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Claire Danes Celebrates Her Birthday at Recette; Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore Attend Royal Bridal Shower at the Lion

Photo: Patrick McMullan

It was a festive week for the boldface names running around Manhattan. Claire Danes for some reason lugged her own presents to her birthday dinner at Recette. Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore celebrated a royal bridal shower at the Lion, and Richard Gere brunched at Osteria Morini for Griffin Dunne’s daughter’s birthday. Lots more celebrity sightings straight ahead.

Beauty & Essex: Lindsay Lohan continued her weeks-long march across Manhattan restaurants by eating here. She reportedly had such a good time that she “kissed her waitress good-bye.” [People]
Crumbs: What do supermodels eat on their birthdays? If you’re Brooklyn Decker, you start the day off with custom-made vanilla cupcakes covered in Skittles. [Celebuzz]
Dylan’s Candy Bar: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes took little Suri here to satisfy the toddler’s sweet tooth. [HuffPo]
The Lion: After catching a play on Broadway, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore stopped by to celebrate Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock’s bridal shower. [Page Six/NYP]
Marea: Food critic Gail Simmons and Julianne Moore enjoyed a Sunday dinner together. [Grub Street]
Max Brenner: John Travolta and Kelly Preston took baby Benjamin out for a quiet dinner. [Daily Mail UK]
Osteria Morini: Downtown man Lou Reed had brunch on Saturday. [Grub Street]
Richard Gere dropped by for brunch the next day to celebrate fellow actor Griffin Dunne’s daughter’s 21st birthday. [Grub Street]
Peanut Butter & Co.: CNN star Anderson Cooper ordered a PB&J; on wheat. [Page Six/NYP]
Recette: Claire Danes carried her own presents to her 32nd birthday here. She was joined by her husband, Hugh Dancy, and an intimate group of friends. [USAT]

Claire Danes Celebrates Her Birthday at Recette; Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore