Can anyone recommend a dark, sexy restaurant?
Apizz is great, as is their sister restaurant, The Orchard. Peasant. is another good choice for Italian.
If you're willing to go to Brooklyn: River Cafe (get a window seat, time it so you'll be there during sunset, which will help distract you from how overpriced it is), Henry's End, Convivium Osteria (sit in the wine cellar)
I'd vote no on Stanton Social - good food, dark, but too boisterous to be romantic / sexy.
217 Eldridge St., New York, NY 10002
99 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002
I must disagree on The Orchard,. I have eaten there multipe time and although I like the atmosphere and love the hood the food is just not good. The flat breads are slathered with a variety of thick sauces, the filet mignon tacos were certainly not filet mignon. I would not recommend this place for dinner.
Desnuda, Bacaro, Peasant, Bourgeois Pig, Sakagura, Perry Street (at night), Little Owl, Pylos.
90 Bedford Street, New York, NY 10014
211 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017
176 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014
128 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009
136 Division St, New York, NY 10002
122 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009
124 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012