Last night I ventured into the oh so popular hotel bar/lounge scene here in LA. Two college friends and a new LA friend and I checked out The Penthouse bar inside the very cool and chic Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica. This hotel combines the ultimate tranquility of a beach side retreat with a uniquely urban vibe. Despite the neat decor, I didn't exactly love the uppity crowd there. It's always fun to go to new places though so I was happy to try it out.