Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Café Habana
Café Habana
Rest assured there is a good reason why so many hip locals queue around the block.
Café Gitane
Crusty baguettes and French models are the staple at this Nolita café...
Café Cluny
Delectable dishes are served in a relatively intimate and achingly fashionable setting.
Butter
Music, drinks, style, snacks and scene; Butter has it all - go!
Burger Joint
A no-frills approach to well-made food is what people love best.
Buddakan
As a one-stop shop for pouting and posing, it's reassuring to know that Buddakan doesn't disappoint when it comes to its mouthwatering menu of modern Asian dishes.
Budapest’s Omorovicza spa products goes global
Harnessing the power of Budapest' thermal waters, Omorovicza spa's new range will be sold at New York's and London's most exclusive retailers.
Bryant Park
Bryant Park is perfect place to enjoy a spot of peace and quiet amid the chaos that surrounds you.
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn's contemporary art museum is well worth a trip...
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Alternative music to cutting-edge theatre is on offer at Brooklyn Academy of Music...
Bread
Does what it says on the tin with some added extras...
Brandy Library
Brandy Library boasts an extensive selection of drinks. This is a classy and comfortably hang out.
Bowlmor Lanes
This is a great way to do something a bit different and will definitely bring a lot of laughs.
Bowery Ballroom
A temple to the bright young things worshipping at the altar of ultra-hip sceney music...
Bouley
Inspired Italian fare comes as standard at Bouley, with a mouthwatering Mediterranean menu that please even the most discerning critic.
bOb
Stylishly decorated and serving good drinks to the young and fabulous in New York.
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. 
Blue Ribbon
A landmark on the New York culinary scene. This is the place for late night dining.
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 Hill
Blue Hill serves good, honest food direct from the farm courtesy of locavore chef Dan Barber. 
BLT Steak
Cocktails and steak we find it hard to think of a more compelling combination.
BLT Prime
BLT Prime is best defined as a creative steakhouse, with all kinds of meaty options available in subdued by nonetheless stylish surroundings. 
Bliss Soho
Relax at this global neighbourhood spa chain in the heart of SoHo...
Blind Tiger
Blind Tiger spent time researching fine coffee roasting techniques and created an alcohol-friendly menu to please everyone.
Black Door
This buzzy little place is great for a drink and to do a bit of people watching.
Black & White
Although a little on the small side this is a fun and busy spot to get a great drink.
Bicycle Habitat
Whether you want to rent or buy, you're guaranteed to leave this store on two wheels. The perfect way to see the city.
Bemelmans Bar
This is a classy and traditional place to go and enjoy a cocktail among some of New Yorks finest residents.
Bembe
Very cool, very alternative, very eco-friendly, very Williamsburg...
Bella Blu
Bella Blu is an Upper East Side trattoria that offers fabulously fresh ingredients within gorgeously rustic interiors.
Beauty & Essex
One New York restaurant that's been described as a bit like the city itself; grungy and confusing on the outside but with a loud, glamorous, surprising, beating young heart.
Battery Park City
It's easy to spend time pottering around Battery Park City ogling the bay views...
Bâtard
A modern French restaurant in TriBeCa, Bâtard serves wildly imaginative and responsibly sourced cuisine in sleek surrounds.
Barracuda
Without the attitude Barracuda is one of Chelsea's better gay bars.
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. 
Bar Veloce
Bar Veloce draws in a smart and sophisticated crowd in need of a good glass of wine to unwind.
Bar Pitti
A cash-only casual affair in West Village, Bar Pitti offers gorgeous Tuscan plates in a suitably rustic setting.
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 Goto
Bar Goto, from bartender extraordinaire Kenta Goto, serves up masterful Japanese-inspired cocktails and a menu of small Japanese-inspired plates.

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