Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

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.
Roberta's, housed in a former garage, is one of Brooklyn’s best pizza joints and a longtime foodie favourite of visiting celebs and in-the-know locals.
Smooth and striking interior; a tasty SoHo take on the greasy spoon diner...
City Bakery
Wonderfully warm, rib-sticking comfort food...
New York's first (and finest) dessert bar built around an open kitchen...
Gourmet takeaway from one of America's top chefs...
This international tapas restaurant in the West Village is a truly special place.
Does what it says on the tin with some added extras...
Dig Inn Seasonal Market
The clean, local and healthy food that packs a zesty and flavoursome punch...
Union Square Café
Understated elegance is the backdrop for impeccable Modern American cooking...
Stone Park Café
Stone Park Cafe's more original brunch menu is a Brooklyn Sunday must...
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.
Otto Enoteca
Otto Enoteca is superstar Italian chef Mario Batali's take on the traditional pizza, and unsurprisingly they just keep on winning industry plaudits...
Sushi Seki
A relaxed sushi joint where many chefs head for late night/early morning sustenance...
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. 
Bella Blu
Bella Blu is an Upper East Side trattoria that offers fabulously fresh ingredients within gorgeously rustic interiors.
Bar Pitti
A cash-only casual affair in West Village, Bar Pitti offers gorgeous Tuscan plates in a suitably rustic setting.
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.

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