Every week the Grub Street Diet breaks down local celebrities’ dining habits like a small intestine tell-all, and if you’ve ever wondered how fat a wallet it takes to fill Andrew Knowlton’s belly with Prime Meats, whiskey and Cheetos, or hydrate Stephanie LaCava at Sant Ambroeus, The Braiser’s doing the math to give you the skinny.
What did Josh Lucas, the actor (of many of the chick flicks we loved in the ’00’s) and drink garnish purveyor eat last week? Mostly coffee, cocktails and red meat, and we like it. Grand total: $322.07.
Coffee and jalapeno biscuit at Cafe Grumpy (est. $5.50); Blue Apron meal at home (est. $9.99); steak and two(ish) martinis at Nebraska Steak House (est. $70).
Coffee and jalapeno biscuit at Cafe Grumpy (est. $5.50); burgers, chicken, and oysters from Carbone’s ($42) and Strike Up the Band cocktails (est. $42) at the Jazz Lawn Age Party; Black Angus burger at Trading Post ($14).
Coffee and jalapeno biscuit at Cafe Grumpy (est. $5.50); burgers and oysters at Carbone’s ($24) and more (est. $42) at the Jazz Lawn Age Party; shrimp sushi and sake at Suteshi (est. $40).
Coffee and jalapeno biscuit at Cafe Grumpy (est. $5.50); brisket, collard greens, and mac n’ cheese at Hometown Bar-B-Cue ($24); Blue Apron meal at home ($9.99).
Juice, Honey Nut Cheerios and Kashi cereal for breakfast at home ($12.87); grilled chicken, rice, and fresh tortillas for lunch (est. $6); brussels sprouts from Rosette ($8) with Johnnie Walker Black Label (est. $32).
Cheerios and coffee at Cafe Grumpy (est. $2.50); leftover roasted potatoes.
Costs, before tax, tip, and delivery, are based on Menupages.com, Seamless.com, and Freshdirect.com, and we hesitate to guess what gets comped and expensed.
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