We came, we saw, we ate, we drank, and we snapped a whole bunch of pictures at the Refinery29-hosted grand opening bash for ACRE/SF. The new North Beach coffee-shop-slash-boutique was filled to the brim with mega-cool folks who made the trek up Union Street to check out the new retail digs. They rocked out to a live set by the Soft White Sixties, guzzled vino from Rock Wall Wines, snacked on grub from mega-adorbs deli Little Vine, and indulged in some epic, prop-driven photo booth fun (Rubber chickens and papier-mâché salamis, anyone? We thought so!). Flip through our gallery and relive all the fun after the jump.
Photographed by Abby Wilcox
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