Couples Watch: Mark Ballas & Pia Toscano's Sweet Supper in L.A.
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• Days after stepping out at hotspot Katsuya, Mark Ballas and former American Idol contestant Pia Toscano went out for another sweet dinner – this time at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills. After the meal, the two waited for their car at the valet stand, and though they didn’t show too much PDA, Ballas was quick to open the car door for his girlfriend after it was retrieved by the valet.
• Walking through the lobby of Paris’s Hotel Ritz, Shakira and boyfriend Gerard Pique stuck close together. “They were walking hand in hand, with eyes only on each other,” a source tells us. The duo waited for the elevator when out walked Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster, with their new baby, son Aiden. Shakira and Stewart stopped to talk to each other before the British rocker headed off for a walk through the Tuileries.
• Real Housewives of Orange County‘s Gretchen Rossi and beau Slade Smiley joined friends at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Intervention Pool Party, where they relaxed in a private cabana and sipped cocktails. At night, the two went to Nobu for dinner before heading home to Orange County. The night before their relaxing day, the reality stars celebrated with a friend at her bachelorette party.
• By JENNIFER GARCIA and PETER MIKELBANK