Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is an “ecoluxury” hotel with oodles of green creds and views out over the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.
11 Howard
A boutique hotel in SoHo, 11 Howard features Scandinavian-inspired interiors, a stylish lounge and an acclaimed French restaurant.
21 Club
Classic, old-school restaurant with a private members' club feel for Midtown power brokers...
abcV
The restaurant abcV serves elegant vegetarian cuisine from breakfast through to dinner in its bright white space within ABC Carpet & Home in Manhattan.
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.
Arlene’s Grocery
A temple to the young and hip Arlene's Grocery is a great place to kick back relax and enjoy the buzz.
Attaboy
A creative cocktail bar in the Lower East Side, Attaboy may look unassuming, but it’s drinks are second to none – it's one of the best bars in the world.
B.B. King Blues
Legendary guitarist BB King's NYC live music venue can be a little 'destination' for some...
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.
Bar Jamón
With a huge wine list and an even bigger menu of Spanish-style sharing plates, Bar Jamón offers tantalising tapas at its very best.
Bar Veloce
Bar Veloce draws in a smart and sophisticated crowd in need of a good glass of wine to unwind.
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. 
Bemelmans Bar
This is a classy and traditional place to go and enjoy a cocktail among some of New Yorks finest residents.
BLT Steak
Cocktails and steak we find it hard to think of a more compelling combination.
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.
Blue Ribbon
A landmark on the New York culinary scene. This is the place for late night dining.
Blue Ribbon Sushi
If it's sushi in the city you're after, call off the search; perennial favourite Blue Ribbon offers arguably the best in New York. Everyone knows it. 
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Alternative music to cutting-edge theatre is on offer at Brooklyn Academy of Music...
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
Bryant Park
Bryant Park is perfect place to enjoy a spot of peace and quiet amid the chaos that surrounds you.
Campbell Apartment
This smart city hide out is elegant, exclusive and stunning.
Caracas Arepa Bar
Venezuelan arepas joint that's gradually making its presence felt on the East Coast...
Caroline’s Comedy Club
One of the city's most well-known comedy clubs has a mixed line up of stand up and improv...
Casa Mono
Tapas and wine go together like a horse and carriage, which is why it's good to know that Casa Mono does both oh-so well.
Central Park
A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Central Park...
City Center
NY City Center is known for its expressive dance and dramatic theatre...
Cookshop
Upmarket Americana is the name of the game at Cookshop.
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
A look around here will make you realise the full impact design has on the way we live.
Crif Dogs
Hot dogs and lots of toppings.
Daisy May’s BBQ
An all BBQ joint makes carnivores writhe in ecstacy, especially those too lazy to leave the state...
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.
Del Posto
Del Posto brings fine dining charm to Italian cusine and does so with aplomb.
Delicatessen
Smooth and striking interior; a tasty SoHo take on the greasy spoon diner...
Di Fara
Best pizza in the city.
Dig Inn Seasonal Market
The clean, local and healthy food that packs a zesty and flavoursome punch...
Diner
Reliable and delicous staples.
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

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