Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Zum Schneider
Beer just got fun again in New York...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
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.
Wollman Rink
Now owned by Trump - what isn't in New York - the Wollman Rink offers the perfect Christmastime activity...
Webster Hall
Large-scale club nights and top-class live music...
United Nations
The home of international diplomacy at the heart of Manhattan...
Union Square Café
Understated elegance is the backdrop for impeccable Modern American cooking...
The Standard Grill
One of the most fashionable and sought-after restaurants in 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 Mermaid Inn
Fisherman's fare at its finest. Fashionable and flavoursome; this small seafood shack chain won't disappoint.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
The Lambs Club
The Lambs Club is perfect either for that rushed pre-theatre bite, or a more leisurely post-theatre feed. 
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 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.
The Frye Company
The cult following of Frye’s heritage boots have garnered will love the brand’s flagship store on Spring Street.
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.
The Dutch
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 Cloisters
A hidden oasis of calm, The Cloisters showcase Medieval European art and architecture...
The Circle Line
Take a different view of Manhattan - this time from the water...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strip House
A favourite of A-listers from Lindsay Logan to Bruce Willis, this celeb hotspot attracts a crowd that ranges from well-heeled twenty-somethings to grey-haired bachelors.
Statue of Liberty
Lady Liberty is one of NYC's most iconic landmarks - pity it's a bit of a schlep to get there...
Scores
The city's legendary stripclub comes with decent restaurant and sports to boot...
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's is architecturally stunning and offers an alternative to the city's parks and galleries.
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.
Rockefeller Center
Built by one of the quintessential industrialist American families the Rockefeller Center is a mixture of views, shops, restaurants and live music...
Riverside Church
Serene and spectacular venue for theater and concerts...
Rice to Riches
Who thought that rice pudding could be so much fun...
Red Rooster
 Comfort food and soul music in the heart of Harlem.
Public
Located in the heart of Nolita's maze of chic streets this is a great lunch option.
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.
Peasant
The rustic Peasant is the ideal dark and warm retreat on a winter's day...
Oak
Cutting-edge and urban, Oak’s Bond Street branch sells apparel and accessories from the latest up-and-coming designers to Manhattan hipsters.
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Monkey Bar
Everything Graydon Carter touches turns to the hippest hue of gold, the Monkey Bar is certainly no exception...
Momofuku Ssam Bar
Acclaimed chef David Chang continues to receive plaudits for this latterly fast-food restaurant.

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