Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Westville
Low-key Westville is neighbourhood cooking at its finest...
Union Square Café
Understated elegance is the backdrop for impeccable Modern American cooking...
Tommaso’s
This old-world Italian eatery, with operatic accompaniment, is ideal for a romantic first date dinner...
Terroir
Sushi Seki
A relaxed sushi joint where many chefs head for late night/early morning sustenance...
Sugar Sweet Sunshine
Riding the wave of the global cupcake frenzy SSS comes out on top...
Stone Park Café
Stone Park Cafe's more original brunch menu is a Brooklyn Sunday must...
Second Avenue Deli
Kosher deli that's a New York landmark...
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
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.
Rice to Riches
Who thought that rice pudding could be so much fun...
Pho Grand
A huge bowl of steaming goodness is perfect for curing any hangover...
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...
Nathan’s Famous
Coney Island hot-dog stand that has become a New York institution...
Moustache
Fast, fantastic Middle Eastern food on the go in the East Village...
Monkey Bar
Everything Graydon Carter touches turns to the hippest hue of gold, the Monkey Bar is certainly no exception...
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...
Marlow & Sons
Part-gourmet store and part-greenmarket, Marlow & Sons pulls in a regular crowd from the bright lights...
Katz’s Delicatessen
A really old-school favourite this deli has become a quintessential NYC experience...
Joe
Coffee favourite that's now springing up all over the city...
Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven
It's all about the chocolate - Jacques Torres is Willy Wonka in human form...
Hop Kee
Good fast Cantonese-style food for late-night diners on the run...
Hampton Chutney Co
Dosa-devouring heaven in this small SoHo takeaway...
Grimaldi’s
Pizza worth waiting for and a whole load of cliches rolled into one...
Great NY Noodletown
Perfect late-night Chinese noodle joint for a feast of flavoursome Cantonese food...
Gray’s Papaya
If Batali can breakfast on one of Gray's dogs then we know we're heading in the right direction...
Franny’s
Highly regarded neighbourhood pizza joint in Brooklyn that is so worth the schlep...
Ferrara
Packed old-school Italian cafe that serves up beautiful sfogliatelle and strong espresso...
Egg
Honest to god breakfast and brunch joint in Brooklyn...
Diner
Reliable and delicous staples.
Dig Inn Seasonal Market
The clean, local and healthy food that packs a zesty and flavoursome punch...
Di Fara
Best pizza in the city.
Devoción
A farm-to-table coffee roaster and cafe, Devoción can be found in Bogotá and Brooklyn serving ultra-fresh coffee in ultra-hip surrounds.
Delicatessen
Smooth and striking interior; a tasty SoHo take on the greasy spoon diner...
Daisy May’s BBQ
An all BBQ joint makes carnivores writhe in ecstacy, especially those too lazy to leave the state...
Crif Dogs
Hot dogs and lots of toppings.
Corner Bistro
Great burgers
Coffee Shop
South-American tinged menu of diner staples...
Clinton Street Bakery
Indulgent comfort
City Bakery
Wonderfully warm, rib-sticking comfort food...

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