Speed dating events nyc

Adventurous participants are given the opportunity to smell, hear, taste, touch, see and move their way to a greater understanding of the subconscious processes that drive our behavior and desires.

Guests discover what the smell of sweat tells us about a prospective partner, how eating raw kale and apricots transforms our capacity for flirtation, and why long vocal chords are sexy.

At the very least, it’s nice to know there are still those out there who believe enough in finding love (or at least second date) to dress up on a Monday night to sit in a Union Square hotel restaurant and have a conversation with strangers -- without an app, and without being six beers deep.

is the world's largest Speed Dating service for single professionals with monthly events in over 70 cities in the US and Canada.

The majority of the daters at speed dating were new to the city, which makes sense -- you’re overwhelmed by the amount of people, you feel a little lost, and you want to meet someone easily.

It’s hard to imagine longtime New Yorkers signing up for speed dating, but maybe the transplants have the right idea.

Open to daters of all persuasions—single, partnered, straight, LGBTQ, polyamorous, and everything in between— over 500 people so far have joined us for a titillating evening exploring how our senses drive love and lust.

People filed in one at a time and checked in with the hostess, who cleared their name from a list and handed them a card for keeping track of dates that night.After I was sure enough that the people at the restaurant were there for speed dating, I rose from the bar, took a seat on the ladies’ side of the tables, and waited for my first prospective match made in heaven. Women sit on one side of the table while men rotate from seat to seat in front of them. After five minutes, the men move to the next seat, and so on.After every “date,” you write down that person’s name on the card and rank them based on how likely you’d be to date them again.In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.

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