Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Cutting-edge and urban, Oak’s Bond Street branch sells apparel and accessories from the latest up-and-coming designers to Manhattan hipsters.
NYC Public Library
Housing an important collection of literature, although it's the building that tends to be the real star...
NoMad Hotel
Glamourous new boutique hotel and upscale eatery bridges the gap between Paris & New York and Chelsea & Gramercy Park.
Home to some seriously stylish independent boutiques work your up Mulberry Mott and Elizabeth Streets treating yourself to a quick bite at Cafe Gitane en route. For more glamorous fare lunch at Balthazar can't be beaten.
Nine Flashpacking Travel Accessories
Night Hotel’s Anti-Valentine’s Day package
Night Hotel has put together a special Anti V-Day package for New York singletons that includes dinner for one, unlimited in-room ice cream, and tequila.
Nice Matin
The perfect destination for a lingering summer lunch take some newspapers and prepare to settle in.
Nic Iljine’s essay in Hg2 Art causes a stir
Following the launch of Hg2 Art, Nic Iljine's account of Putin at the Guggenheim has been creating a bit of a stir.
New York’s JFK Airport to get its Own Hotel
A new boutique hotel is in the pipeline to be built at New York's JFK Airport.
New York Fashion Week Highlights
With incredible views, stunning interiors, and a restaurant from Jason Atherton, The New York EDITION is a great addition to the Flatiron District.
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
Nathan’s Famous
Coney Island hot-dog stand that has become a New York institution...
Must-See Museums
Music on the Streets of Paris
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Museum of Modern Art
Although a small space, the collections are always changing at the Museum of Contemporary Art so there's always plenty to sit and stare at.
Murray Hill
This is where the high-octane shopping really starts - going north up Madison or Fifth Avenue will take you past a roll-call of international designers. Revive with lunch at BLT Steak.
Fast, fantastic Middle Eastern food on the go in the East Village...
Morgans Hotel
Morgans boasts a wonderful location and facilities and services to satisfy every whim.
Fashionable types flock for the sophisticated food and stylish scene.
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.
Momofuku Noodle Bar
The first stop in David Chang's ever-rolling, ever-hip reinvention of what simple dining should be...
Momofuku Milk Bar
Momofuku Milk Bar is crammed with scrumptious sweet treats, as David Chang's consistently outpaces his rivals in understanding exactly what hits the spot...
Momofuku Ko
David Chang's low-key, low-budget, low-cover eatery reinvented NYC dining...
Minetta Tavern
Parisian steakhouse meets classic New York City tavern
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superlatives just don't do justice to one of the most impressive and extensive art collections in the world...
Meatpacking District
You don't need to stroll far to hit retail mania in the Meatpacking District. Top of the list should be Jeffrey (a top-to-toe emporium of all things fabulous) taking in Theory and Scoop along the way.
A New American restaurant with whitewashed walls, an indoor herb garden, and seasonal creds, Meadowsweet is a fixture on the Brooklyn dining scene.
Magnificent meals (and margaritas); some of the best Mexican fare in town.
With a set menu in excess of $400 the sushi has to be pretty darn amazing...
Maryam Nassir Zadeh
The eponymous store of designer Maryam Nassir Zadeh in Lower Manhattan seems to send out a stylish siren call to the city’s well-dressed.
Mary’s Fish Camp
Simple unfussy seafood keeps Mary's permanently packed.
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."
The queen of the ultralounge" - Marquee is about being seen..."
Marlow & Sons
Part-gourmet store and part-greenmarket, Marlow & Sons pulls in a regular crowd from the bright lights...
Marlborough Gallery
The Marlborough Gallery is one of the most famous commercial art galleries exhibiting contemporary photography, sculpture and paintings...

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