Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Au Passage
One for easygoing tapas lovers, Au Passage serves up healthy portions with even healthier glasses of wine.
Rech Paris
Those seeking fresh seafood and innovative preparations should snap up a table at Rech. The kitchen opened in1925 and is now led by two Alain Ducasse disciples, Jacques Maximin and the young Adrien Trouilloud.
Akrame Restaurant
This restaurant turns out gorgeous, surprising courses that are built around seasonal produce. The 4 and 6 course tasting menus can be partnered with accompanying wine pairings.
Color Design Hotel
Color Design Hotel’s interior is clean and modern, with cool white and chRome fittings accented by pops of colour found in curtains, light fixtures, artworks, and other decorative elements. 
Moynat
Founded in 1849 and famous for its classic travel cases, trademark trunks, handbags, briefcases and wallets. Moynat manufactures car trunks and hatboxes with personalised lettering available as an add-on option.
Castel
Exclusive and intimate Castel is a place to see and be seen.
Cabaret
A glitzy restaurant/bar/club where the well-heeled like to party.
Black Calvados
Popular with the permatanned the Parisians and the internationals Black Calvados is both free and fun to enter.
Rose Bakery
This quintessentially British cafe is bringing tea-time' to Paris.
Place Verte
Rue Oberkampf doesn't wake up till the evening but even by day there's life at Place Verte...
Pink Flamingo
This trendy pizza parlour is as innovative as it is popular.
Mariage Freres
They know their tea at Mariage Freres.
Mamie Gateaux
This nostalgic eatery takes you back to a 1930's France.
Big Ben Bar
A very indulgent spot to wait for a train.
La Contrescarpe
With seating areas to accommodate every mood this is a popular choice across the ages.
La Charlotte de l’Isle
This enchanting chocolate shop is a place of fairy-tales.
Granterroirs
This Aladdin's Cave of regional gastro goodies specialises in the very best produce from all over France.
Germain
Found in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris, Germain is the kind of place that would stop you dead in your tracks should you tear your eyes away from your iPhone long enough to gaze into its shiny glass windows.
Colette Water Bar
Don't expect fast food and coffee in this chic minimalist eatery...
Chez Jeannette
This charmingly shabby cafe attracts a lively crowd.
Bread & Roses
A current hit among locals great for fresh breads delicious salads puff-pastry tarts and birthday cakes.
Aux Pipalottes Gourmandes
Located centrally in Monmartre this deli is a magnet for Parisian foodies.
Angelina’s
This established cafe oozes a nostalgic charm - as well as providing sumptuous cakes.
La Mascotte
Authentically old-school unpretentious dining - a Parisian classic.
La Gazzetta
Informal and cool this bistro is among those which are quietly revolutionising French dining.
La Fontaine de Mars
A picture perfect bistro loved by both locals and tourists.
La Cantine du Faubourg
A dining experience akin to clubbing you can eat till 1am and down cocktails until 4am.
Foyer Vietnamese
It might not look like much from the outside but this Vietnamese is always packed; affordable with food that's never disappointing.
Zyriab
Spectacular views can be enjoyed from inside the glass-walled restaurant on the top of the Institute du Monde Arabe a museum of Arabic artefacts. The perfect setting however is on the outside terrace where you sit next to potted olive trees.
Ze Kitchen Galerie
Contemporary French cuisine with an Eastern influence.
Tokyo Eat
Don't be confused by the name this is not a Japanese restaurant the only thing that's 'Tokyo' about it is its cool contemporary design by various commissioned artists. Browse the trendy concept store next door that sells everything from shoes to sex
Le Grand Rex
60 years on and Paris's biggest picture house is still as grand as the name implies.
La Maison Rouge
La Maison Rouge joins other Parisian landmarks in celebrating the contemporary art scene.
Carine Gilson
The decadence of hand-finished silk lingerie awaits.
La Comedie Francaise
With a repertoire of around 3000 plays from the classical to the brand new it's well worth checking out La Comedie Francaise.
Jardin du Luxembourg
Located in bustling St. Germain, Le Jardin de Luxembourg will certainly entertain for the day.
Cacharel
Quality clothes in quirky styles.
Institut du Monde Arabe
Craving some geometrical historical archeological and intellectual illumination? Fear not. The Institut de Monde Arabe will provide.
Bruno Frisoni
Truly extra-ordinary shoes.
Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione
Traditional circus performances provide timeless entertainment for all ages.

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