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Provenance: Chef Peggy Chan’s First Cookbook Brings Plant-Based Climate Action To Your Kitchen

4 Mins Read With her legacy as the mind behind Hong Kong’s iconic plant-based restaurants Grassroots Pantry and Nectar, plant-based cooking has been at the heart of Chef Peggy Chan’s culinary career and environmental activism. Now, she has made her first foray into authorship, launching a new digital cookbook Provenance, described as an amalgamation of her personal journey, […]

TEDxTinHau Countdown To Present Climate Solution Ideas To Hong Kong

3 Mins Read TEDxTinHau, the only TEDx event dedicated to women in Hong Kong, is presenting Countdown, a global campaign aimed at accelerating climate solutions, to the city this October. The event will see a number of speakers share their unique perspectives and ideas on how to help create a safer, cleaner and more ethical future for Hong […]

(HEART)BREAKING: Nectar To Close Its Doors For Good Later This Month

4 Mins Read In a heartfelt announcement earlier today Chef Peggy Chan, founder and owner of Nectar announced the eatery was ceasing operating from December 27th onwards. Nectar, and previously Grassroots Pantry, is one of Hong Kong’s most lauded and beloved plant-based restaurants, with Chan very much at the forefront of the city’s vegan and vegetarian gastronomy scene, […]

End Of An Era: Goodbye Grassroots Pantry, Hello Nectar

3 Mins Read Chef Peggy Chan Bids Farewell To Beloved Eatery, Announces New Higher-End Concept Breaking news for the Hong Kong dining scene (and no doubt heart-breaking for many who read this): Chef Peggy Chan’s beloved vegetarian eatery Grassroots Pantry will be ceasing operations this coming July 10th. In its place, Chan will debut a new higher-end concept […]

Green Queen Foodie: Homegrown Foods’ Harvest Feast 2014

5 Mins Read The angry rain clouds finally parted and the sun came out in full swing this past Saturday, no doubt to shine bright on this most gorgeous of occasions, Homegrown Foods‘ Harvest Feast. What began four years ago as mere 50 person gathering has transformed into a mega foodie event with 500 hungry Hong Kongers showing […]

Green Queen Heroes: Raw Chef Priscilla Soligo of Rawthentic Food

7 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Sydney, Australia and grew up with a love for bushwalking, surfing, children, music and food. After school I trained as a Chef, but it was a short-lived career. After meeting my husband and starting a family in Hong Kong, I pursued my passion for […]