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Shaquille O’Neal Celebrates the Big 4-0 at Lavo, Tao

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Shaquille%20O%27Neal%20at%20Lavo.jpgShaquille O'Neal with his Gimme Some Sugar birthday cake at Lavo. [Photo: Denise Truscello]

Shaquille O’Neal celebrated his 40th birthday at Lavo at the Palazzo on Saturday night. The four-time NBA Champion and 12 time All-Star ordered Kobe meatballs, penne ala vodka, Strip steaks and more. Later he received a birthday cake decorated by Gimme Some Sugar. [EaterWire]

Swedish band Miike Snow dined at Tao Asian Bistro at the Venetian on Saturday night. The group ordered wasabi filet, Buddha chicken and sushi. On Friday night, Shaquille O’Neal kicked off his 40th birthday celebration weekend at Tao Asian Bistro. The four-time NBA champion was joined by a large group of 20 friends and received cooking tips from executive chef Mike Armstrong on how to make the braised short ribs he loved so much. [EaterWire]

Actress Carmen Electra stopped by Sugar Factory American Brasserie Saturday night to try the St. Patrick’s Day fondue spread and Sugar Factory’s signature lollipop goblet cocktail. [EaterWire]

Christopher "Big Black" Boykin from the reality show Rob & Big dined at Social House at Crystals with five friends on Saturday night. [EaterWire]

Rob Kardashian celebrated his birthday with his reality star family at Stack Restaurant & Bar at the Mirage on Friday night. The birthday boy was joined by his older sister Kim Kardashian, mom Kris Jenner and younger sisters Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. [EaterWire[

Actor Nicolas Cage dined with his wife Alice Kim and son Kal-El last Tuesday night at Lombardi’s Romagna Mia inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort. Cage recently bought a new home in Vegas. [EaterWire]

Tao Asian Bistro

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-388-8338 Visit Website

Lavo Nightclub & Italian Restaurant

3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-791-1800

Social House

3720 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89158 702-736-1122 Visit Website

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