Troquet On South
Here's a bit of life romantic dining advice: Go where the French expats go. The onetime Theater District mainstay, now ensconced in the Financial District, is still renowned for its wild wine cellar stocked with hard-to-find vintages from Argentina, Hungary, Spain, and France. Its champagne offerings alone guarantee an amorous adventure. But the food—oysters, steak tartare, duck breast, truffled chicken for two—is its own aphrodisiac. You can absolutely spring for the chocolate souffle as dessert, but why would you when the cheese plate awaits?