I also enjoy eating out frequently, and I make it a point to explore new places most every Friday night. I seek out places that offer a pleasant dining atmosphere, are convenient, aren’t overcrowded (because I despise waiting), aren’t overpriced and that serve great-tasting food.

Feb. 14 is right around the corner, which means it’s time for the usual Valentine’s Day routine: spending the whole day trying to figure out where to have a romantic dinner and ultimately settling for takeout and a cheesy rom-com on Netflix (then heading to bed early so you can hit up the ca…