Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

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...
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum of American Art has moved into a purpose-built Renzo Piano building in the Meatpacking where the 14,000 strong collection is housed...
Grand Central Terminal
Housing top restaurants, bars and stores, Grand Central is way more than just a train station...
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superlatives just don't do justice to one of the most impressive and extensive art collections in the world...
Sunshine Cinema
The hipster haunt for film fans…
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...
Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry has been captured in countless movies and is one of New York's most iconic activities.
Caracas Arepa Bar
Venezuelan arepas joint that's gradually making its presence felt on the East Coast...
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...
Nathan’s Famous
Coney Island hot-dog stand that has become a New York institution...
Second Avenue Deli
Kosher deli that's a New York landmark...
Momofuku Ko
David Chang's low-key, low-budget, low-cover eatery reinvented NYC dining...
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. 
Baci and Abbracci
There's pizza and then there's pizza, and it's the second you'll get at Baci and Abbracci with the kind of Neapolitan variety to make a grown man weep.
Katz’s Delicatessen
A really old-school favourite this deli has become a quintessential NYC experience...
Hampton Chutney Co
Dosa-devouring heaven in this small SoHo takeaway...
Gray’s Papaya
If Batali can breakfast on one of Gray's dogs then we know we're heading in the right direction...
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...
Diner
Reliable and delicous staples.
Di Fara
Best pizza in the city.
Daisy May’s BBQ
An all BBQ joint makes carnivores writhe in ecstacy, especially those too lazy to leave the state...
Crif Dogs
Hot dogs and lots of toppings.
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.

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