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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, […]

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 […]

The Best (Vegan) Things I Ate in 2018

12 Mins Read If one more person tells me Hong Kong is not vegan-friendly, I may actually scream! No, but seriously. 2018 is the year that vegan diets went mainstream worldwide. It is also the year that Hong Kong’s vegan dining offerings got seriously awesome. I want more people to know about them, hence this piece. Part of […]

Crossfit Box Launches Plant-Based Grab & Go Asphodeli in Kennedy Town

3 Mins Read It’s no secret that the foods we eat play a crucial role to our overall health. It gives us the energy and nutrients to grow and develop, remain healthy and active to move, work, play, think and learn. Combined with exercise, your nutritional habits will help you gain strength and lose fat for a healthy […]

Where To Eat: Central’s Best Vegan Restaurants

7 Mins Read As the energetic epicenter of Hong Kong, Central is crammed with towering skyscrapers, plush malls and fancy hotels. The center of trade and finance, this frenetic neighborhood is home to piles of paperwork, power lunches and endless meetings. There’s no time for a food coma or that midday bloat! With a slew of plant-based dining […]

Should You Buy Organic Veggies? 6 Hong Kong Food Experts Say YES. But WHY?

7 Mins Read You’re at the supermarket doing your weekly shop and you reach the produce section and that’s when the dilemma begins: should you buy organic? There are a million different opinions on the subject out there, few of which are truly based in fact and most of which have some kind of political/corporate agenda behind them. No […]

HK Yoga Teacher Series: Aleksandra Milewicz, Founder Of Bamboo Yoga

3 Mins Read How did yoga enter your life? I discovered yoga after moving to Hong Kong six years ago and instantly fell in love with it. Yoga taught me how to live in the present mindfully and patiently, as well as how to find health and happiness within. It made me feel more empowered, aware and grateful. […]

Grassroots Pantry Delights With New Spring/Summer Menu, Showcasing Rustic Regional Dishes Executed Flawlessly

4 Mins Read Six years since laying the foundation for what is now one of the most venerable vegetable-forward establishments in the city, chef Peggy Chan has upped the ante. Pushing the boundaries of her creativity, the new Spring/Summer menu of Grassroots Pantry is a practice in Chan’s ingenuity that fuses her sustainable living philosophy with delicious, wholesome world-inspired dishes. […]

Green Queen Guide To Raw Vegan Resources In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read As the healthy dining options in our fair city continue to grow at an exponential rate, the raw vegan culinary scene has been blossoming of late. This once niche cuisine is becoming more mainstream thanks to efforts from some fantastic local foodpreneurs. Below is an updated version of our popular raw vegan resources guide from […]

The Ultimate Hong Kong Healthy Lunch List: Central, Soho & Sheung Wan

9 Mins Read Believe it or not, there are over 100 healthy eating spots on Hong Kong Island alone, and the number continues to grow thanks to the city’s newfound wellness addiction. The most popular search on Green Queen is where to get a healthy lunch, whether it’s for takeaway or a quick sit-down option during a busy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Queen Reviews Grassroots Pantry: The Sophomore Years – Chef Peggy Chan Takes On Hollywood (Road)

5 Mins Read Given the cult status of Grassroots Pantry’s more intimate first residence on Fuk Sau Lane, there are some rather great expectations for chef Peggy Chan’s new iteration of Grassroots Pantry. No longer tucked away in an cul de sac in Sai Ying Pun, the sophomore version of her plant-based gourmet bistro is located at 108 Hollywood Road, with what […]