— One Republic hanging out at the Old Ebbitt Grill. The Colorado boy band, in town for Monday’s show at Wolf Trap, showed up at the restaurant Sunday night for a late dinner. The party of 10 ordered crab sandwiches, crabcakes, chicken tenders, oysters and empanadas, paid the check, walked out — then turned around and settled in at the bar. “Celebrating Brent & Clint’s bdays at our favorite restaurant in DC. Any place that Lincoln ate works 4 us,” they tweeted.
— Andre Benjamin at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe Saturday night. The OutKast singer (orange knitted cap, fringed moccasins) showed up at the Dupont Circle cafe solo and ordered baked lobster stuffed with crabmeat and vanilla latte, then quietly browsed through the bookstore.
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