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Which Celebrities Showed Up for the Opening of Beauty & Essex?

Plus Jonathan Bennett and Matthew Morrison

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Beauty & Essex
held a grand opening event on Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with actress Jaime King, reality television personality Bethenny Frankel, actress Ellen Pompeo, Dancing with the Stars pro Derek Hough and actor Anthony Mackie on hand. Frankel, a fan of the New York location, wore a black floor-length dress while shopping at the pawn-inspired shop at the entrance. Actor Austin Stowell picked up a pair of drum set cuff links as an ode to celebrate his role Whiplash. Other guests on hand included TheDishh.com founder Jonathan Cheban, Pompeo and her husband Chris Ivery, and King and her husband Kyle Newman. Hough celebrated his birthday with a surprise cake. Other notables who attended included singer Busta Rhymes, actor Anthony Anderson, social media personality Dan Bilzerian, Victoria’s Secret model Shanina Shaik, actress and model Angie Everhart, celebrity chef Scott Conant, musician Andrew Watt and professional poker player Antonio Esfandiari. [EaterWire]

Jonathan Bennett, best known for his role in Mean Girls and as the host of Cupcake Wars, was spotted at Lavo in the Palazzo on Sunday afternoon eating brunch with family and friends. The actor was In town to rehearse for his upcoming role in the show BAZ. He dined on oysters, breakfast mac and cheese, grilled tuna and more. [EaterWire]

Former Glee star Matthew Morrison and his wife Renee Puente dined at Tao Asian Bistro at the Venetian on Thursday night. The couple ordered the crispy rice, tiger roll, satay of sea bass and Chinese sausage fried rice while sipping on one of Tao’s signature cocktails the Phuket. [EaterWire]

Tao Asian Bistro

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

Beauty & Essex

3708 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 737-0707 Visit Website

Lavo Nightclub & Italian Restaurant

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

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