Snag the bill on your first date or a special occasion.
Here’s how to do this elegantly: do it on the sly. Slip away from the table during dessert by pretending you have to take a call–or that nature is calling. The idea is to do this before the bill comes to the table, to avoid that awkward moment of deciding who will pay or–even worse–going “halfsies.”
Have your credit card handy and cash for the tip, so you the entire transaction will take place quickly and seamlessly. Then, head on back to the table and enjoy the rest of your desert. When your date asks about the bill, you can smile and say, “It’s all set.”