Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

Zuma
Zuma - which has outposts in London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Istanbul - has a home in Miami, and what a home it is. Decked out by interior designer Noriyoshi Muramatsu, the décor is suitably decadent and the food even more so.
Ziff Jewish Museum
A museum and former synagogue that represents the history of the large Jewish community in Miami.
World Erotic Art Museum
Sex sells, as they say, and that was certainly the case when Naomi Wilzig started snapping up erotic artefacts more than 20 years ago; her collection can be found at the World Erotic Art Museum. Try not to blush.
Wood Tavern
Authentically hip beer garden and bar that draws an arty crowd from the Design District...
Wolfsonian-FIU
The largest collection of political propaganda from both world wars, and an extensive selection of items from the U.S. and Europe in the modern era; prepare to be impressed.
Winter Events Calendar
Whitelaw Hotel
The Whitelaw has the most electric 'we know we're here to party' feel of any hotel on SoBe...
Waldorf Towers
A modern Art-Deco design together with the promise of absolute Miami fun makes Woldorf Towers an ideal location for a hair-letting-down-session...
Vue/Passage Bar
Flanking the pool at Hotel Victor, Vue/Passage Bar is made up of two connected areas that cater to all your eating and drinking needs. Great as your first port of call.
Vizcaya Museum
Boasting antiques from the 16th to 19th centuries, this stately home is a stunner; if you're craving a bit of glamour away from South Beach, Vizcaya is the place to be.
Victoria’s Secret
And we didn't think SoBe's fashionistas could wear much less. Apparently they can, particularly when clad in lacy underthings from Victoria's Secret.
Versailles
Cuban classics abound on the menu at Versailles (ignore the French name), which is always packed out with locals. A good sign, if ever there was one.
Van Dyke Café
Miami's only jazz bar, the Van Dyke is a popular tourist spot and perfect for a post-shopping bite. Tuck into a range of burgers, salads and pizzas with live jazz in the background.
Urban Outfitters
Low-key but no less stylish, Urban Outfitters has Miami's coolest kids looking sharp whatever the weather.
Urban Flowers – A City in Bloom
Uncle Sam’s Music
DJs stock up on new (and old) tunes at Uncle Sam's Music, where vinyl is God and the customers nothing but local subjects.
Twist
Tuccia di Capri
Feet aren't generally attractive, unless they're stuffed into a pair of Tuccia di Capri designer sandals.
Treehouse
Treehouse is a slightly stripped-down version of the Miami clubbing experience, with a mix of lounge bar, dancefloor room and outdoor garden to choose from.
Top 10 First-Date restaurants in Miami
The first date is, arguably, the most important. But not to worry, we're here to help with a countdown of Miami's most promising first-date haunts.
Tootsies Cabaret
Not the kind of place you would tell your family about, Tootsies leaves very little to the imagination. 
Tongue and Cheek
Tongue & Cheek doesn't take itself too seriously but the relaxed vibe belies the genius in the kitchen. 
Tiramesu
Sit outside and soak up the sun alongside the locals in this no-nonsense restaurant with delicious Italian served simple, fast and at a decent price. Perfect for that authentic cappuccino to relax or recharge.
The Victor Hotel
Jaques Garcia's jellyfish-themed boutique hotel draws in the celebs and their followers...
The Viceroy
Don't wander about the Viceroy under the influence; the interiors are trippy, to say the least, with an outdoor living space that's got more than a little Alice in Wonderland about it...
The Vagabond
Three stages keeps a seemingly endless supply of global DJ's, cool bands and quirky acts the pick of the cool bunch. 
The Townhouse
The Townhouse pulls off the homely feel with chic aplomb...
The Stage
Some of the best live music in Florida served with a chilled Southern vibe. 
The Shore Club
Everybody wants a piece of the Shore Club. It is one of the pillars of Miami decadence...
The Shop
The Setai
Number one hotel in Miami if you are a high-roller...
The Room
One of the best-hidden secrets that SoBe has to offer. Try a tipple from their international selection of beer and wine, but don't expect a cocktail anytime soon.
The River
You can always go Downtown, someone once said - and that's exactly what we recommend you do for The River, which serves up piled-high plates of sumptuous seafood.
The Regent Cocktail Bar
Step back in time and settle down in this charmingly old-school and suavely elegant cocktail bar for some serious alcohol-appreciation time...
The Raleigh
A regular photo shoot location and a hang-out for locals. Stylish, and it knows it...
The Mercury South Beach
Mercury rising! Despite its hotness, The Mercury has remained unpretentious; its no-frills approach to accommodation has ensured a consistent crowd of cool, couldn't-care-less types...
The Hedonist: Miami
The Forge
Scarface would have eaten here, Scarface wannabes eat here now. The wine cellar is enormous and the food - a mixture of meats and seafood - is verging on the outstanding. Book well in advance for your Wednesday night thriller.
The Electric Pickle
Ignore the pretentious air of their blurb but take their own words as a hedonists call to arms - an intimate, liquor fuelled love machine - need we say more? 
The Dutch
Understated glamour and excellent neighbourhood cooking in the W South Beach...

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