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This reporter flirted with donning her son’s “Meat is Murder” T-shirt, which felt a tad obvious and then promptly opted for her typical uniform (jeans, shirt, boots, all slogans) and headed to the vegetarian Saturn Café, the site of the meatless speed dating meetup. Can you imagine how awkward it would be for speed daters to have a reporter with notebook in tow chronicling, for public consumption, their attempts at meeting a soulmate over vegetable taquitos?
Each “pair” had a chance to chat for three minutes. After the allocated time, each male slid down a seat and a new conversation began. At the end, each guest could jot down the names of any person/s of interest, which were then passed on to Brighten.
In the event that two people each picked the other, contact details are passed along via email. As a neophyte to the speed dating scene, who knew what to expect?
Brighten worked hard to keep the genders evenly balanced, capping female sign ups until more men bought tickets.
In the end, there were a couple more guys than gals in a group of about 40.
Speed-dating is a great way to meet a lot of different people in a short period of time who are like-minded and enjoy similar lifestyles… Now, through a company called vegspeeddating.com, there are speed-dating events specifically for vegans and vegetarians, and these events are gaining popularity.