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Aniston Out-Dines Mayer; FLOTUS Flatters Gramercy Tavern

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It’s the first official week of fall, and celebrity dining is in full effect. John Mayer was spotted at Gemma, but his ex Jennifer Aniston one-upped him by dining at this year’s celebrity haunt, Monkey Bar. Meanwhile, Kate Moss sipped coffee outside Jack’s and, lest we forget, Mobama herself lunched at Gramercy Tavern. This week’s full roster of celebrity sightings at New York restaurants is below.

Benjamin Steak House: Vin Diesel dined with the president of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández, and twelve guests. The group ate a seafood platter and Porterhouse steaks. [Grub Street]

Bistro Bagatelle: Chicago Bull Joakim Noah ate with his father, tennis player Yannick Noah, at the MePa’s French bistro.[Page Six/NYP]

Bon Appétit Supper Club and Café Clive Owen and Amy Sedaris attended a dinner in celebration of Owen’s new film, The Boys Are Back. For the party, Emeril Lagasse cooked wild-mushroom lasagna and rack of farm-raised lamb with potatoes au gratin. [Guest of a Guest]

7A: Comedian Dave Attell ate the East Village hangout. [Gawker]

Craftsteak: Anna Wintour, sans sunglasses, dined at Tom Colicchio’s steakhouse.[Grub Street]

Da Silvano: Former New York Giant Michael Stahan dined with his fiancée, Nicole Murphy. Separately, Rihanna dined at the Italian restaurant in a see-through top. And Yoko Ono had lunch there. [Page Six/NYP, NYDN, Page Six/NYP]

Fat Black Pussycat: Will Ferrell sang karaoke at 1 a.m. at the East Village bar. [Gawker]

Gemma: John Mayer ate at the Bowery Hotel’s Italian brasserie. [Just Jared]

Gramercy Tavern: Michelle Obama lunched at the appropriately American restaurant. [Grub Street]

Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee: Kate Moss, in overalls and a fur vest, sipped a cup of coffee outside in the West Village. [Gawker]

Meli Melo: Nicholas Sparks discussed puppies with literary guru Lewis Burke Frumkes. [Page Six/NYP]

Monkey Bar: Jennifer Aniston ate at the celebrity haunt. [Cityfile]

Oak Room: Joan Rivers, Anderson Cooper, and Larry King toasted Joy Behar. [Guest of a Guest]

Penang: Nas and Kelis ate Thai food on the Upper West Side. [Gawker]

Peter Luger: Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch dined with his wife, Kathy Doyle. [Page Six/NYP]

Sant Ambroeus: Calvin Klein lunched outside. [Cityfile]

Sardi’s: Daphna and Harvey Keitel ate with Muffie and Sherrell Aston after the gang saw The 39 Steps. [Page Six/NYP]

The Smith: Chelsea Clinton was spotted at the East Village eatery again — on the same night that Juliette Lewis ate there. [Gawker]

Spotted Pig: Rihanna was spotted at the gastropub. [Just Jared]

Sweetiepie: Uma Thurman ate with her children at the whimsical Greenwich Village ice-cream shop and restaurant. [Gawker]

Ted’s Montana Grill: Ted Turner dined like a layman at the restaurant he owns. [Page Six/NYP]

Vinegar Hill House: Chefs Daniel Boulud, David Chang, and Katie Lee Joel attended a private dinner. The menu included octopus, tarte flambé, and country chop or trout. [Guest of a Guest]

Aniston Out-Dines Mayer; FLOTUS Flatters Gramercy Tavern