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The Nobu Grand Opening + Stars at Hakkasan

Casper Smart and Jennifer Lopez at Hakkasan. Photo: Denise Truscello/WireImage
Casper Smart and Jennifer Lopez at Hakkasan. Photo: Denise Truscello/WireImage

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Nobu Restaurant & Lounge held its grand opening Sunday night inside Nobu Hotel within Caesars Palace with a host of celebrities in attendance. Nobu Hospitality partners chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper, Trevor Horwell and Struan McKenzie were on hand for the event that included a traditional Japanese sake ceremony and party with a special musical performance by singer Ed Sheeran poolside at the Garden of The Gods. Special guests included Holly Madison, David Blaine, Matt Goss, Taylor Hicks and Coco Austin. [EaterWire]

Actor Forest Whitaker was spotted eating lunch Wolfgang Puck's Spago at the Forum Shops at Caesars on Sunday. He had a chopped salad, margherita pizza and a new desert called the chocolate decadence. [EaterWire]

Hakkasan at the MGM Grand and GQ Magazine hosted a private VIP event in the restaurant on Saturday night. Champagne, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres welcomed guests such as Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler, Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Mark Salling, Tom Welling, Cheryl Burke and many more. [EaterWire]

The Zac Brown Band, in town for a show on Saturday night, dined at Andrea's at Encore Las Vegas. The Grammy-winning group and friends shared executive chef Joseph Elevado's shishito peppers, hamachi sundachi, crispy tuna, Wagyu beef tataki, specialty sushi rolls including shrimp tempura and fried burdock, Wagyu beef and lobster, New York strip steaks, miso black cod, smokey salmon, veggie fried rice, asparagus, smashed potatoes and ice cream towers. [EaterWire]

DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia took the stage at Heraea at the Palms and performed one of the group's hit songs for guests at the restaurant last Tuesday night. [EaterWire]
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