Mmm ... I sense a fun response when the check gets dropped could be:

Mmmm, I just want to say my inner demon finds your inner demoness most amazing as such, I must comply with patriarchal tropes and be the white knight slaying this paper dragon demon with my powerful Amex Platinum sword.

Swish Swish it has been killed fair maiden. If you consent for the next go, I would love to see your swordswomanship skills on slaying the next time we eat at Morton's. Tsk Tsk I do realize that this is Sizzler/Hometown Buffet but you know this here (hand waving over all "of me" is quality man meat :)

:) Snicker ....

Great article!