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Table-Hopping: Where the Boldface Names Are Eating

Actor Don Cheadle, who will play DC radio host and activist Petey Greene in this summer's Talk to Me, tucked into yuzu-glazed rockfish and sipped Shiraz at Mie N Yu in Georgetown…

…Skin king Ron Jeremy, in town to promote his new memoir, partied at Indebleu… 

Deal or No Deal host Howie Mandel took over the chef’s table at Blue Duck Tavern and filled up on roasted chicken…

…Virginia governor Tim Kaine dined al fresco on cashew-crusted mahi mahi at the Wharf in Old Town…

…NBC’s Tim Russert and his wife, Vanity Fair writer Maureen Orth, hung out on the patio at Cafe Milano…  

…Eccentric media mogul Ted Turner sampled the fare at the Crystal City outpost of Ted's Montana Grill, part of the restaurant chain he owns… 

…WUSA9 anchor Andrea Roane plans to treat her mom to a meal at Acadiana this weekend… 

…Presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani (with three bodyguards) had coffee at K Street Bagel… 

…It was Grand Dame day at lunch at the Four Seasons on Wednesday.  At one table philanthropist Estelle Gelman was celebrating her grandson's wedding, held the past weekend. Across the room, Margaret Hodges, the woman who singlehandedly created the Lombardi Cancer Center Gala, was meeting with Lombardi Development Director Bonnie Roberts and two new recruits to the cause. Esther Coopersmith, a leading Democratic fundraiser and Washington hostess was ensconced in a back booth with friends.   

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.