Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

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.
Zéro Zéro
There's not much to see here except for a blackboard bearing an extensive cocktail list including the Zéro Zéro a whoop-ass pick-me-up.
Ze Kitchen Galerie
Contemporary French cuisine with an Eastern influence.
Zadig & Voltaire
Yves Saint Laurent
The legend of YSL lives on.
Yukiko
Vintage delights and original finds.
Yohji Yamamoto
Beautiful clothes for the beautiful woman.
Wochdom
Party like it's 1988 in gear from Wochdom.
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD
What to do in Paris: Hg2’s guide to stylish Paris
After a hedonistic weekend, Hg2's Marilyn McDonald gives us the low-down on where to go and what to do in Paris.
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?
We’ll Always Have Paris / Hg2 COMPETITION
Wanderlust
The Seine-side Wanderlust has finally brought some spark to the neglected 13th arrondissement. Since its founding, it’s quickly become the spot to drink, snack, and dance on the Austerlitz end of the river. 
W Paris
This gorgeous W hotel is located in a converted 1870s Haussmann building. The lounge keeps revellers dancing to DJ-helmed tunes until the wee hours, and the high-tech gym lets you work out with a view over central Paris.
Viveka Bergstrom
If you want bold, individual jewellery, look no further than Viveka Bergstrom.
Vive La Bière: Inside the Bubbling Paris Craft Beer Scene
Violette & Léonie
A fashion emporium for your delectation.
Villa Royale
Designed in OTT Rococo style, Villa Royale is the perfect love nest.
Villa d’Estrées
A little bolthole with large beds and bathrooms tiled in black slate.
Vanessa Bruno
Clothes you will want to take home with you.
Under Wraps: A Secret Paris Shopping Guide
UMA: Massage and Yoga
UMA: Massage and Yoga does exactly what it says on the tin, albeit in a chic, modern environment.
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
Thé-Troc
This hippy-trippy store is a sanctuary for comic book fans.
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.
The New Air France Business Class Cabin
The new Air France Business Class Cabin provides an ultimately luxurious in-flight experience, offering privacy, entertainment and plenty of room to relax.
The Fish Club
The Broken Arm
A concept store and cafe, The Broken Arm is tastefully decorated and filled with a curated selection of pieces from fashion to lifestyle.
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.
The Best Bathrooms in Europe?
Five star luxury at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris extends to every corner - the prestigious Villegiature Awards claim it boasts the best bathrooms in Europe.
The Bag Man Cometh – Interview with Ethan K
The Art Room
A sophisticated interior and meticulously constructed cocktails herald a new trend in Parisian cocktail bars...
The Ace Effect: The Rebirth of the Social Hotel
Ten Belles
Ten Belles is a miniature delight whose spot-on motto (‰ÛÏdrinking good coffee is sexy‰Û) is reason enough to venture in..
Télescope
A chicly minimalist coffee shop in Paris’ 1er arrondissement, Télescope offers expertly brewed coffee near the Jardin du Palais Royal.
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.
Tati
Buy Tati clothes and we guarantee you won't look tatty.
Swildens
Follow in the steps of the First Lady of France, and shop in Swildens.
Surface to Air
Surface to Air is a concept store and creative agency. Fantastic.
Sur Mesure Par Thierry Marx
Situated in a modernist white dining room with futuristic wave-shaped walls courtesy of Patrick Jouin, the restaurant turns out delicate, light-handed, and artfully arranged plates.

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