Monday, September 15, 2014
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Out and about: Tom Hanks, Pete Rose, Charles Barkley...

Tom Hanks stays hungry, Pete Rose dines with Larry Christenson, Charles Barkley dunks in for dinner in Wayne...

Out and about: Tom Hanks, Pete Rose, Charles Barkley...

Charles Barkley poses with Anthony´s servers Alyssa Brindisi (left), Arlyn Wolters (front), Kim Hillen (right) and assistant manager Victoria Scala<br />
Charles Barkley poses with Anthony's servers Alyssa Brindisi (left), Arlyn Wolters (front), Kim Hillen (right) and assistant manager Victoria Scala

Many stars would have tried to cut the line at Jim's Steaks (4th & South) Thursday but Tom Hanks didn't even think about it when he turned up for a cheesesteak during a short break from interviews promoting his new film, "Larry Crowne," which opens July 1. Hanks didn't have time to wait and left without a steak but later tweeted that "Philly means cheesesteak and Ukee," a shout-out to CBS 3 anchor Ukee Washington. Hanks turned heads Wednesday night while strolling along Rittenhouse Square... 

Pete Rose and Larry Christenson caught up over dinner at The Saloon (750 S. 7th) the other night. The pair, accompanied by Rose's lingerie-model girlfriend, Kiana Kim, and Christenson's wife, went for lobster, langostino and crab dishes. The 1980 Phillies World Series Champions signed autographs for anyone who asked, with Christenson at one point going to his car to get a baseball for Rose to sign for a Saloon staffer...

Charles Barkley stopped in for dinner at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, in Wayne (321 E. Lancaster), a couple of nights back. Sir Charles went for pork ribs with vinegar peppers and posed for a picture with staff...

Dressed as their male alter egos, drag queens Raja and Yara Sofia, former contestants on "RuPaul's Drag Race," stopped at Voyeur (1225 St. James) Wednesday night to catch the drag show by former castmate Mimi Imfurst.

Read more from our column in Monday's Daily News.

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