You will have 4-5 minutes to pitch yourself to each potential date. Have fun, make friends, find a date or possibly your soul mate! YP advertisers receive higher placement in the default ordering of search results and may appear in sponsored listings on the top, side, or bottom of the search results page.With the clock ticking down to Valentine’s Day, about two dozen Valley residents tried a new spin on speed dating: one that ensures future dinner dates won’t end in a food fight.
Find love and romance with a Tempe speed dating style of matchmaking.“We want them to go off their first instinct about a person and see if they’re willing to just jump in and get to know somebody.”While Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale all rank in the top 25 of Wallet Hub’s annual Best Cities for Singles list, there are relatively few hotspots for those who don’t eat meat.One data analysis website ranked Phoenix sixth-worst among the country’s large metro areas for the number of vegetarian restaurants per capita.(In a separate ranking of all metro areas, the survey placed Flagstaff among the nation’s leaders in vegetarian options per capita, ranking seventh best.)“Sometimes when people find you're vegetarian, they think you’re a little bit snobbish,” said a speed dater named Andrew.The 23-year-old said he switched to a vegetarian diet more than three years ago for environmental reasons.