Hotel Hot Spots

Room not required: Whether or not you're shelling out bucks for a home away from home, Los Angeles hotels have become the "it" spots for hanging out. From top-rated restaurants to sexy drinking dens, check out the hottest hotel action in Los Angeles.

Updated: October 22, 2001

Restaurants and Bars


The Peppercorn Duck Club

2345 Mcgee St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Formidable city views and reliable modern dishes make this revolving restaurant atop the Hyatt Regency a superb special-occasion spot.


12 Baltimore

106 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

This casually elegant Hotel Phillips hangout is an oasis of upscale bar food and good scotch.


InterContinental KANSAS CITY AT THE PLAZA

401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112

Offering an impressive cocktail list, this art-deco bar in the Fairmont resurrects the 1930s.