Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

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 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.
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 Plaza
Found on the southern fringes of Central Park, The Plaza is arguably New York’s most iconic hotel.
Terroir
Flatiron Lounge
Old school elegance and delicious cocktails at an old Sinatra hang-out...
Grand Central Terminal
Housing top restaurants, bars and stores, Grand Central is way more than just a train station...
LES Tenement Museum
A tour around the Lower Eastside Tenement Museum is a real insight into old New York.
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
The Peninsula
The fusion between contemporary accessories with old-world grace makes this hotel a special pick.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superlatives just don't do justice to one of the most impressive and extensive art collections in the world...
The Benjamin
The Benjamin provides discerning New York travelers with intimacy and comfort.
The Carlyle
The Carlyle is a timeless classic a showcase of great art and a sanctuary of privacy.
Riverside Church
Serene and spectacular venue for theater and concerts...
B.B. King Blues
Legendary guitarist BB King's NYC live music venue can be a little 'destination' for some...
Joe
Coffee favourite that's now springing up all over the city...
The Rose Bar
Oh so media friendly the GPH's bar is a work of art...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Sunshine Cinema
The hipster haunt for film fans…
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Central Park
A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Central Park...
Club Macanudo
Old school elegance for serious cocktails and cigars...
Empire State Building
NYC's iconic landmark still provides the best views of the city...
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's is architecturally stunning and offers an alternative to the city's parks and galleries.
Guggenheim Museum
One of the most iconic buildings in the city houses one of the world's greatest art collections...
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Per Se
This three Michelin-starred restaurant is where New York's moneyed elite dine in plush modernity overlooking Central Park.
Frick Collection
A collection of artworks housed in the former estate of steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick...
Ritz Carlton
The theme of the hotel is pure old-school luxury... but with just enough contemporary twists.
The Mansfield
Situated in Midtown East the Mansfield blends seemlessly in with its rather grand surroundings.
Statue of Liberty
Lady Liberty is one of NYC's most iconic landmarks - pity it's a bit of a schlep to get there...
The Mark
A recession defying refurbishment has embellished the elegance and exclusivity of this luxury hotel.
Rockefeller Center
Built by one of the quintessential industrialist American families the Rockefeller Center is a mixture of views, shops, restaurants and live music...
Raines Law Room
A 'neo-speakeasy' with on-trend cocktails and a whiff of 1920s nostalgia...
The W Union Sq.
W Union Square's landmark 1911 Guardian Life building has the city at it's fingertips.
Perry Street
Sleek design is married with sleek food at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's eighth New York restaurant.
The Box
Decadent, debauched, anything-goes hedonism has meant The Box has been one of the city's most talked about clubs in recent years...
Old Town Bar
Historic New York tavern that appeals to hipsters and mobsters alike...

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