Hg2 : The Hedonist

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London

Great British Fare at Penny Black
Fulham Road's Penny Black serves up innovative British food - minus the fish and chips.
The Corner Room is Nuno Mendes’ Latest Venture
Nuno Mendes opens CornerRoom at Town Hall Hotel's Viajante.
Hg2 Visit Aqua Nueva
Love tapas and sushi? Aqua Nueva offers the best of both worlds with Aqua Kyoto and Sumibiyaki.
Natasha Law Designs Glasswear for Wyld Nightclub
W Hotels have enlisted Natasha Law to design a duo of gendered glasses for their Leicester Square Nightclub Wyld.
Hg2 Interviews Bartender Warren Lee
We track down bartender extraordinaire Warren Lee and grill him on his art.
Hg2 Speak to Trishna’s Karam Sethi
We caught up with patron chef at London's Trishna, Karam Sethi.
Hg2 Interviews The Ritz’s Executive Chef John Williams
John Williams, Executive Chef at London's the Ritz reveals all to Hg2.
Hg2 talk to Texture’s Chef Agnar Sverrisson
We catch up with Agnar Sverrisson, who presides over the kitchen at London's Michelin starred Texture.
A Taste of Paramount Restaurant
Stun your guests with these two delicious recipes from Paramount Restaurant.
Make Your Own with Feng Sushi
Feng Sushi's Silla Bjerrum on how to make the perfect sushi.
Ryan Chetiyawardana Adds Fizz to Your Cocktail
Head bartender at Worship Street Whistling Shop Ryan Chetiyawardana on how to make the perfect cocktail with an ISI soda syphon.
We Talk to Plateau’s Head Chef Allan Pickett
Chef Allan Pickett answers our questions on his cooking, the restaurant scene in london, and his favourite places in the capital.
Hg2 Chats to Manager at the Artesian Bar Alex Kratena
Alex Kratena manages the Artesian bar at the Langham Hotel. We chat to him about life, style and cocktails.
An Innovative and Indulgent Recipe from Paramount
Paramount restaurant's vanilla cheesecake and cherry beer ice cream recipe.
We Catch up with Chef Nuno Mendes
We interview chef Nuno Mendes, the 'wild child of the culinary world'.
Baity Kitchen, Chelsea
Baity Kitchen's New York chic vibe has given the healthy Chelsea somewhere on trend to lunch and then to entertain again in the evening...
Bill’s London Opens / Hg2 MUST-EAT
Bill's London is a part-deli, part-restaurant group that is now bringing fresh, local produce to convenience dining in a faux farmer's market environment...
The Playboy Club London Opens
After so many years of being banished to the wilderness the Playboy Club London has opened its doors in Mayfair, playing host to hedgies, plutocrats and bunnnies
Quaglino’s new chef Darron Bunn makes his mark
Already a celeb favourite, Mayfair's Quaglino's has introduced a lobster lunch to the menu for only £15, making it the perfect pitstop for hungry shoppers.
Ichi Sushi at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel
Located in one of London's most notorious tourist traps, Ichi Sushi comes as a surprise, serving good, no-nonsense sushi at a reasonable price.
Review: Century Members Club
For the first time in ten years, the Century Members Club are admitting non-members to its normally-exclusive Brasserie.
Pizza East Portobello opens on Portobello Road
In light of the success of Nick Jones' Pizza East in Shoreditch, West London can now enjoy its very own outpost in the form of Pizza East Portobello.
Comfort and luxury at Cheval Residences, London
With properties in Knightsbridge, Kensington, Sloane Square & the City, Cheval Residences offer an intimate stay in London, and plenty of luxuries to hand.
The Montcalm at The Brewery, London
A new five-star hotel is opening its doors in London Town, and this time it's The Montcalm at The Brewery London City, with a restaurant headed up by ETM.
The Jam Tree opens second outpost on the King’s Road
Following the popularity of the Kensington gastro-pub, The Jam Tree has branched out...to the King's Road, with a mouth-watering menu from James Browne.
Review: The Surprise restaurant, Chelsea
The Surprise restaurant - the latest venture from Geronimo Inns - has arrived just off the King's Road, serving a menu of flavoursome Brit small plates.
Aqua Nueva’s new Sunday brunch menu
Londoners are finally embracing the brunching trend, and Aqua Nueva has responded with a new Infinity Brunch menu, available every Sunday from 12-3pm.
Massimo Restaurant & Oyster Bar opens in London
Massimo Restaurant & Oyster Bar will finally open this week on Northumberland Avenue, courtesy of Italian chef Massimo Riccioli.
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
Review: Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
Hg2 opts for dinner in Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, a restaurant headed by superstar chef Angela Hartnett.
The Worship Street Whistling Shop opens in Shoreditch
The Worship Street Whistling Shop is a Victorian-inspired bar dedicated to molecular mixology, and opened its doors in Shoreditch in April.
McQueen, Shoreditch, is inspired by screen legend
With an interior influenced, it seems, by the actor Steve McQueen, the McQueen bar/club/restaurant can be found on Shoreditch's Tabernacle Street.
Trunk Clothiers is Marylebone’s new menswear store
Bringing his own bit of Stockholm to London, Swedish-born Mats Klingberg has opened a stylish menswear store on Chiltern Street - Trunk Clothiers.
Review: Orrery restaurant, Marylebone
Hg2 returns to the days of good, classic fine-dining with a trip to Marylebone's Orrery.
Review: Medlar restaurant, Chelsea
Having opened to rave reviews, Chelsea's Medlar restaurant has hit the ground running, serving modern, seasonal food with lashings of style.
The Summerhouse pop-up restaurant is back
April sees the relaunch of the popular Summerhouse pop-up restaurant on the Little Venice Canal. Open until the end of October.
Review: Dishoom, Upper St. Martin’s Lane
Hg2 goes dining in the recently-opened Indian restaurant Dishoom. A place for genuine curry lovers who fancy a modern take on their traditional dishes.
A chat with Eau de Vie manager, Nikki Baltrop
Londoner Nikki Baltrop moved her hedonistic life from London to Beirut, and became restaurant manager at Phoenicia Hotel's Eau de Vie.
A chat with Ecclestone Square Hotel’s Olivia Byrne
As she prepares to take on the role of company director at the Ecclestone Square Hotel, Olivia Byrne sits down with Hg2 to share her best bits of London.
Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up
Andrew's on Gray's in Road hosts Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up.

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