Choose a spot that's too casual, like the drive-through window of a Carl's Jr., and risk having your profile flagged for scrubism.
To help our Chicago area daters with that all-important first impression, we've amassed a carefully curated collection of can't-lose, first date spots.
You want to make a big impression on a small budget -- without looking like a cheapskate.
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Chicago Black Restaurant Week – Dine at one of the city’s African American-owned eateries.
Lots of hidden gems on the list of participating restaurants!
Plus, you get to listen to Christmas music and enjoy the beautiful Chicago scenery while you do it!
And if your date doesn’t know how to ice skate, it gives you a great excuse to hold their hand…