Fast Forward to last night: My girlfriends and I show up to Xino in Santa Monica, dressed up, and ready to make snap judgments about the eligibility of strange men.
We were each assigned a number and given a card with three columns printed on it.
Successful online entrepreneur and speed dating maverick Anoush Lauren is the owner of Speed LA Date. tended to be more about function rather than a fun night out, set in coffee shops and less-than-chic restaurants. We did away with name-tags, whistles, and over-the-top party trimmings while offering the hottest spots in town to meet others.
Bear in mind, if you have any people skills whatsoever, four minutes goes by , so theoretically, there's not enough time for it to get awkward if you don't hit it off. It was fun, there were appetizers, and the hostesses were lovely (and all foreign model/actress types).