Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Acme Oyster House
Well-loved oyster house with a DIY touch.
American Sector
A culinary trip down memory lane, with real taste.
Balise
Balise, from James Beard award-winning chef Justin Devillier, is grounded in the rich past of Louisiana, offering refined Southern cuisine in the CBD.
Borgne
Louisiana seafood restaurant, Borgne, from Chefs Brian Landry and John Besh is a love song to the state’s coastal region, with a menu of local classics.
Boucherie
What started out as a roving Purple Truck serving Southern food turned into one of the hippest new restaurants in New Orleans.
Brennan’s
One of the best restaurants in New Orleans, ideal for imaginative Creole cuisine or sumptuous brunches.
Casemento’s
Oyster restaurant which doesn't do summer.
Charlie’s
Meet your meat. Not for vegetarians.
Cochon Butcher
Cochon Butcher is an artisanal butcher, sandwich shop and wine bar that cures its own meats and serves superlative meats alongside a curated drinks list.
Dooky Chase
Great find in a not-so-great area.
Gautreau’s
A hidden treat for the city's upper crust.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
Green Goddess
A tiny restaurant with a menu as big as this world.
La Petite Grocery
Food store turned bistro, this is a real local favourite with a constantly changing menu.
La Provence
Home-grown French grub in a far out location.
Mat & Naddie’s
Delightful hideaway serving contemporary Louisiana cooking.
Mesón 923
Beautiful pretty-gritty restaurant – and the food ain't half bad either...
Pêche Seafood Grill
A seafood restaurant from acclaimed chef Donald Link, Pêche Seafood Grill serves up wood-fired dishes from its rustic space in the Warehouse District.
Pelican Club
Perenially popular spot with particularly good appetizers.
Ralph’s on the Park
By locals for locals' - but you might aswell try it anway.
Restaurant Patois
A well-kept local secret.
Restaurant R’evolution
Found in the French Quarter, Cajun and Creole cuisine is the order of the day at Restaurant R'evolution, one of New Orleans’ finest restaurants.
Salon Restaurant by Sucré
An elegant mid-century space with modern sensibilities, the Salon Restaurant by Sucré offers brunch, afternoon tea and dinner in the French Quarter.
SoBou
SoBou is a much-loved New Orleans restaurant and bar with a flurry of awards and accolades to its name, serving small plates of Louisiana street food.
Soniat House
A true New Orleans experience, perfect for romantic getaways.
Sylvain
Sylvain is a Southern gastropub, found steps from Jackson Square, with historical roots and a prodigiously tempting menu of food and cocktails.
The Country Club
This exclusive-feeling spot at Wynn is a favorite of those hitting the links, but is also open to the public.
Toups’ Meatery
A contemporary Cajun restaurant aimed at carnivores of all stripes, Toups’ Meatery bring your dreams of Southern cuisine to life in its chic Mid-City space.
Willa Jean
At once a bakery, cafe and fully-fledged restaurant, Willa Jean is whatever you need it to be, offering meals throughout the day in the CBD.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House
Famous fried chicken in Willie Mae's tradition.

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