Scarpetta, L.A. from 10 Hottest Celebrity Date Spots in America (Slideshow)
10 Hottest Celebrity Date Spots in America (Slideshow)
Located in the high-end Montage Beverly Hills hotel, Scarpetta is a restaurant that celebrity couples go to see and be seen. Chef Scott Conant's West Coast outpost hosts celebrity couples like Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian when they still were together, as well as Bruce Willis, Oprah Winfrey and Rhianna who have been spotted there time to time while dining with their romantic companions. Celebs often throw their diets out the window when dining at Scarpetta—the menu boasts amazing pasta dishes and specials like tuna tartare.
The Ivy, L.A.
The Ivy, which is located just south of Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, is a quaint cottage that is famous for its celebrity sightings. A range of celebrities including Luke Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kim Kardashian and George Clooney have all been spotted here with beautiful dates. While the Ivy isn’t known for its food, it is known for its al fresco dining. Celebs often flock to the terrace to relax and canoodle with their significant others.
Blue Hill, NYC
Blue Hill is one of the most beloved farms-to-table restaurants in all of the Big Apple and draws quite the crowd when the Obamas choose to dine there. Celebrity couples like Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux enjoy the fresh vegetable plates, amazing wild game and a killer wine list. The 55-seat bistro is often packed and can take up to a month to grab a great spot, unless you have some star power behind you while making reservations.
Michael White’s fine dining concept, Marea, draws only the highest class of celebrity couples who aren’t just looking to be seen but to also dine on some of the best quality seafood in town. Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick, Jay-Z and Beyonce and President Barak Obama and first lady, Michelle, have all sampled the cuisine. The astice; a dish consisting of lobster, burratta, eggplant al funghetto and basil, is a clear favorite for celeb and non-celebs alike.
The NoMad, NYC
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux surely get around and they haven’t missed this happening hot spot, The NoMad. The hotel’s restaurant is gaining fame and notoriety for its chicken-for-two dish stuffed with brioche, black truffles and foie gras. President Obama has also checked out the eatery as well as other celebs such as Coco Rocha, Kanye West and Katie Holmes.
Paris Club, Chicago
Rosie O’Donnell and wife Michelle Rounds are big fans of the Paris Club in Chicago. The duo has been spotted dining in the restaurant’s private dining space; Salon Prive, munching on items like goat cheese au gratin, French onion fondue, steak frites, zucchini frites and an artisanal cheese plate. Other celebs who have brought their significant others to the Paris Club include Chad Michael Murray with ex-fiancé Kenzie Dalton.
For those looking for romance and great Italian food [capitalized I in Italian food? I didn’t want to mess with hyperlink again] in Beantown, there’s no better place than the North End. Boston power couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have been spotted there on more than one occasion and in better days, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have also dined on dishes like chicken al mattone, which is a seven-spiced roasted chicken under a brick. Cruise is said to have raved about the pasta with meat sauce.
Serendipity 3, NYC
Whether it’s cold or warm outside, celebs flock to Serendipity 3 to often sample the famous frozen hot chocolate. While this touristy spot has been a celebrity draw for years, it continues to rope them in. Jay-Z and Beyonce have an in with the owner and Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have diner there along with others like John Travolta and Kelly Preston.
It’s only the best for our foodie President and his First Lady. The Obamas love dining at the high-end Italian restaurant Spiaggia when they make it back to Chicago. Most of Chicago’s royalty has dined at Spiaggia, most notably, the queen herself, Oprah Winfrey. Celebs have munched on menu specialties like Hampshire pork shoulder, polenta, Tuscan kale, and Calabrian peppers.
Casa Vega, L.A.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green;, and Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are only a few of the hip celebrity couples that have been spotted at low-key Mexican restaurant Casa Vegas in L.A. The margaritas are a must-try on the menu as well as burritos, quesadillas, taquitos and a variety of vegetarian options.