Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Westville
Low-key Westville is neighbourhood cooking at its finest...
Washington Square Park
Steeped in history and popular with a diverse mix of people Washington Square Park is a great place to hang out. On the weekends come and enjoy performers entertaining the large crowds.
Union Square Park
Union Square Park is a cultural hub of happenings. Stop savour and enjoy...
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Tanoreen
Low-key and excellent homely Middle Eastern cooking in Brooklyn...
Sunshine Cinema
The hipster haunt for film fans…
Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry has been captured in countless movies and is one of New York's most iconic activities.
SriPraPhai
The best Thai restaurant in the five boroughs, definitely worth the schlep...
Second Avenue Deli
Kosher deli that's a New York landmark...
Pho Grand
A huge bowl of steaming goodness is perfect for curing any hangover...
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Old Town Bar
Historic New York tavern that appeals to hipsters and mobsters alike...
NYC Public Library
Housing an important collection of literature, although it's the building that tends to be the real star...
Museum of Modern Art
Although a small space, the collections are always changing at the Museum of Contemporary Art so there's always plenty to sit and stare at.
Moustache
Fast, fantastic Middle Eastern food on the go in the East Village...
Momofuku Noodle Bar
The first stop in David Chang's ever-rolling, ever-hip reinvention of what simple dining should be...
Momofuku Milk Bar
Momofuku Milk Bar is crammed with scrumptious sweet treats, as David Chang's consistently outpaces his rivals in understanding exactly what hits the spot...
Momofuku Ko
David Chang's low-key, low-budget, low-cover eatery reinvented NYC dining...
Marlow & Sons
Part-gourmet store and part-greenmarket, Marlow & Sons pulls in a regular crowd from the bright lights...
Malatesta
Low-key and well-priced trattoria full of pretty, young hipsters...
La Esquina
One of NYC best known hidden restaurants - go through the kitchen to find the gold...
Katz’s Delicatessen
A really old-school favourite this deli has become a quintessential NYC experience...
Huckleberry Bar
It's all about the cocktails at Huckleberry (oh and the small plates to help fortify the stomach)...
Hop Kee
Good fast Cantonese-style food for late-night diners on the run...
Hampton Chutney Co
Dosa-devouring heaven in this small SoHo takeaway...
Grimaldi’s
Pizza worth waiting for and a whole load of cliches rolled into one...
Great NY Noodletown
Perfect late-night Chinese noodle joint for a feast of flavoursome Cantonese food...
Franny’s
Highly regarded neighbourhood pizza joint in Brooklyn that is so worth the schlep...
Ferrara
Packed old-school Italian cafe that serves up beautiful sfogliatelle and strong espresso...
Egg
Honest to god breakfast and brunch joint in Brooklyn...
Diner
Reliable and delicous staples.
Di Fara
Best pizza in the city.
Devoción
A farm-to-table coffee roaster and cafe, Devoción can be found in Bogotá and Brooklyn serving ultra-fresh coffee in ultra-hip surrounds.
Daisy May’s BBQ
An all BBQ joint makes carnivores writhe in ecstacy, especially those too lazy to leave the state...
Corner Bistro
Great burgers
Coffee Shop
South-American tinged menu of diner staples...
Clinton Street Bakery
Indulgent comfort
Caracas Arepa Bar
Venezuelan arepas joint that's gradually making its presence felt on the East Coast...
Café Habana
Rest assured there is a good reason why so many hip locals queue around the block.
Burger Joint
A no-frills approach to well-made food is what people love best.

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