Gracing the rooftop of one of The Peninsula hotels, L’Oiseau Blanc (“the White Bird”) is named for a French plane that crashed over the Atlantic in 1927 during a trans-Atlantic flight attempt. The restaurant’s décor pays homage to the pilots, complete with a small scale replica of the bi-plane that looks like it’s flying off the terrace. Even if you’re not a history buff, you’ll appreciate the sweeping views of the Eiffel Tower and the excellent service.

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