TastyLA is for me a wonderfully effortless and delightful way to meet people and try restaurants that as as single, I would have not patronized on my own. I have been to 5 dinners, each has been a different experience and each has been at restaurants such as Saddle Peak Lodge, Providence and JIRaffe. When signing up for a dinner there is the ability to select your age group, see who else has signed up and read their profile ahead of time. This makes for conversation starters when you actually meet face to face and gives you an idea of how committed your fellow diners will be to making the evening a fun one. You always have the option of opting out up to 24 hours before. The dinners are not a ""date"" and have given me the opportunity, not only to enjoy a great meal, and great conversation with people from different walks of life, but to do this with absolutely no pressure as it would be if it were a ""one on one"". Personally, I don't think of TastyLA as a ""dating"" service but a tool for expanding my social life. I've met a salsa dancer who's introduced me to great dance classes, a horn player that offered to show us the great jazz spots around LA, a woman who has become my exercise buddy and another who is a shopping maven and in whose company I've learned about stores here in LA that are great finds. I've also had the opportunity to go on ""dates"", some of which I've accepted and some which, after spending a couple of hours over dinner with, I knew were not the right match for me. Since I started going to these dinners, I've been invited to parties, events, and outings to places I had heard of but never really explored before. My life has become richer and I've made new friends with people outside my immediate circle. I know that my chances of meeting Mr. Right have greatly improved because I am out and about doing the things I enjoy thru the friendships I've made with TastyLA. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes people and good food as well.