Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

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...
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...
Hotel Café
The perfect place to scout out the next big thing in the indie-alt-rock world...
Unassuming tiki shack that serves the gamut of exotic cocktails - come early to snatch one of the few seats and join the luau.
The Satellite
Formerly Spaceland, this incredible venue has hosted some of the biggest groundbreaking bands in LA, and despite recent changes, one can only hope it continues to bring in the best of the indie rock scene.
The Roxy Theater
One of the legendary LA venues, the Roxy is the Strip's live music mainstay.
The Dime
Surprisingly swanky little bar that has become a hit with the trendoids.
The Body Shop
Sunset's best strip club, but that's not saying a great deal...
Rainbow Bar & Grill
As close as you can come to being on tour with Motley Crue circa 1989, The Rainbow has been host to everyone from Marilyn Monroe to heavy metal rockers, and retains a roadie-licious edge.
Draws blessedly young hordes of beautiful boys and lesbian lookers to dance the night away with a cocktail or three.
M Bar
You'd never notice M Bar if you weren't looking out for it. Tucked into a frankly unglamorous shopping center, this restaurant-cum-supper club is a sexy surprise that has managed to stay under the radar. 
For those who like their clubs sophisticated, Lure boasts water features, sculptures and cabanas for you to get cosy in. 
Lucky Strike Lanes
The Big Lebowski's baked blessed-out vision of a spare-seeker's paradise...
Little Joy
Frequent travellers, upon arrival to a new city, often find themselves asking, 'Where are the locals?' In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, the answer is Little Joy.
Jumbo’s Clown Room
Jumbo's perfected dive-diva appeal and offers something for everyone...
For the most insider-y of the insiders, this tiny club's cache is immense...
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
4 Play Gentleman’s Club
Baroque bordello meets Studio 54 for LA's most beautiful strip club...
Sam’s Hofbrau
No-frills, no-cover, no-drink-minimum, no-pressure juggy joint, Sam's Hofbrau definitely channels a retro-quirky-cool vibe.
A blues lover's heaven - a dash of Southside Chicago a touch of New Orleans' French Quarter and a pinch of Memphis...
Backstage Bar & Grill
Unassuming down-and-dirty-dive hosts one of the wildest no-frills party scenes...

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