We climbed the creaky stairs to the second floor, where we were screened to make sure we had come dressed appropriately.
"Kinky Salon," a monthly sex party and cabaret in San Francisco, has a strict dress code. “If you wear something creative you will make more friends,” says the Web site.
Nowhere does the profile state explicitly that if you are an attractive female traveler, you might skip the couch entirely and wind up in Riccardo’s bed, but it’s a good possibility.My two companions for the evening -- I’ll call them Steve and Jessica -- and I walked into the unassuming San Francisco Mission District flat on a Saturday evening in early August.We were all virgins to the sex party scene and more than a little nervous. We were young, we were jaded, and we were more than a little bit tipsy already.Police patrols have actually stopped in this place, and that is actually a bad thing. It is now full of homeless people camping and crackheads/drug addicts/... The bathroom was remodeled and is totally unsuitable for cruising now. CFS has always allowed a couple years to pass before deleting a...Riccardo G.’s profile on Couch Surfing.com, the website that partners intrepid wanderers with willing hosts, notes that he lives in the “best neighborhood to go out and have drinks,” that he offers a “cozy/clean/nice sofa/couch” and that he’ll even let you bring your “small dog, if you just can’t live without him.” He describes himself as “amazing, outgoing, funny, smart” and says his interests include friends, eating, drinking, the gym and puppies.