updated 08/17/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 08/11/2011 AT 6:00 AM ET
True Blood’s Anna Paquin was celebrating a friend’s birthday over dinner on the patio at M Street Kitchen in Santa Monica, Calif. Meanwhile, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis was also dining at the new restaurant with a group of friends, and she ordered the Sonoma Salad. But De Laurentiis was in the mood for more: Afterward, her crew next headed next door to Stella Rossa Pizza Bar to share a few slices.