Table-Hopping: Where the Boldface Names Are Eating

Washington Nats Ryan Zimmerman and Felipe Lopez hung out at Mate, near the Georgetown waterfront, then moved on to prepster dive Smith Point…

…Also spotted in G-town: first twins Jenna and Barbara Bush, who reunited last weekend at the newly opened seafood restuarant Hook. Chef Barton Seaver did double-duty as waiter, delivering plates of calamari, beet salad, country ham, and bluefish to their table. Also in the dining room: former Wizard Jared Jeffries

Scooter Libby lunched at the Four Seasons last week…

…Former CIA director George Tenet was spotted ordering coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts in Bethesda…

…Actress Elisabeth Shue (Adventures in Babysitting, Leaving Las Vegas), her brother Andrew Shue (he was once on Melrose Place) and her documentary-directing husband David Guggenheim followed an appearance at AFI Silver with a stop at Silver Spring’s Latin-seafood restaurant Ceviche…

…Former CBS anchor Dan Rather filled up on salad at the AU law school cafeteria…

…and lest we forget, Food Network hottie Giada de Laurentiis was seen all over the place

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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.