Dining

Vegetarianism more than just a Definition, a Lifestyle

Vegetarianism has its roots in ancient India, where it was first practiced as a religious tradition. In China, the custom of abstaining from meat on the first and fifteenth day of every lunar month was also prevalent. This led to vegetarianism being regarded as a manifestation of religious faith. However, in modern times, vegetarians often face stigmas such as being associated with malnutrition. They may also be viewed as difficult to dine with, and even labeled as weak, as seen in the popular Chinese internet slang "I'm not a vegetarian." Moreover, studies have found that women are more likely to adopt a vegetarian lifestyle than men, which further reinforces gender stereotypes associated with the term "vegetarian “Only women will like veggie food, real men will eat meat.” When ...

Women’s Important Role in the Production and Consumption of Coffee

Drinking coffee at work is often a way to boost energy during busy days, while enjoying coffee on vacation is a way to relax and savor the moment. As someone who enjoys one or two cups of coffee almost every day, I, like many coffee lovers, always find reasons to justify my habit. However, did you know that women were once excluded from the pleasures of coffee due to their inability to participate in the coffee production process? In the 17th century, when coffee first gained popularity in the Western world, women were not allowed to take part in coffee processing or even drink coffee. Wealthy men in coffee shops could enjoy the delicious beverage, while women did not have the same access to this luxury. In fact, women were the ones working in coffee shops, serving coffee to customers....

Finding the Perfect “Me Time” Space with Your Pet: Exploring Options for Quality Time Together”

If you have a rare day off and good weather, instead of staying at home with your furry friend, why not take a trip with them and explore new places? Even as a woman with a dog, you can enjoy some quality alone time while strengthening your bond with your pet, as research has shown that the relationship between women and dogs has a stronger impact than that between men and dogs. How Dogs Impact Women's Life Values in a Unique Way What changes when a dog becomes a part of a man or woman's life? Does having a dog make the dog's life better or does the dog make the owner's life better? Interestingly, more male owners believe that having a dog improves the dog's life by giving them care and attention. On the other hand, female owners see their dogs as precious companions that enhance an...

The necessity of an afternoon tea date: Women’s gatherings are not necessarily just for gossip

After spending a couple of years working in the real world, you gain some experience on the job and in love. But during this time, urban women may face various confusions and doubts about life, work, relationships, and family, causing them to worry about their future. Facing these worries alone can be tough, so it's important to remember that good girlfriends are there to share the burden. When feeling overwhelmed with negative thoughts, what you may need most is to indulge in a delicious and sweet afternoon tea with your closest girlfriends. When it comes to emotional support, good girlfriends are usually the most reliable source Women are often perceived by some male friends as having complex thoughts, being too imaginative, and overly sensitive. When it comes to discussing their ...

Women breaking free from traditional stereotypes at bars Recommended themed bars for women to drink comfortably

Everyone loves to eat, drink, and have fun. Going to a bar to drink can be a way to taste wine and enjoy a night out, but the stereotype of bars being "male-friendly" is still prevalent in society. Women who frequent bars are often negatively stereotyped. As women who love to drink and appreciate good wine, how can we find a comfortable and enjoyable place to freely enjoy the pleasure of being tipsy? This article will also recommend elegant and luxurious bars where women can drink to their heart's content. Is it difficult for women to drink freely and comfortably in bars? At the level of parental education, bars were seen as chaotic places, which was indeed the ironclad reality of the 80s and 90s. Back then, when information technology and cultural development were not yet mature, w...

From Creative Communications Graduate Becoming a Female Baker Fulfilling Entrepreneurial Dreams

In Hong Kong under the pandemic, people have been exploring various new interests locally in recent years, also paying more attention to their diets. Women try to enjoy baking at home. The baking profession is no longer just a domain for men; women can also turn their baking skills into an important career. In a society of educational inflation Dreams require more courage  In a society where educational inflation is prevalent, the fact that having a college degree does not necessarily lead to finding one's ideal job is a cause for reflection. Parents often project their expectations onto us, and many times they expect us to find a stable, white-collar job. In the face of various social trends and expectations, it is important for young professionals to listen to their heart...