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12 Foods to Avoid on a First Date

Since first dates usually revolve around a meal, it's important to pay attention to what you eat, how you eat it, and how it'll affect you later in the night! November's issue of Cosmo touched upon mastering a first date, and named six foods to avoid in order to do just that. Check out their six below, and six of my own too!

  • A messy plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce
  • Escargots with butter and garlic
  • Deep-fried anything
  • A salad with low-fat dressing on the side
  • Three-bean chili
  • Barbecued chicken wings

To see the six foods I would avoid on a first date, just


  • Steamed crab — or any kind of shellfish that requires the use of your hands
  • A burger or sandwich that's too big or sloppy to eat gracefully
  • Indian food — the smell of curry stays with you
  • Strawberries, poppy seeds, or anything that could easily get stuck in your teeth
  • Anything too spicy for your own good
  • Onion rings, onion soup, or anything with raw red onions in it

What foods do you typically avoid in a first date?


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