Michael Polenske

Stick & Ball at Cerro Pampa Polo Club

Stick & Ball held its inaugural event with the first of three private polo matches and signature farm-to-polo-field dinners in the 2019 Mandarina Stick & Ball Polo & Dinner Series at Cerro Pampa in Petaluma.

Patron Dinner at The Culinary Institute of America

After the brilliant Dance Gala at the Lincoln Theater, a marvelous dinner was held at one of the world’s leading centers for food and wine.

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012 | SFLUXE

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012

For its 35th anniversary the San Francisco Decorator Showcase returned to the Classic Revival mansion on 2020 Jackson Street, which had also been the home of the 1991 showcase. The honey-colored brick structure, designed in 1902 by German-born architect Julius E. Krafft, is being offered for $17.5 million (as of June 2012.) Adeeni Design Group’s Claudia Juestel gives us a tour.

Mid Winter Gala 2012: Chanel and the Cult of Beauty | SFLUXE

Mid Winter Gala 2012: Chanel and the Cult of Beauty

Now in its 8th year, the 2012 Mid-Winter Gala had the support of Chanel as Marquee Sponsor for the first time ever, and one could sense the elegant Chanel touch throughout the evening.

Fortune's 40 Hottest Stars Celebrated at Zynga in San Francisco | SFLUXE 2

Fortune’s 40 Hottest Stars Celebrated at Zynga in San Francisco

The new Zynga headquarters in San Francisco recently opened its doors for Fortune Magazine to celebrate the 2011 Fortune 40 Under 40 list, which highlights business’s hottest rising stars under 40 years of age.

Dressed to Kill | SFLUXE

Dressed to Kill

It was a night when San Francisco was dressed to kill. From the portrait room at designer Ken Fulk’s party for Denise Hale…

Travel And Leisure Design Awards | SFLUXE

Travel And Leisure Design Awards

For the very first time Travel + Leisure held its annual design awards outside New York, bringing the celebration to San Francisco instead.

amfAR's 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco | SFLUXE

amfAR’s 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco

The Four Seasons Hotel recently hosted the 10th annual San Francisco Gala of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and Donna Sachet was there to report back to us.

Cerro Pampa Oyster Cup, 2009 | SFLUXE

Cerro Pampa Oyster Cup, 2009

Cerro Pampa’s Fifth Annual Oyster Cup was held at the private polo club on Petaluma’s San Antonio Road, recently.

Beringer Vineyard Celebrates Rhine House | SFLUXE 1

Beringer Vineyard Celebrates Rhine House

Beringer Vineyard recently hosted an elegant black-tie dinner celebrating the complete restoration of the landmark Rhine House in St. Helena.

Carrots Opening

Melissa Grimm, Barbara Grimm and Cate Grimm On November 1, Melissa & Catie Grimm hosted…