It has fallen to me to plan a nice birthday dinner for a special lady TOMORROW night. There will be 4 of us, so not a large group. I'm pretty unfamiliar with the area, but she lives in East Meadow. In my trips out there all I ever seem to see in the area are diners and fast food places, but there must be some better places.
What I'd like to find is someplace very very nice, but not crazy extravagant, with the good food and atmosphere necessary for a lovely dinner. Italian is prefereable, but at this point all recommendations of nice places in the area will be considered.