Table-Hopping: Where the Boldface Names Are Eating

Which presidential hopeful has been caught lighting up all over town? And who's been loading up on free samples at Cosi?

DNC chairman Howard Dean was seen dining in a private room at Olives this past Tuesday…

Bill and Hillary Clinton hit up Lebanese Taverna in Woodley Park following a campaign fundraiser at the Marriott Wardman Park…

The L Word's Cybill Shepherd escorted Tennessee congressman Steve Cohen to Tuesday night’s Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum. The pals dished up grits and “cornmeal BBQ tasties” to the crowd…

 

Rudy Giuliani has been caught sucking on cigars at Shelly’s Back Room and on the balcony at Morton’s…

…Representatives Jesse Jackson, Jr. and Stephanie Herseth were spotted separately at pizza-and-miniburgers haunt Matchbox…  

…Former majority leader Bill Frist munched on the free veggies and ranch dip at Cosi, then left without buying anything…

…Former Redskin Art Monk and his wife renewed their wedding vows in a private room at the Tysons Corner Morton’s, celebrating with shrimp cocktail and crabcakes…

…Self-loving rapper Kanye West attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for his father's St. Mary's County water cafe (yes, water cafe)… 

…Actor Jon Voight (aka Angelina Jolie’s dad) lunched at the Mayflower with the Weekly Standard’s Fred Barnes

…Montana senator Max Baucus tended to a fainting staffer at the Tysons Corner Palm… 

Law and Order actor and former senator Fred Thompson pow-wowed with GOP strategist Ed Gillespie at the Mayflower…

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