1. Have a loose plan. Have a plan for the date gentlemen and hold loosely to it in case of rain, she could express a strong dislike for what you have planned —e.g. "I'm allergic to the smell of coffee," so you compromise for the teahouse instead — or something unexpected happens.
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2. Be nice to your servers. Smile at your barista, server, ticket collector or whoever you come across on your date. Starbucks employees need love too and you are giving your date a sense of how you might treat them once the honeymoon phase has worn off.
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