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Mother Pearl Serves Up Vegan Bubble Tea and Snacks

Serving you eco-friendly vibes and conscious collaborations, Po House is a new sustainable lifestyle platform that we’re pretty pumped about! The brand’s first venture opened last month with the opening of Mother Pearl, a plant-based boba tea and snack stall on Lyndhurst Terrace that opened to rave reviews. The first of its kind in Hong […]

Check out KIRR, a new zero-waste online store

It can be hard choosing sustainability over convenience, but who says they have to be mutually exclusive? KIRR is a new online platform based in Hong Kong aimed at helping us lead more eco-friendly lives. An acronym for “Keeping It Real & Raw,” the site is the brainchild of the people behind specialist bakers The […]

A Tasting Tour of Okinawa

Forget the beaches and military bases – it’s Okinawa’s food that’s the stu of legends, not least because of its purported links to wellness and longevity. Carla Thomas samples the goods in Japan’s deep south. Ever the outsider on Japan’s archipelago, Okinawa is proudly distinct as the country’s youngest and farthest flung prefecture. Located about 1,500 […]

Healthy Ways to Spend a Typhoon Day

As typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the city and everyone heads indoors to ride out the storm, we’ve come up with some inspo to keep you happy and healthy at home. Catch up on Netflix This one might be obvious, but rather than binge-watching Nailed It!, take the typhoon as an opportunity to catch up on all those documentaries […]

Ready Set Glow: Beauty news for April

Goodies Gracious Me I bring you yet more green beauty shopportunities with the launch of another shiny new Hong Kong e-store, Oh My Goodies. Dedicated to products that inspire mindful healthy living, Oh My Goodies is currently home to two boutique natural beauty brands: Ania from Singapore, and Conscious Coconut from the States. The selection […]

How to Colour Your Smoothies Naturally

Want to up your smoothie game? Doris Lam finds out how to get those rainbow hues with natural, health-boosting ingredients. Turquoise: Spirulina What is it: A dark green-blue powder made from an algae found in freshwater ponds, lakes and rivers. Health benefits: Spirulina is known for its high vitamin and protein levels. It’s also said […]

Wellness news for January

Eat the Kiwi brings fresh New Zealand produce to Hong Kong F&B sourcer and supplier, Eat the Kiwi, has been delivering the freshest New Zealand products and ingredients to the city’s top restaurants and hotels for more than two years, and we were super excited to hear they’re now delivering directly to retail customers. Their […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Skincare

  By Sanchita Daswani In Western skincare, we are taught that “less is more.” A simplified approach to cleansing, toning and moisturising is all your skin needs to stay happy and healthy. However, the Korean approach to skincare, which has become all the rage in recent years, turns that concept on its head and instead […]

Protein Powders

When it comes to protein supplements, not all are created equal. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the cleanest and yummiest protein powders available in Hong Kong. By Jacquelyn Tryde Island Supplements Whey Concentrate Ingredients: Whey protein concentrate from grassfed cows in New Zealand, naturally sweetened with stevia. Nutrition: 20 grams of protein, 2.2 grams of […]

Fresh Cuts: Healthy Hong Kong Dining News for December

Superfoods with a View The festive season brings with it endless indulgent meals, but if you’re looking for something that won’t leave you feeling like you’ve overdone it, the folks at Ava Restaurant Slash Bar have come up with a five-course superfood-based fine-dining menu that feels celebratory, tastes delicious, and won’t require you to undo […]

Five Hong Kong Health Coaches

Need some help making better food choices that’ll actually stick? Here are five health coaches who can help you keep those good habits going. By Erica Fong.   Mia Rappoport, The RASA Life California native Mia Rappaport is the founder of The RASA Life, an online community that encourages healthy lifestyles through holistic wellness coaching […]