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:

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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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The Comic

Sometimes it is easier to play through a weird date than to get up and leave. ... More

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Wedding Announcement

Sarah finds out the man who swept her off her feet only to make an unexpected and traumatic exit, her Mr. Hyde, got married. ... More

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The Doctor

The grand unified theory of matchmaking states: If someone else is the friend, you are the favor. I don’t care. I take referrals.... More

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The Captain

At a certain point in the dating project, most men flirting with me were other women’s husbands. The Captain, an ex I had dated around... More

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The Economist, Part 3

After standing Sarah up on their second date, the Economist sends another surprising email: I'm flattered. I like you. But I can't.... More

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The Economist, Part 2

Hair washed, giddy about date number two with The Economist, I was applying my date face when I got an email in the late afternoon:... More

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The Economist, Part 1

The Economist and I met online, and then we met in person at my favorite date bar. We became those people on a first date... More

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The Composer

The Composer has all the qualities I seek–funny, generous, blue eyes, Jewish–except that he's married to a man. ... More

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The Martian, Part 1

Sarah meets a would-be suitor she's profiling for a magazine, but can she really mix business with pleasure? ... More

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Mr. Blue

Sarah learns that if there's one thing you should never do when you're feeling "blue"–it's date. If only the man she met on a recent... More

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The Intellectual

When a journalist friend said that his tall, Midwestern, funny Jewish buddy was in town and I should meet him, I said yes. I hadn’t... More

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The Flying Dutchman

We met at a charity event. We exchanged numbers. That’s the way it’s supposed to work–no set-up, no Internet, no middleman. If only we'd spoken... More

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