Haute Event: Ryan Lochte Celebrates His Birthday Weekend at Tao

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Ryan Lochte celebrates his birthday at Tao. Photos: Al Powers/Powers Imagery
Ryan Lochte celebrates his birthday at Tao. Photos: Al Powers/Powers Imagery

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte kicked off his birthday celebration weekend at Tao on Thursday night. Joined by a large group of male friends, the group dined on signature dishes including the miso-glazed Chilean sea bass with wok vegetables and grilled 12-ounce Kobe ribeye with yuzu cilantro butter at Tao Asian Bistro.

They then made their way to the nightclub, where Lochte was surprised with a birthday cake presentation worthy of an Olympian. The swimmer spent the rest of the evening graciously taking pictures with fans and enjoying cocktails while surrounded by friends.

Fellow Olympians Cullen Jones and Conor Dwyer were also spotted at Tao Asian Bistro and Nightclub. Jones was seen partying with Ryan Lochte while Dwyer was spotted with another group of friends.

Tao Cares, the charitable arm of Tao Group, also hosted a back to school drive during Worship Thursday, partnering with HopeLink of Southern Nevada to aid children in need. Along with generous club-goers, internationally famed DJ Chuckie supported the cause, making a quick pit stop to donate school supplies before hitting the turntables in the nightclub.

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