If you've been to a good tapas bar in Spain, what do you remember? Probably some pleasure-blurred mix of burbling conversation, the briny bomb of squid ink, the crunch of fritters, and the garlic-oiled gush of a shrimp's head. El Quinto Pino pretty much nails it all—the Lilliputian bar in east Chelsea is one of the best, and most authentic, tapas restaurants in the city. And now that it has gotten its original chef back, the place is experiencing a renaissance that is great, delicious fun. Stop in for patatas bravas and fried intestines with a glass of hard-to-find... More >>>
Your date might also enjoy the fried lamb intestines.