Surprisingly, there were more men than women -- most of whom were young, professional, and new to New York.
), and found myself in the restaurant of the Hyatt Union Square.Inside, it looked more or less like a restaurant preparing itself for regular dinner service (dim lighting, candlelit tables), rather than the morose, clinical vision I had concocted of name tags, clipboards, and other trappings of business conferences. Veg Speed Date is exclusively for vegan and vegetarian singles across North America.We are expanding on the unique vegan/vegetarian speed dating concept that Karine Brighten has refined over 5 years in San Francisco.NY Minute Dating is the singles events leader of New York.
Our customers are young single professionals in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s.
The best part is that, drastically unlike Tinder, everyone there was actually looking for a relationship, or at the very least a second date.
Of course there were a few oddballs, like the guy who was obsessed with his karate prowess and kept insinuating that his skills would come in handy to protect me on our pending second date.
for clueless men and women who naively think they’re going to meet their Prince Charmings and Snow Whites in a Times Square hotel meeting room. I pictured a snaking line of dolled-up girls changing seats at a dinging bell in front of a small handful of awkward, overwhelmed men. In fact, speed dating may actually be NYC’s best-kept dating secret.
I signed up for a Monday night event with Speed NY Dating (because what else was I going to do on a Monday night?
With speed dating, you’re getting snapshots-in-the-flesh of actual humans, along with everything about their personality that accounts for that little thing we all so desperately need in order for a relationship to work (again, chemistry).