Rihanna dines at Downtown Cipriani in NYC (July 28th 2009)

Singer Rihanna went out and met friends for dinner at Downtown Cipriani Tuesday night (Jul 28) in New York City. And you know the paparazzi were there for their sacred gem every step of the way. They even got pics of her INSIDE the popular Manhattan restaurant!

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