Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

The Slipper Room
The Slipper Room is a performance space offering a roster of incredible variety acts, from burlesque to aerialists and everything in between.
The Knickerbocker Hotel
A peaceful, sleek hotel overlooking Times Square, The Knickerbocker Hotel has a rooftop bar, cuisine from Charlie Palmer and 350 soundproofed rooms.
The Blond
Found within Aby Rosen’s 11 Howard, The Blond bar is where New York’s style set go to drink, dance, and make merry in Manhattan.
Prime Meats
With a menu that comes by way of far-off Alpine regions, Prime Meats is a sleek restaurant in Brooklyn with a farm-to-table ethos and undeniable style.
The Eddy
A seasonal New American restaurant, The Eddy is packed with talent you can trust, like Executive Chef Jeremy Salamon and Head Bartender Brian Elder.
11 Howard
A boutique hotel in SoHo, 11 Howard features Scandinavian-inspired interiors, a stylish lounge and an acclaimed French restaurant.
The James
A boutique hotel in SoHo, The James has a residential vibe and some seriously stylish outdoor and rooftop spaces, including an urban garden and plunge pool.
Meadowsweet
A New American restaurant with whitewashed walls, an indoor herb garden, and seasonal creds, Meadowsweet is a fixture on the Brooklyn dining scene.
Grand Banks
An oyster bar on hand-built historic wooden schooner in New York, Grand Banks is an outdoor drinking and dining experience you aren’t likely to forget.
Dante
Now a registered New York landmark, a drink or a meal at Dante offers a side of history with every Italian-inspired meal and potent cocktail.
abcV
The restaurant abcV serves elegant vegetarian cuisine from breakfast through to dinner in its bright white space within ABC Carpet & Home in Manhattan.
Tavern on the Green
The iconic Tavern on the Green offers a seasonal food menu and atmospheric indoor and al fresco dining overlooking the Sheep Meadow in Central Park.
Russ & Daughters Cafe
Russ & Daughters Cafe is a sit-down branch of the ‘appetizing’ store, which has been serving New Yorkers their bagels and smoked salmon for over 100 years.
The Broome Hotel
A Parisian-inspired boutique hotel in New York’s SoHo district, The Broome Hotel offers guests a serene setting in which to unwind after a busy day.
Wythe Hotel
Housed in an old factory building from 1901, The Wythe Hotel is a boutique hotel offering incredible views over the Manhattan skyline and sleek interiors.
The Beekman
Housed in a landmark building in Lower Manhattan, The Beekman has been fully restored and is now even more striking than when it was first build in 1881.
The Cutting Room
One of New York’s better live music bars, The Cutting Room, with its intimate rock’n’roll decor, draws a crowd of celebs and live music lovers week-round.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
Martha Washington Hotel
Following a recent renovation, the boutique Martha Washington Hotel, previously catering to women, now comes with a new tagline: "exclusively for everyone."
Estela
A bar/restaurant serving spanish cuisine alongside terrific wines
LES Tenement Museum
A tour around the Lower Eastside Tenement Museum is a real insight into old New York.
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
Public
Located in the heart of Nolita's maze of chic streets this is a great lunch option.
Riverside Church
Serene and spectacular venue for theater and concerts...
Joe
Coffee favourite that's now springing up all over the city...
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Alternative music to cutting-edge theatre is on offer at Brooklyn Academy of Music...
Caroline’s Comedy Club
One of the city's most well-known comedy clubs has a mixed line up of stand up and improv...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Delicatessen
Smooth and striking interior; a tasty SoHo take on the greasy spoon diner...
United Nations
The home of international diplomacy at the heart of Manhattan...
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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's is architecturally stunning and offers an alternative to the city's parks and galleries.
Empire State Building
NYC's iconic landmark still provides the best views of the city...
Guggenheim Museum
One of the most iconic buildings in the city houses one of the world's greatest art collections...
Maya
Magnificent meals (and margaritas); some of the best Mexican fare in town.
Frick Collection
A collection of artworks housed in the former estate of steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick...
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Gotham Comedy Club
Brings grandeur and glamour to the Big Apple comedy scene...
Knitting Factory
One of Brooklyn's best live-music clubs...

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