I prefer this to online dating any day, because when you're with someone face to face, you can make better judgements," says Sukanya, 25, who finds online dating uninteresting.
In India, the concept surfaced (not necessarily thrived, as a quick online search will reveal) more than 10 years ago and was quickly forgotten when young Indians discovered the joys of meeting new people at the swipe of a thumb.So imagine our surprise when Pune girl Sukanya Raman and her friend told us they recently attended a speed dating session in the city and are looking forward to the next.Advanced online registration is required (walk-ups will be based on availability). Here is the opportunity to tick mark one more thing from your bucket list.Though she left a tad disappointed (her dates were either too young or too boring), Sakshi, 32, would consider speed dating again, if the organisers could promise better company (sorry Sakshi, we're certain they can't).
Veel van deze vrouwen zijn wanhopige alleenstaande moeders en gehuwde vrouwen die op zoek zijn naar spannend plezier. Ga je ermee akkoord om de identiteit van deze vrouwen geheim te houden?
A man with a big tray of drinks and a bigger smile ambles towards the customers, takes their orders, and introduces himself.
His name is Sambhav Dehlavi and he is owner, head chef and maître d’ all rolled into one.
The so-called abnormal is normal here, and judgment is meant to be left at the door. One of the young men is wearing a long embroidered purple skirt.
Since Chez Jerome opened, it’s hosted speed dating events for straight and queer couples, ladies’ and trans men’s nights, discussions about LGBTQ issues, and meetings with queer artistes. A glittering rhinestone necklace peeks out from below the collar of another boy’s checked shirt.
Hear it from the participants "We accidentally discovered the event online.