Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Little Beach House Malibu
The Little Beach House Malibu, an outpost of Soho House, offers beachfront dining, drinking and the dream of a life on the California coast.
Q Sushi LA
Serving artisanal Edo-style sushi in Downtown, Q Sushi LA is a superlative addition to the sushi scene in the city, offering a pure experience.
Gwen
The second LA restaurant from famed chef Curtis Stone, Gwen is a meat-lover’s dream, found on iconic Sunset Boulevard, with its own on-site butcher counter.
Obsolete
A design store in Culver City from Ray Azoulay, Obsolete stocks one-of-a-kind, utterly lust-worthy pieces from furniture and lighting to homewares.
STK Los Angeles
Beautiful cuts, beautiful people and beautiful decor sum up LA's power steakhouse, STK Los Angeles, in its new found Beverly Hills location...
Sushi Tsujita
Sushi Tsujita is a high-end, high-calibre sushi joint in LA’s Little Osaka, offering a pricey, but wow-worthy Omakase menu and other dishes.
Marc by Marc Jacobs
Marc by Marc Jacobs is part of the uber-hip little cluster of Marc Jacobs boutiques in this sunny corner of Melrose
London West Hollywood
Subtle British glamour showing the Americans how style is really done...
Casa del Mar
Casa del Mar offers unbridled luxury overlooking the gentle roar of the ocean for old and new school glitterati...
Bluewater Sailing
Skippers ahoy! Grab your blue-and-white striped t-shirt and head to Bluewater Sailing which will have you sailing the Seven Seas - or at least one of them - in no time. We can feel the wind in our hair already.
Staples Center
Like the gates of heaven for sports fiends and fans alike the Staples Center is also a great place to spot a-listers in the crowds that congregate here.
Massage Therapy Center
You can't always rely on your other half to massage out your knots particularly if you don't have an other half which is where the Los Angeles Massage Therapy Center comes in; sure to put a smile on even the most stressed-out city-dweller's face.
L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
Just low profile enough to attract the real heavy hitters, Raffles combines new-school design with old-school opulence...
Hotel Bel-Air
Swan-filled lakes in a serene Spanish colonial setting epitomises the grandeur of LA's grande dame...
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
A Rodeo drive classic with all the bling, all the celebrities and prices to match.
LeSpa
Sumptuous treatments are the order of the day at Le Spa the in-house spa at Sofitel Hotel. Expect decadence by the bucketload.
Chateau Marmont
The Chateu Marmont provides more than just accommodation in LA for its famous guests...
Dtox Day Spa
When you're feeling a little jaded - and let's face it who doesn't? - treat yourself to a treatment or three at Dtox Day Spa. Unwinding here is practically compulsory.
Cecconi’s West Hollywood
Cecconi's West Hollywood is the LA outpost of Soho House-owned luxe mini-chain of Italian restaurants with elegant interiors and wonderful Italian dishes.
Argyle Salon & Spa
Visitors flock to Los Angeles hoping for three things: sun, relaxation and the chance to live like the fabulous. The Argyle Salon & Spa in the Sunset Tower
Prada Epicenter
The devil may indeed wear Prada but so do Hollywood's hottest celebrities who come here to the brand's LA flagship to stock up.
Malibu Country Mart
Where the stars like the shop Malibu Country Mart is an outdoor retail emporium that houses every designer worth housing.
Alexander McQueen
Bringing drama and extravagance to every catwalk show he ever did, McQueen was a British fashion icon - his London flagship store is certainly worth a visit.
Villa
Elite and exclusive and oh-so-particular about dress code and guest list, the Villa is like a secret society where the glitterati go to see and be seen.
The Edison
An expansive space characterized by dramatic architecture and a high energy scene...
Spare Room
A sleek-but-unpretentious lounge that bills itself as a gaming parlour, Spare Room, which occupies the mezzanine of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, features two vintage bowling lanes designed to appeal to the child-
Pour Vous
Of the dance clubs LA offers, those looking for a rowdy night out may want to head elsewhere: most of the dancing that takes place here is courtesy of the burlesque dancers who are dropped from the ceiling.
The Sayers Club
The Sayers Club is a speakeasy LA can be proud to call its own: behind a nondescript door in the trendy Papaya King hotdog restaurant, the lounge and live music spot keeps entrants in check with a super-exclusive door policy.
Soho House West Hollywood
Never before has an LA establishment unseated the Chateau Marmont as the go-to celebrity haunt, but the terraced rooftop that is the Soho House West Hollywood is arguably giving the Marmont a run for its money.
Formosa Cafe
Classic cocktail joint from a bygone era has refused to fall into tourist hell...
The Bazaar
Traditional tapas-style plates for sharing are given an innovative and luxurious twist by executive chef José Andrés
Nobu Los Angeles
Consistently elegant cooking and clientele continue to win Nobu plaudits the world over...
Musso and Frank
Grilled meat’s their speciality but it don’t come cheap. Make sure you attend though – even just for one of their famed bone-dry Martinis. This is a Hollywood institution.
The Mondrian
Schrager's 90's hotspot is a valley girl magnet, searching for long-gone Hollywood icons...
Sunset Marquis Hotel
The original rock god hotel - its modern, edgy elegance blends with the tranquility of its lush tropical grounds. Head to the Whisky Bar for rockstar sightings and slick tunes.
The Ivy Los Angeles
The Ivy is the glamorous Beverly Hills restaurant where stars and starlets preen for the eagerly on tap paparazzi, schmoozing over great American staples...
Spago Beverly Hills
Spago Beverly Hills is a classic. As star-studded now as the day it first open, this chic eclectic restaurant is about the people-watching and the food...
Cameo Bar
Classic elegance close to the ocean is a rarity the Cameo is opulent with a capital 'Oh'...
Osteria Mozza
Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton team up to bring you a modern Italian classic...
Gordon Ramsay
Tempestuous British celebrity chef brings his award-winning cooking to West Hollywood...

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