ezekiel's chariot - 張敦楷 (pjammer) wrote,
ezekiel's chariot - 張敦楷

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Drink Club Retro Formal

Ok, so I forgot to mention that Drink Club (San Francisco/Bay Area Asian-American twentysomething group) was holding its first annual Retro Formal this Saturday. It's been a while since I attended a formal - and it was a welcome evening of dancing and high-energy socializing. Spent a good hour learning the Foxtrot/Waltz with an infinitely patient (and sinfully pretty) galpal (Gratzi, K. I think I owe you a half-dozen Midori Sours ;) ).

Some of the attendees went all out - guys decked out with tophats and canes ... women in floor-length gowns/dresses or figure-flattering traditional Chinese cheongsams (hubba hubba hubba!) ... and the event was packed wall-to-wall with eye-candy.

Most of us ended up staying until 2am, and I got to talk face to face with a few people I originally met through the Rice Bowl Journals. W00T!

I've always viewed my pathetically low alcohol tolerance as a blessing in disguise: I can get seriously sloshed on an extremely tight budget. Saturday proved to be no exception - my bar tab for the entire evening, with tip, came in under $16:
1. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
2. Jack & Sour
3. Jack & Coke
4. Soda water

Enough fun to last me a while. Time to get back to work.

the first rule of Drink Club is ...
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.