While dispelling rumors of a rift with husband Ryan Reynolds by purchasing a penthouse together on the Upper East Side, Scarlett Johansson was seen living life solo this week. The starlet was first spotted at Rufus Wainwright’s private concert at Rose Bar Monday night, enjoying the exclusive performance with Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu. On Wednesday, Johansson was spied with hunky Broadway boys Liev Schreiber and Hugh Jackman dining at the Mark. Susan Sarandon experienced some excitement of her own when she saved her daughter’s birthday cake from falling over, covering herself in pink frosting, at 1 Oak Saturday night. Read our complete roundup of boldface dining, below.
1 Oak: Susan Sarandon celebrated her daughter’s birthday and came to the rescue when the pink burlesque-themed cake started to topple. [NYDN]
Balthazar: Ever subtle Jude Law donned a hat and tried to pull a hood over Sienna Miller’s head. [Page Six/NYP]
Blue Hill: Matthew Broderick and rabble-rouser Michael Moore dined at the Greenmarket haven. [Page Six/NYP]
Pulino’s: Proving to be the “it” spot of the moment, the Bowery pizzeria hosted both Jude Law and Bill Murray for lunch this week. [NYDN]
Rose Bar: Scarlett Johansson, Lucy Liu, and Drew Barrymore swayed to some sweet Rufus Wainwright tunes at his private concert at the Gramercy Park Hotel’s bar. Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgley showed his enthusiasm by getting up on an ottoman to watch the musician. [NYDN]
South Gate: 90210 heartthrob Jason Priestley dined with his wife, Naomi, Monday night. [NYDN]
The Mark: A View From the Bridge stars Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schreiber dined with Hugh Jackman Wednesday night. [NYDN]