"This is the first Saturday night I've had away from the restaurant for years," said Laura Cunningham, manager of the nearby French Laundry and girlfriend of chef-owner Thomas Keller, as she leaped onto the dance floor. "I'm going to make the most of it."
Adria Bini, just in from her family's estate in Arezzo, Italy, wore a flouncy white peasant skirt with an elaborate beaded and fringed Moroccan belt. She admitted it didn't exactly scream patriotism. "It's my Italian way of celebrating the Fourth of July," she quipped. "I don't wear a lot of red or blue."
Brewster, however, was much more comfortable representing her homeland, seeing as she'd been doing so for months in film. The dark-haired actress recently finished shooting "Annapolis," which will be released in January.
"It's kind of 'Top Gun' meets 'An Officer and a Gentleman,' set at the Naval Academy in Annapolis," she said. "I play the wise, older, upperclassman who gets [actor] James Franco through training."
And presumably sails away into the sunset.