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Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On March - 10 - 2015

zoeBrittny Gastineau, an American model and socialite, attended the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program Annual Black-Tie Gala on Saturday, March 7, at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami. She looked stunning in a long-sleeved, fitted blue gown by Michael Costello. Gastineau, who arrived with reality star/man-about-town, Fabian Basabe, took countless selfies throughout the evening and announced that she would be moving to Miami in the spring. 

The World Golf Championship-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral was celeb-central last week, with the Trump family in the house along with the top 50 golfers in the world. On Tuesday night at the Opening Drive party, the Trumps, along with DJ Irie and Miss Universe mixed, mingled and enjoyed light bites and cocktails courtesy of Grey Goose vodka. Seven-time PGA tour champion Matt Kuchar, the official Grey Goose golf pro, along with fellow competitors of the World Golf Championship, took the night off to relax before the start of the prestigious tournament and enjoyed the Miami HEAT game at the American Airlines Arena. In support of United Way of Miami-Dade, Kuchar took his skills from the green to the court and almost sunk a half-court basket for $25K. Carlos Santana headlined the Cadillac Nights Concert on Saturday evening. On Sunday afternoon, as Dustin Johnson finished up his last shot to win it all, his beautiful wife Paulina Gretzky and new born baby were waiting behind the 18th green watching his big win on a TV screen near where the interviews were going to take place. Johnson walked up to sign his winning score card and instantly beamed at the sight of Paulina and his son, saying, “Now that’s what I wanted to see.” He then hugged and kissed them both.

Jane Fonda was spotted at Verde restaurant at the Perez Art Museum.

Zoe Kravitz was seen frolicking in the ocean near the Fontainebleau on Friday afternoon. Kravitz hosted a party late night at WALL lounge at the W South Beach the night before.

The soon-to-be-opened KURO, Japanese Craft Kitchen at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida hosted its first private preview last week for renowned fashion photographer Russell James, Victoria’s Secret model, Behati Prinsloo (Mrs. Adam Levine) and friends.

Last Saturday evening, actor/rapper Ludacris dined at Lincoln Road hotspot Meat Market. The table of four enjoyed a selection of Chef Sean Brasel’s signature dishes.

George Hamilton attended Seaspice’s Sunday brunch party.

Elvis Duran and the Morning Show’s Skeery Jones, brunched at Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani’s Siena Tavern. After brunch Skeery was seen lounging poolside at Thompson Miami Beach sipping on signature cocktails from 1930’s House.
Marc Anthony dined with his wife and friends on the riverfront terrace at Zuma on Friday.

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 25 - 2015
Diego Boneta, Carrie Hyman, and Nick D'annunzio

Diego Boneta, Carrie Hyman, and Nick D’annunzio

Siena Tavern Miami Chef Fabio Viviani and co-owners David Rekhson and Luke Stoiff welcomed actor Diego Boneta to the restaurant, where he celebrated his return to music and onscreen with the premiere of his new song Warrior–which will be the theme song for his upcoming mini-series Dovekeepers set to air on CBS this April. The group enjoyed the intimate SOBEWFF Tuscan Trio Dinner hosted by Viviani, Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos.

World champion boxer and actor Lennox Lewis was at the Forge on Tuesday with his wife and a group of friends.

Ken Lowe, head honcho of the Food Network, had dinner at the Forge last Thursday night with a group of twelve. Taking place simultaneously, an ultra-exclusive Chateau Lagrezette Malbec four course Wine Dinner by Chef Christopher Lee.  The dinner was presented by Haute Living magazine and hosted by Alain Dominique Perrin, owner of Chateau Lagrezette, Forge owner, Shareef Malnik and Kamal Hotchandani, CEO of Haute Living.  Special guests included Scottie Pippen, Gabrielle Anwar, and Wayne Chapin.

Joe Jonas was spotted at the SLS South Beach. He spent a couple of nights relaxing at the hotel before heading to New York Fashion Week.

In light of a recent partnership with The Miami HEAT, CGI Merchant Group was honored to announce the attendance of NBA champions Udonis Haslem and Mario Chalmers for the 55 Miracle Mile ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

Celebrity Sightings

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 11 - 2015

todOver the weekend, actress Goldie Hawn paid a visit to Seaspice restaurant on the Miami River, arriving and departing by boat along with two other ladies.

Celebrity chef Todd English took a tour of SooWoo Miami with owner and chef Bok An on Sunday.  Joe Jonas was spotted at LIV late Sunday night.

Wall Miami hosted the Model Beach Volleyball kickoff event with DJ Irie, Lenny Kravitz, Billionaire Avi “Vivi” Nevo and actor Pauly Shore.

Miami’s own and Grammy nominated rapper Rick Ross celebrated his 39th birthday at Wall Miami last week, with friends including DJ Mr. Mauricio. The now svelte rapper drank and others at his table drank lots of vodka, champagne and tequila from cups bearing Ross’ face.

At 1am super producer DJ Tiesto joined the celebration and took over the Dj booth for a quick set. The party went until after 4 am.

 

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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 4 - 2015

evaOn Friday, January 23, Hip-Hop and R&B icons T.I. and Ne-Yo, who have collaborated on a new single “One More,” off of Ne-Yo’s forthcoming LP, Non-Fiction, were spotted dining at The Forge’s coveted private dining room, Board Room.  The artists enjoyed an evening of laughter, good food and the sounds of resident DJ, Maxwell Blandford with a group of close friends. Eva Longoria was spotted having lunch at Makoto, Bal Harbour, with a group of friends.

 

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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 15 - 2015

mileyThe National YoungArts Foundation’s annual Backyard Ball on January 10, raised more than $1.7 million to directly support the organization’s contributions to the artistic development of talented young artists from around the nation.  Master teachers such as James Caan, Phylicia Rashad, Jeff Koons, Sylvia Plachy, Livingston Taylor, Tierney Sutton, Rebecca Walker, Desmond Child and Carrie Mae Weems, worked with 170 YoungArts finalists during the week leading up to the ball and attended the party on the YoungArts campus.

Belvedere Vodka recently hosted a star-studded poolside party for Jeremy Scott’s book launch hosted by fashion house Moschino at The Thompson Hotel Miami Beach. Over 400 guests attended including Miley Cyrus, A$AP Rocky,  Nicky Hilton, Mr. Brainwash and Flaming Lips front man, Wayne Coyne. Robert Pattison, girlfriend FKA twigs and four other friends dined at Katsuya at SLS South Beach.

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On January - 4 - 2015

new yearSiena Tavern Miami was a celebrity Mecca on New Year’s Day, as celebrity chef Fabio Viviani hosted actor Chase Crawford, WB’s Arrow star Colton Haynes,  JC Chasez , Gotham star Ben McKenzie,  Ryan Phillippe, and Glee’s Matthew Morrison.

Debra Messing rang in the New Year with a party of 10 at Midtown Miami’s Bocce Ristorante.

Ryan Phillippe was also spotted at the SLS South Beach and Hyde Beach. Seen at Thompson Miami Beach for Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution were:  Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, The Band Perry, Becky G, La La Anthony, Rocsi Diaz, Benjamin McKenzie, Ed Weeks, Lamorne Morris, Taraji P. Henson and Lee Daniels.

Entertainer, Nick Cannon DJed at WALL lounge at the W South Beach on New Year’s Eve.

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