Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Zankou Chicken
At Zankou Chicken the spit-roasted chickens are unbelievably tender and flavourful, with an otherworldly crispy skin. Trying it is a must...
Tito’s Tacos
Serious authentic Mexican street fare that commands a huge following...
The Original Pantry Cafe
24-hour restaurant with a menu as large as the portions...
Sycamore Kitchen
Featuring a coffee programme by primo roasters Stumptown and famous pastries like the salted caramel pecan babka, Sycamore also slings a range of breakfast and lunch specials.
Sqirl
Opened by the combined forces of Squirl’s pro jam-maker Jessica Koslow and coffee aficionados Kyle Glanville and Charles Babinski, this hybrid spot is at
Santouka Ramen
This could very well be the best café in LA for casual, no-fuss Japanese fare, and locals know that the best time to pay this ever-popular stalwart a visit is during off-hours.
Plan Check
A spare and industrial restaurant inspired by architectural firms’ aesthetics, Plan Check blends Americana classics with Japanese elements that are a nod to its Little Osaka neighbourhood locale. 
Philippe the Original
Landmark diner with unbelievable French-dipped sandwiches...
King Taco
A 24-hour tribute to the glory of the best tacos in LA...
Joan’s on Third
A family-run, upscale-casual eatery and marketplace with sun-drenched sidewalk seating and a destination cheese counter, Joan’s has an expansive menu with
In-N-Out Burger
Ask any Angeleno: In-N-Out is the best fast-food burger joint around, hands down. With a secret menu and utterly delicious burgers, fries and shakes, don't leave L.A. without coming here at least once.
Gjusta
A bakery, deli and cafe in Venice, Gjusta has a huge menu of sweet and savoury delights that have won over Angelenos, some driving across town for a fix.
Farmers Market
Each day, the market hosts over 100 vendors who capture what LA does best: Multi-ethnic eats. Artisanal goods. Top-notch shopping.
Egg Slut
A gourmet eatery in LA’s Grand Central Market, Egg Slut serves up delicious dishes that feature eggs in the starring role.
800 Degrees
When it comes to good-quality fast food Los Angeles is changing the game, and 800 Degrees is at the forefront of that culinary shift.

Sign up for our newsletter

We'd love to keep you up-to-date with what's really going on around the world, from the hottest new restaurants and mind-blowingly beautiful hotels, to thumping underground clubs and world-class art galleries. Sign up to learn more - we promise you it'll be worth it...

X

Follow Us