for my boyfriend's b-day I'm looking for a place where we can get gussied up in Gucci, have some drinks at a fabulous bar, then move over to a table for some excellent food. Help! I'm no good at scenes. He actually made me CANCEL reservations at Daniel b/c he'd rather sip champagne, wine, and some colorful drinks at a great, packed bar before swallowing his foie gras, but I refuse to take him to a place lacking in deliciousness.
It doesn't have to be a supermodel scene. Any youthful joviality will work. Places we've both liked were Suba, 71 Clinton, Petrossino, but I suspect there are more fabulous bars out there with equally good food. What about Peasant? Town? WD-50? 'Ino?
It needn't be so over-the-top as Hue, where on Saturday the bouncer told the bf that there was a minimum order of one bottle...of liquor! (at $175!)