Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

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...
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
Hudson River Park
A great place for sporting activities or to socialise grab some food and sunbathe...
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Grand Central Terminal
Housing top restaurants, bars and stores, Grand Central is way more than just a train station...
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superlatives just don't do justice to one of the most impressive and extensive art collections in the world...
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.
Central Park
A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Central Park...
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Knitting Factory
One of Brooklyn's best live-music clubs...
Bryant Park
Bryant Park is perfect place to enjoy a spot of peace and quiet amid the chaos that surrounds you.
Riverside Park
Riverside Park offers picturesque views of the Hudson River and is perfect for a sunny stroll...
Old Town Bar
Historic New York tavern that appeals to hipsters and mobsters alike...
Santos’ Party House
Dynamic Chinatown club that throws proper late night parties...
Battery Park City
It's easy to spend time pottering around Battery Park City ogling the bay views...
Madison Square Park
The founding home of Shake Shack, and if that's not good enough I don't know what is...
The Marcel at Gramercy
Inoteca, The Marcel at Gramercy's fine Italian eatery, merits a visit whether you are staying or not.
NYC Public Library
Housing an important collection of literature, although it's the building that tends to be the real star...
Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry has been captured in countless movies and is one of New York's most iconic activities.
Zum Schneider
Beer just got fun again in New York...
Caracas Arepa Bar
Venezuelan arepas joint that's gradually making its presence felt on the East Coast...
Mercadito
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor! Enter the Miami outpost of Mercadito, a New York-based restaurant famed for upscale(ish) Mexican food and a wide range of coma-inducing tequilas.
Washington Square Park
Steeped in history and popular with a diverse mix of people Washington Square Park is a great place to hang out. On the weekends come and enjoy performers entertaining the large crowds.
Union Square Park
Union Square Park is a cultural hub of happenings. Stop savour and enjoy...
Café Habana
Rest assured there is a good reason why so many hip locals queue around the block.
Ali’s Kebab Café
The trek to Queens is worth it at Ali's Kebab Café, where offal and atmosphere are served up in equal measure.
Malatesta
Low-key and well-priced trattoria full of pretty, young hipsters...
Tanoreen
Low-key and excellent homely Middle Eastern cooking in Brooklyn...
La Esquina
One of NYC best known hidden restaurants - go through the kitchen to find the gold...
Pho Grand
A huge bowl of steaming goodness is perfect for curing any hangover...
Otto Enoteca
Batali's take on the traditional pizza keeps on winning industry plaudits...
Nathan’s Famous
Coney Island hot-dog stand that has become a New York institution...
Moustache
Fast, fantastic Middle Eastern food on the go in the East Village...
Second Avenue Deli
Kosher deli that's a New York landmark...
SriPraPhai
The best Thai restaurant in the five boroughs, definitely worth the schlep...
Sugar Sweet Sunshine
Riding the wave of the global cupcake frenzy SSS comes out on top...
Momofuku Noodle Bar
The first stop in David Chang's ever-rolling, ever-hip reinvention of what simple dining should be...
Momofuku Ko
David Chang's low-key, low-budget, low-cover eatery reinvented NYC dining...
Marlow & Sons
Part-gourmet store and part-greenmarket, Marlow & Sons pulls in a regular crowd from the bright lights...

Sign up for our newsletter

We'd love to keep you up-to-date with what's really going on around the world, from the hottest new restaurants and mind-blowingly beautiful hotels, to thumping underground clubs and world-class art galleries. Sign up to learn more - we promise you it'll be worth it...

X

Follow Us