Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Firefly
Firefly in Studio City is continually feted as one of the most romantic hang outs in LA, who are we to argue, oh the stories we could tell...
Harvard And Stone
The best cocktail bar in Los Angeles, Harvard and Stone is an amateur mixologists wet dream with R&D facilities to concoct that perfect drink...
Del Monte Speakeasy
Kick back in Venice’s oldest watering hole to the tune of the prohibition, sipping your illicit cocktails with the other miscreants that pack this underground spot. 
The Otheroom
Eclectic Venice scene of young professionals, arty types and beach bums...
Boardner’s
A Tinseltown tipplers Mecca that has hosted many of Hollywood's finest...
The Dresden Room
Retro-kitsch trappings host LA's most famous lounge singing duo...
Bar Marmont
Downplayed chic draws starlets to the laid-back and cozy interior...
Tiki-Ti
Unassuming tiki shack that serves the gamut of exotic cocktails - come early to snatch one of the few seats and join the luau.
Blind Barber
A concept begun in New York, Blind Barber opened in Culver City in 2012 to great acclaim (from those who managed to find the bar); a sweeping venue with red metal chairs and retro black-and-white tiled flooring, the ambiance is a little bit kitsch, a
Villains Tavern
Retro-cool bar with a demonic edge...
Tom Bergin’s Tavern
A truly great Irish pub with added authentic LA 'Oirishness'...
The Well
Sultry, sophisticated, chilled and just occasionally wild as hell...
The Abbey
West Hollywood's epicenter of the gay cocktailing circuit...
Snake Pit Ale House
No-frills, unapologetic dive bar in the heart of Hollywood...
NoBar
Part dive bar, part hipster hangout...
Monty Bar
Old-school Western saloon meets sumptuous bordello: Monty Bar’s got undeniable style. In lieu of a complex mixology program, drinks here are served straight-up and with little pretence.
Marix Tex Mex
Gorgeous, gregarious, well-groomed gay men charged on blood-orange margaritas - need we say more?
Little Bear
Set in an expansive, bright, high-ceilinged room whose industrial rafters are still exposed, Little Bear brings a chic edge to the gastropub genre.
Liquid Kitty
Unassuming martini bar where the Westside's pretty young things mix...
La Cuevita
With a menu filled to bursting with an array of tequilas and smokily potent mescals, La Cuevita is a celebration of Mexican food and spirits seen through a mixological lens.
Jones
Laid-back, low-key cool in this always-busy but rarely sceney WeHo bar...
Father’s Office
Hard to characterize yet universally adored 'gastropub' with an impressive beer list...
Cat and Fiddle
Enduring British pub has imported all the usual cliched amenities...
Bar Lubitsch
Russian-themed bastion of vodka in deep post-Soviet hues...
Moonshadows Blue Lounge
Magnificent Malibu bar overlooking the crashing waves of the Pacific...
Covell
If you find yourself in the neighborhood of Los Feliz hankering for a delicious glass of wine in a civilised bar that feels more East Coast than West, here's your imperative: visit owner Dustin Lancaster at his new outpost, Covell.
Cabo Cantina
Spring break all over again - a party-hard frathouse haven...

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