In our neighbourhood: Savannah Harris
Meet Savannah Harris, longtime friend of hej hej. Sav is a creative based in Hong Kong and shows us her top spots to eat, drink & hang out in her neighbourhood.
Where are you based?
What's your favorite piece from hejhej's "Two birds. One stone" collection?
I can’t get enough of the Double Cross Dress, hands down. I love wardrobe staples that offer timeless, effortless versatility and the fact you can wear this piece two ways brings me far too much joy. The linen is light and deliciously soft, falling just above my ankles (I’m 5’3) to show off a chunky sneaker for a more casual look or a sweet mary-jane flat for dancing. The quiet detailing in the stitching only elevates such a beautiful dress, love it!
Where do you go for coffee?
I’m usually floating around Tai Ping Shan as it’s nearby work - a lovely part of HK! Cupping Room is always a solid option if I need a hearty caffeine kick. Another favourite is Indigo coffee - the staff there are ridiculously friendly. It’s also dog friendly which we love.
What about a bite to eat?
Cha chaan teng’s hold a special place in my heart and belly. They are a Hong Kong style diner/cafe and you can find one on nearly every corner. Food is always indulgent and delicious. I MUST order a side of french toast with my main, which is filled with peanut butter, dipped in egg, deep fried and served with a slab of butter and condensed milk. It’s full flavour overload and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
If you need something stronger?
La Cabane is a natural wine shop here in HK, stocking wines from all over the world. I love a natty wine, so this is always a great point of departure before dinner with friends. You can sit on the steps outside and pop open a bottle with some take-away cups, so good.
Any favourite local stores?
I love Pollen floristry because it’s ‘pay by the stem’ so you have the freedom to curate your own bouquet. They import a mix of flora and fauna from around the world but also have some more local choices. Having fresh flowers in my apartment makes my heart sing so it’s a big part of my Sunday pottering.