Worst First Date Dinners

“It’s impossible to look graceful or composed when eating an orange. ” tweeted JournoDave. Although JamesRhodes insists the fruit doesn’t interfere with his ability to bring the sexy, Miss Mussel feels safe in posturing that for us mere mortals JournoDave is on to something.

As a teenager, Miss Mussel had a running game going with her friends to determine the ideal first date meal – basically what foods have the absolute minimum likelihood of spraying, getting all over your face, sliding off a fork and into the lap, getting stuck in teeth, burning, producing bad breath or otherwise creating a mortally embarrassing situation.

Ultimate First Date Dinner: Steak dinner with mashed potatoes and green beans. Apple pie for dessert. No salad.

Discarded Items
Spinach salad
Spaghetti

Chicken a la King
Chicken Kiev
Chicken Parmesan
Chicken stuffed with anything
Any food you usually eat with your hands but now feel obligated to consume via fork (i.e. french fries)
Chicken wings

Lobster
Crab
Fully loaded hamburger
Taco/burrito
Caesar salad

What else would you add to the list? Even better if you have a story to match it. The comments await your shame!

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