Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach is a gleaming, high-end boutique hotel on Miami Beach, with its own rooftop pool and 600 feet of exclusive, pristine white sandy beach.
11th Street Diner
This authentic American diner offers an efficient hang-over cure.
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.
A la Folie
A la Folie is wafting out a July Revolution with its stuffed crepes and eccentric chef.
A mini guide to Miami by Todd Obolsky
It's time to give the readers of Glass magazine another scaled-down city guide to mull over. This month we've opted for a mini guide to Miami.
A Pick of the Best Autumn 2012 Events
A1 Limousine
While limos may be considered tacky everywhere else in the world, they're still considered fair game in Miami. Ride like nobody's watching.
Actors’ Playhouse – Miracle Theater
Watch both original and Broadway productions come to life at the Art Deco Miracle Theater, courtesy of the super-talented Actors' Playhouse.
Affliction
Get the Miami look at Affliction, where a graphic tee is sure to pack a punch.
AG Adriano Goldschmied
Denim is king at AG Adriano Goldschmied, which houses premium jeans in a sleek, sexy setting.
Agora
One-of-a-kind trinkets line the shelves at Agora, where locals rub shoulders with tourists over shelves of offbeat accessories from afar.
Agua Bathhouse
The perfect way to recover from a long night in South Beach's clubs.
Alchemist
The a car park might not sound like the place to experience unadulterated high-end fashion, but the designer boutique Alchemist has made 1111 Lincoln Road its home – and this is no ordinary car park
Alessandra Gold Concept Store
A concept store so cutting edge it should come with a safety warning.
AllSaints Spitalfields
Ridiculously popular Brit chain, AllSaints Spitalfields finally comes to the US in this fabulous outpost on Lincoln Road.
American Airlines Arena
Expect to see a few celebs in the crowd at the American Airlines Arena, particularly if the Miami Heat are playing.
Amethyst Couture
A fashionista's find; Amethyst Couture has everything a gal needs for a night on the tiles.
Amirali: Tehran to Toronto In The Mix
Anthropologie
If you're not inspired by the beautiful items on sale at Anthropologie, then you're beyond help; the stock is simply breathtaking.
Armani Exchange
A/X Armani Exchange needs little introduction - especially in Miami, when designer labels are clad to everyone who's anyone.
Arsht Center
Not a dime of the $470-million that went into the Arsht Center was wasted: with an opera house, concert hall, theatre, plaza and restaurant inside, it has everything you need for a cultured evening out.
Art Basel
Unless you've been living under a culturally-devoid rock, you'll undoubtedly have heard of Art Basel Miami Beach; it's here that artists and galleries exhibit their creative wares for the world to see.
Art Center South Florida
Make time to stop by this small art centre, where some of Miami's most interesting young talent work; you might just find the perfect piece for that space above the fireplace.
Art Deco
The awe-inspiring Art Deco that lines South Beach is one of Miami's defining features, so be sure to take it all in - camera in-hand.
Astor Hotel
The classic Art Deco design oozes understated style and draws in an exclusive crowd...
Automatic Slims
Picture a room full of America's Top model contestants and a lorry load of randy jocks.
Aventura Mall
Everything you would expect: a bucket load of shops in which to burn your hard-earned cash.
Azul
Needing little introduction, Azul at the Mandarin Oriental is one of Miami's hottest tables; the M-Bar, at the other end of the hotel, adds to its allure.
Bahia
An authentic downtown haunt for the business elite.
Bal Harbour Shops
The Bal Harbour mall is where it's at for every label under the sun.
Banana Republic
Get the preppy look at Banana Republic; geek chic is so now.
Bardot
Small but perfectly formed to soak up the decadence of a perfect night out. 
Barton G
Barton G is one of the quintessentially OTT South Beach restaurants, lavish decor, beautiful people, over-inflated egos and great popcorn shrimp...
Baru Urbano
Boisterous Baru Urbano is the place to come for a snack between shops, or indeed a drink or three at hour happy hour every evening.
Base
With everything under one roof - from clothes to music - Base in a one-stop credit card-punishing stop.
Bass Art Museum
The Bass has a well-deserved reputation for being a top art museum.
Bay of Pigs Museum
The Bay of Pigs Museum tells the fascinating story of Cuban exiles-turned-operatives during the CIA's top secret mission to invade Cuba in 1961.
Bayfront Park Amphitheater
Music, comedy and theatre can all be enjoyed at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater, a 6,500-seat outdoor performance space.
Bebe
If anywhere knows what women want, it's Bebe; its cool clothes are perfect for sultry SoBe nights.
Belinda’s
Belinda's offers homemade clothing with a hippy, bohemian twist.

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