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1% Pledge To Restore The Planet: Zero Foodprint Asia Launches Hong Kong Restaurant Program To Capture Carbon

4 Mins Read Led by Hong Kong’s very own acclaimed plant-based chef Peggy Chan and her sustainable food consultancy Grassroots Initiatives, and in partnership with non-profit climate organization Zero Foodprint, Zero Foodprint Asia has officially launched in Hong Kong with a ‘1% pledge to restore the planet’, a program that aims to fund local farming projects in order […]

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 […]

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 […]

25 Green Queens Fighting For A Better Hong Kong & A Better World

9 Mins Read To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (#IWD19), the Green Queen team wanted to showcase the women we admire the most in this crazy city we call home. Women who, on top of being incredible moms, friends, sisters, daughters & wives, work tirelessly every day to save our planet. Women who stand for animal rights, food […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]