Despite the birth of the mighty North West, Jay-Z threw a big party at 40/40 this week, where Beyoncé dispelled pregnancy rumors with the help of Champagne. Elsewhere, Brad Pitt brought son and co-star Maddox to a party on the Catch rooftop, while New York Giant Victor Cruz got caught up in a raid at Stash. This, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
The 40/40 Club: Jay-Z celebrated the tenth anniversary of his flatiron club. Beyoncé joined him, and continued to refute pregnancy rumors by consuming Ace of Spades Champagne “delivered by waitresses in dresses with 14-karat gold stitching.” [Page Six/NYP]
Cold Process Coffee and Tea: Jake Gyllenhaal accompanied his rumored girlfriend, Sports Illustrated model Alyssa Miller, to the pop-up at Pier 57 for refreshments and “sweet smacks on the lips.” [People]
Scalinatella: Kate Upton held hands with Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy at the Upper East Side restaurant, and was later spotted at Beauty & Essex with Blake Griffin of the L.A. Clippers. Work it. [Page Six/NYP]
Stash: New York Giant Victor Cruz was “ordering champagne for everyone” when the police barged in for their biannual raid of the meatpacking club. Lupe Fiasco was supposed to join the party, but we suspect he’s glad he flaked. [Page Six/NYP]