About: Sarah Rose

Sarah Rose Sarah Rose is a writer living in New York. She thinks that’s the greatest sentence she ever wrote. Since she’s already made it there, she’s trying to be a travel and food writer everywhere else. She wrote For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History (Viking, buy it please?) and is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal. She’s a serious and important writer, extremely beautiful, single, has a smile that embarrasses the lights in Times Square, and is now The Saturday Evening Post’s dating columnist.

Posts by Sarah Rose:

Breaking Up
How to Break Up

Sarah commits her final act as Mrs. Robinson with a how-to addressed to the 25-year-old Magician.... More

Invisible Man
The Disappearing Act

Sarah suspects the infrequency of the Magician’s text messages may signify the end of her May-December romance. ... More

Shopping in a Pharmacy
The Test

As Sarah’s romance with the Magician continues, the Magician goes on the hunt for a much-needed test in the maze of a local pharmacy.... More

Graduation hat and books
The Graduate

After dinner, a show, and a stop at a Middle Eastern hookah bar, Sarah finally gives in to her own Benjamin Braddock, aka the Magician.... More

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The Boondoggle

Sarah brings The Magician as her plus one to review a hotel and its Michelin-starred restaurant, and The Magician brings Sarah a little perspective. ... More

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The Patient

Sarah attempts another blind date, this time with a best-selling author who stiffs Sarah with a hefty tab and an uncomfortably long night.... More

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Double Date

Sarah double books on her latest date night, only to find that an arguably successful evening still seems like a strike out. ... More

Young man performing a magic trick with an Ace of Spades over one eye. Source: Shutterstock.com/ © DimClaire
The Magician

I probably shouldn’t undervalue the assets of a 25-year-old. He could be magic. ... More

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The Praetorian Guard

New York has an endless supply of Praetorian Guardsmen, competitive collectors of wine or girlfriends or art. This one was a champion traveler, racking up... More

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The Dating Coach

Sarah decides it's time to call in a professional dating coach to give her some guidance. ... More

young couple flirting outside the woman's door
The Playwright, Again

I should have lighting-fast dating reflexes. I’ve been doing this for 20 years. This is my job, damnit. But I couldn’t figure him out...... More

Couple on a date in the city. Source: Shutterstock.com/Konstantin Sutyagin
The Playwright

Sarah's latest date has New York City rooting for the match–literally. ... More

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The Improper Assignation

He wanted to have dinner and I thought nothing of it. We’re old friends. But it was everything like a date–the best I'd had in... More

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