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Chris Paul's Private Dinner Party Took Over Tao Asian Bistro

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Chris Paul
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Chris Paul hosted a private dinner with friends and family at Tao Asian Bistro at the Venetian on Saturday night. The point guard for the L.A. Clippers ordered sea bass, steak, fried rice, an array of sushi and Lavo’s Oreo Zeppole. Resident DJ Khaled was also spotted with friends dining on chicken wings, crispy rice, chicken fried rice, sea bass, grilled wagyu steak and more. After dinner, Khaled stopped by his friend Chis Paul’s table to take a picture, before making his way upstairs to perform at the club. Also spotted at Tao was L.A. Clippers assistant coach Mike Woodson, NBA Hall of Famer Julius "Dr. J" Erving and actress Ambyr Childers, who continued her 27th birthday celebration upstairs at the club. [EaterWire]

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky dined with a group of friends at La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday night. Dubinksy and a group of about a dozen friends ordered cocktails and draft beers and ate flatbreads. [EaterWire]

Julius Randle was spotted dining at Lavo at the Palazzo on Thursday night. The power forward from the Los Angeles Lakers and a small group of friends ate meatballs, calamari and chicken alfredo. {EaterWire]

NBA players DeMarcus Cousins and Willie Cauley-Stein of the Sacramento Kings dined at N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms on Tuesday night. Dressed in all black with black baseball hats, the two players joined a table of 12 in N9NE’s private dining room. The group shared rock shrimp, chicken wontons, lobster potstickers, the chilled shellfish platter, asparagus, mac and cheese, lobster mashed potatoes and George’s creamed corn. Both men started with lobster bisque and Caesar salad. For his main course, Cousins chose the black cod miso with Grand Marnier on the rocks while Cauley-Stein indulged in a 22-ounce ribeye and glass of red wine. [EaterWire]

Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl dined at La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas on Sunday night. Karl attended a private event in La Cave’s garden lounge that was hosted by the 2015 NBA Summer League’s participants and staff. [EaterWire]

Roger Clemens was spotted dining at Lavo at the Palazzo last Sunday night. The retired MLB pitcher and his wife ordered penne a la vodka, crispy chicken "Dominic," crispy fries and Brussel sprouts. Patrick Beverley from the Houston Rockets was also at Lavo. The point guard, joined by a large group of friends and family, ordered meatballs, calamari, steaks, oysters and a bevy of cocktails. Alan Thicke, actor and father of R&B singer Robin Thicke, was also spotted having coffee at Lavo with a lady friend Sunday evening. [EaterWire]

STK at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosted celebrity chef Curtis Stone, singer Ryan Cabrera and NBA players and coaches last week on Friday. Dallas Mavericks owner and ABC’s Shark Tank host and investor Mark Cuban dined with Mavericks player Chandler Parsons. At a table nearby, fellow Mavericks player Devin Harris ordered beef tartare, crispy lobster tail and STK signature cocktails with a large party. Fans also spotted former LA Lakers player Rick Fox dining with a group of friends. Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd was also seated at a table across from Bucks power forward Greg Monroe. Rounding out the NBA coaches and players was Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, who posed with STK’s Jason of Beverly Hills diamond-encrusted steak knives Also spotted dining at STK on Friday evening were celeb chef Curtis Stone with a party of three, while singer Ryan Cabrera celebrated his birthday with a large tomahawk ribeye shared family style with a group of friends in the high-profile black carpet area of the Vegas hotspot restaurant. [EaterWire]

Conor McGregor celebrating with Arianny Celeste

Conor McGregor celebrating with Arianny Celeste. Photo: SLS

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor and his entourage dined at Northside Café at SLS Las Vegas last week on Saturday night for a late dinner. He was joined by UFC chiefs Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta after knocking out American fighter Chad Mendes less than five minutes into the second round. [EaterWire]

UFC ring girl favorite Arianny Celeste dined at Katsuya at the SLS Las Vegas last week on Saturday night. [EaterWire]

Actress Kim Basinger and her hairstylist dined at RM Seafood at Mandalay Place last week on Saturday night. They ordered the charred octopus, shrimp cocktail and the True North salmon. [EaterWire]

Derrick Rose dined at Lavo at the Palazzo last week on Saturday night. The Chicago Bulls point guard, joined by family and friends, ordered meatballs, calamari, oysters, shrimp cocktail, ribeye steak, cavatelli Bolognese, pizzas and desserts. [EaterWire]

Actor Wilmer Valderrama dined with former That '70s Show cast member and Orange is the New Black star Laura Prepon at Tao Asian Bistro at the Venetian last week on Saturday night. The two stars were joined by a group of friends and ordered satay of Chilean sea bass, spicy tuna tartare, yellowtail sashimi and cocktails. [EaterWire]

Actor Kellan Lutz dined at Tao Asian Bistro last week on Saturday night as well. The model and star of The Twilight Saga film series dined family style with a group of friends, ordering satay of Chilean sea bass, wasabi filets and an assortment of sushi. The actor drank margaritas and specialty cocktails. [EaterWire]

Christen Press at Andrea's

Christen Press at Andrea's. Photo: Karl Larson

Christen Press, Team USA Women's 2015 FIFA World Cup champion, looked fetching wearing a black cocktail dress and heels for dinner at Andrea's at Encore Las Vegas last week on Saturday night. The party of eight shared executive chef Joseph Elevado's Asian specialty dishes capped off with an ice cream cone flight tower. [EaterWire]

Actor John Malkovich dined at the Lavo brunch at the Palazzo last week on Saturday afternoon. The Academy Award-nominated actor was accompanied by a lady friend. They ordered some light bites and cappuccinos. [EaterWire]

Kickboxer Tyrone Spong and gymnast Dominique Moceanu were spotted dining separately at Crush at the MGM Grand last week on Friday night. [EaterWire]

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