Intentional Living

News: Green Monday initiative

David Yeung has been a vegetarian for 10 years. Photo: Jonathan Wong

David Yeung Chun-ip has been a fashion events co-ordinator and promoter for years. He is also an advocate of the healthy lifestyle that following a vegetarian diet can bring.

Friday, 21 September, 2012, 11:12am

Vegans needn't miss out on the sweeter things in life

Angie Palmer was born in Hong Kong, but a taste for adventure led her around the world. In 2008, while working as a film publicist in the United States, a cancer scare prompted permanent and drastic changes in her lifestyle, most notably becoming a vegan.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Eat & Run

Eat & Run by Scott Jurek Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (e-book)

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A bone to pick with the food ethics debate

There's a food debate taking place on The New York Times' website, but it's not in the food section. Rather, it's in The Ethicist column, and the discussion centres around the ethics of eating meat.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Roots and all

When Shara Ng first turned vegetarian some 20 years ago to enhance her spiritual life, she never expected the diet to damage her social life.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Down the garden path

If you think a diet free from meat can't satiate - much less energise - the average person, Chad Lykins will prove you wrong. For the past 10 years he's been vegetarian, and yet has been able to train daily for, and conquer, triathlons and trail-running races.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


City will benefit from third runway

I think it is essential that we construct a third runway at the airport.

Over the next 20 years I believe we will see an increasing demand for usage of Chek Lap Kok by airlines.

Economically, we face fierce competition within the region, Singapore being one example.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Takeaway that's changing the pace of fast food

Entrepreneur and environmental campaigner Bobsy Jureidini (commonly known as just Bobsy), has lived in Hong Kong for 20 years and is one of the city's most recognisable advocates of the green lifestyle.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lee Davies spreads word about veganism through a mouth-watering documentary

The vegan dishes featured in Shelley Lee Davies' documentary Planeat look so delicious that they had viewers craving a plate of greens. The Hong Kong-born, London-based filmmaker hosted a private screening on Thursday at the Academy for Performing Arts in Wan Chai.

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Signature dish

My stepdaughter, who's spending part of the summer in Hong Kong with me and my husband, has asked me to teach her how to cook a few dishes before she goes to boarding school in England. Although she now eats everything, she had grown up in a pescetarian household, where the diet included fish but not meat.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

A guide to meat-free grub

It's not easy being vegetarian in this part of the world, where shrimp, and sometimes even chicken, are not always seen as 'meat' and non-carnivores are expected to pull chunks of pork out of their fried rice.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Cheers to Good Health

With the trend of health consciousness spreading around the world, the old adage 'you are what you eat' is taking on more meaning nowadays. And, in this issue, we are focusing on the theme of earth and the importance of eating food in its natural state as much as possible for healthy diets.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Sandeep Sekhri

Food and beverage entrepreneur Sandeep Sekhri was born in New Delhi and came to Hong Kong as a restaurant manager in 1990 at the age of 24. Twelve years later he decided to go it alone, setting up the Dining Concepts group. His first restaurant was Bombay Dreams - and the group now comprises 18 restaurants, including several steakhouses and two food delivery service companies.

26 May 2011 - 12:00am

Where to go when it's time to veg out

Whether you are a full-time vegetarian or an avowed carnivore looking for a change, the city offers a broad variety of places to eat guaranteed to satisfy any craving.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

Turn over a new leaf

While Hong Kong is best known for its roast meats, fresh seafood and dim sum, the city's vegetarians need not settle for bland salads and steamed vegetables.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am