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Finding a good afternoon tea place in Hong Kong is a piece of cake. This British tradition continues after 1997 and you can drop by any local eateries or 5-star hotels for a high tea set around 3pm here. However, it’s quite a different story for vegans. Most restaurants serve cakes, scones, sandwiches, macarons, French toasts, chicken wings, deep fried fish, but never vegan baked goods and snacks.

I’m thankful to my friend Bruce who introduced me to Greenfield Cafe in Sheung Wan. It’s a very small cafe in a corner, right across from my gym Fitness First, but I never walked in there, not even a peep. I ordered a spring roll and samosa tea set with camomile tea for only HK$21 (US$2.70). He ordered a special-order avocado, lettuce, and tomato sandwich with coffee for a similar price. I love local places like this that are flexible and vegan-friendly.

Support local businesses and try these small cafes next time. You’ll be amazed how vegan-friendly it is in Hong Kong once you discover all these hidden gems.

 

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filmmaker . writer . PCRM celebrity coach . columnist . vegan lifestyle book to be published in 2015 純素主義電影工作人 .《大日子》《OpenRice》《Third Culture》健康專欄作家 . 純素書將會在2015年出版 www.veganangiep.com

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