Duan and her team post about anything that appeals to their stomachs, whether it’s brunch at the Alcove in Los Feliz or a snack they bought at a Korean supermarket or ways to hack a bowl of instant ramen.But given that she writes in Chinese, it’s her insights into Chinese restaurants that drive traffic.At Asian Dating in Washington DC, converse for just enough time with each participant to learn if you sense any chemistry.
It holds events every weekend, from speed dating to the popular group roleplaying game “Killers.” I found the night’s event through a search on the listings website Douban. In the next room were a couple of pool tables, a row of swinging double seats garnished with cuddly bears, and an open floor space with a podium and piano.
It’s chosen for the four number ones of 11/11, an appropriate date to be dateless.
In a country with 118 boys born for every 100 girls, the main function of the festival seems to be making all of China’s single twigs feel inadequate. ” to a handful of partnerless Chinese friends, I got back the same curt reply from three: “Sleeping.” I’ll know better than to ask next year.
Singles Day is mostly about online shopping sales now, but there are also a spattering of singles’ events in Beijing on the night.
Speed dating is increasingly popular in China, as young urban people in full-time jobs try to find a compatible life partner. The Happiness Singles Culture Member’s Club (“The Home of Single Friends”) is a singles’ club in north-east central Beijing, around since 2003.