In the über-posh world of new San Francisco, vip bon vivants look to see and be seen slipping into members-only clubs and secret party rooms off limits to the madding crowd. Have you received your invitation yet?
Republicans. In this hippie-loving, capitalism-loathing, Left Coast haven we call home, what could be more counter to our culture? Here’s where to rub elbows with the city’s more conservative residents, since the Bohemian Club is members (and men) only.
An ordinary Tuesday night party at an upscale department store downtown, I spotted a woman of a certain age wearing a pink teddy bear backpack. Noting her bag (and how could I not?), I asked the event photographer, my friend and well-known society shooter Drew Altizer, if she was some sort of artsy heiress.
“No.” He exhaled, annoyed. “She’s a crasher. I see her everywhere.”
“You mean a party crasher?” I was shocked. “That’s really a thing?”
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