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10 Foods Not to Order on a First Date

Spaghetti and meatballs: Let’s be honest, the date is not going to turn out like Lady and the Tramp. Instead,

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Spaghetti and meatballs: Let’s be honest, the date is not going to turn out like Lady and the Tramp. Instead, it’s more likely to end up like Lady and the Spaghetti Sauce in Her Lap.

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Hamburgers bigger than your mouth: It won’t be pretty to watch.

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Spicy foods: If you need to use your napkin as a sweat rag, the meal is too spicy for a date.

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Soup: Slurping sounds are not romantic.

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Dollar menu: If you’re going to take your date to a fast-food joint for Valentine’s Day, at least make it romantic and super-size it.

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Beans: The more you eat them the more you… enough said.

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Whole lobster/crab: This one is from personal experience. It’s hard to look at someone romantically while they are ripping apart a creature from the bottom of the sea with their bare hands.

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Spinach: It will end up stuck in your teeth.

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Garlic bread: Unless, of course, your date is eating it as well.

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Wings and ribs: Any menu item that comes with a Wet Nap should be avoided at all costs.

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