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.
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.
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.
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.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
Juni
Chef Shaun Hergatt’s New York restaurant, Juni serves contemporary, innovative cuisine in one of the city's top Michelin star establishments.
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.
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...
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
Nougatine
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
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.
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...
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.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superlatives just don't do justice to one of the most impressive and extensive art collections in the world...
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
Public
Located in the heart of Nolita's maze of chic streets this is a great lunch option.
Joe
Coffee favourite that's now springing up all over the city...
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.
Riverside Church
Serene and spectacular venue for theater and concerts...
The Carlyle
The Carlyle is a timeless classic a showcase of great art and a sanctuary of privacy.
B.B. King Blues
Legendary guitarist BB King's NYC live music venue can be a little 'destination' for some...
Caroline’s Comedy Club
One of the city's most well-known comedy clubs has a mixed line up of stand up and improv...
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Alternative music to cutting-edge theatre is on offer at Brooklyn Academy of Music...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Sunshine Cinema
The hipster haunt for film fans…
United Nations
The home of international diplomacy at the heart of Manhattan...
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...
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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...
Maya
Magnificent meals (and margaritas); some of the best Mexican fare in town.
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Frick Collection
A collection of artworks housed in the former estate of steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick...
Gotham Comedy Club
Brings grandeur and glamour to the Big Apple comedy scene...

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