Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Milan

10 Corso Como
When you've thoroughly explored Carla Sozzani's infamous boutique take a stroll down pedestrianised Corso Como for more high end fashion. By night this small strip is home to some of chicest clubs in Milan...
10 Corso Como
13 Giugno
A favourite of head-in-the-cloud romantics Italian love songs and buckets of oysters set the scene at this charming seafood restaurant in Porta Venezia...
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35
One of Milan's few dedicated cocktail bars the small trendy 35 is perfect for a drink or two before (or after) dining at nearby Joia. Perfect for aperitivo if you are staying at the Westin Grand or Sanpi hotels... =d"
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3Rooms
Located in Milan's uber-cool concept store 3Rooms is in the heart of Corso Como's decadent fun...
A Santa Lucia
A Milanese institution as much as a restaurant, A Santa Lucia recently celebrated 85 years serving classic Neapolitan cuisine in Italy’s capital.
Ada e Augusto
A gourmet farm-to-table restaurant found south of Milan in the historic Cascina Guzzafame, Ada e Augusto serves dinner several nights a week.
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Al Pont de Ferr
Al Pont de Ferr is a Michelin-starred osteria in Milan’s canal district serving up superlative tasting menus in an atmospheric setting.
Alchimia
Designed to feel like a living room with a capacity of 700 three seperate areas and a steak restaurant - that's a lot of living. Nonetheless this charming bar in Navigli continues to deliver.
Alessandro Ristorante
In a city that takes food as seriously as fashion lovely traditional restaurants abound and it takes something really special to stand out. Enter Alessandro - small but perfectly formed it's ideal for a romantic meal.
Alla Cucina delle Langhe
Arguably the best restaurant on Corso Como Alla Cucina delle Langhe is a popular choice for dinner before hitting the nearby clubs.
Anderson
To stay at the Anderson is to step into a black lacquered Wallpaper*-style world. With 106 chic rooms and every practical facility provided it's a great option for business travellers...
Antica Locanda Leonardo
This friendly bed-and-breakfast is a great option for pilgrims to the Santa Maria delle Grazie convent to view the Last Supper...
Antica Locanda Mercanti
Formerly a merchant's inn charming light rooms ensure there is now nothing businessy about this friendly guesthouse.
Antica Locanda Solferino
Intimate and endearingly decorated the romantic Antica Locanda Solferino is perfect for weekenders. Located in the charming Brera area just off Via Solferino it's within walking distance of Milan's cultural treasures
Antica Trattoria della Pesa
Located a few streets away from Corso Como this traditional Milanese restaurant is a good option for lunch or supper.
Aquae Calidae
After long days exploring the potential of Milan's high octane shopping chic aperitivo bars and energetic club nothing is more welcome than a quick detox in Aquae Calidae's steam rooms showers and massage...
Armani Prive
Stylish and exclusive, this club feels like Nobu had been set in science fiction. A great place to drink and dance side by side with Milan's fashion slaves.
Armani/SPA
The Spa at Armani Hotel Milano's 1,000 square metres of peace and quiet is the perfect place to be pampered and emerge refreshed and re-energised. 
Aspesi
The Milan outpost of Aspesi is firmly ensconced in the famous Quadrilatero d'Oro (“Golden Rectangle”), offering high-end clothes in chic surrounds.
Atomic
This retro bar near Stazione Centrale has quirky decor and an equally quirky crowd of devotees. Located just north of Piazza della Repubblica it's a great alternative to the glamorous more straitlaced scene at the nearby Diana Garden and Bar...
Auditorium di Milano
Despite offering a relatively traditional programme of classical music the Auditorium reflects the alternative spirit of bohemian Navigli in some of its innovative fixtures...
B4
This relaxed pre-clubbing venue in Porta Romana has a lot to recommend it a fact that has not escaped a young laid-back crowd. Located near Argentinian steak house Don Juan it's a great option pre-dinner drink pre-party drinks or just drinks...
Bar Basso
A pre-dinner negroni in the unassuming Bar Basso is a quintessentially Milanese experience. Watch the passing parade of fashionistas and design-types whilst you grapple with the lethal concoction served in now-iconic glasses...yEventWatcher
Bar Luce
Bar Luce is the cafe-cum-art installation at Milan’s cultural institution, the Fondazione Prada, offering light bites and Life Aquatic pinball machines.
Basilica di Sant’ Ambrogio
The bustling Navigli area is relatively short on cultural attractions. Take a break from exploring the canal-side galleries and shops to take in the Basilica and reward yourself with lunch at nearby Boccondivino...
Bhangrabar
Located in Parco Sempione this relaxed Indian-themed bar is stylishly alternative. Stop by for some fragrant cocktails en route to dinner at the Just Cavalli Cafe or more drinks at the nearby Living...=display:none;""
Bicerin Milano
Bicerin Milano is a wine bar and shop found in the Lazzaretto area of Milan, offering hundreds of bottles to drink, buy, and enjoy.
Bicocca Hangar
Once a building for the manufacture of train motors, this is an enormous gallery for hard hitting urban art. Don't miss Anselm Keifer's Seven Heavenly Places which is on permanent exhibition here.
Biffi
Join the fabulous ladies of a certain age at the dainty tables of this traditional café. With polished walnut panels antique Murano chandeliers hanging from high ceilings and scalloped white curtains it has changed little since 1847...
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Boccondivino
Set aside a whole evening to really linger over a decadent dinner at Boccondivino. The constant stream of food is matched with appropriate wine so the odds are that a trip to clubbing mecca Corso Como won't be top of your agenda afterwards...
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Bussarakham
This sleek Thai restaurant is located just off the Strada Alzaia Naviglio Grande in Navigli. Particularly good for groups head here for dinner when the bohemian buzz of Navigli's canal-side bars gets too much.
Café Atlantique
With two dance floors, four bars, two restaurants and a summer terrace, lose yourself in the mainstream crowd at water themed Café Atlantique after dinner at nearby Altro Spazio Strat or Compagnia Generale.
Caffè della Pusterla
Located in the canal area Navigli an ecletic patchwork of old and new La Pusteria is the perfect place to park your shopping bags and refuel during or post exploring nearby Corso Ticinese...
California Bakery
The place in Milan to get a big home cooked breakfast, American style!

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