Jessica Simpson Dresses Down Her Dad at Cafe Med; Jack Black Wines and Dines Tim Robbins at Caufield's

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This week, Jessica Simpson granted her estranged dad's wishes with a lunch at Cafe Med, telling the troubled parent off in earshot of the media and hopefully steering him away from the sauce. In other urgent celebrity dining news, Jack Black took his former Actor's Gang mentor, Tim Robbins, out on the town with a bite at Caufield's, Simon Cowell met a hot as phaal curry date to Cecconi's, and Drew Barrymore checked into The Pikey with a pal. See all this and more in today's celebrity settings.

Café Med: Jessica Simpson gave her estranged dad an earful this week. [National Enquirer]

Caufield's: Tim Robbins and Jack Black enjoyed a sumptuous repast together on Tuesday. Robbie Robertson and Jimmy Iovine dined at a nearby table. [GS]

Cecconi's: Simon Cowell ate dinner with Janina Gavankar from True Blood, proving yet again that being a total dick still has its privileges in L.A. [Joliet Patch]

Chateau Marmont: Janice Dickinson found her latest victim fiancee at the restaurant this fall. [HuffPo]

Crustacean: Nene Leaks of Real Housewives of Hotlanta celebrated her 45th birthday here on Thursday. Spread the word. [Soclite Life]

Station Hollywood: Dancing With The Stars' Cheryl Burke and former Girls Next Door star Kendra Wilkinson were spotted at a "Toys for Tarts Tots" charity Christmas event. [GS]

Taste: Christina Aguilera took the demon seed from The Omen to lunch yesterday. [Gossip Center]

Tavern: Reese Witherspoon loves this place, spotted back here yet again, on Thursday. [PopSUgar]

The Pikey: Drew Barrymore paid a visit to the pub on Monday with a friend. [Gossip Center]