Star sightings: Matt Forte, Taraji P. Henson, Tom Jones

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SEEN ON THE SCENE: Fans of AC/DC were delighted to catch bandmates Cliff Williams, Brian Johnson and Stevie Young lunching at Le Colonial earlier this week, enjoying a nice bottle of Sancerre, and feasting on banh cuon, cha gio, tuna tartare, pho soup, chicken curry and lemongrass chicken. … As usual it was a large crowd of pro jocks spied dining at STK Chicago in recent days, including departing Chicago Bear Matt Forte — there to celebrate wife Danielle’s birthday; plus separately the Bears’ Terrium Crump, the Hawks’ Scott Darling and the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo. … Yes, that was Alex Rodriguez seen having dinner at Beatrix in River North — chowing down healthy on a crispy kale salad with chicken. … “Chicago Fire” star Joe Minoso dined at RM Champagne Salon in the West Loop with the Hawks’ Bryan Bickell and their significant others. … Golden Globe winner “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson has been on a health kick as she frequently frequents the Hi-Vibe superfood juicery — loading up on their cold-pressed juices. … Recent Bar DeVille sightings have included comic Hannibal Buress, who took the stage at Parlour Car for the free weekly comedy series — the third time he’s been a surprise headliner at the club. … Over at Chicago Cut Steakhouse, the Cubs’ pitcher Jason Hammel was seen dining and chatting about his return to Arizona for the upcoming spring training season. … Other Chicago Cut sightings have included the Hawks’ Brandon Mashinter and Teuvo Teravainen. … Olympic gold medalist and pop singer Carly Patterson visited Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier for lunch with her family, while in town for the Flip Fest gymnastics camp. … Legendary crooner Tom Jones had some of his female fans gushing at Le Colonial recently. … Politicos flocked to O’Brien’s Restaurant & Bar in Old Town recently, including Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and, separately, former governor Pat Quinn, spotted at a party for 2nd Ward committeeman-elect Tim Egan. ... Speaking of O’Brien’s, it was the site for the large gathering of friends and fans of Diana Silvius, for a memorial tribute to the late, longtime proprietor of the Up Down Cigar Store in Old Town.

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