Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

El Palacio de los Jugos
El Palacio de los Jugos is a firm family favourite in the Flagami neighbourhood, serving up authentic Cuban food and fresh, natural juices.
Pubbelly
A critically acclaimed gastropub in Miami Beach, the small dishes at Pubbelly have an Asian twist and more than one nod from the James Beard Foundation.
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.
Cantina La Veinte
Cantina La Veinte, with chef Santiago Gomez at the helm, is a riot of a restaurant with Mexican flavours and bold, bright design in Downtown Miami.
La Mar by Gaston Acurio
A Peruvian restaurant in the luxe surrounds of the Mandarin Oriental, La Mar by Gaston Acurio offers superlative cuisine and views of the Miami skyline.
NIU Kitchen
A Catalan tapas restaurant, NIU Kitchen casts a gastronomic glow over its corner of Downtown Miami with its flavour-packed dishes.
COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach
The COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is an Art Deco hotel with sweeping views out over the Atlantic Ocean, a spa, and delicious dining and drinking venues.
Little Bread
Found in Miami’s Little Havana neighbourhood, Little Bread serves up honking great Cuban sandwiches in its trendy brick and tile bedecked store.
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Housed in an eco-friendly, multi-million dollar space, the Pérez Art Museum Miami showcases 20th and 21st century international contemporary art.
Blue Collar
Lashings of waistband-busting comfort food classics are the draw at Blue Collar, Daniel Serfer’s laid-back restaurant in the MiMo Historic District.
Setai Grill
Be lulled into the sumptuousness of dark wooden panelling and pearl that cocoons the Setai and prepare for a feast. 
Bardot
Small but perfectly formed to soak up the decadence of a perfect night out. 
The Shop
SLS Hotel
Bringing an LA vibe to South Beach and the cool kids just can't get enough of it. 
Mercadito
Christian Audigier
Bling is the thing at Christian Audigier, the godfather of rock 'n' roll street couture.
Cavalier
A charming restaurant with adventurous Italian fare - just don't try to understand the waiters.
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.
Barton G
Barton G is one of the quintessentially OTT South Beach restaurants, lavish decor, beautiful people, over-inflated egos and great popcorn shrimp...
The Townhouse
The Townhouse pulls off the homely feel with chic aplomb...
Prime One Twelve
Excellent steak, a prime location and the type of clientele that the paparazzi loves.
Amethyst Couture
A fashionista's find; Amethyst Couture has everything a gal needs for a night on the tiles.
Ruff N Tuff Paintball
Unleash the fury at Ruff N Tuff Paintball, where you can shoot friends and family across three different battlegrounds. Extremely therapeutic.
Jazid
Jazid attracts an eclectic bunch of reggae rock and disappointed acid jazz lovers.
Co-op Barney’s
There's no need to pound the people-crammed streets of New York for a slice of the pie at Barney's; rummage for designer wares right here on Miami Beach at Co-op Barney's.
Charlotte Bakery
A mouth-watering array of South American pastries that taste that good you know they can't be good for you....
Sushi Samba Dromo
Spot the celebrities between mouthfuls and then pretend you weren't looking.
Brickell Tennis Club
It's members-only at the Brickell Tennis Club, but lessons are on offer to non-members for $100 a pop.
11th Street Diner
This authentic American diner offers an efficient hang-over cure.
Blackbird Ordinary
The perfect opportunity for the hidden hedonist to let loose and release that mid-week bender.
A la Folie
A la Folie is wafting out a July Revolution with its stuffed crepes and eccentric chef.
Buck 15
The bar with the coolest graffiti art and flea market sofas in Miami.
The Cypress Room
A timely reminder that fine dining still has its place and starched table cloths and buttoned-up waiters aren't just the reserve of period dramas.
Sagamore
Not even Hercule Poirot could find a stray finger print here. The Sagamore is immaculate...
Doral Golf Resort
Argyle-clad golf fans can't get enough of The Doral, which boasts no less than five championship golf courses across 34,000 yards.
Colony Theater
A range of performance arts can be enjoyed at the Colony Theater, an Art Deco gem that stands proud on Lincoln Road.
Ritz South Beach Spa
Looks are everything in Miami, which is why it's important to pamper yourself before you hit the town. Do so in style at the Ritz Carlton's in-house spa, which will have you relaxed and rejuvenated in no time.
Eden Roc Spa
Spoil yourself with treatments you may never knew you needed but you'll wonder how you ever lived without. 
CVI.CHE 105
CVI.CHE 105 is a much-hyped, enormous Miami restaurant, which serves good value Peruvian fare among chic but relaxed industrial-style decor.
South Florida Limos
Rock up to the red carpet like the SoBe superstar you are courtesy of South Florida Limos.

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