SCMP interviews Doufu Mafia

I was recently invited by South China Morning Post’s journalist Irene Liu to a delicious private kitchen lunch at Veggie Palace. SCMP is the leading English language newspaper in Hong Kong and Irene wanted to tap my insights into the vegetarian cuisines and trends in the city. In case you missed the coverage, here’s what …

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Nerd alert @ Bookworm

I finally visit Bookworm Cafe while chilling at Lamma Island over the Easter break. As a vegetarian, I don’t usually get to eat Shepard’s pie so I jumped at the opportunity to try the shepardess pie from Bookworm. Instead of minced meat, the bottom layer is made of lentils and I like that it complements …

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30 reasons to go vegetarian

Paul McCartney says, “If anyone wants to save the planet, all they have to do is just stop eating meat. That’s the single most important thing you can do. It’s staggering when you think about it. Vegetarianism takes care of so many things in one shot: ecology, famine, cruelty.” If you’re looking for compelling reasons …

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Salad Buffet @ JW Marriott

Salads can be eaten as a meal on its own and it’s becoming popular to create your own salads by choosing the ingredients you like than be forced to choose from the limited salad varieties i.e. ceasar salad. If you like to pamper yourself with a good salad meal, you could go to JW Marriott …

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Simply Life

It’s Sunday and you want to chill out somewhere for brunch. Running out of ideas? Head to Festival Walk @ Kowloon Bay and check out the brunch menus at Simply Life Bakery Cafe. I ordered a brunch set that includes mushroom soup and egg florentine. The portion is relatively big but not too much that …

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Buddha Hut

If you want a vegetarian version of the likes of local fast food chains such as Fairwood or Cafe De Coral, there’s just one such restaurant located near Kowloon Bay MTR station called Buddha Hut. I decided to make my way there one afternoon and took my friend, Jessie along. We ordered cold buckwheat noodles …

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Paramita Vegetarian

Paramita vegetarian restaurant offers fushion food that looks and taste a little too much like real meat and is definitely for the more adventourous food lover. Some carnivores don’t understand why vegetarians want to eat veggie meats but these are designed to lure new converts who have decided to go vegetarian for merciful reasons yet …

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Lafuma Cafe

A cafe named after its sports brand. Lafuma Cafe positions itself as offering traditional alpine food from France. When you enter the premises on the 3rd floor, the cafe transports you to a wooden cottage lodge where the walls are filled with pictures of famous mountain climbers. It gives a cozy feeling and makes you …

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Cart Noodles

Since Cart noodles or 车仔面 has the create your own noodles concept, it’s seldom you end up with food you don’t like. However, I was being a little adventourous and ticked the vegetarian curry squid which I didn’t end up liking its rubbery texture. On the return visit, I ordered the mini sausage with cheese …

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Burger Republic

There’s just so many burger restaurants in Hong Kong, you are not short of choice! But I’m still hunting for that perfect veggie burger in town! I know meat eaters are going to roll their eyes but the good thing about hunting for veggie burgers is you become very focused on tracking down the only …

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