Not everyone is upset with the Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh these days. The Bears’ Amobi Okoye joined Suh -- who was ejected from Thursday’s game against the Green Bay Packers for stomping on an opposing player -- during his night out in Chicago Friday.
Suh and Okoye had dinner at Chicago Cut Steakhouse and ordered the porterhouse steak and the bone-in rib eye steak, respectively.
Afterward, the two defensive tackles were spotted at Paris Club’s upstairs lounge, Studio Paris. The NFL reportedly may force Suh to take anger management classes due to Thursday’s incident, but I hear the Defensive Rookie of the Year was “nothing but nice” to Paris Club staff and patrons.
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About this week: Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Amobi Okoye will co-host the GEANCO Foundation’s Health and Hope for Africa Concert Gala Saturday at the Museum of Science and Industry. … Former talk show host Regis Philbin will sign copies of his book, “How I Got This Way,” at Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville Thursday. … The Bears’ Lance Briggs will appear at Challenger Comics Saturday to accept comic book and graphic novel donations for his Briggs4Kidz Foundation and to promote his new comic book, “Seraph.”
Sightings: Former “Friday Night Lights” star Zach Gilford and girlfriend Kiele Sanchez, who briefly played Nikki Fernandez on “Lost,” dined at People Lounge in Wicker Park Wednesday. Filter lead singer Richard Patrick ate there Saturday. ... Rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri had dinner at Karyn's on Green in Greektown Friday while in town to DJ at Tantrik. … “American Idol” finalist Casey Abrams shopped at Trunk Club November 21. “Went to the coolest store ever and got some sweet threads,” Abrams tweeted. “@TrunkClub supplied me some awesome stuff.” … TNA wrestler Tara (real name Lisa Marie Varon) had lunch at Omega Restaurant & Bakery in Niles Sunday. “I highly recommend the Sweet and Sour Cabbage soup,” Tara tweeted. ... Former "24" actress Marisol Nichols shopped at Sofia boutique in the Gold Coast Wednesday.
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