For breathtaking views of the world-famous New York City Manhattan skyline, spectacular cuisine, and romantic modern décor, come to Penthouse808. We also offer an event facility and venue for a variety of gatherings, including indoor and outdoor weddings receptions, birthday parties, bridal showers, engagement parties, graduation celebrations, New Year’s Eve, and many more. For more information or to make a reservation, do not hesitate to call us at (718) 289-6118.
Stayed in one of your lovey rooms for the NYC Marathon in 2008, this picture does not do the room justice, it was perfect and had the most amazing view of the bridge and city across the water. The bed was so comfy, had the best night sleep ever and the service was amazing. Thank you, cannot wait to come back and stay with you again soon.
If you are looking for a place to stay at your visit in New York City, check out the Ravel Hotel. Located just by midtown Manhattan, the Ravel Hotel offers superb amenities and a roof top restaurant. Book your stay today!
If you are looking for a place to stay at your visit in New York City, check out the Ravel Hotel. Located just by midtown Manhattan, the Ravel Hotel offers superb amenities and a rooftop restaurant. Book your stay today by calling (718) 289-6118.
If the weather is right, consider taking your date on a romantic stroll. Whether it’s through the bustling city streets or within the magnificent Central Park, taking the time to simply walk together and chat—without distractions—will be a welcome pleasure. Afterwards, get a bite to eat at a romantic, exciting restaurant, like Penthouse808 – Asian Bistro and Lounge.
View the NYC Skyline
Nothing is quite as awe-inspiring as a view of the NYC skyline, especially at night. At Penthouse808 – Asian Bistro and Lounge, you and your sweetheart can enjoy superior service and delectable food and spirits while gazing at the lights of New York. End the night by retreating to your luxurious room at the Ravel Hotel.
Add Fun and Excitement with a Guessing Game
Can’t decide where to take her? You can add some fun to the date and keep her guessing by filling three envelopes with cards on which you write a possible destination, such as restaurants, museums, or theaters. Show her the envelopes and ask her to pick one, and whichever location she picks, that’s where you’ll go. You can make this the deciding factor for dinner, dessert, entertainment, or another element of the night.
Make sure one of the envelopes has “Penthouse808 – Asian Bistro and Lounge” on it. Our fabulous rooftop restaurant is the ideal location for a romantic evening with that special someone. Whether you come here for dinner or just for cocktails after a show, you’ll always have a great time, every time at Penthouse808! Make a reservation with us by calling (718) 289-6118 today.
Asian fusion cuisine first manifested itself as a new cooking style to increase customer bases at Asian restaurants. Today, Asian fusion food is not just a style of cooking–it’s also a theme of many bistros and restaurants across the country. Continue reading to learn about this cuisine and how it came to be:
What is Asian Fusion Cuisine?
While the exact definition of what constitutes Asian fusion cuisine is up for debate, it can best be described as any Western-style food that is made using Asian cooking styles or Asian ingredients. Examples of this might include tacos filled with Asian-style fish, chicken wings tossed in sweet-and-sour sauce, or meat marinated in sake and soy sauce instead of vinegar. Asian food with a Western twist can also be considered fusion food, such as a sushi roll containing lettuce and tomato or sautéed bok choy as a topping on hamburgers.
How Did Asian Fusion Become Popular?
Asian food arrived in America with immigrants, most significantly during the Gold Rush of the late 1800s. Gradually, Asian fusion food came about as a way used by Asian cooks to make their food more appealing to American taste buds. For example, sushi connoisseur Ichiro Mashita is credited with the rise of sushi by substituting raw tuna belly in his sushi with avocado, which had a similar texture. This proved to be the perfect segue to get Americans used to eating raw fish, and sushi restaurants began popping up everywhere. Many other famous chefs made contributions to Asian fusion food, such as Wolfgang Puck’s fried catfish with fried ginger and Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s shrimp satay with coconut mousse.
Today, countless restaurants around the world offer their own takes on Asian fusion cuisine, including Penthouse808 – Asian Bistro and Lounge of Manhattan. Our rooftop restaurant is proud to offer a delectable assortment of Asian fusion foods, such as pineapple fried rice and burgers topped with sweet shishito peppers. Stop by our location atop the luxurious Ravel Hotel or call (718) 289-6118.