Best seats in the house


Make a good meal great by booking the restaurant's most romantic table. Here's what you ask for...

A cozy corner booth Meritage: Desta Klein calls these seats the "cuddle corners" Barbette: the staff seats couples in these whenever possible La Belle Vie: the bar has two sharable brown leather booths in the back

The two-top in the alcove Vincent: One romantic decorated it with plants and hired a string quartet Saffron: a perfect spot to share Sameh Wadi's 12-course "mezze tasting for two" Heartland: When wedding proposals happen, "that's where it usually goes down" says chef Lenny Russo.

Tatami room Fuji Ya: the ultimate in private dining