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Sammy Hagar Does the Cabo Wabo

Lick a little lime, throwin' down: Sammy Hagar tastes tequila.

“The stupidest idea in the world can be the most successful one,” Mill Valley resident Sammy Hagar—that guy formerly known as the lead singer of Van-Halen—explained to me the other day, in reference to the origin of the term “cabo wabo.”

Picnic At Sea

DJ AM and Steve Aoki at 330 Ritch

Photography by Daniel Kokin for

On Saturday, June 7 DJ AM and Steve Aoki—Dim Mak Records founder and DJ—surprised guests at 330 Ritch with an impromptu DJ set.


Neiman Marcus Hosts Lunch for Designer Roland Mouret

On Wednesday, May 28 John Capizzi, VP General Manager of Neiman Marcus, and Andrea Schnitzer held a luncheon in honor of celebrated fashion designer Roland Mouret. The designer, who flew in from London for the event, previewed his fall collection.

Roland Mouret, Jennifer Raiser

Kris Anthony, Andrea Schnitzer

Grappa at Bar 888

I'd been meaning to post on this for month's, but kept getting sidetracked until I was reminded of this by seeing Helen Roy's column in a recent Tablehopper. The wine, bar and beverage director for SoMa's new InterContinental Hotel, Roy (above) has turned its Bar 888 into a temple to one of her favorite substances: grappa.

TeamPlay Foundation Benefit

On Wednesday, May 28 the TeamPlay Foundation—an organization managed by Baron Davis, Gunnar Counselman, Anne Gaylord and Cash Warren—hosted a cocktail party and benefit, along with LA real estate developer Ross Walker and event planner Gianna Cardinale, at Apartment 24.

Liz Armistead, Daniela Tempesta

Michael Bismuth, John Eide

Sex and the Sustainable City

One of the ladies on my team at ecofabulous braved the crowds last week to see Sex and The City. And what she took away from it was a strong hankering for a Cosmopolitan. Better than a Manolo craving! So we've set out to make the delectable Cosmo truly ecofabulous. Here's how:

1. Pour in two parts Modmix (Modmix concocts the most delicious Pomegranate Cosmopolitan mixer made entirely from certified organic ingredients).

Gilt Groupe

I heart SF. But I’ll be the first to admit I’ve always been a little jealous of New Yorkers with their easy access to sample sales. Where else can you stumble upon an unmarked storefront packed with discounted designer goods en route to a post-work happy hour on pretty much any given day?

On Sale Wednesday at Alice & Olivia Double Strap Mini
Retail: $297, Gilt price: $124; Courtesy of Gilt Groupe

The Eat + Drink List: This Week's Top 7

photography by Michael Sugrue

1. Chocolate = Love

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