Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

The Art Room
A sophisticated interior and meticulously constructed cocktails herald a new trend in Parisian cocktail bars...
The Bag Man Cometh – Interview with Ethan K
The Best Bathrooms in Europe?
Five star luxury at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris extends to every corner - the prestigious Villegiature Awards claim it boasts the best bathrooms in Europe.
The Best Vermin Hunters in Paris
Slap bang in the middle of the city, Julien Aurouze and Co. prides itself on being one of the best vermin hunters in Paris.
The Broken Arm
A concept store and cafe, The Broken Arm is tastefully decorated and filled with a curated selection of pieces from fashion to lifestyle.
The Fish Club
The New Air France Business Class Cabin
The new Air France Business Class Cabin provides an ultimately luxurious in-flight experience, offering privacy, entertainment and plenty of room to relax.
The Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula Paris is found in Chaillot, near the Arc de Triomphe, offering large, luxe rooms, a spa, and seven drinking and dining establishments.
The Plaza Athénée to install Sound Tree
To coincide with this month's Haute Couture fashion shows, The Plaza Athénée has revealed its plans to install a temporary Sound Tree in its Plaza Bar.
The V at Hôtel Vernet
The V at Hôtel Vernet serves up modern French cuisine in a light, airy dining room that's encircled with contemporary art and crowned with a glass dome.
Thé-Troc
This hippy-trippy store is a sanctuary for comic book fans.
Tokyo Eat
Don't be confused by the name this is not a Japanese restaurant the only thing that's 'Tokyo' about it is its cool contemporary design by various commissioned artists. Browse the trendy concept store next door that sells everything from shoes to sex
UMA: Massage and Yoga
UMA: Massage and Yoga does exactly what it says on the tin, albeit in a chic, modern environment.
Under Wraps: A Secret Paris Shopping Guide
Vanessa Bruno
Clothes you will want to take home with you.
Villa d’Estrées
A little bolthole with large beds and bathrooms tiled in black slate.
Villa Royale
Designed in OTT Rococo style, Villa Royale is the perfect love nest.
Violette & Léonie
A fashion emporium for your delectation.
Vivant
In the hands of chef Pierre Touitou and sommelier Clément Jeannin, Vivant offers great food, natural wine and much-loved kitchen playlists.
Vive La Bière: Inside the Bubbling Paris Craft Beer Scene
Viveka Bergstrom
If you want bold, individual jewellery, look no further than Viveka Bergstrom.
W Paris
This gorgeous W hotel is located in a converted 1870s Haussmann building. The lounge keeps revellers dancing to DJ-helmed tunes until the wee hours, and the high-tech gym lets you work out with a view over central Paris.
Wanderlust
The Seine-side Wanderlust has finally brought some spark to the neglected 13th arrondissement. Since its founding, it’s quickly become the spot to drink, snack, and dance on the Austerlitz end of the river. 
We’ll Always Have Paris / Hg2 COMPETITION
What are Pop-up Supper Clubs?
They've been around since the 30's, and with good food and new company for just £30, their appeal is not waning. Hg2 asks: what are pop-up supper clubs?
What to do in Paris: Hg2’s guide to stylish Paris
After a hedonistic weekend, Hg2's Marilyn McDonald gives us the low-down on where to go and what to do in Paris.
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD
Wochdom
Party like it's 1988 in gear from Wochdom.
Yohji Yamamoto
Beautiful clothes for the beautiful woman.
Yukiko
Vintage delights and original finds.
Yves Saint Laurent
The legend of YSL lives on.
Zadig & Voltaire
Ze Kitchen Galerie
Contemporary French cuisine with an Eastern influence.
Zéro Zéro
There's not much to see here except for a blackboard bearing an extensive cocktail list including the Zéro Zéro a whoop-ass pick-me-up.
Zyriab
Spectacular views can be enjoyed from inside the glass-walled restaurant on the top of the Institute du Monde Arabe a museum of Arabic artefacts. The perfect setting however is on the outside terrace where you sit next to potted olive trees.

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