Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

The Bar at Baccarat Hotel
The Bar at Baccarat Hotel is opulent and literally dripping with crystal; it’s a fine place for a Champagne cocktail or even a New York cider.
The Polo Bar
The Polo Bar, part of Ralph Lauren’s stable, offers a classic NYC restaurant experience, complete with cocktails – both liquid and shrimp varieties.
The Loews Regency
A landmark among New York’s collection of classic hotels, The Loews Regency has enjoyed the favour of film stars, socialites and royalty over the years.
The Plaza
Found on the southern fringes of Central Park, The Plaza is arguably New York’s most iconic hotel.
Flatiron Lounge
Old school elegance and delicious cocktails at an old Sinatra hang-out...
The Peninsula
The fusion between contemporary accessories with old-world grace makes this hotel a special pick.
B.B. King Blues
Legendary guitarist BB King's NYC live music venue can be a little 'destination' for some...
The Benjamin
The Benjamin provides discerning New York travelers with intimacy and comfort.
The Carlyle
The Carlyle is a timeless classic a showcase of great art and a sanctuary of privacy.
The Rose Bar
Oh so media friendly the GPH's bar is a work of art...
Club Macanudo
Old school elegance for serious cocktails and cigars...
Ritz Carlton
The theme of the hotel is pure old-school luxury... but with just enough contemporary twists.
Per Se
This three Michelin-starred restaurant is where New York's moneyed elite dine in plush modernity overlooking Central Park.
The Mansfield
Situated in Midtown East the Mansfield blends seemlessly in with its rather grand surroundings.
The W Union Sq.
W Union Square's landmark 1911 Guardian Life building has the city at it's fingertips.
The Mark
A recession defying refurbishment has embellished the elegance and exclusivity of this luxury hotel.
The Box
Decadent, debauched, anything-goes hedonism has meant The Box has been one of the city's most talked about clubs in recent years...
21 Club
Classic, old-school restaurant with a private members' club feel for Midtown power brokers...
Morandi
Fashionable types flock for the sophisticated food and stylish scene.
The Pierre
No expense has been spared to make this one of the largest and best hotels in this city.
Nobu
The River Café
The food takes second place to the exquisite view of Manhattan from the Brooklyn shore...
Four Seasons
it's been deemed grand and glorious, dining at the Four Seasons is a moment of arrival. Classic New York as you're going to get.
Gramercy Tavern
Gramercy Tavern is the quintessential modern New York restaurant...
Eleven Madison Park
This is the one everyone's talking about - Eleven Madison Park is slowly creeping up the list of the World's Best Restaurants...
Blue Hill at Stone Barns
While it may be 30 miles outside of the city, for food this farm-fresh we're more than prepared to make the effort.
Daniel
Daniel Boulud's flagship restaurant is NY fine dining at its absolute zenith...
Sushi Yasuda
Delicately fresh and simple flavours at this celebrated sushi restaurant...
Le Bernardin
One of the all time New York greats is still going strong after many years...
Peter Luger
Peter Luger's is still widely regarded as serving the best steaks in town...
Masa
With a set menu in excess of $400 the sushi has to be pretty darn amazing...
Bouley
Inspired Italian fare comes as standard at Bouley, with a mouthwatering Mediterranean menu that please even the most discerning critic.
Campbell Apartment
This smart city hide out is elegant, exclusive and stunning.
Brandy Library
Brandy Library boasts an extensive selection of drinks. This is a classy and comfortably hang out.
Bemelmans Bar
This is a classy and traditional place to go and enjoy a cocktail among some of New Yorks finest residents.
John Varvatos Soho
The label whose minimalist fashion has become synonymous with rock 'n' roll nostalgia fits perfectly within this once iconic punk club.

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