Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

The Frye Company
The cult following of Frye’s heritage boots have garnered will love the brand’s flagship store on Spring Street.
Urban Flowers – A City in Bloom
Chef’s words: Mark on HIX Belgravia
Charlie Gilkes: Bunga Bunga and young success
Quality Meats
Meats of quality. Midtown steakhouse created by Fourth Wall Restaurants and designed by AvroKO.
Didier Le Clavez on Paris
The Future Of Cinema
Jay McInerney – His Bite Of The Big Apple
Cool Thompson Hotels Hit London
Pancakes – in New York, Beijing and London
What are Pop-up Supper Clubs?
They've been around since the 30's, and with good food and new company for just £30, their appeal is not waning. Hg2 asks: what are pop-up supper clubs?
Hg2’s Top 5: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
With darkness descending long before you leave the office, and with a chill in the air - take a look at Hg2's top 5: outdoor ice skating rinks.
Hg2’s Top 5 Winter Warmer Drinks
With Winter upon us, Hg2 has scoured the world for the best drinks to warm you up on an icy winter evening.
Hg2’s Top 5 New York City Marathon Landmarks
Make the most of the NYC marathon, whether you're running or not. Check out Hg2's top 5 New York City marathon landmarks!
Hg2’s Top Literary Landmarks in New York City
Read on to find out Hg2's top literary landmarks in New York City!
A Marilyn Monroe global city tour
With the upcoming release of My Week with Marilyn, we decided to compile a guide to a worldwide tour of all things Marilyn Monroe.
Hotel Americano is New York’s latest design hotel
Influences from all over the world come together in this New York design hotel. Find Hotel Americano on West 27th Street near the High Line.
The Nolitan hotel in New York to open in August
Ond of the Big Apple's trendiest neighbourhoods, Nolita, will be welcoming the opening of The Nolitan hotel in August.
Take it all in at The Peninsula Hotel’s new Sun Terrace
New York is best seen from above. With that in mind, head to The Peninsula Hotel's new Sun Terrace for one of the city's best views, cocktail in-hand.
Marea New York: high-end Italian food in enviable setting
After rip-roaring success at New York favourite Convivio, chef Michael White returns for a repeat performance at Marea, Central Park South.
The Dutch opens in New York’s SoHo
The team behind Locanda Verde at the Greenwich Hotel have ventured to SoHo, an are now serving regional American food at The Dutch.
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
Hg2’s Top Ten Easter Weekend Escapes
With the long Bank holiday approaching, heres some inspiration to take a trip - our top Easter Weekend destinations.
Danny Meyer to Open New York Venture Untitled
Restaurater Danny Meyer is replacing the cafe at the Whitney Museum with his newest concept Untitled.
New York’s JFK Airport to get its Own Hotel
A new boutique hotel is in the pipeline to be built at New York's JFK Airport.
Night Hotel’s Anti-Valentine’s Day package
Night Hotel has put together a special Anti V-Day package for New York singletons that includes dinner for one, unlimited in-room ice cream, and tequila.
Ana Silva’s guide to New York City at Christmas
With her festive shopping taken care of in LA, Ana Silva gets to indulge her inner-hedonist, and enjoy a stress-free visit to New York City at Christmas.
Budapest’s Omorovicza spa products goes global
Harnessing the power of Budapest' thermal waters, Omorovicza spa's new range will be sold at New York's and London's most exclusive retailers.
Nic Iljine’s essay in Hg2 Art causes a stir
Following the launch of Hg2 Art, Nic Iljine's account of Putin at the Guggenheim has been creating a bit of a stir.
St. Regis Hotel launches E Butler App
St Regis's brand new E Butler app enables guests to real time 'chat' with their butler.
Chatwal hotel makes a dramatic entrance in New York
Once America's first and most renowned theatre club, the Standford White-designed building has reopened its doors as the home of the new Chatwal hotel.
Park Hyatt to open new hotel in New York
Park Hyatt have announced plans to open a new hotel in New York at 157 West 57th Street. Tipped to become the brand's flagship property with 210 rooms.
Soho House founder Nick Jones talks to Hg2
What makes Soho House founder Nick Jones tick? He talks to us about his impressive portfolio, and what makes him a hedonist.
The Royalton New York Opens Bar Forty Four
The Royalton New York launches an exclusive new cocktail bar and employs the talents of some of Americas's best known mixologists.
Thompson’s Smyth Tribeca opens Toro Bar
Thompson's Smyth Tribeca opens sumptuous Spanish inspired cocktail bar Toro designed by Avroko.
Top 10 first-date restaurants in NYC
Whether sealing a short-term deal or planning to put a ring on it in the distant future; you need this to go well. So get your first-date venue right.
Gansevoort Park Avenue hotel now open
Following on from a soft launch in August, New York's highly-anticipated Gansevoort Park Avenue is now officially open, with guests as glam as the decor.
Designer Condoms at the Thompson Hotels
Thompson Hotels in Los Angeles and New York are supporting health care provider Planned Parenthood with sales of designer condoms by Charlotte Ronson.
Interview with Chef Eric Ripert
Hg2 speaks to chef Eric Ripert as he defines his cooking style, reveals his favourite cities and discusses his hopes for the future.
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