Birthday dinner help
My SO's birthday celebration got blown away by Sandy...so I want to take him out for dinner someplace nice to make up for it. Price isn't too much of an issue: I'm more interested in making sure that he has a great time. I think we'd prefer to be in Soho-Tribeca-the Village, but am open to suggestions elsewhere as long as it's Manhattan. We're not huge seafood fans (okay, he is, but I'm not and I'm picking) and don't want Japanese or anything that's steak-y or pork-y. I'm torn between something that's quiet and romantic and something that's lively and kind of a scene. Any and all suggestions gratefully accepted.