InfoTrac Abstract: "The dinner date has changed since people have become more
nutritionally aware and are often on diets. Smaller amounts of food on such dates
lead to more opportunity to talk, which daters can find awkward. Health clubs have
become a popular meeting place for singles."
Subjects: "Dating (Social customs) - Anecdotes, cartoons, satire, etc.; Reducing
diets - Anecdotes, cartoons, satire, etc."
New York Public Library Database Summary: "Whether one diets in order to
date or vice versa, dieting has clearly affected dating. The subversion of
traditional dating-dining practices is discussed."
Subjects: Social life and customs - weight control - humor
Newspaper Abstracts: "Lawrence Savell discusses the relationship between dieting
and dating and how it has changed over the years."
ARTICLE TYPE: Commentary
DESCRIPTORS: Social life & customs; Weight control; Food; Diet; Personal