Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam
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The Naked Truth by Luisa Tam

‘Foodie call’ trend: how people use dating apps to get a free meal – and how to spot a freeloader

  • Apps have turned the dating scene into a dangerous arena where some people can get cheated out of love, money, or both, writes Luisa Tam
  • But one pathetic trend, also known as ‘sneating’ (sneaky eating), is seeing people go on dates just to get a free meal

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Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.