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The 19 Best Hong Kong Vegan Restaurants For Cruelty-Free Dining

8 Mins Read Hong Kong’s plant-based food scene just keeps growing. The city is now full of meatless restaurants, and loads of food outlets are now adding on vegetarian and vegan options to their menus. But what about completely vegan restaurants? Turns out, we have a fair few of them too, where vegan and only vegan dishes are […]

Where To Get The Best Bowl of (Vegan) Dan Dan Noodles

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 […]

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 […]

10 Hong Kong Restaurants With Dedicated Gluten-Free Menus

6 Mins Read Wheat allergies. Gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease. Dining out with gluten-intolerance is rough. I can only imagine the chagrin when they have to have their servers pick apart the menu to find dishes that won’t ruin their digestive system. The whole thing is a tummy ache, which is why knowing what you’re getting before you go is […]

Hong Kong’s Best Vegan &Vegetarian Dim Sum Spots

8 Mins Read There is no place like Hong Kong when it comes to yum cha madness. The diversity, the authenticity, and the sheer number of dim sum restaurants, aka tea houses, is astounding to say the least. But if you think that you are excluded from the fun as a vegetarian, then think again. There are a fair few […]

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 […]

Green Queen Heroes: Anita Cheung of i-Detox

9 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I come from a background in the fashion industry. After 13 years, I wanted a change and retrained. In 2005,  I completed the program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York and became a holistic health practitioner and wellness coach and advocate. I’ve since been trained […]