Gottino is a wine bar in the West Village, and we know that sounds boring. But sometimes you want something a little boring. Sometimes boring is nice. And if you want to be bored in a little backyard with a glass of wine and a crostino, this is where you go. When you want to go out, but you want to keep things mellow, try Gottino. Bring a date. They’ll be appalled by how classy you are.
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These days, Employees Only is not the hotspot it once was. But while the crowd might have lost a step, the cocktails have not, and it’s still packed with people every time we stop by.
Codino is a casual Italian spot in the West Village from the people behind Cotenna and Aria. It’s a little generic, but the price is right.
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Is it a restaurant? Is it a wine bar? Nobody may ever know. But there is one thing we do know - it's too pricey, whatever it is.
So it’s not often that a wine bar comes with an enthusiastic Infatuation Approval, but Terroir’s new outpost in Tribeca most certainly does.
Il Posto Accanto
Il Posto Accanto in the East Village is home to some of the best meatballs and pastas in town. Plus, it has a great wine list and open air dining.
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Aria Wine Bar
Aria in the West Village is a picture-perfect, cozy little room, ideal for a first date.
The Riddler is a West Village Champagne bar that’s a good option for a high-end dinner, or a cheeseburger and Chambong.
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