A team of about 20 world-famous filmmakers (actors and producers) walked around Split on Thursday afternoon and asked where to have dinner. They were recommended a restaurant on the Riva. And all 20 entered that restaurant, to the surprise of the staff.
“We were sitting at the next table; we couldn’t believe that a few meters away from us was Chris Rock, the Chris Rock who was slapped by Will Smith. And David Spade and Woody Harrelson were next to him, and I think she also saw the drummer of Metalica,” said a Split local for Slobodna Dalmacija, who happened to be at Zoi restaurant on the waterfront when the film crew arrived. Sacha Baron Cohen is also with the crew.
And what did they eat? Well, Zoi didn’t want to disclose the information as they guard the discretion of their guests. However, in the end, Slobodna learned from other sources that they enjoyed seafood risotto, squid carpaccio, filet mignon, and lamb fillet. They also shared desserts. And the bill? That’ll be left for the staff at Zoi to know.
The famous group then took a short walk around the city. When they came to the Riva, a frenzy of fans formed, with everyone looking for a photo shoot with the stars.
But that’s not all.
Co-founder and drummer of the legendary heavy metal band Metallica Lars Urlich is also vacationing in Croatia and visited the plant-based vegetarian restaurant Pandora Greenbox in Split with his travel group.
“We were all surprised that Lars is a vegetarian. The man is very approachable and was in the mood to take photos,” the restaurant said for Dalmatinski Portal.
Urlich was a young tennis hope from Denmark. At the age of 16, he arrived in Los Angeles to devote himself to a professional career, but instead, he founded Metallica with singer and guitarist James Hetfield, today one of the most famous heavy metal bands.
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