Not everybody goes to restaurants just to eat. Some, like real-life action figure Shia LaBeouf, simply run through them while being chased by an angry Megan Fox the press. Others, like Sofia Vergara, go to them just to play with their phones. And then there are those who simply smoke cigarettes outside, as Jason Sudeikis and Eva Mendes did during their group dinner. Lots more celebrity sightings straight ahead.
Balaboosta: Justin Timberlake and an unidentified brunette dined at a corner table. [Bossip]
Barbuto: Charlie Rose and a "youthful, dirty-blond beauty" had an intense chat at the restaurant’s outdoor café. [Gatecrasher/NYDN]
Delicatessen: Shia LaBeouf and girlfriend Karolyn Pho, on the run from paparazzi, ran here for refuge. LaBeouf begged servers for help and was eventually whisked away by a cab at the service exit. [Socialite Life]
Fred’s at Barneys New York: Reese Witherspoon ate with Nora Ephron. [Page Six/NYP]
L’Artusi: Jason Sudeikis and Eva Mendes took a smoke break during their dinner with Jason Bateman and his wife, Amanda Anka. While outside, Sudeikis reportedly told Mendes, "We make a good team." [Complex]
Momoya: Sofia Vergara "furiously fired off a number of messages on her pink-sheathed cell phone" while having sushi with boyfriend Nick Loeb. [Gatecrasher/NYDN]
Strip House: Jack White and his band ate filet mignon, lobster, sesame-crusted tuna, cheesecake, and more, all while wearing "black witchy hats." [Page Six/NYP]