Based on comments I got on this board a few weeks ago, I trashed my Charlie Trotter plans and reserved Alinea for a Thursday night in July. (BTW, they are going to call me a couple of days in advance and ask which tasting menu we plan to order...interesting)
I need a restaurant for Friday. Here are some of my desires.
No jacket required for husband.
More casual atmosphere than Alinea.
Less weird, more comfortable food.
Italian a + (we can't get it here), but not required.
A great view would be a plus.
Walking distance of Swissotel would be a plus.
Outdoor dining always big w/ me.
and finally, there is a possibility that 2 other couples will want to join us, so a place that is not too rigid in it's reservations policy would be great.
Any ideas? Thanks.