For tickets and more information on future speed plating events, check out speedplating. "A lot of problems come from the wrong mind set--a lot of guys are too eager to please so they go above and beyond to prove themselves worthy.

So for a guy who doesn't want to feel trapped, it's perfect — and that's the reason I designed it. You may meet someone through one of those people; you just have to open yourself up to it.

In New York, you have too many of everything, and there are more women than men in this city, so at any event you are always going to get more women. ESQ: So how many people have been successful at Speed Plating? ESQ: So one of the nice things is, you get four dates, instead of one, right?

A fabulous way to visit or re-visit some of the best the city has to offer.

As a reporter for LA Talk said, “ I walked through the venue without even noticing the tables of daters; events are so chic and low key you might just walk right by.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Much like a private club, not every dater is for us.

We sat down with Boome to ask him how effective it really is. DANNY BOOME: To be absolutely honest, speed dating is like shooting fish in a barrel. The actual success rate has been two couples per event.

I like to go on dates, but if it doesn't work out you always feel guilty. You basically have a one-in-four chance of meeting someone, or a one-in-three chance of making new friends.New York Matchmakers & Introductions, New York Dinner Dating, New York Social Clubs.If you are single in New York and looking for love, we have everything you need to meet new people, make friends and find that special person. George Bernard's Private Singles Parties Lively dances held every other week, or so, for upscale professionals 28-49, or so, at prominent Manhattan locations as Tavern on the Green, The Waldorf, The Rainbow Room, Eugene nightclub and others." and she says yes, it's the same as walking into some big-box store and asking a guy who works there if he has the light bulbs you are looking for. For the restaurants, their quietest night of the week can turn into their busiest night of the week.When he leaves to go check in the back, you know he is never coming back. She tells you she has to "go check on her friends." She's surely not coming back. And Tree is a small place, an American bistro; the food is what I like to call shab-chic.For 0, Boome serves four courses, which promise to be anything but boring, to paired-off singles — the first event was held at Tree in New York City's East Village — each dater switching to the next after every twenty-minute course.