Hello, part time lurker first time poster on the NYC boards. I have a friend who is working in NY over the summer and I will be visiting him for a week later on this month. This is his first time in the city and has been working quite a bit, hasn’t gone out to eat much.
I was looking for some general recommendations for a fairly nice (nothing too extravagant) dinner for two college male friends. I would like to try something fairly well known and established to get the “New York Expierience”, something along the lines of Sparks, Union Square Café, Nobu Next Door. Would prefer something very general with a wide assortment of food types (steak, chicken, seafood) but am open to any and all suggestions from the experts.
Also a question on reservations, how far in advance should one generally make reservations at a place such as Sparks, Peter Lugar’s or Gramercy Tavern? Weeks? Days? Day of? Any general guidelines for placing reservations?
Thanks in advance for your help and assistance!