Chicago Among World's Priciest for Dating

German banking firm gets tally of cab rides, McDonald's burgers, soft drinks, two movie tickets, and a couple of beers

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    There's no such thing as a cheap date in Chicago, at least not according to Deutsche Bank.

    The German banking firm's "Cheap Date Index" put The Second City in the number 15 spot of the world's priciest cities for cab rides, McDonald's burgers, soft drinks, two movie tickets, and a couple of beers.

    The index says that night out would cost you $80, just below Boston and just above Ottawa, Ontario.

    London took the No. 1 position, with a date night costing $121. New York City was the first city listed on on the United States, at No. 11.

    "With the cheap date index, what we were trying to work out is a proxy for the cost of living without taking real estate costs directly in there," Sanjeev Sanyal, global strategist at Deutsche Bank told CNBC.

    San Francisco also ranked ahead of Chicago on the index.

    NBCNews.com has a list of the top 15 cities on the list.

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