Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

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.
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.
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.
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.
Hudson Clearwater
A rustic, romantic hideaway in the heart of the West Village, Hudson Clearwater delivers some of the best hearty American fare.
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
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.
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...
The Musket Room
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
Terroir
South Street Seaport
South Street Seaport has shopping, restaurants and cafes to offer on its broad, traffic-free pRomenades...
Hudson River Park
A great place for sporting activities or to socialise grab some food and sunbathe...
Minetta Tavern
Parisian steakhouse meets classic New York City tavern
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Ace Hotel
Achingly hip, vintage-inspired décor and quirky, nostalgia-inducing touches are guaranteed to charm.
Public
Located in the heart of Nolita's maze of chic streets this is a great lunch option.
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.
Little Branch
West Village speakeasy from the Milk & Honey boys...
Sunshine Cinema
The hipster haunt for film fans…
Bicycle Habitat
Whether you want to rent or buy, you're guaranteed to leave this store on two wheels. The perfect way to see the city.
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Employees Only
Delicatessen
Smooth and striking interior; a tasty SoHo take on the greasy spoon diner...
Central Park
A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Central Park...
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's is architecturally stunning and offers an alternative to the city's parks and galleries.
Maya
Magnificent meals (and margaritas); some of the best Mexican fare in town.
Prune
Homey sophistication is the order of the day come for classic cocktails and great food.
Freeman’s
Tucked away down a little alleyway is this temple to the hunt.
City Bakery
Wonderfully warm, rib-sticking comfort food...
Knitting Factory
One of Brooklyn's best live-music clubs...
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Hundred Acres
Comforting and comfortable. Particularly popular for the rustic brunch.
Burger Joint
A no-frills approach to well-made food is what people love best.

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