Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

21 Club
Classic, old-school restaurant with a private members' club feel for Midtown power brokers...
Al Di Là
If it's low-key comfort food you're after, you'll find it by the piled-high plateload at Al Di Là; expect northern Italian fare done well.
Ali’s Kebab Café
The trek to Queens is worth it at Ali's Kebab Café, where offal and atmosphere are served up in equal measure.
B.B. King Blues
Legendary guitarist BB King's NYC live music venue can be a little 'destination' for some...
Balthazar
As one of New York's most famous Parisian-style brassaries, Balthazar doesn't need to do much to get foodies through the doors.
Bar Boulud
Bar Pitti
A cash-only casual affair in West Village, Bar Pitti offers gorgeous Tuscan plates in a suitably rustic setting.
Barney Greengrass
Smoked fish and eggs, amongst other things, is the order of the day at Barney Greengrass, where breakfast is the most important meal of the day. 
Bella Blu
Bella Blu is an Upper East Side trattoria that offers fabulously fresh ingredients within gorgeously rustic interiors.
Bemelmans Bar
This is a classy and traditional place to go and enjoy a cocktail among some of New Yorks finest residents.
BLT Prime
BLT Prime is best defined as a creative steakhouse, with all kinds of meaty options available in subdued by nonetheless stylish surroundings. 
Blue Hill
Blue Hill serves good, honest food direct from the farm courtesy of locavore chef Dan Barber. 
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.
Bouley
Inspired Italian fare comes as standard at Bouley, with a mouthwatering Mediterranean menu that please even the most discerning critic.
Bowery Ballroom
A temple to the bright young things worshipping at the altar of ultra-hip sceney music...
Bowlmor Lanes
This is a great way to do something a bit different and will definitely bring a lot of laughs.
Brandy Library
Brandy Library boasts an extensive selection of drinks. This is a classy and comfortably hang out.
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
Buddakan
As a one-stop shop for pouting and posing, it's reassuring to know that Buddakan doesn't disappoint when it comes to its mouthwatering menu of modern Asian dishes.
Campbell Apartment
This smart city hide out is elegant, exclusive and stunning.
Carbone
Carbone conjures the spirit of New York's great Italian-American restaurants of the mid-20th century, serving old school classics with lashings of style.
Central Park
A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Central Park...
Clinton Street Bakery
Indulgent comfort
Club Macanudo
Old school elegance for serious cocktails and cigars...
Coffee Shop
South-American tinged menu of diner staples...
Craft
Ultimate foodie NY experience.
Daisy May’s BBQ
An all BBQ joint makes carnivores writhe in ecstacy, especially those too lazy to leave the state...
Daniel
Daniel Boulud's flagship restaurant is NY fine dining at its absolute zenith...
Degustation
A culinary adventure from one of the rising stars of the NY dining scene...
Di Fara
Best pizza in the city.
Diner
Reliable and delicous staples.
Ear Inn
One of New York's oldest drinking dens...
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...
Empire State Building
NYC's iconic landmark still provides the best views of the city...
Employees Only
First of the speakeasy bar/restaurants hasn't lost its edge or its good-looking clientele...
Employees Only
Esca
Batali is the muscle behind Pasternack's seafood restaurant and the quality shows through...
Estela
Estela, serving accomplished Mediterranean dishes from its elegant, understated space in New York's East Village, has swiftly established its reputation
Felidia
Chic laid-back Italian spirit that's perfect for wining dining clients (or even just yourself)...
Ferrara
Packed old-school Italian cafe that serves up beautiful sfogliatelle and strong espresso...

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