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Goldie Hawn Requests ‘Real Food’ at Lavo; Gabriel Byrne Befriends Paul Giamatti at Tazza

The restaurant scene fielded a fair amount of celebrity activity this week. There was Lavo, which obliged Goldie Hawn’s request for something substantial. At Tazza, coffee and good timing brought Gabriel Byrne and Paul Giamatti together. But Crown got the most action, taking in the lion’s share of celebrities leaving this year’s Met Gala. Lots more sightings straight ahead.

Crown: After the big to-do at the Met, a number of guests flocked to John DeLucie’s new Upper East Side spot, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Madonna, and Paul McCartney. [Gatecrasher/NYDN]
Fred’s at Barneys New York: Amar’e Stoudemire and girlfriend Ciara (Amiara? Ciamar’e?) had lunch together. [Page Six/NYP]
Juice Generation: Hugh Jackman got a vital shot at the West Village location, while Salma Hayek visited the uptown location. [People]
Kenmare: Kelly Osbourne was seen dining with photographer Anton Lombardi. [Celebuzz]
Lavo: Goldie Hawn, sitting in the VIP area with Kurt Russell, kindly asked her waitress for some “real food.” The chef interpreted this as margarita pizza and truffle fries. [Page Six/NYP]
Lure Fishbar: Amar’e, apparently not one to eat in, was spotted having dinner. [Page Six/NYP]
Norma’s: Victoria Beckham took her sons out for brunch. The boys ordered chocolate-chip pancakes. [People]
Serendipity 3: Anderson Cooper and friends had hot dogs and Frrrozen Hot Chocolate. [Page Six/NYP]
The Spotted Pig: Christina Aguilera, wearing a screen-printed skeleton shirt, put some meat on her bones with boyfriend Matthew Rutler. [Just Jared]
Tazza: After enjoying some coffee outside, Gabriel Byrne walked in to find Paul Giamatti reading alone. After Byrne introduced himself, a witness says, the two got along famously and eventually exchanged phone numbers. [Grub Street]

Goldie Hawn Requests ‘Real Food’ at Lavo; Gabriel Byrne Befriends