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This week in celebrity dining: Katie Couric and Mario Lopez brought their mutual friends to Tao, home of the big Buddha, while T-Mom kept it real with simple sushi on St. Marks. Mayor Bloomberg, meanwhile, rolled ten deep to Brooklyn for Japanese cuisine, and Michaels began tweeting its boldface diners. The well-heeled are well fed, below.
Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg dined with friends. [ Barbuto: Page Six/NYP] Rachael Ray picked up porcini mushrooms. [ Buonitalia: Page Six/NYP] DBGB: Mad Men stars Vincent Kartheiser and Michael Gladis dined together. [ Page Six/NYP] Clive Owen, Andrew Stein, Bruce Willis, and Audrey Tatou had lunch. [ Fraunces Tavern: Page Six/NYP] Rudy Giuliani and John McCain had a serious conversation over Italian. [ Fresco: Page Six/NYP] James Gandolfini ate a New York strip. [ Gallaghers Steakhouse: Page Six/NYP] Mayor Bloomberg, with ten cohorts, ate Japanese food. [ Hibino: Page Six/NYP] Taylor Momsen with an older man, possibly her father got cocktails and sushi at one of St. Marks many pan-Asian dining options. [ JeBon Noodles: Just Jared] Salma Hayek ate a coconut cake and drank two cappuccinos. [ Lincoln Centers 65 Caf : Page Six/NYP] Bar Refaeli and two mystery males dined at the Soho seafood restaurant. [ Lure Fishbar: Just Jared] Anna Wintour ordered off-menu chicken, with avocado salad. [ Marea: The Cut] Matthew Modine sipped a Lone Star. [Grub Street] Marfa: The New York media mainstay has begun tweeting its boldface diners. This week, Liz Smith, Mark Burnett, Tom Brokaw, and Howard Rubenstein all stopped by. [ Michaels: Twitter/Michaels New York] While in town, Jessica Simpson dined at the celebrity favorite with her mom. [ Nobu: Cityfile]
Caroline Kennedy and Maria Shriver dined with HBO execs. [ Swiftys: NYDN] Katie Couric, Mario Lopez, and some pals ate dinner together. [ Tao: Page Six/NYP] Toni Braxton dined with Ted Turner at his restaurant. [ Teds Montana Grill: Page Six/NYP] Susan Sarandon drank beer with her dinner. [ Trestle on Tenth: NYDN] Gerard Butler dined with two well-dressed gents and a sexy blonde. Naturally, the The Waverly Inn: Post suspects an after-dinner orgy. [ Page Six/NYP]