Dining with the Stars: Amy Adams in LA; Wolves of Wall Street Feast in UK; Seacrest Out in Vegas; More

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After a serious case of actorexia, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto are eating again, recently at The Lambs Club in NYC.

Recent celebrity sightings at restaurants on OpenTable…

* Ryan Reynolds’s Mrs. Blake Lively was spotted at A Voce Columbus in New York City. [Page Six]

* Erstwhile 90120 star Jessica Lowndes had a meal at Ainsworth Park in New York City.  [NY Daily News]

* American Idol host Ryan Seacrest dined at Andrea’s in Las Vegas along with will.i.am and legendary producer Jimmy Iovine. [Page Six]

Son of Hercules star Kellan Lutz pre-gamed, literally and figuratively, at Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in Manhattan. [NY Daily News]

* Ryan Reynolds’s ex-Mrs. Scarlett Johansson noshed at NYC hotspot El Toro Blanco. [Page Six]

Dawson’s Creek alum Katie Holmes ate at Hakkasan-Fountainebleu Miami Beach in Miami. [Page Six]

* Dallas Buyers Club co-stars and fellow weight-loss experts Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto lunched at The Lambs Club in the Big Apple. [Just Jared]

* American Gigolo Richard Gere almost turned into an American popsicle after a midday meal at NYC power spot Michael’s. [NY Daily News]

American Hustle‘s Amy Adams dined at Pearl’s in West Hollywood with her family. [NY Daily News]

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Dining with the Stars: Justin Bieber + Selena Gomez Spotted Supping on Both Coasts; Rihanna Toasts New Album; Steven Tyler Exhibits Model Behavior at The Darby; Knicks Catch up with Nets; Danes + Dunhman Relax at Recette; More

John McEnroe reacts as he learns his favorite menu item is not available.

Recent celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants…

* Rihanna sort of celebrated the release of her new album at Jay-Z’s 40/40 in New Yorks’ Flatiron District. [NY Post]

* Is-she-or-isn’t-she pregnant again Weight Watchers spokesperson Jessica Simpson had supper at A Voce Madison with someone who makes shoes. [NY Post]

* In Manhattan, teen dream Justin Bieber dined at Asellina Ristorante with his manager, and then met up with maybe-squeeze Selena Gomez for some canoodling at Marble Lane. [NY Post]

* Also, on the left coast, the Nickolodeon set’s favorite on-again-off-again couple Selebieber (?) shared a meal at Benihana in Los Angeles. [People]

* Funnyman Jason Sudekis and his actress g.f. Olivia Wilde only had eyes for each other at Buddakan in the Big Apple. [NY Post]

* A lot of New York’s powerful ladies, including Sue Simmons, Joan Collins, and Hoda Kotb, turned up at Cafe Carlyle. [NY Post]

* Some of the New York Knicks had dinner with or at the same restaurant — Catch in NYC’s MPD — as the Brooklyn Nets, presumably to debate whose arena is better. [NY Post]

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts: No Restaurant Left Behind (or Why Dining out Post-Disaster Matters)

Many restaurants in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy are open or will be soon. Show your support by dining out often.

Like many millions of people, I lost power on Monday evening. Tuesday evening, by candlelight, I whipped up a fierce batch of risotto with local-caught clams that I had in my quickly losing-its-chill refrigerator. By Wednesday, though, nothing in our fridge was safe for consumption. And the thought of spending another night sitting in the dark was entirely too much to bear. Seriously, candlelight gets old FAST, folks. And, I figured, as most of you already have, that some local restaurants would be serving. And I figured right!

We walked into one of our favorite spots to find smiling hosts, warm lights, hot food, upbeat music, and even laughter. More than the delicious dishes, though, it seemed that we were all there for the sense of community and camaraderie (Okay, I may also have been there for the beautiful bottle of Barbaresco we enjoyed!). We traded stories of darkness, damage, and delays with other diners, while gently reminding one another that spotty cell service, while inconvenient, isn’t a tragedy. The time we spent there was the perfect recipe for relief.

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East Coast Restaurants Re-Opening: Show Your Neighborhood Favorites Support!

Hurricane Sandy has left a great deal of damage in its wake, but all that rain and wind aren’t dampening restaurateurs efforts to re-open their establishments. The best way you can help your local favorites is to drop in and dine. Even those without power –or a phone — may be open for business. Barbuto, in Manhattan, served last night by candlelight — and will do the same again this evening.

Remember to bring cash as some restaurants are unable to process credit card payments, due to limited connectivity.

Eater BostonEater DCEater NY, and Eater Philadelphia, as well as Grub Street NY and GrubStreet PHL, have extensive round-ups of restaurants that are open for business, and we are working closely with our restaurant partners to ensure that reservation information on OpenTable is current.