We’ve all spotted someone cute at a bar before, but working up the nerve to approach them is a different story. Back in June of 2008, Franchesca Allen had the courage to hit on Che Hashim – and even got his business card! – but the first date took a few months. “I lost his card in the bottom of my purse!” says Franchesca. She eventually found the elusive card and the pair reconnected, and they’ve been together ever since. Seven years later, on a weekend trip to Sebastopol, Che swapped Franchesca’s soufflé dessert for a cloche-covered ring box and popped the question.