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...
Yakitori Totto
Authentic Japanese cooking – the shiso-wrapped chicken skewers are a must...
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...
Vic’s
A marvellous marriage of Italian and Mediterranean flavours, Vic’s – with Chef Hillary Sterling at the helm – is a NoHo knockout.
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...
Tørst
Danish for ‘thirst’, TØrst is the latest addition to Brooklyn's ever expanding bar scene, and a real haven for beer aficionados.
Therapy
The gay crowd are flocking to Hell's Kitchen for a little late-night Therapy...
The Todd English Food Hall
New York’s answer to the food halls and markets of the Mediterranean, The Todd English Food Hall is located in the luxurious Plaza hotel.
The Third Man
A speakeasy-like bar in Alphabet City, The Third Man serves creative cocktails and a great selection of wine and beer in its rustic-chic space.
The Strip House
A great atmosphere and a few eclectic culinary touches put this steakhouse ahead of the pack...
The Standard Grill
One of the most fashionable and sought-after restaurants in New York...
The Standard East Village
The Standard East Village is striking, stylish and chic. This 21-storey tower has beautiful rooms, super cocktails and one of the best restaurants around...
The Spotted Pig
New Yorkers have firmly embraced the Spotted Pig and gastro-pub concept some while after opening it's still regularly packed out. Go for epic bar food and to watch Manhattan sophisticates do what they do best.
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 Musket Room
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 Little Owl
Fun and lively dining in West Village surrounds...
The Library Hotel
The smallish rooms are made up for by the Library itself, a great place to unwind after a day hitting the shops.
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 Dead Rabbit
The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog is a retro-inspired cocktail bar with an upscale atmosphere.
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 Bowery
This hotel combines eclectic design gadgets galore and one of the trendiest bars in town.
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.
The Bar Room
Found under The Beekman’s nine-storey Victorian atrium, The Bar Room is a glamorous spot for a cocktail and a few light bites.
Tertulia
Seamus Mullen's debut restaurant, Tertulia, was inspired by the sidrerias of Northern Spain, serving plenty of tapas, as well as a Spanish wine list.
Terroir

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