Dating The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Foods that are either smelly, messy to eat, or will make you look awkward and unattractive while you eat them. Save these for the second date!

Going on a first date is a tricky situation. After you've decided what to wear, what to say, and where to go, you have to figure out what to eat on a date. Now, if your perfect first date is a night at the ball game, maybe you're not going to be completely horrified if a foul ball knocks a mustard laden hot dog onto your white shirt, but there are other, more complicated date situations that require a little more thought when deciding what to eat on a date.

The best foods to eat on a date are simple food choices like chicken breast, sandwiches, salads, and other foods that aren't smelly (before, during, or after) or likely to get stuck in your teeth. Bad foods to order in a date include hot and spicy foods that might make you sweat or cause general discomfort, foods that make your breath smell (garlic, onions), messy food that could end up on your face and/or clothing, and anything that just makes you look even the least bit unappealing as you attempt to eat it (maybe you save the big food challenges for the 2nd date...). 

What foods should you avoid on a date? What are the worst foods to eat on a date? This list of bad foods for a date should give you an idea of food no-nos if you want a yes when asking for a second date (or more). If you know of bad date foods that should be on the worst first date food list and aren't, make sure to add them and know that you're contributing to the greater good of the dating world.

If you're still trying to figure out the best ways to get a date, check out the best online dating sites. And once you do go out on that magical first date, heed the advice of Facebook mistakes to avoid after the first date to better your chances of a second outing.
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Garlic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Onion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Baked beans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Garlic Fries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Chili Dogs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Spaghetti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Garlic bread is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Indian Food is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Kimchi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Chili is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Haggis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Liver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Brussels sprout is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Fried Insects is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Beef tongue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Frog legs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Snails is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Tripe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Hot Wings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Squid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Ramen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Corn on the cob is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Cereal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Lobster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Egg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Tacos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Clam chowder is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Tuna is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Asparagus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Oysters is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Balut is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Burritos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Chili is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Radish is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Cheese is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Chinese Food is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Basically Nothing Other Than S... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Fondue is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Soup is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date

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Lasagne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Surströmming is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Spaghetti All’arrabbiata is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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Fur Pie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Foods to Eat on a Date
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