Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Animal
Modern American fusion from the 'food dudes' of the LA restaurant scene, Animal idolises the finest ingredients.
Belvedere
A celebrated eatery with a powerful and bold-faced clientele...
BLD
Easy to love for its much-loved, all-American fare (BLD stands for 'breakfast', 'lunch' and 'dinner'), this is a must for their delicious lunches or post-all-nighter ricotta pancakes.
Commissary
Housed in a greenhouse on the second floor of The Line Hotel in LA, Commissary serves delicious international, Instagram-worthy fare in Koreatown.
Estrella
A hippie chic Modern American restaurant on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, Estrella serves delicious, creative fare in a Laurel County bungalow-style space.
Farmshop
Found in the historic Brentwood Country Mart in Santa Monica, Farmshop is a restaurant and market that showcases Californian cuisine and ingredients.
Gjelina
Soak up Venice’s hip atmosphere in this stylish eatery, complete with roaring open fires and small plates for sharing.
Jar
Dreamy 70s-inspired chophouse with seasonal menus and a cozy interior...
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.
Post & Beam
Cheery farm-fresh food straight out of the wood-burning oven.
Redbird
Redbird, found in the 1930’s rectory of Downtown LA’s deconsecrated cathedral, is a New American restaurant from talented chef Neal Fraser.
Salt’s Cure
A New American restaurant in Hollywood, Salt’s Cure is popular week-round for its well-sourced, expertly-prepared dishes.
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...
The Hart and the Hunter
Former pop-up finds hot new home at Mid-City’s Palihotel to continue their southern comfort vibe.
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...
Umami Burger
Umami Burger at The Grove in LA’s La Brea neighbourhood is bold, bright, and packing a menu of seriously tasty fried and fabulous dishes.

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