Social dilemma – Is it okay to take a first date to a dinner buffet?

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – Today’s 98.3 TRY social dilemma is about dating. Here is the email I received.

Hello Jaime, this is Shelly and I’m a fan and I had to tell you about a first date I went to the other night. So I met the guy on Match and decided to go for it and go to dinner with him. I dressed really well and was really excited about it, until we got to the restaurant. It was a BUFFET! When he pulled into the parking lot I thought it was a joke but it wasn’t, he really took me to a buffet on a first date. Plus, everyone knew his name because he’s a regular. He kept saying it was his favorite restaurant. I barely ate anything and once the date was over I couldn’t wait to go home. If there had been no alcohol, I have no idea how I could have held the appointment. Now this guy keeps texting me and I didn’t reply to him for a while but he kept texting. So I finally sent him a quick text that said, “I don’t like buffets.” He replied “what does that mean?” But I don’t answer him. Shouldn’t that be the end of it? Don’t you think that was a losing shot? Thanks


Wow, well, I probably wouldn’t be thrilled with a buffet for a first date, but I don’t think I’d write the guy off or call him a loser for that. I would try to make the most of it and get to know it. Just because he eats at the buffet doesn’t mean he’s not nice. That’s my point of view anyway.

What do you think? Let’s help Shelley and let me know TRY the Facebook page.