Of course, if the company's good enough, you can have a great date anywhere. But some restaurants offer a magical combination of food, atmosphere, and comfortable seating that simply lends itself to more fun and more romance. Here are our favorites from 2012.
'vesta' on Serious Eats
Like many kids these days, the veggies are in charge at Vesta, dictating the terms of any interaction. "A commitment to a menu without borders," as the menu states, means our meal could, and did, move from Asia to Latin America to Europe; in fact, we could go anywhere here as long as the ingredients were fresh. And fresh they were.