Star sightings include Javier Baez, Rod Stewart, Lionel Richie, Peanut Tillman

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SEEN ON THE SCENE: The Cubs’ Javier Baez obviously was very much into the steak he was about to chow-down on at Gibsons on Rush Friday night — as is evident in the photo (above) of the second baseman hamming it up with Gibsons’ waiter Mo Sekhani. … Our Town’s Jon Harris and musician Everett Bradley — percussionist with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — were spied supping at Nellcote in the West Loop. Both will be part of Meredith Vieira’s new daytime talk show, with Bradley as bandleader and Harris as the chatfest’s announcer. … The singer Estelle was spotted hanging out at Vertigo Sky Lounge Saturday night. … R&B singer Tank (AKA Durrell Babs) was seen eating healthy Friday at Lyfe Kitchen on North Clark. … The Bears’ Peanut Tillman joined the fashionable set and lunched at Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue. … Fans of Jim Belushi were happy to sight the actor and comedian dining at Tavern on Rush with pals — while in town filming his new reality TV show. … Separately two veteran superstars dined at RL the other night: Rod Stewart seen quietly dining with his wife, Penny — plus Lionel Richie and a posse of 10, following his gig at Navy Pier for an Emirates airline party. … The Chicago Wolves’ GM Wendell Young dined at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch at Water Tower Place — then had a great time with his family playing the interactive games, especially the Wolves Shooting Challenge, where Young is featured as the introduction narrator. … Taking a break from his re-election campaign, Gov. Pat Quinn got his sushi fix the other night at Jellyfish on Rush. … Marv Levy belatedly celebrated his 89th birthday Friday night with pals at Harry Caray’s on Kinzie. … Before heading out of town post-Lollapalooza, the music fest’s founder Perry Farrell dined at Paris Club Bistro & Bar. … Looking ahead: NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is scheduled to be at the Sears at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday — greeting fans, taking pix and signing autographs as he promotes a line of Bluetooth speakers in the store’s lower level consumer electronics department.

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