Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Lifegate Café Bistro
Marco Roveda's Lifegate is a real philosophy of life. The message behind Lifegate's bistro radio and magazine is to reduce our carbon footprint: trees are planted after every customer...d
Just Cavalli Café
A glamorous restaurant favoured by Milan's most fashion forward dress in the quadrilatero d'oro's finest to visit Just Cavalli Cafe.
Old Fashion Café
The oldest club in Milan located in Parco Sempione near the fashionable Just Cavallio cafe Old Fashion is THE place to visit on Mondays...
Il Gattopardo Café
Situated near cocktail colossus Roïalto and sister restaurant Chatulle make the trek down Corso Sempione for an evening in this sophisticated club - just remember to book ahead...
Café Atlantique
With two dance floors, four bars, two restaurants and a summer terrace, lose yourself in the mainstream crowd at water themed Café Atlantique after dinner at nearby Altro Spazio Strat or Compagnia Generale.
Pane & Caffè
If you're in Isola or visiting the Cimitero Monumentale head a little further north to this buzzing modern cafe for breakfast lunch or aperitivo...
L’Arte di Offrire il Thé
The Art of Offering Tea is taken very seriously in this dedicated tea boutique. In a delicate tranquil pistachio-green setting that's half-shop half-tasting-room the process of tea is presented.
Grand Café a Tre Marie
This recently refurbished café with zebra-skin chairs and black and white portraits has a certain glamour. Just down the road from the Giardini Pubblici it's a perfect spot to refuel in between museums...=displa"
Fioraio Bianchi Caffè
Tucked away just off the Via Solferino in the charming historic quarter of Brera Fioraio Bianchi is a lovely option for lunch or a coffee...
Caffè della Pusterla
Located in the canal area Navigli an ecletic patchwork of old and new La Pusteria is the perfect place to park your shopping bags and refuel during or post exploring nearby Corso Ticinese...
Located down the far end of Corso Sempione this 1940s Cuban themed cocktail colossus is hugely popular. Combine drinks at Roïalto with dinner at Chatulle and partying at Il Gattopardo...
Nordest Caffè
Political debate is served up with quality jazz classical and acoustic at this civilised cafe-bar. Located in the up-and-coming district Isola it's a great place to relax over a bottle of red wine...
Frida Café
Quirky and warm this liberal 70's-style bar is located in Isola - an up and coming area north of Corso Como home to some left-field bars and squat-cum-club Pergola Move...
The Hedonist | Milan
Self-proclaimed ‘Temple of Gastronomical Delights’, Peck certainly doesn’t undersell itself as a culinary haven – but neither does it disappoint. 
Corso di Porta Ticinese
At the heart of atmospheric Navigli main strip Ticinese is packed with young jeansy shops and hip yet cheap restaurants and bars...
10 Corso Como
When you've thoroughly explored Carla Sozzani's infamous boutique take a stroll down pedestrianised Corso Como for more high end fashion. By night this small strip is home to some of chicest clubs in Milan...
Located in Parco Sempione this relaxed Indian-themed bar is stylishly alternative. Stop by for some fragrant cocktails en route to dinner at the Just Cavalli Cafe or more drinks at the nearby Living...=display:none;""
A pleasingly tranquil spa destination, with treatments influenced by Ayurveda and the Orient. They offer quick treatments for the busy, and detox treatments for those turning over new leaves.
Castello di Tolcinasco Golf & Country Club
Golf Brianza Country Club
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.
Tennis is very popular among the Milanese, although tennis clubs tend to be very exclusive...
Escape the city's polished designer shops and experience a rawer Milan.
Hidden Escape: Tuscany’s Viareggio
Summer 2012 Fashion Hotlist
15 Questions with Nick Ulivieri – Travel Photographer
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Adam Aleksander – Party Designer Extraordinaire
Smoking Kills Club
Party-focused nightclub where music rules the day and alternative is okay.
Urban Flowers – A City in Bloom
Stevie Parle on Food Home and Away
Excelsior Milano
This 7-storey concept department store takes Milanese shopping to new heights.
Hg2’s Almost Tantalizing Train Trips
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian Travel Award as Best Train Company. It got us thinking about Hg2's Almost Tantalizing Train Trips...
Hg2’s Top Ten Easter Weekend Escapes
With the long Bank holiday approaching, heres some inspiration to take a trip - our top Easter Weekend destinations.
Launch of The Hotel Maison Moschino
Housed in a neo-classical railway station in central Milan, the Hotel Maison Moschino is soon to open the doors to its sixty five fairy tale themed rooms.

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