Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Applewood
Applewood combines excellent cooking with unimpeachable ingredients and a relaxed feel.
Lincoln Center
The beating heart of New York's performing arts scene...
Nobu
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.
The Dutch
Wollman Rink
Now owned by Trump - what isn't in New York - the Wollman Rink offers the perfect Christmastime activity...
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...
Townhouse Spa
The Townhouse Spa offers refuge for weary city slickers; rest, relax and rejuvenate in style...
Soho
Fashionistas could go no further than Soho on a NYC shopping trip. From Bloomingdale's to Prada Anna Sui and Marni it's home to some great names. Lunch at Cipriani Downtown or pop into the stylish Mercer Hotel for a quick bite.
Oak
Cutting-edge and urban, Oak’s Bond Street branch sells apparel and accessories from the latest up-and-coming designers to Manhattan hipsters.
The River Café
The food takes second place to the exquisite view of Manhattan from the Brooklyn shore...
Spice Market
Hakkasan
Employees Only
First of the speakeasy bar/restaurants hasn't lost its edge or its good-looking clientele...
Café Cluny
Delectable dishes are served in a relatively intimate and achingly fashionable setting.
Café Habana
Bar Boulud
Al Di Là
If it's low-key comfort food you're after, you'll find it by the piled-high plateload at Al Di Là; expect northern Italian fare done well.
Hôtel Americano
Super-chic and oh-so-trendy boutique nestling against the High Line in West Chelsea...
Union Square Café
Understated elegance is the backdrop for impeccable Modern American cooking...
Stone Park Café
Stone Park Cafe's more original brunch menu is a Brooklyn Sunday must...
Café Gitane
Crusty baguettes and French models are the staple at this Nolita café...
Café Habana
Rest assured there is a good reason why so many hip locals queue around the block.
Bar Jamón
With a huge wine list and an even bigger menu of Spanish-style sharing plates, Bar Jamón offers tantalising tapas at its very best.
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.
New York Fashion Week Highlights
Pok Pok Ny
Known for its authentic Thai dishes, Pok Pok Ny's food is more flavourful than you thought possible.
The Surrey
The Surrey is glamorously reminiscent of the Upper East Side's past.
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Four Seasons
Hearth
You come to Hearth for the collected ramblings of a madman and his divine wine list...
Gramercy Tavern
Gramercy Tavern is the quintessential modern New York restaurant...
Esca
Batali is the muscle behind Pasternack's seafood restaurant and the quality shows through...
Eleven Madison Park
This is the one everyone's talking about - Eleven Madison Park is slowly creeping up the list of the World's Best Restaurants...
Degustation
A culinary adventure from one of the rising stars of the NY dining scene...
Craft
Ultimate foodie NY experience.
Cookshop
Upmarket Americana is the name of the game at Cookshop.
Buddakan
As a one-stop shop for pouting and posing, it's reassuring to know that Buddakan doesn't disappoint when it comes to its mouthwatering menu of modern Asian dishes.

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