With the BCS bowl game in town, it’s a given that athlete’s unofficial commissary Prime 112 would be packed. On Friday night, legendary sports broadcaster Dick Vitale was there, shouting out famous catch phrases and posing for pix with fans. Also there, Charles Barkley, ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit, former Notre Dame/Oakland Raiders/Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Tim Brown and singer Shaggy.
Singer Luis Miguel spent some of his Saturday night at the Delano’s Rose Bar, playing pool and joking with a friend. Later that night at the Delano’s Beach Club, famed former Notre Dame running back/Rams/Steelers player Jerome Bettis was seen posing for pictures with a flurry of fans in town for the game. Hanging with Bettis was Barkley and BET’s AJ Calloway.
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada was seen dining with his family and friends during the Miami Heat game Friday night at Hyde AmericanAirlines Arena. Following the game, the party continued as Alabama alumni Trent Richardson and Mark Barron had a table filled with fellow Bama fans.
Footballer Chad Johnson had dinner Thursday night with a large group at Juvia. He was seen smoking a cigar on the terrace before bailing at around 11:30 p.m.
The Real Housewives of NYC’s Aviva Drescher and her family (including her randy 80-year-old father George Teichner and his “40something girlfriend”) were seen Friday on the VIP Tour at Jungle Island.
Preggo Kim Kardashian had dinner Sunday night at Macaluso’s with friends. No Kanye West. The reality star inexplicably wore a dress that revealed a whole lot more than her undetectable baby bump, one that could have been her idea of a nursing bra, in fact. Those who doubted her pregnancy were reassured when two young women at the restaurant sent over a piece of vanilla cake in which Kardashian gladly indulged.
Venezuelan actor and singer Jose Luis Rodriguez, aka El Puma, had dinner Friday at Caffe Abbracci with his wife. Our source says he was sociable, walking around and greeting everyone and signing autographs.
Miami’s model citizen Adriana Lima really does love to eat. She eats out often, mostly at Makoto, but on Saturday night at Hakkasan, where she actually ingested duck salad, some of the dim sum platter, and charcoal grilled honey Chilean sea bass and prawn with crispy wheat flake.
Brazilian Real Madrid soccer player Kaka is our neighbor, living in a $2 million, 3,000-square foot penthouse in the St. Tropez building in Sunny Isles. The baller apparently purchased the pad sometime in the summer and closed in October.