There are big-R-romantic restaurants—with prix fixe menus, white tablecloths, and a final tab that ensures they’re a once-a-year splurge... and then there’s Gardens of Salonica, where low-key, heartfelt romance comes off as more attainable, regularly. With its creamy stucco walls and stone fountain, the dining room feels like a whirlwind getaway to Greece, and the gentle murmur of classical music sets a charming mood without drowning out intimate conversations. Then there’s the cuisine—if flaming cheese doesn’t set a passionate tone for the evening, what will?
Readers’ Choice: W.A. Frost and Company