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Matt and Krista

Each week, we take two New Yorkers who swear they’re totally undateable, and put our matchmaking skills to the test

By Will Gleason

Undateables 1140

Why they’re single:
Matt: He hasn’t felt the need to settle down.
Krista: She has incredibly high expectations.

Ideal date:
Matt: Drinks outside and then walking around a neighborhood
Krista: A picnic in a park with some tacos


First impression
Matt: “She seemed very fun, and it put me at ease right away. In the first three minutes, we found out we had this unique connection: Her mom works at the school I went to.”
Krista: “He was dressed really nice and had a great energy. The conversation felt easy right away. Then, a couple of minutes in, we found out that he actually knows my mom.”

Matt“I got more of a friend vibe, but it was positive. We had a lot in common, and there were no awkward pauses. She was super outgoing, friendly and really interesting.”
Krista: “It didn’t feel romantic, but we really enjoyed each other’s company. We talked about families, college and dating. We talked a lot about how amazing the restaurant was.”

Awkward Moment
Matt: “The waitress said they were out of prime rib, and I was like, ‘Are you really or just lying?’ The waitress didn’t think it was funny. Krista had to say, ‘Oh, we’re just kidding.’ ”
Krista: “I texted my mom after he said that he knew her and then, a little bit later, he looked at his phone and said, ‘Your mom just added me on LinkedIn.’ ”

Matt: “We hugged and then parted ways. I totally forgot to ask for her number, but I thought we could just connect on LinkedIn since I was already connected with her mom.”
Krista: “The night ended with us hugging and saying we’d connect on LinkedIn. It was a good end vibe, though. We said we had a great time, and then we went our separate ways.”

Matt: ♥♥♥ “It was a super-fun date, an all-around pleasant time. She was a great girl, really unique and fun. I’d love to hang out with her again.”
Krista: ♥♥♥ “I had a really phenomenal time. It was a successful date in that we enjoyed each other’s company, and I think I potentially made a new friend.”

Our daters went to Fine & Rare (9 E 37th St,

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