If you’re already nervous about a second date before the first one has even happened, don’t worry — dating app Hinge has got you covered. The millennial-friendly app surveyed more than 8,000 users in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C., to find out how you can impress your date and land a second one.
First things first, when it comes to choosing you date spot, 37 percent of respondents said that suggesting going out for drinks was your best bet for making a good first impression and getting you a second date. The second best suggestion was coffee at 34 percent, lunch at 30 percent, and dinner at 27 percent.
If you’ve made it to that first date and you happen to be going out for drinks, half of the respondents said that suggesting a Bloody Mary as a drink was most likely to get you a second date. The second best drink recommendation was an old fashioned at 35 percent, followed by beer at 27 percent, wine at 23 percent, and tequila at 20 percent.
As for best food suggestions that are most likely to land you a second date, fried chicken was the top pick at 24 percent. Suggesting vegan food was ranked closely behind fried chicken at 23 percent, followed by sushi, pizza, and pancakes.