2. The Penthouse
The Huntley Hotel
1111 Second Street
Santa Monica, CA
Breakfast: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Daily)
Lunch: 11a.m. – 3 p.m. (Daily)
Dinner: 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Daily)
Sunday Brunch: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Happy Hour: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Mon - Fri)
The Penthouse, at the Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica, is a restaurant and lounge located on the top floor. Though technically not a on the roof, it is situated 18 stories above the breathtaking California shoreline.
Guests enjoy contemporary cocktails and cuisine in intimate beach cabanas and fireside hangouts that have 360 degree views of Santa Monica, the Pacific Ocean and the cliffs of Malibu.
Executive Chef Seth Greenburg combines seasonal ingredients sourced from the Santa Monica farmers markets with unique ingredients from across the globe to create contemporary American menu with global influences, French and Spanish in particular.
1. Salon De Ning
The Peninsula Hotel – New York
700 5th Avenue
New York, NY
Daily: 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday Brunch: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Salon De Ning, a rooftop restaurant and bar situated atop the Peninsula Hotel in New York, features stunning views of midtown Manhattan and Fifth Avenue.
Both décor and cuisine have Chinese and international influences reflective of 1930’s Shanghai—affectionately known as “the Paris of the East.”
Salon De Ning’s two terraces include daybeds made from carved wood and indoors the black and red space is completed with art hanging upside down from the ceiling.
In keeping with the Chinese salon theme, Eastern-inspired cocktails like the Ning Sling (mandarin vodka, lychee liqueur, mint, and lychee and passion fruit juices) are served. Hungry? The abbreviated menu, also in keeping with the theme of the restaurant, offers dishes like tea-dusted shrimp and crab and avocado maki.
Salon De Ning only accepts reservations for parties of 15 or more.