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MANA! To Open New 70 Seat Restaurant in Wan Chai’s Starstreet Precinct This July

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s beloved plant-based and eco-friendly eatery, MANA!, is unveiling their third location in Wan Chai next month. The latest addition, dubbed MANA! Starstreet, will be their official flagship store offering the brand’s bespoke “fast slow food” signature menu items. It will also serve as a green community hang-out space to host environmental talks, events, […]

Hong Kong Fast Casual Plant-Based Chain MANA Sells its 1 Millionth Flat

2 Mins Read Less than six years since opening their organically inspired, locally produced, eco-friendly doors back in 2012, plant-based fast slow food concept MANA! have sold their one millionth flat in Hong Kong. For those who have never taken a bite of founder Bobsy Gaia’s legendary oven-baked flatbread, it is a popular unleavened bread blended with olive […]

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 […]

Plastic-Free Party: A Guide to Zero Waste Event Planning in Hong Kong

5 Mins Read Hong Kong has a packed event calendar all year round. We have markets and festivals and community gatherings and fairs. For those of us that lucky enough to live here, it makes weekends super fun. There’s only one problem: events cause so much waste! Disposables, single-use plastics, trash…most Hong Kong events are landfill-fillers so to […]

MANA! Launches Build Your Own Burger Pop-Up: ‘Made With Plants, Not In Them’

2 Mins Read Vegan cuisine really shines at MANA! Fast Slow Food. Since opening its doors in March 2012, the re-invented ‘fast food’ establishment serving up vegan, vegetarian and raw food dishes made from consciously sourced local organic farms has been an avid crowd favourite. In keeping with their knack for celebrating wholesome foods the way nature intended, MANA! […]

Best Takeaway Salad Bars in Central & Sheung Wan

5 Mins Read There is nothing like a fresh salad on a hot (and humid) summer day. From the standard classics to innovative chef-driven creations with savory accents, Central is a prime hub for all your salad wants and needs. Featuring summer’s best fruits and bursting with seasonal ingredients, here are the best takeaway salads for a brimming box […]

Green Queen Eating Guides: Hong Kong’s Best Veggie Burgers

6 Mins Read Ok so burgers don’t always qualify as super healthy but…who doesn’t love a good burger? Life’s too short not to enjoy what many feel is the perfect sandwich once in a while. There are no shortage of places to go if you love your carne, but what about the plant-based amongst us? We roundup our favourite veggie […]

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 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 […]

Rethinking Al Desko: How FoodPanda Helps You Stay Healthy At Work

4 Mins Read Up until recently, food delivery in Hong Kong has conjured images of greasy pizza, fried chicken wings and soggy French fries not to mention websites that don’t work, awkward phone ordering and up to 2-hour-long waits. Thanks to Foodpanda, all of that has changed! Foodpanda is a tech-forward food delivery company that is focused on creating an optimal food […]

Top 5 Hong Kong Recycling Myths By The Founder of Recycling Platform EcoPort

3 Mins Read The minute we read this piece by Jason Sigmon about the myths that surround recycling in our hometown, we knew we had to share it with our readers! Jason is the founder of Ecoport, an innovative startup dedicated to connected people and businesses who want to recycle with recycling solutions throughout Hong Kong. In the company’s […]

Green Queen Heroes: Claire Sancelot of Zero Waste Hong Kong

5 Mins Read Claire Sancelot is a one-woman green revolution. Her incredibly inspiring blog Zero Waste Hong Kong and Facebook page detail her fastidious commitment to living an expat life in Hong Kong while producing almost no waste at all. Her entire family of 6 (herself, her husband, 3 kids, 1 helper plus 1 very naughty dog) produce […]

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

5 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been in the health and fitness industry for most of my life. I started one of the first women’s health and fitness centers in New Delhi, India 20 years ago and hosted my own fitness show on television. Following this experience, I went to Canada to […]