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Here's Where Celebrities Ate While in DC For the WHCD

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This weekend was the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, for which celebrities come to Washington to hear the president tell jokes and attend parties with media types. But where did the famous people dine other than the Washington Hilton? And did any of them take dining recommendations from fellow famous person Gwyneth Paltrow? Here we go:

jesse-tyler-ferguson-jaleo-250.jpg1) Alexandria: Reps send word that Twilight star Robert Pattinson stopped in at The Majestic on Saturday night with four friends. He ate a medium-rare steak, signed a menu for Cathal Armstrong's 13-year-old daughter Eve and apparently was the last to leave the restaurant at the end of the night. [EaterWire]

2) Penn Quarter: Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson had lunch at the newly revamped Jaleo in Penn Quarter yesterday. Yes, he ate croquettes from a shoe, tweeting, "Fried food in a glass shoe!? Why not! Such an amazing lunch at Jaleo in DC! Thanks to the amazing staff!" [Twitter]

3) Logan Circle: Actress Kate Hudson and Muse frontman/fiance Matt Bellamy had brunch at Estadio on Saturday, per a rep. [EaterWire]

4) Logan Circle: The Washingtonian reports that actress Minka Kelly stopped in at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace on Wednesday for oysters, blue crab cakes and Kentucky Derby pie. [Washingtonian]

5) Georgetown: Sure, let's call California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom a celebrity. He had dinner at Unum on Friday night, as did Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan. They were in separate parties. [EaterWire]

6) Capitol Hill: Though it's unclear whether he attended any WHCD-related parties, Adrian Grenier was in town for a show at DC9 with his band The Honey Brothers. He had brunch at Art & Soul on Sunday morning. [EaterWire]


7) Shaw: A tipster sends word that Adrian Grenier also paid a visit to the newly open Bistro Bohem on Saturday night. [Eater Tipline]

8) Logan Circle: The same tipster knows someone who works at barbecue beer garden Standard and spotted Woody Harrelson eating there on Sunday night. [Eater Tipline]

9) Penn Quarter: Another Woody Harrelson sighting at Rasika Penn Quarter on Friday night. Per a tipster, he was brought in from the back of the restaurant and dined with a few others. [Eater Tipline]

10) U Street: Seems to have been an abundance of celebrities at Marvin on Friday night. A tipster spotted Chace Crawford, Tony Romo and Matthew Morrison, who was eating steak. [Eater Tipline]

Did we miss any celebrity restaurant outings from the weekend? Let us know.

[Photo: @jessetyler]


480 7th Street Northwest, , DC 20004 (202) 628-7949 Visit Website

Majestic Cafe

911 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Visit Website

Art and Soul

415 New Jersey Avenue Northwest, , DC 20001 (202) 393-7777 Visit Website


122 Spring Street, , SC 29403 (843) 793-1029 Visit Website


2917 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 202 621 6959

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

1612 14th Street Northwest, , DC 20009 (202) 319-1612 Visit Website

The Majestic

911 King St, Alexandria, VA

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