Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Prime Meats
With a menu that comes by way of far-off Alpine regions, Prime Meats is a sleek restaurant in Brooklyn with a farm-to-table ethos and undeniable style.
The Eddy
A seasonal New American restaurant, The Eddy is packed with talent you can trust, like Executive Chef Jeremy Salamon and Head Bartender Brian Elder.
EN Japanese Brasserie
EN Japanese Brasserie offers authentic Japanese cuisine and an extensive list of sake, Japanese whisky and shochu from its perch in Greenwich Village.
Delaware & Hudson
A petite, proudly American restaurant in Brooklyn, Delaware & Hudson serves a weekly-changing menu of dishes inspired by the mid-Atlantic states.
Vic’s
A marvellous marriage of Italian and Mediterranean flavours, Vic’s – with Chef Hillary Sterling at the helm – is a NoHo knockout.
The Polo Bar
The Polo Bar, part of Ralph Lauren’s stable, offers a classic NYC restaurant experience, complete with cocktails – both liquid and shrimp varieties.
Meadowsweet
A New American restaurant with whitewashed walls, an indoor herb garden, and seasonal creds, Meadowsweet is a fixture on the Brooklyn dining scene.
Grand Banks
An oyster bar on hand-built historic wooden schooner in New York, Grand Banks is an outdoor drinking and dining experience you aren’t likely to forget.
Dante
Now a registered New York landmark, a drink or a meal at Dante offers a side of history with every Italian-inspired meal and potent cocktail.
abcV
The restaurant abcV serves elegant vegetarian cuisine from breakfast through to dinner in its bright white space within ABC Carpet & Home in Manhattan.
Tavern on the Green
The iconic Tavern on the Green offers a seasonal food menu and atmospheric indoor and al fresco dining overlooking the Sheep Meadow in Central Park.
Cherche Midi
A Nolita bistro that looks like it’s been spirited from the streets of Paris, Cherche Midi is an elegant, sunny restaurant with a tempting French menu.
Arlington Club
The Arlington Club is an Upper East Side steakhouse with lashings of old world style and a menu that tempts with far more than its prime Meyer Farm beef.
Tao Uptown
Specialising in mouthwatering pan-Asian cuisine, Tao Uptown is revered on the New York dining scene for its club-like vibe and high-end clientele.
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.
Aburiya Kinnosuke
If you’re looking for sushi, you’ll need to find somewhere else–the menu at Aburiya Kinnosuke champions the traditional Japanese method of robata grilling.
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.
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.
Bâtard
A modern French restaurant in TriBeCa, Bâtard serves wildly imaginative and responsibly sourced cuisine in sleek surrounds.
Hudson Clearwater
A rustic, romantic hideaway in the heart of the West Village, Hudson Clearwater delivers some of the best hearty American fare.
Juni
Chef Shaun Hergatt’s New York restaurant, Juni serves contemporary, innovative cuisine in one of the city's top Michelin star establishments.
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.
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
The Musket Room
Nougatine
Minetta Tavern
Parisian steakhouse meets classic New York City tavern
Locanda Verde
Stunning mains and immaculate desserts. Savour every last morsel in the warm and rustic surrounds.
Public
Located in the heart of Nolita's maze of chic streets this is a great lunch option.
Bar Americain
Superchef Bobby Flay's interpretation of the Brasserie is a triumph. From seafood to steaks; it is stunning.
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.
Jean-Georges
Proudly the flagship of Jean-George Vongerichten's eateries the food is close to flawless.
Per Se
This three Michelin-starred restaurant is where New York's moneyed elite dine in plush modernity overlooking Central Park.
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.
Cipriani Downtown
Dress in the day's designer purchases and join the jet-set crowd for Bellinis and people watching.
Hundred Acres
Comforting and comfortable. Particularly popular for the rustic brunch.
Freeman’s
Tucked away down a little alleyway is this temple to the hunt.
Blue Ribbon
A landmark on the New York culinary scene. This is the place for late night dining.
Antique Garage
Formerly an auto-garage the space is now a bi-level restaurant slash antiques shop.

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