I am thinking of taking my wife to Ristorante Panorama for her birthday this weekend, and I am wondering if this is a good idea. My original thought was a BYO, like Chloe or Audrey Claire, but considering that it's a Saturday and is her birthday, I wanted to avoid places that don't take reservations. Any input is welcome.
There are plenty of BYOs that take reservations. Panorama is not bad but you can do better for the money. Their wine flights are ridiculously overpriced for the wines you get. If you're looking for Italian, try Mr. Martino's Trattoria. If you can narrow it down to a cuisine and/or a neighborhood, that would help.
I thought that La Locanda del Ghiottone started taking reservations. They're much better Italian than Panorama, and BYO.