Tavernita lives up to its name with a full menu of rustic comfort food and cocktails made for romance. Diners rave about the Pork Belly Bocadillos, the handmade Pappardelle and the Booty Collins, a flirty love potion concocted with green tea-infused Finlandia vodka and yohimbe, a mild aphrodisiac.
Coquette, a French bistro in Raleigh, N.C., run by husband-and-wife team Kevin and Stacey Jennings, offers traditional brasserie meals, crusty, fresh housemade breads, an exclusively French wine list and classic cocktails. Catch them on a warm day to sit outside and enjoy a fresh Nicoise Salad.
The "without borders" menu at Abigaile's includes P.I.G. Pop Tarts made with smoked pork confit — a perfect match for Abigaile's own craft beers made on-site. It's just one way Chef Tin Vuyong pays homage to Abigaile's former life as a chophouse and rehearsal space for legendary punk bands.
Cafe Sevilla's dining experience is all about bringing authentic Spanish culture to the plate — and the dance floor. In addition to offering Spanish tapas, from Meatballs al Jerez to Catalan Chicken, Cafe Sevilla's nightclub serves up a weekly flamenco dinner show. Olé!
This classy restaurant located in the Big Apple and owned by restaurateur Richard Sandoval, combines Latin and Asian flavors and creates colorful and full-flavored dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Downstairs, the full bar features hand-muddled cocktails, Japanese sakes and over 400 tequilas.
Owned by esteemed chef and published cookbook author Kurt Gutenbrunner, Blaue Gans, German for "blue goose" is a Wirtshaus-style Tribeca spot serving modern Austro-German cuisine. You can't go wrong with their traditional Wiener Schnitzel. For a sweet treat, try the Apple Strudel.
Tuscan Kitchen is truly an authentic artisan Italian experience. As you enter, you will be immediately transported to Italy by the smell of the fresh baked bread and regionally themed dining rooms. Their Duck Butternut Squash Cappellecci (made in house!) is not to be missed.
Ever wanted to dine on the beach with the sand between your toes? Ola, located in the Turtle Bay Resort, is your ticket to a relaxing meal featuring a mix of Hawaiian-inspired fare, fresh catches from the Pacific and flavors from around the world.
Tony Mavuli opened Tavern 1757 with old-world European elegance in mind. Diners can feast on Rabbit with Polenta Rustica or modern-day Fish and Chips. Either way, the tavern maintains its charming 18th-century looks with ironwork chandeliers and original furnishings, some dating to 1757.
Diners love Dos Caminos for the double dose of great food. Try Dos Enchiladas smothered in two enchilada sauces or the creamy Queso Fundido that's perfect for dipping. The real-deal Mexican eats here are great for sharing with a partner or, in true Dos Caminos style, an entire party.
Open since 1971, Mirabelle is an eclectic fine dining restaurant located on the world-famous Sunset Strip. Check out their amazing happy hour specials and you might just run into some local celebrities like Quentin Tarantino and Sean Connery who frequent this legendary Hollywood hotspot.
The inspiration for Pear Southern Bistro's menu is a little bit New Orleans and a little bit Deep South. The ingredients, though, are all Napa Valley. Chef Rodney Worth's menu doesn't lack any of that good ol' Southern flavor because diners love his luscious Shrimp and Grits and hearty Gumbo Ya-Ya.
At the top of Lake Point Tower, Cite takes sophisticated dining to a whole new level. Along with panoramic views of the Chicago skyline (you can view three states at once), Cite shines with classic French plates like Duck a l'Orange and Escargot Francois made with braised Bourgogne snails.
Nikki Beach is a high-profile restaurant and resort concept with 10 international locations that cater to the wealthy. Nikki Beach in Miami, the flagship, opened in South Beach in 1998 with a restaurant offering wood burning oven pizzas, salads, sushi and fresh whole lobster, oceanside.