1. Steak. Steak on the first date means he’s trying to impress you. He’s a manly man who wakes up early, goes hunting, chops down trees, grills every piece of food he eats, and drinks whiskey straight from the bottle. Or at least, that’s what he desperately wants to be. That, or he just wants food he can eat with a knife and fork and cut into small enough bites. It’s advantageous for a few reasons: It minimizes the chance he’ll look like an idiot shoving a huge bite of something into his mouth; he won’t get any sauce on his clothes; and it’s not going to blow up his intestines later.
2. Pasta. This is the first-date steak of Italian restaurants.
3. A four-course meal. He makes a horrible first impression and needs all the time he can get to bring you around. He might even send the waiter away three times before finally ordering