A Woman Invited 23 Family Members On A Blind Date & Got Stuck With The $3,100 Bill​

An attempt to test the generosity of a blind date didn't work out for a woman in China, who was left to pick up a $3,100 dinner bill.

The woman in Zhejiang invited 23 of her family members along to the blind date but it massively backfired after her date refused to pick up the cheque, according to local paper Taizhou Evening News, which posted the news in October 2020. The story has gone viral again one year later.

The man, identified as Xiao Lui, is said to have initially agreed to pay for the date (for the two of them) but got the shock of his life when his blind date and her extended family turned up at the restaurant.

At the end of the meal when the 19,800 yuan (US$3,100) bill was presented, Lui was reportedly angry and "disappeared" from the venue, leaving the family to pick up the bill.

Later, the couple spoke and Lui agreed to pay 4,398 yuan (US$687) for the woman's meal and his own dinner.

Recently, a dinner at Salt Bae's London restaurant left four guests with a $60,000 bill, which included five bottles of wine, a golden tomahawk steak and a huge tip.

7 Best Places To Go On A Blind Date In Toronto

Blind dates don't have to be stressful.

In this day and age, the act of finding a date is as quick and senseless as swiping left and right. Dating apps often cause us to see people as profiles rather than as actual human beings. It seems silly to rely on an app over a friend (that you really trust) when it comes to your dating life.

On the other side of the coin - as the matchmaker, you only want the best for your friend. The venue you pick is therefore of critical importance. It needs to bring some element of intrigue to break the ice but also be laid back enough to allow the your friend to connect with his or her date. Here are 8 cool places to set up your friend on a blind date in Toronto:

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