For a full helping of accessible elegance on your next romantic night out, don’t miss Gotham Bar and Grill. Enter from a leafy Village street and notice the impeccable hospitality as you’re warmly greeted from the host stand. Step down into the dining room and find an attractive, laidback crowd, buzzing with anticipation for the meal to come. Veiled lights and a soaring ceiling provide plenty of atmosphere as you and your significant other study the menu. There’s no pressure—you simply can’t go wrong with this fresh New American cuisine, served by the people who invented it. A starter like seared foie gras with pistachio brittle and candied kumquats will provide some conversation fodder, followed perhaps by a pork chop with roasted fennel and apple and a bottle of wine from New York’s Finger Lakes. The service is personable, casual, and never less than perfect, ensuring your special occasion meal is one to remember.