Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Las Vegas

Giada
Found inside the Cromwell Hotel, Giada is the mega-watted Italian restaurant from celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis with an extensive menu.
Edge Steakhouse
The Edge Steakhouse offers guests a taste of unabashed classic Vegas glamour from it chic location within the Westgate Las Vegas Resort.
The Mirage
The Mirage marks the end of one Vegas era and the beginning of modern days - and has a replica volcano to boot.
MGM Grand
Though it's soon to be overtaken by other Strip resorts in the throes of expanding, for the moment the MGM Grand reigns as the largest hotel in the country.
Luxor
The Luxor's Sphinx-guarded, towering black pyramid is one of the city's most recognisable icons.
Delmonico
Elegant and old-school, Delmonico Steakhouse is tucked down a quiet hallway of The Venetian hotel.
Andre’s
Locals mourned the closing of Andre's downtown restaurant, but the refurbished space at the Monte Carlo (which also stole much of its sister location's staff) continues to delight.
The Bellagio
Named after the Lake Como village in northern Italy, Bellagio is the epitome of new Las Vegas - luxury with only a modicum of tackiness.
Gallagher’s
A New York original (since 1927), this sports-themed spot is famous for dry-aged steaks.
Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay is a mysterious chameleon-like resort always turning into whatever you want it to be.
Caesars Palace
Like Wayne Newton, the Rat Pack, Tom Jones, and Bobby Darin, the AAA four-diamond Caesars remains an enduring Las Vegas icon.
Aureole
Celebrated chef, Jirí Král, promotes gastronomic fusion as expressions of art. Regardless of its culinary provisions, however, Aureole – on the top floor of the Czech Republic’s tallest building – is unrivalled in its posi
The Country Club
Spago
Rao’s
Nobu
Jasmine
Jasmine is a cut above and then some from your typical out-of-a-cardboard-box-with-splintery-chopsticks Chinese restaurant.
Cut
You'll see everyone from business execs to foodies to the cast of The Hills at Cut, Wolfgang Puck's Vegas hot spot.
Wynn Sports Book
A writer once claimed, If I had to die in a sports book
Wynn Poker Room
One of Las Vegas' newest and most hyped poker rooms, the Wynn is a high-tech, comfy place to play.
Mirage Poker Room
Once the hub of the poker world, this stalwart still offers great gaming action.
Drift Spa
Rest, relax and rejuvenate at Drift Spa & Hammam in Palms Place. Bliss.
Binion’s
Opened by legendary gambler Benny Binion, this is a classic downtown casino, where there's no lounge act, no dancing fountains and no white tigers.
Wynn Espalande
The Wynn Esplanade offers the most exclusive names in shopping in all the splendor we've come to expect from the Wynn group.
Via Bellagio
The name 'Bellagio' has become synonymous with luxury-and the shopping here is unsurprisingly decadent.
Palazzo Shoppes
The Palazzo Shoppes introduced dozens of luxury names to Nevada-and for this we thank them.
The Forum Shops
The Forum Shops is renowned for its designer wares-and classy clientele.
The District
The District at Green Valley is a charming cobbled shopping oasis in the heart of Green Valley.
Mandalay Place
This shopping complex doesn't scrimp on style but it is on a smaller (and easier-to-manage) scale than some of the other hotel shopping complexes.
Ethel M Chocolate
Sweet tooth? Ethel's Chocolate Factory is the place to go and there are free samples to boot.
Bettie Page
Indie, vintage, rockabilly - this boutique rocks retro.
Bellagio Gallery
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art showcases travelling exhibits of museum-quality paintings, sculpture, works on paper and costumes.
Little White Wedding Chapel
This 50-year-old chapel does 35,000 weddings a year-and has united a slew of A-list c'lebs in its time.
Little Church of the West
Looking for a speedy wedding in Vegas? Call off the search and head to the Little Church of the West glorious Vegas kitsch.
Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower. In Las Vegas. Need we say more?
Spearmint Rhino
Rumoured to have some of the hottest dancers in Sin City, this topless spot is packed with both women and male patrons, giving it a high-energy vibe.
Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber's worldwide phenomenon is one of the most famous Broadway musicals to hit the Vegas strip.
Blue Man Group
This long-running favourite continues to enthrall audiences with its trio of blue dudes playing rhythms and performing comedy skits.
Peepshow
The burlesque show at Planet Hollywood, starring Holly Madison of The Girls Next Door and Dancing with the Stars, has plenty of T&A.
Criss Angel Believe
Headed up by TV star Criss Angel, Believe is a trippy glimpse into a world of magic and wonder.

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