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David Beckham & friends check out Cavalli

 
CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Following his selfie — er, meeting — with Gov. Rick Scott in Tallahassee Monday, David Beckham had dinner with five friends at Cavalli Restaurant & Lounge. After dinner, he and his group went up to the Lounge where he ordered a bottle of Grey Goose vodka. Also spotted there was Anthony Mackie, who’s co-starring in the upcoming Captain America movie and was also spotted Tuesday at Cavalli.

Mackie was also seen Wednesday with friends at Zuma, a place we’re told that Rafael Nadal adopted as his second home during the Sony tournament. He was seen there almost daily eating “some healthy choices from the menu.”

Emeril Lagasse was seen Monday having dinner at SUGARCANE raw bar grill after a day of taping for his Cooking Channel show, Emeril's Florida. Emeril was also seen filming at Meat Market and Fort Lauderdale's Casa D'Angelo.

Roger Federer took a break from tennis Monday for dinner at the newly opened La Mar by Gaston Acurio at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami.

Colombian doubles team Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah competed against each other off-court and behind the bar Monday at the Sony Open Bombay Sapphire Players Mix-Off Competition, shaking up the perfect Sapphire Ace Collins, the official cocktail of the Sony Open. While Farah exclaimed, “I used to be a bartender, c'mon, this is easy!” he ended up tied with his partner, proving they really are on the same level playing — and mixing — field.

Former CSI: Miami star David Caruso took his family Wednesday for their 11th VIP Safari Tour at Jungle island where they met the park's 3-month-old capuchin monkey and helped feed and put two 100-year-old tortoises to bed with repeats of Caruso's shows. Kidding.

Swedish duo Icona Pop was spotted Wednesday night enjoying dinner at Steak 954. The duo is in town for Winter Music Conference and hosted a VIP event at Whiskey Blue in conjunction with the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale's Pop Art Series.

The NFL Network was filming Thursday at The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Mary Brickell Village where host Akbar Gbaja-Biamila interviewed Cleveland Browns player Josh Gordon.

San Francisco ’49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernik spent the Heat game halftime and post game at Hyde AmericanAirlines Arena, allegedly with a “potential sponsor.”

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