Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Paul & Joe
Retro-style but with up-to-the-minute appeal, Paul & Joe draw in the shopping hordes.
Patricia Wells
When your French isn't up to scratch but you want to learn about French cooking, head to Saint Germain for one of Patricia Wells' courses.
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.
Parks
Craving some greenery and a little serenity? Head to one of Paris's parks.
Park Hyatt Vendôme
For business or pleasure the Vendôme is good for remaining incognito.
Paris Walking Tours
If you experience a city better on foot why not try a walking tour?
Paris Plages
Over the Summer months the Paris Plages come to life where lithe locals swim and sunbathe along the sandified stretches of the Seine.
Paris International Golf Club
Paris Hues – The Lowdown from one of Paris’ finest bloggers
Paris for Design Freaks
Paris a Velo C’est Sympa
All things bicycle, from tours to rental.
Parfums Frederic Malle
Who wouldn't want to be scented by an elite perfumer?
Pamela Popo
Found in the Marais, Pamela Popo is a stylish book-lined bistro offering indoor and al fresco dining, with a menu of delicious French dishes.
Palais de Tokyo
This museum is unlike any other in Paris providing contemporary art in all forms; cinema screens show experimental film which can be enjoyed after dinner at the trendy restaurant attached. Very cool.
Opéra Garnier
From the underground lake to the ceiling painted by Chagall, the Opéra Garnier is a sight to behold. And that's before the performance even begins.
Opéra Bastille
This innovative design has mixed receptions but the performances are world-class.
Old School Parisian Glamour at Le Carmen
Drink in style at Paris's Le Carmen. Enjoy the decadent interior and mingle with the high end clientele.
Nuxe Spa
Nestling in the heart of Paris the wonderful Nuxe spa has an extensive range of beauty treatments to relax tone and generally beautify along with some stylish touches.
Nouveau Casino
Gigs start the week whilst serious club nights end it and Thursdays are caught somewhere in between. Carefully designed industrial space colonized by cool natives who are just as loyal to the same-owned Café Charbon next door perfectly placed fo
Nolinski
A glamorous hotel in the 1st arrondissement, Nolinski offers refined dining and a spa, as well as accommodations that feel like private apartments.
Nodus
Not just any shirts for men, Nodus shirts for men.
No.60
No. 60 caters to a cool, younger crowd. Labels such as McQ and Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood inject some London cool into the shop with a rock-music inspired aesthetic. 
No Good Store
Two floors of vintage delights and new discoveries.
Nickel: Male salon
From massage to full-body waxing (more or less) every (beauty) need is catered for at this men-only beauty salon.
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.
Neila
Vintage that needs viewing.
Must-See Museums
Music on the Streets of Paris
Music at Chatelet
This bustling area of the Marais is a constant buzz of conversation and music. While on your shopping spree stop at this busy metro station and enjoy some truly excellent musicians.
Musée Rodin
This 18th century mansion presents Rodin's major works while also playing host to temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Musée National Picasso
This magnificant museum houses the world's most complete Picasso collection and thus attracts a huge tourist crowd for both the extraordinary collection and (in summer months) the charming garden attached.
Musée National Gustave-Moreau
Eccentric for all eternity, you really should pay a visit to the house-turned-museum of Gustave Moreau.
Museé d’Orsay
Beautiful location, fantastic art, and the in-house eateries are good, too. What more could you ask for?
Murano Urban Resort
A hotel in which you need make-up for breakfast, The Murano Urban Resort is more bling than boho.
Moynat
Founded in 1849 and famous for its classic travel cases, trademark trunks, handbags, briefcases and wallets. Moynat manufactures car trunks and hatboxes with personalised lettering available as an add-on option.
Mood
This Franco-Japanese restaurant serves delicate dishes and out-of-this-world cocktails.
Montalembert
One of Paris's first boutique hotels, the Montalembert has a sense of maturity.
Monsieur Bleu
Monsieur Bleu offers a complete culinary and artistic experience in the heart of Paris.
Mona
A boutique loved by all.
Mme Shawn
A sophisticated Thai restaurant that draws in a bourgeois bohemian clientele.

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