Supermodel Alek Wek poses with Meiwah owner Larry La. (Courtesy of Meiwah)

• Alek Wek dining at Meiwah Tuesday night -- yes, the same Chinese restaurant in Dupont that hosted the first lady the night before. (When it rains VIPs, it pours). The Sudan-born supermodel (red flowered sundress, green cardigan, gleaming cross pendant) was here lending some celebvocacy for the UN Refugee Agency's Refugee Congress gathering.

• Mark Kelly dining with about a dozen friends and family at Matchbox on Capitol Hill Tuesday night. The astronaut accompanied wife Gabrielle Giffords to Washington Monday for her surprise visit to the House floor; she returned to Houston ahead of him the next day for physical therapy.

• Taylor Swift stepping out of a black SUV and into the W Hotel for lunch at the J&G Steakhouse Wednesday, midway through her two-night stay at Verizon Center. Yellow sun dress, espadrille heels, brown bag, hair pulled back, bit of eye makeup, that's all. A flock of teen-girl fans chased after her as she left.

• President Obama lunching with staff at Good Stuff Eatery on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (Read more at 44)