Jessica Williams and William Jackson Harper in Love Life.
If HBO Max’s Love Life captured your heart and has you amped for the upcoming season, get ready for an all new way to celebrate it Season 2 return.
From Oct. 26 to 29, HBO Max, dating app BLK and events platform Black Restaurant Week have teamed up for Love Life Date Night. Across four major cities, namely Los Angeles, fans will have the chance to treat their own date to a romantic evening at a local Black-owned restaurant.
“Partnering with amazing companies like HBO Max is very special to Black Restaurant Week,” Black Restaurant Week co-founder Derek Robinson said. “This project gives us another opportunity to celebrate the Black culinary community in a creative way.”
In L.A., head to Alta Adams or Post and Beam for a customized food and cocktail menu inspired by the characters and events in the show. Couples can partake in theBLK and Love Life-branded conversation cards that touch on favorite books to perspectives on dating and relationships, among other prompts. Amid the non-stop chat, diners will be given on-theme placements and can snap an Insta-perfect photo under the glowing Love Life neon sign.
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The Love Life Date Night is more than just fun and games. Guests are also in store for an excellent dining experience. Opt for Alta Adams for delicious soul food and inventive cocktails or head to Post and Beam for a top-tier combination of Southern comfort and California innovation.
This invite is extended to everyone, so the restaurants will be buzzing with the energy of Love Life fans and pop-in dates alike. However, you will have to sign up for a reservation on Black Restaurant Week’s website. What’s more, local COVID-19 requirements will be in effect.
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The event is supported by the dating knowledge of BLK, the No. 1 dating app for Black singles, and the dining expertise of Black Restaurant Week, which celebrates the flavors of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine by showcasing Black-owned culinary businesses.
“Season 2 of ‘Love Life’ captures what it’s really like to navigate the modern dating scene, and especially the role that our identities play when it comes to finding a partner,” said JP Mallo, the vice president of HBO Max originals marketing. “We’re excited to support local Black-owned restaurants and work with BLK and Black Restaurant Week to bring fans a unique experience to test the waters and explore the next steps in their own love lives.”
Catch William Jackson Harper as the star of Love Life Season 2 beginning Oct. 28 on HBO Max.
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Photography by: Courtesy HBO Max; BLK; Black Restaurant Week