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Buddy V's Grand Opening; Nicky Hilton Turns 30

Sheldon Adelson and Elaine Wynn at Buddy V's Ristorante. Photo: Los Caraballo
Sheldon Adelson and Elaine Wynn at Buddy V's Ristorante. Photo: Los Caraballo

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The grand opening of Buddy V's Ristorante at the Grand Canal Shoppes brought out Sheldon Adelson, Elaine Wynn, Sirio Maccioni, Brad Brennan and The Amazing Race's Chippendales team Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis. Cake Boss Buddy Valastro was on hand, along with partners Elizabeth Blau and chef Kim Canteenwalla and about 40 of Valastro's family members. [EaterWire]

America's Next Top Model creator and professional model Tyra Banks ate breakfast at Payard Patisserie & Bistro at Caesars Palace with Zappos founder Tony Hsieh over the weekend. [EaterWire]

Bassist Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe dined at Social House at Crystals on Sunday night. Sixx, his fiancée Courtney Bingham and former bassist of the iconic hard rock band Guns N' Roses, Duff McKagan, took a seat in the lounge, where they ordered specialty rolls and sashimi dishes. [EaterWire]

Nicky Hilton celebrated her 30th birthday on Saturday night dining with her sister Paris and friends at Andrea's in Encore Las Vegas. The party of eight, which included Paris' boyfriend River Viiperi and childhood friend Brandon Davis among other pals, shared executive chef Joseph Elevado's Asian fare, which Nicky ate using chopsticks inscribed with a personalized welcome and birthday wishes. The birthday girl, seen canoodling with an unidentified gent, was surprised with a custom birthday cake. [EaterWire]

Also spotted at Andrea's on Saturday night at a separate table: Tyra Banks with former Tyra and current The Talk executive producer John Redmann. [EaterWire]

Internet personality iJustine was spotted dining at Lavo Italian Restaurant at the Palazzo with two guests on Friday night. The small group ordered the Oreo Zeppole and 20-Layer Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake upon her request. [EaterWire]

Former 98 Degrees singer Jeff Timmons dined with his wife Amanda Timmons on Thursday night at Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village. He ordered the sea bass. [EaterWire]
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