In celebration of the premiere of the second season of the hit original series Love Life, HBO Max is partnering with dating app BLK and Black Restaurant Week to host a series of date night activations in four major cities across the nation. Fans will have the opportunity to treat their date to a romantic evening at eight Black-owned restaurants in New York, Atlanta, Detroit, and Los Angeles from October 26 – 29.

What to Expect

Make your reservation today by following the link next to the restaurant in your area!


Premiering with three episodes on Thursday, October 28th, season two focuses on Marcus Watkins (Emmy® nominee and executive producer William Jackson Harper). After his marriage unexpectedly implodes, Marcus is forced to rebuild his life brick by brick, hoping to find a love that will last, once and for all. In addition to Harper, season two also stars Jessica Williams, Punkie Johnson, and Chris “Comedian CP” Powell.

Want to join?

HBO Max has partnered with dating app BLK to provide their singles the first opportunity to experience this unique Date Night! BLK is the #1 dating app made for Black singles. With a goal of helping users find love at its core, BLK has built a community and space where Black love in all its forms and expressions can happen every day. 

Make a reservation for October 26 - 29

For fans who are not able to attend an in-person activation, BLK and Love Life will post chef-favorite recipes on their social channels for newly matched couples to prepare together at home.

For general inquiries, please contact Megan Eremita at, and for any media inquiries, please contact Abigail Kim at

All activations will be open to the public and compliant with all local, county, state, and federal COVID recommendations and requirements.