Jardine House, Central Hong Kong, WOW Burger offers vegetarian, inclusive comfort food at an affordable price, the restaurant says. […]

EcoDrive Hong Kong Launches Third “Enough Plastic” Campaign To Tackle Single-Use Plastic Waste

3 Mins Read Hong Kong non-profit EcoDrive Hong Kong announces third Enough Plastic campaign to raise awareness about the city’s plastic waste problem. EcoDrive Hong Kong, a non-profit organization committed to promoting sustainability and reducing carbon emissions, is proud to announce the launch of its third “Enough Plastic” campaign. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness about Hong […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]