Meeting midlife singles in the Los Angeles area can be quite a daunting challenge. The pick up singles bar scene is really geared towards the under 35 year old glamor crowd. It’s unfortunate. Alternatively, is online dating your only other option? Internet dating sites are great, but you do still want to get out, meet people, and have a social life. You really do never know where love will find you. By aiming to frequent fun, hip, and cool venues around LA county, you take care of both needs. Discover how to leverage dinner and music venues for meeting more people, and maybe get your next Saturday night date. Read on.
Genghis Cohen in Hollywood meets such a criteria. The restaurant is cool and hip with great Chinese food. It still manages to retain a down to earth feel to it and the attractive crowd of clientele it regularly attracts from throughout the Southern California region.
Such musical talents as Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements are among the kind of award winning local musicians which Genghis Cohen feature. Typically the live music starts at 8:30 pm. Of course, to get your order in and be eating your meal, and maybe just grazing on what’s left, you’ll want to have your dinner reservation at 7:00 pm, no later than a 7:30 pm seating reservation.
However, since you’re single, you are not exclusively focused on the award winning musicians from throughout Southern California featured on stage. Now are you solely focused on the excellent Chinese food cuisine which you’ll be getting to nosh on tonight.
Because you’re single, you want to do what you can to leverage the crowd which are drawn to both the great Chinese food and the accompanying music. How can you do that?
First, yes, absolutely do phone early for a Saturday night show and get your reservation made earlier in the week. Then plan that you’ll be wearing something casual and a little impressive. This is Los Angeles. You can always dress to impress and fit right in. Do aim to dress attractively so others can read from your body language grooming and styling signals that you are available and interested.
Then do aim to arrive about 60 – 90 minutes prior to your dinner reservation. Genghis Cohen has a bar. Where can you comfortably chat with strangers across from you at an LA restaurant? You can do chat across the aisle in the bar area.
Here are some ice breaker conversation starters you can use when Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements are performing. Substitute alternate text when it is a different musicians group there that night:
- Have you ever heard Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements perform before?
- How did you hear of Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements?
- Have you ever eaten at Genghis Cohen before?
- What is your favorite dish here at Genghis Cohen?
- Which of Tracy’s songs is your favorite?
Have fun enjoying the great food, live music, and new people you’ll meet!