Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Bar Lubitsch
Russian-themed bastion of vodka in deep post-Soviet hues...
Bar Marmont
Downplayed chic draws starlets to the laid-back and cozy interior...
Bar Noir at Maison 140
The classic secret rendezvous with perfect Martinis to kick start the action...
Beer Belly
A must-see for the hip craft beer lover, this fun-loving space is fit to burst with local brews and rib tickling bites.
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
Boardner’s
A Tinseltown tipplers Mecca that has hosted many of Hollywood's finest...
Cabo Cantina
Spring break all over again - a party-hard frathouse haven...
Cameo Bar
Classic elegance close to the ocean is a rarity the Cameo is opulent with a capital 'Oh'...
Cat and Fiddle
Enduring British pub has imported all the usual cliched amenities...
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.
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. 
Father’s Office
Hard to characterize yet universally adored 'gastropub' with an impressive beer list...
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...
Formosa Cafe
Classic cocktail joint from a bygone era has refused to fall into tourist hell...
Golden Gopher
A revamped speakeasy with faux-glam 1970s stylings hosts after-work scenesters...
Golden Road Brewing
The brewery is turning out a solid selection of brews that are fast becoming city denizens’ favourites. Golden Road Hefeweizen, Point the Way IPA, and Get Up Off that Brown are only some of the brewery’s popular styles (it boasts 20 revol
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...
Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails
Found in West Hollywood, Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails is a sleek, stylish bar and restaurant with a great drinks list and an international menu.
Jones
Laid-back, low-key cool in this always-busy but rarely sceney WeHo bar...
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.
La Descarga
Hollywood speakeasy that's bringing the Cuban bar back to life in LA.
Liquid Kitty
Unassuming martini bar where the Westside's pretty young things mix...
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.
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.
Marix Tex Mex
Gorgeous, gregarious, well-groomed gay men charged on blood-orange margaritas - need we say more?
Mastro’s
Classily-posh playground for chic cougars, gorgeous gold-diggers and sugar daddies...
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.
Moonshadows Blue Lounge
Magnificent Malibu bar overlooking the crashing waves of the Pacific...
Neat
Housed in a building that dates back to 1960, Neat manages to be both resolutely relaxed in atmosphere and one to beat when it comes to mixological prowess. 
NoBar
Part dive bar, part hipster hangout...
Pattern Bar
This fashionable bar pulls an Oh-so-stylish crowd...
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.
Public Kitchen & Bar Opens in Los Angeles
Public Kitchen & Bar opens in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Rooftop – The Standard
Rooftop at The Standard has the most breathtaking view of LA's sky-high cityscape and sipping cocktails in the warm night surrounded by glittering skyscrapers is something special...
Sadie Kitchen and Lounge
Bar manager Giovanni Martinez has crafted a selection of classic and custom cocktails that, alongside his personalised service, excel.
Sassafras
The dusty comfort of Southern hospitality meets barrel-aged cocktails in this swinging, kicking joint. 
Snake Pit Ale House
No-frills, unapologetic dive bar in the heart of Hollywood...
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.
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-
Spare Room bar opens in Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel just got even trendier with the opening of the Spare Room bar. Think cocktails, bowling alleys and a glimmer of Old Hollywood.

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