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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Palazzo Shoppes
The Palazzo Shoppes introduced dozens of luxury names to Nevada-and for this we thank them.
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.
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.
Blue Man Group
This long-running favourite continues to enthrall audiences with its trio of blue dudes playing rhythms and performing comedy skits.
Mix Lounge
This mile-high club offers sexy décor and sweeping Strip views, luring in a fun, 30-something crowd.
Crazy Horse Paris
La Femme theatre brings the French reverence for sensuality and the famed Parisian sense of style to Las Vegas - all 13 dancers in this show are members of the original Paris troupe.
Chippendales
Chippendales, The Show needs no introduction - nearly-naked men performing for on-the-brink women. What's not to love?
Mr. Lucky’s 24/7
Mr. Lucky's is the coolest 24-hour coffee shop in town-with comfort food and rock 'n' roll style, and little in the way of pomp and circumstance.
Luv-It
On scorching days, locals and savvy tourists line up at this tiny shack to cool off with Luv-It's famous custard.
Bubble Bar
You can impress your honey with expensive Champagne and fancy French fare at Bubble Bar-without blowing your entire vacation budget.
Voodoo Rooftop
High atop The Rio, the Voodoo provides a fantastic vantage point of the entire Strip from its stepped-back position on Flamingo Road.
Peppermill
Excess comes as standard at Pettermill Fireside Lounge, a kitschy affair that's perfect for hot make-out sessions with sexy strangers.
Petrossian Bar
Lobby bars may not maketh the entire night, but they're certainly a good place to start; and what better one to choose than Petrossian Bar, brimming with elegant hotel guests thirsty for Champagne.
Blue Martini
Martini magic happens at the Vegas outpost of this popular drinking chain - all with added Vegas charm, as you can imagine.

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