At once perfectly sophisticated—with low-lit crystal chandeliers and chaise lounges—and put-your-feet-up cool—with unpretentious bar menu and old-school cocktails list—the bar at La Belle Vie is the perfect place to celebrate your beautiful life together. Try Chef de Cuisine, Michael DeCamp's fare, and make sure to share a slection from Bill Summerville's wine list.
Prime time: This is the place to start or end your night—quiet and cozy with lots of pretty things to look at.
Try the: Old Cuban.
Crowd: Smart and sophisticated without the snobbery.
Late-night bite: Grilled lamb burgers with mint yogurt and hot pepper.
Don't be surprised if . . . you're inspired to cuddle close to your date, despite the fact your boss is three tables away.