I've just spent 1/2 hour looking for appropriate suggestions in the past posts, but didn't find anything that addressed our situation exactly. Our 2 yr anniversary is this Sat. We're both pretty broke at the moment, but could spend up to $150 (including drinks) stress-free for a memorable meal.
I'm an unabashed foodie. I'll try anything once. He is generally easy to please, but doesn't care too much for classic french (he also doesn't like caviar/olives/raw oysters). Family just took us to Momofuku Noodle Bar and we both loved it. Yum yum, berkshire pork.
I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive place, romantic atmosphere, little problem with last minute rez, and a good menu with a range of adventurous to comfort foods. Also, we will be riding the metro to any of these places, so it's got to be within a short walk of a metro stop. I'm posting to the outer boroughs board because we live in Astoria (Broadway stop), but I'd be fine with traveling to Manhattan or Brooklyn (as long as it's not an hour long ride). Thanks so much for your help!!