Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

A-Frame
Fun boutique picnicking with a mouth-watering global vibe.
A.O.C.
Super-sexy Mediterranean tapas joint with an impressive wine list.
Acme
A wide range of work is exhibited at ACME, including painting, drawings, prints, sculpture and installations. With the great variety of artists and media here even the most discerning are sure to find something.
Alimento
Found in Silver Lake, Alimento is an Italian restaurant from Chef Zach Pollack with serious culinary chops and a neighbourhood vibe.
Alma
The combo of farm fresh local produce and chef Ari Taymor's creative flair make this unobtrusive gem a unique spot in LA.
Animal
Modern American fusion from the 'food dudes' of the LA restaurant scene, Animal idolises the finest ingredients.
Barbrix
Located on Hyperion just minutes away from the famed Greek Theatre, Barbrix introduced farm-to-table gourmet and a creative but accessible wine selection to the east side when it opened in 2009. 
Baroo
Famous for good reason, Baroo serves up creative, seasonal dishes inspired by Korean cuisine in its white-walled, petite space in Hollywood.
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.
Blue Plate Oysterette
Blue Plate Oysterette pretty much does what it says on the tin. Ocean-fresh oysters and seafood with a blue and white decor - need we say much more...
Café Stella
The coolest funkiest little French bistro in Silver Lake...
Cassia
A Southeast Asian restaurant with Californian sensibilities, Cassia is a knockout Santa Monica restaurant serving dinner and drinks week-round.
Catch
Ocean-fresh seafood is on offer at beach front eaterie, Catch. Located in Santa Monica it's been making waves now for some time...
Cecconi’s West Hollywood
Cecconi's West Hollywood is the LA outpost of Soho House-owned luxe mini-chain of Italian restaurants with elegant interiors and wonderful Italian dishes.
Cheebo
Casually cool, organic and delicious charmer in the heart of Sunset...
Chi Spacca
A beloved Melrose restaurant from Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali, and Joe Bastianich, Chi Spacca serves a delicious meat-heavy, Italian-inspired menu.
Comme Ça
French power bistro from our favorite chef in LA fuses the comforting and the creative...
Commissary
Housed in a greenhouse on the second floor of The Line Hotel in LA, Commissary serves delicious international, Instagram-worthy fare in Koreatown.
Crustacean
Glorious Euro-Viet seafood restaurant for Beverly Hills power brokers...
Cut
Wolfgang Puck is the master of all things meaty - and his LA outpost of Cut is no different - sublime cuts of meat on offer...
Dan Tana’s
An old school 1964 Hollywood institution with all the charm of an Arthur Avenue Italian diner. 
Destroyer
Serving breakfast and lunch during the week, chef Jordan Kahn’s Scandinavian-style cuisine at Destroyer has wooed and won the hearts of LA diners.
Dominick’s
Classic Little Italy and an old hang out of the Rat Pack...
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.
Fig and Olive
Fine French flavors and buzzing celebrity crowd, Fig and Olive is a definite one not to be missed.
Gjelina
Soak up Venice’s hip atmosphere in this stylish eatery, complete with roaring open fires and small plates for sharing.
Gordon Ramsay
Tempestuous British celebrity chef brings his award-winning cooking to West Hollywood...
Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop
Fresh healthy food for diners wanting to look good without sacrificing the taste.
Gwen
The second LA restaurant from famed chef Curtis Stone, Gwen is a meat-lover’s dream, found on iconic Sunset Boulevard, with its own on-site butcher counter.
Here’s Looking at You
Here's Looking at You is an international restaurant in Koreatown, serving a creative menu of dishes and an innovative bar programme.
Hinoki & The Bird
Hinoki & The Bird, which boasts a studiously ornate interior and too-cool-for-school waiters who rock converse and chambray shirts, brings together fresh California cuisine with the delicacy and balance of Japanese cooking.
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.
Jar
Dreamy 70s-inspired chophouse with seasonal menus and a cozy interior...
Jon & Vinny’s
A stylish restaurant in Fairfax, Jon & Vinny’s is the popular creation of chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, serving modern Italian from breakfast to dinner.
Katsuya
Knuckle & Claw
Knuckle & Claw offers delicious lobster rolls, oysters, and chowders from its chic seafood “shack” in Santa Monica, with another location in Silverlake.
Lazy Ox Canteen
This eclectic Little Tokyo joint serves up crafted global cuisine with a chic exterior. 
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.

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