Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Ritz Paris
There's no better feeling than to pull up outside the Ritz on Place Vendôme.
Chez Janou
It's all about the warm sunny south at this informal bistro serving Provençal food and wines.
Relais Christine
A welcoming hotel reached through a 13th century archway and historic courtyard.
Raphael
They don't make cupboards or beds or curtains - or anything - like this anymore.
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s Hotel
Classically elegant but not uptight or pretentious.
Barroco
A laid back Brazilian restaurant with excellent live music from Thursday to Sunday.
Pershing Hall
Well-heeled folk love to lounge at this boutique hotel's restaurant and bar.
Colette
With a beautifully curated collection of new and classic designer's clothing, high-tech gadgets, and even a restaurant, the boutique maintains its trendy status without being snooty. 
Cadolle
The name in luxe lingerie and fine French lace, the brand has been perfecting its dreamy and decadent designs for five generations. 
Mandarin Oriental
Elegance, style and reliably luxurious experience...
Paris Hues – The Lowdown from one of Paris’ finest bloggers
Experimental Cocktail Club
A Lady in London – Julie Falconer Talks About Her Home CIty
Institut Dior
A spa to make you melt.
Golf de Saint-Cloud
Paris International Golf Club
Adaia Services
Agence VIP Car
A Pick of the Best Autumn 2012 Events
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.
Music on the Streets of Paris
Paris for Design Freaks
Must-See Museums
Summer 2012 Fashion Hotlist
Gucci
The designer behemoth's Union Square locale.
Pretty Paris Videos
The Bag Man Cometh – Interview with Ethan K
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.
Macaroon Magic with Pâtissier Pierre Hermé
With the British going mad since the The Great British Bake Off, there is no better time to talk to talk macaroons with pâtissier Pierre Hermé.
The Best Vermin Hunters in Paris
Slap bang in the middle of the city, Julien Aurouze and Co. prides itself on being one of the best vermin hunters in Paris.
Inside Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight In Paris’ Hotel
We take a look Inside Woody Allen's 'Midnight In Paris' Hotel: the luxurious Hotel Le Bristol in Paris.
Hg2’s Almost Tantalizing Train Trips
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian Travel Award as Best Train Company. It got us thinking about Hg2's Almost Tantalizing Train Trips...
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.
Lady Gaga to be special guest at Paris Fashion Week
You've heard the rumours of a special surprise guest at Paris Fashion Week, and now it's been revealed that it's no other than Lady Gaga!
Le Shang Palace restaurant, Paris
Le Shang Palace is Paris' most talked-about restaurant right now. Headed by Franck Xu, the menu is inspired by south-east China, and has opulence to boot.
Scandinavian Style at Hotel de Sers
Scandinavian modernist style at the 'contemporarily melancholy' Hotel de Sers.
Technicoloured rooms at eco-friendly Hi Matic hotel
Bold and bright colours make for a stylish stay at the Hi Matic hotel in Paris, situated by the Bastille on Rue Charonne.
The Plaza Athénée to install Sound Tree
To coincide with this month's Haute Couture fashion shows, The Plaza Athénée has revealed its plans to install a temporary Sound Tree in its Plaza Bar.

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