looking for small plates/tasting menu, pref <$25pp excl. alcohol, will accept/likely have reservations open for 10 people-- outdoor seating/great atmosphere a major plus. lower manhattan (LES, e vill, w will, notita).
southeast asian (malay, indonesian), italian, spanish preferred.
(had some of my own: cafe asean, jeeb, 'inoteca, alta...??)