Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

The Avalon Hotel
A gorgeous old-timer in one of the quintessential areas to stay in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills.
Maison 140
Dramatic design flair with a sumptuous union of Far Eastern and French influences...
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
The grand Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has refashioned its image as hip, hot and haute: it offers an unequaled mix of classic charms and contemporary chic, and echoes with the voices of Old Hollywood.
Heavenly formal sushi dining from one of the US’s hottest omakase chefs. 
Smokin’: The Best Los Angeles Barbeque Joints
Dance your way around LA | The City’s Top Electronic Music Venues
Post & Beam
Cheery farm-fresh food straight out of the wood-burning oven.
Take a Bite | Artisanal LA
Tips of the Town | Blogger Eva Goicochea on LA
A Taste of Peru in LA | Interview with Picca’s Owner, Ricardo Zarate
Five short films to show why we really love LA
These 5 short films capture all the things we love about LA through stunning cinematography.
Behind the Vines: An Interview with Carhartt Winery
Carhartt Winery is a family-run winery located just outside Santa Barbara - here we catch up with Brooke Carhartt to chat about Californian wines...
Winter Events Calendar
Miu Miu
A little bit of fashion from a line related to Prada.
Ultra-cool sneakers and clothes. Need we go on?
Agent Provocateur
All manner of lacy, silky, naughty lingerie can be found here.
Macabre Martinis & Spooky Speakeasies – Haunted Bars for Drinks with the Dead
The Ivy Los Angeles
The Ivy is the glamorous Beverly Hills restaurant where stars and starlets preen for the eagerly on tap paparazzi, schmoozing over great American staples...
Spago Beverly Hills
Spago Beverly Hills is a classic. As star-studded now as the day it first open, this chic eclectic restaurant is about the people-watching and the food...
Down and Dirty Heads in LA
As the home of contemporary home furnishings in LA, this is where chic celebrities come to deck out their hillside homes.
The Music Center
The performing arts centre of Los Angeles, The Music Center is formed of four venues: the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Ahmanson Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum.
The Greek
For a festival vibe, visit the Greek and watch some live music under the stars in the heart of the city. Having played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, the Greek knows what it's doing.
Hollywood Bowl
Home to rock stars and concert musicians alike, the Hollywood Bowl has something to suit all tastes. How better to appreciate your favourite artist than in such amazing and historic surroundings?
Geffen Playhouse
The place to go for plays and musical/vaudeville pieces, the Geffen Playhouse caters to the discerning theatre goer and sing-a-long lover alike.
El Rey
The El Rey Theater is an original art deco theater in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles' preserved art deco districts. Converted into a live music venue in 1994, it now houses all manner of entertainment.
Sam’s Hofbrau
No-frills, no-cover, no-drink-minimum, no-pressure juggy joint, Sam's Hofbrau definitely channels a retro-quirky-cool vibe.
A blues lover's heaven - a dash of Southside Chicago a touch of New Orleans' French Quarter and a pinch of Memphis...
Backstage Bar & Grill
Unassuming down-and-dirty-dive hosts one of the wildest no-frills party scenes...
Home of the city's most famous chili-topped burger...
DROOG on Life and Dance in LA
Summer 2012 Fashion Hotlist
Moonshadows Blue Lounge
Magnificent Malibu bar overlooking the crashing waves of the Pacific...
If you find yourself in the neighborhood of Los Feliz hankering for a delicious glass of wine in a civilised bar that feels more East Coast than West, here's your imperative: visit owner Dustin Lancaster at his new outpost, Covell.
Cabo Cantina
Spring break all over again - a party-hard frathouse haven...
Cameo Bar
Classic elegance close to the ocean is a rarity the Cameo is opulent with a capital 'Oh'...
Son of a Gun
Easy-going seafood joint from the ‘2 Dudes’ behind Animal…
SmithHouse Tap and Grill
A revolutionary American Grill with a modern twist.
Osteria Mozza
Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton team up to bring you a modern Italian classic...
Dreamy 70s-inspired chophouse with seasonal menus and a cozy interior...

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