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Al Pacino loves it all at Martorano’s

 
 
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Al Pacino was in a praiseworthy mood Thursday night, the eve of his one man show and 73rd birthday, when he noshed with restaurateur Steve Martorano at Martorano’s Italian-American Kitchen at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino after meet and greet with the casino’s high rollers. “You have the best meatball in the world!” he told Martorano, who also prepared fresh hot mozzarella and dished up macaroni with Sunday gravy and penne tomato basil, which the actor said “Tasted better than Italy.” Even Martorano’s lentils earned applause: “These are the best lentils I have ever eaten,” Pacino said.

Actress Michelle Rodriguez was seen at Nikki Beach Miami Thursday with Vin Diesel promoting their latest flick Fast & Furious 6.

Ryan Seacrest’s ex, Julianne Hough, arrived at Thursday night’s Conde Nast Traveler HOT LIST Party at the SLS Hotel South Beach in a thigh high slit cut tangerine A.L.C. dress and toasted with girlfriends kicking off their Miami Beach weekend getaway. Hough and two friends posed in the Patron booth cracking up at the goofy photos captured.

Black Eyed Peas front man TABOO wowed the crowd with an exclusive DJ set to help celebrate the first anniversary of the Industry Tuesdays party at Bamboo. Also spotted was CSI: NY and Covert Affairs star Hill Harper and French-Portuguese singer and producer Lucenzo. Harper was also seen Tuesday night at Hyde AmericanAirlines Arena for game 2 of the playoffs and later at Prime 112.

Looking “dapper as ever” in a black tuxedo, Andy Garcia was spotted Tuesday night at Zuma, having a quick early dinner and a martini with his brother before heading to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Inaugural Induction Gala “LA MUSA AWARDS” at the New World Center.

In town for the South Beach Comedy Festival, Sarah Silverman was seen ordering fresh squeezed juice from The Raleigh’s 24 hour coffee shop. The vegetarian, we’re told, could barely hold in her excitement about “around the clock” fresh juices. Tracy Morgan was also seen enjoying the scene at the hotel before his gig at the festival.

Enrique Iglesias was seen having a business dinner with his producer and music exec types Sunday at Baoli Miami.

Music man Clive Davis wrapped up his Sunday night with a towering hot fudge sundae at Serendipity 3 on South Beach.

Cee Lo Green was spotted feasting with friends Monday night at Prime Italian.

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