Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Prime Meats
With a menu that comes by way of far-off Alpine regions, Prime Meats is a sleek restaurant in Brooklyn with a farm-to-table ethos and undeniable style.
The Eddy
A seasonal New American restaurant, The Eddy is packed with talent you can trust, like Executive Chef Jeremy Salamon and Head Bartender Brian Elder.
The Bar Room
Found under The Beekman’s nine-storey Victorian atrium, The Bar Room is a glamorous spot for a cocktail and a few light bites.
Porchlight
A sleek New York bar with some old school Southern style, Porchlight in Chelsea has oodles of charm, cocktails that pack a punch, and Southern food.
Bar Goto
Bar Goto, from bartender extraordinaire Kenta Goto, serves up masterful Japanese-inspired cocktails and a menu of small Japanese-inspired plates.
Spa Nalai
Spa Nalai is found in Midtown Manhattan’s Park Hyatt, offering custom “experiences” and spa packages, with incredible views of the city skyline.
EN Japanese Brasserie
EN Japanese Brasserie offers authentic Japanese cuisine and an extensive list of sake, Japanese whisky and shochu from its perch in Greenwich Village.
Delaware & Hudson
A petite, proudly American restaurant in Brooklyn, Delaware & Hudson serves a weekly-changing menu of dishes inspired by the mid-Atlantic states.
Park Hyatt
Found two blocks from Central Park and just over the road from Carnegie Hall, a luxe stay at the Park Hyatt puts guests right in the thick of Midtown.
Vic’s
A marvellous marriage of Italian and Mediterranean flavours, Vic’s – with Chef Hillary Sterling at the helm – is a NoHo knockout.
New York EDITION
With incredible views, stunning interiors, and a restaurant from Jason Atherton, The New York EDITION is a great addition to the Flatiron District.
11 Howard
A boutique hotel in SoHo, 11 Howard features Scandinavian-inspired interiors, a stylish lounge and an acclaimed French restaurant.
The Polo Bar
The Polo Bar, part of Ralph Lauren’s stable, offers a classic NYC restaurant experience, complete with cocktails – both liquid and shrimp varieties.
The Quin
The Quin offers a quintessential New York experience – if you like high-end amenities, amazing dining and location, and sumptuous guestrooms that is.
The James
A boutique hotel in SoHo, The James has a residential vibe and some seriously stylish outdoor and rooftop spaces, including an urban garden and plunge pool.
Meadowsweet
A New American restaurant with whitewashed walls, an indoor herb garden, and seasonal creds, Meadowsweet is a fixture on the Brooklyn dining scene.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is an “ecoluxury” hotel with oodles of green creds and views out over the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.
Devoción
A farm-to-table coffee roaster and cafe, Devoción can be found in Bogotá and Brooklyn serving ultra-fresh coffee in ultra-hip surrounds.
Grand Banks
An oyster bar on hand-built historic wooden schooner in New York, Grand Banks is an outdoor drinking and dining experience you aren’t likely to forget.
Dante
Now a registered New York landmark, a drink or a meal at Dante offers a side of history with every Italian-inspired meal and potent cocktail.
Baccarat Hotel
A high-end hotel with a luxurious heritage, the Baccarat Hotel is a glittering addition to the Midtown hotel scene with Parisian flair and a Spa de La Mer.
abcV
The restaurant abcV serves elegant vegetarian cuisine from breakfast through to dinner in its bright white space within ABC Carpet & Home in Manhattan.
The Ludlow
Housed in a 20-floor red brick building on the Lower East Side, The Ludlow is a sleek hotel offering boho-luxe style and a buzzy French restaurant.
The Whitby
A second New York hotel for the Firmdale Group, The Whitby shows the group has hotel design down to an art, with luxe rooms and an in-house cinema.
Tavern on the Green
The iconic Tavern on the Green offers a seasonal food menu and atmospheric indoor and al fresco dining overlooking the Sheep Meadow in Central Park.
Cherche Midi
A Nolita bistro that looks like it’s been spirited from the streets of Paris, Cherche Midi is an elegant, sunny restaurant with a tempting French menu.
Arlington Club
The Arlington Club is an Upper East Side steakhouse with lashings of old world style and a menu that tempts with far more than its prime Meyer Farm beef.
Russ & Daughters Cafe
Russ & Daughters Cafe is a sit-down branch of the ‘appetizing’ store, which has been serving New Yorkers their bagels and smoked salmon for over 100 years.
Tao Uptown
Specialising in mouthwatering pan-Asian cuisine, Tao Uptown is revered on the New York dining scene for its club-like vibe and high-end clientele.
Opening Ceremony
A high-end fashion store in Lower Manhattan, Opening Ceremony stocks brands like Acne and Rodarte in its chic, art-centric space.
Estela
Estela, serving accomplished Mediterranean dishes from its elegant, understated space in New York's East Village, has swiftly established its reputation
Carbone
Carbone conjures the spirit of New York's great Italian-American restaurants of the mid-20th century, serving old school classics with lashings of style.
The Broome Hotel
A Parisian-inspired boutique hotel in New York’s SoHo district, The Broome Hotel offers guests a serene setting in which to unwind after a busy day.
Wythe Hotel
Housed in an old factory building from 1901, The Wythe Hotel is a boutique hotel offering incredible views over the Manhattan skyline and sleek interiors.
Aire Ancient Baths
Cavernous and grand, the Aire Ancient Baths in New York are housed in a 19th century textile factory, offering a luxe decor and an extensive treatment menu,
Aburiya Kinnosuke
If you’re looking for sushi, you’ll need to find somewhere else–the menu at Aburiya Kinnosuke champions the traditional Japanese method of robata grilling.
Ardesia
Found in Hell's Kitchen, Ardesia is chic neighbourhood wine bar offering a curated collection of wines and a tempting menu of snacks and light bites.
Roberta’s
Roberta's, housed in a former garage, is one of Brooklyn’s best pizza joints and a longtime foodie favourite of visiting celebs and in-the-know locals.
The Beekman
Housed in a landmark building in Lower Manhattan, The Beekman has been fully restored and is now even more striking than when it was first build in 1881.
Tertulia
Seamus Mullen's debut restaurant, Tertulia, was inspired by the sidrerias of Northern Spain, serving plenty of tapas, as well as a Spanish wine list.

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