Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

The Cutting Room
One of New York’s better live music bars, The Cutting Room, with its intimate rock’n’roll decor, draws a crowd of celebs and live music lovers week-round.
Bâtard
A modern French restaurant in TriBeCa, Bâtard serves wildly imaginative and responsibly sourced cuisine in sleek surrounds.
Tørst
Danish for ‘thirst’, TØrst is the latest addition to Brooklyn's ever expanding bar scene, and a real haven for beer aficionados.
The Third Man
A speakeasy-like bar in Alphabet City, The Third Man serves creative cocktails and a great selection of wine and beer in its rustic-chic space.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
The Future Perfect
An innovative design store in Lower Manhattan, The Future Perfect is a showcase for both established and up-and-coming talent.
Hudson Clearwater
A rustic, romantic hideaway in the heart of the West Village, Hudson Clearwater delivers some of the best hearty American fare.
Chamber
Established in 2014 by Juan Garcia Mosqueda, Chamber is a high-end curios emporium (read: gallery) found in Chelsea in New York.
Juni
Chef Shaun Hergatt’s New York restaurant, Juni serves contemporary, innovative cuisine in one of the city's top Michelin star establishments.
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
The Loews Regency
A landmark among New York’s collection of classic hotels, The Loews Regency has enjoyed the favour of film stars, socialites and royalty over the years.
The Todd English Food Hall
New York’s answer to the food halls and markets of the Mediterranean, The Todd English Food Hall is located in the luxurious Plaza hotel.
The Plaza
Found on the southern fringes of Central Park, The Plaza is arguably New York’s most iconic hotel.
Martha Washington Hotel
Following a recent renovation, the boutique Martha Washington Hotel, previously catering to women, now comes with a new tagline: "exclusively for everyone."
Momofuku Milk Bar
Momofuku Milk Bar is crammed with scrumptious sweet treats, as David Chang's consistently outpaces his rivals in understanding exactly what hits the spot...
Andaz Wall Street
It may be blocks from the New York Stock Exchange, but Andaz Wall Street is much too stylish to be relegated to the “business hotel” category.
Dover Street Market
Dover Street Market New York is part of the ever-expanding fashion market group pioneered by Comme de Garçons - this is haute couture for dedicated mavens
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
The Musket Room
Nougatine
Terroir
Flatiron Lounge
Old school elegance and delicious cocktails at an old Sinatra hang-out...
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Smyth Tribeca
Delightful details make this a charming 'boutique' hotel.
Liberty Helicopters
Liberty Helicopters offers the most glamorous way to see the sights of New York City - from the air where you can truly see what the Big Apple has to offer.
Nolita
Home to some seriously stylish independent boutiques work your up Mulberry Mott and Elizabeth Streets treating yourself to a quick bite at Cafe Gitane en route. For more glamorous fare lunch at Balthazar can't be beaten.
Hudson River Park
A great place for sporting activities or to socialise grab some food and sunbathe...
South Street Seaport
South Street Seaport has shopping, restaurants and cafes to offer on its broad, traffic-free pRomenades...
Minetta Tavern
Parisian steakhouse meets classic New York City tavern
West Village
Bleecker is the main shopping street around these parts with Marc Jacobs Cynthia Rowley and Ralph Lauren leading the pack.
Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum of American Art has moved into a purpose-built Renzo Piano building in the Meatpacking where the 14,000 strong collection is housed...
Tribeca Grand
The exclusive Tribeca Grand's location is utterly unrivaled.
Ace Hotel
Achingly hip, vintage-inspired décor and quirky, nostalgia-inducing touches are guaranteed to charm.
The Mercer
The fact that the owner dates Uma Thurman shouldn't impress you but it should alert you to the credentials of the place.
Grand Central Terminal
Housing top restaurants, bars and stores, Grand Central is way more than just a train station...
Crosby Street Hotel
Áber-hoteliers Tim and Kit Kemp made the leap across the pond in 2009 transforming a vacant SoHo lot into this boutique beauty.
NoMad Hotel
Glamourous new boutique hotel and upscale eatery bridges the gap between Paris & New York and Chelsea & Gramercy Park.
Flatiron & Union Square
A potter around Broadway Fifth Avenue and Union Square will yield some treasures. If it's good weather join the crowds at the Shake Shack for a snack or indulge in a languid lunch at Gramercy Tavern.
LES Tenement Museum
A tour around the Lower Eastside Tenement Museum is a real insight into old New York.
The Greenwich
Innovative and imaginative; The Greenwich is a treat for technophiles.

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