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Sofia Vergara Sips Cocoa With Ex; Bradley Cooper Gets His Guac On

Vergara: cocoa lover.
Vergara: cocoa lover.

New York’s summer dining scene was in full swing this week, kicking off the season in classic Gemini form. Brooke Shields and Carmelo Anthony each celebrated their birthdays amid the strange and epic transit of Venus. And so the stars followed. Bradley Cooper was seen out and about at downtown locales with former co-stars, while Brad Paisley savored late-night gnocchi at Patsy’s. And Sofia Vergara was spotted with an ex at Max Brenner. This and more celebrity sightings ahead.

The Water Club: Brooke Shields hosted her 47th birthday at the Water Club last Thursday with nine pals. The party arrived on the 95-foot sailboat (docked next to the restaurant) and enjoyed drinks up at the Crow’s Nest first before heading to the dining room for a birthday supper. [Grub Street]

Sfoglia: Fans swooned over Cindy Adams and Joan Rivers, seen dining over the famous chicken al Mattone at the Upper East Side favorite. Admirers stopped the pair to say hello. [Grub Street]

Patsy’s: Brad Paisley stopped by the restaurant for some post-concert grub. The Italian eatery stayed open late just for Paisley and crew, who feasted on gnocchi, chopped salad, and meatballs. [People]

Max Brenner’s Chocolate Shop: Sofia Vergara and ex Nick Loeb shared a friendly mocha hot chocolate. The two were in and out in a New York minute, though they hope to visit the shop again soon. [People]

Smith & Mills: Silver Linings Playbook father and son, and real-life pals, Robert DiNiro and Bradley Cooper dined together Friday night at the old carriage house Tribeca hideaway. [Page Six/NYP]

Empellón Cocina: Cooper was also spotted dining earlier last week with former girlfriend Zoe Saldana. The couple looked more engaged than just a ‘friendly dinner,’ onlookers observed. [Page Six/NYP]

Sons of Essex: Carmelo Anthony celebrated his 28th birthday with wife La La Anthony and friends last weekend. The group dined on appetizers and lots of wine, ending the night with a round of shots before they left. [Page Six/NYP]

Catch: Shaun White chatted up Mirror Mirror star Lily Collins Monday evening. Collins wandered over to the meatpacking seafood restaurant for a bite of sushi after the CFDA Fashion Awards. [Page Six/NYP]

Sofia Vergara Sips Cocoa With Ex; Bradley Cooper Gets His Guac On