POPSUGAR Food Poll What Do You Eat On A Date? by partysugar 8/23/07 0 Shares Like us on Facebook The other day my gal pal DearSugar was talking about sharing food on the first date. The whole conversation got me thinking about what is the perfect date food. What do you guys think? What do you eat on a date? Image Source Read More Dating FoodPoll Get inspired with our daily newsletter Love and Sex Food DIY Home Vegetarian Tech Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. almostloli 7 years either sushi or italian ;) sushi can be a bit messy thou.. but i love sushi haha millarci 7 years Anything that isn't messy or can lead to a disaster (anything with tomato sauce). mizlynz 7 years For a first date? Probably tapas or sushi...NOTHING too odorous. NMM911 7 years Seafood: clams, oysters, lobster...the whole deal! KC_27 7 years sushi :) zoomusicgirl 7 years i love italian food, but man, if you're wearing something nice, you know the sauce will somehow end up on your clothes! reese05 7 years Italian is my fave! sarahkushner 7 years Ah... my personal rules of food and dating... LOL Sushi- I love sushi... but if your date isn't used to it, its a hassle... and I've gotten food poisoning from sushi once... so I wouldn't risk it. It would be my luck on a hot date night to get sick. Italian- If its not your first date then yeah. Otherwise, don't order anything with tomato sauce... no matter how hard I try I always get some on the shirt and stains on the corners of my mouth. Then theres the garlic issue... Tapas- I think this is great for a blind date or first date. Its light... and faster than a big meal... so if you like the guy, your not over full, and you can suggest going out for dessert or drinks... and if not... the date is over quicker. Mexican- Not for first dates. If the place is too spicey, or too oniony... you get what I mean. Seafood- Good for first dates I think. Light, you won't leave the impression that you eat gobs of food, and if things get going the right way... you won't be to full to have fun. leelah 7 years I think Sushi is perfect because you don't feel overloaded and full afterwards, there's no extremely offensive smells associated with it and it's fun! caramelkisses 7 years It's not what you eat, it's how you eat it. I'm a bit of a romantic, so on a date, it's important for my lips to look mouth-watering, so whatever I eat is seemingly decadent...just make sure you bring your travel size toothpaste & tooth brush and you'll be fine...he'll be so fixated on your mouth, he won't be too concerned with what you ate. Smile & Enjoy your food~ Ikandy 7 years My first choice is always sushi. I havent been lucky with guys liking it though... so, thai or italian are usually what we decide on. butterflyforaday 7 years spicy and sushi. CaterpillarGirl 7 years Sushi- A) Shows that you know what you want, and are brave enough to try different things..and NO California rolls don’t count B) Sushi is interactive, Wasabi, ginger, dipping, chopsticks, Sake, plum wine….its so much fun C) If he doesn’t know about sushi, its awesome to show him the ropes. D) If he refuses to eat it…dump him herjoiedevivre 7 years I'd eat everything except for sushi. thai, seafood and italian are my favorites, but I think I'd prefer to stick to thai for date night- no slurping of the italian noodles and no messy fingers breaking crab. I've had enough mexican for a lifetime. masterkook 7 years Okonomiyaki..sitting across the other person cooking it, ala Tokyo. The best. cheersdahlin 7 years whatever the heck i'm in the mood for!!!:) DCStar 7 years I'll eat anything, except maybe strong onions. But, I picked TAPAS because I think it's the most fun! Pick a bunch of dishes and share, sometimes eating with fingers - very sexy. BABILUV 7 years I PICKED ITALIAN BABILUV 7 years I PICKED ITALIAN carito8 7 years I think tapas are the best option, you can try a little bit of everything and keep going with the conversation cause they are just small portions and it's also fun to share ;) books-and-shoes 7 years Sushi is a fun date food. But I would eat any of the above! gooniette 7 years my boyfriend and i are sushi fiends. that's where we end up eating out 90% of the time. ALSW 7 years Depends on the situation. I haven't had a first date in a LONG time, but my first date with my husband was to a ballpark! We had hot dogs! But I'd say that Italian is safe. I'd probably steer clear of Mexican - it can upset my tummy. :( Lovely_1 7 years K my plan on first dats is to get something in the middle. I NEVER get salad because guys jsut HATE that and plus big leaves are hard to get into you mouth without making a mess, and i don't want to get the msot expensive steak either... So usually I will get pasta of some sort, it's always a safe way to go! tee0206 7 years Definitely depends on the person, the situation, and the location. After all, I live in the land of Tex-Mex and barbecue. I've been on many Tex-Mex dates.