Before slipping into your gown or tux, grab a bite to eat at one of these celeb-favorited restaurants -- a Grammy nominee just might be seated at the next table over.

Casual Chic: Gracias Madre

With Gracias Madre's communal tables, outdoor patio and fireplace, competition for seating at the trendy vegan Mexican restaurant can get fierce. Common, Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez and Stevie Wonder have all popped in for a meal. So if you want to give the totopos con chile ($9) or grilled tofu with coconut rice ($16) a try ­during Grammy Week, make a reservation at least two weeks in advance. 8905 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069;

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