Katie Holmes Just Had Lunch with Her New Boyfriend, Emilio Vitolo, Jr., and His Father

  • On Friday, things between Katie Holmes (opens in new tab) and her new boyfriend, Emilio Vitolo, Jr (opens in new tab)., ascended to the next level when the actress had lunch with the well-known chef and his father, Emilio Vitolo, Sr., in New York City.
  • The threesome were photographed enjoying a meal together at the Vitolo family restaurant, Emilio's Ballato. All three seemed happy during the lunch and Katie appeared to get along great with her boyfriend's dad.
  • After the group lunch, Katie and Emilio Jr. headed out alone for a romantic stroll through the city.

Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo, Jr. (opens in new tab) have taken their relationship to the next level. This week, the actress had lunch with her new boyfriend (opens in new tab) and his father, Emilio Vitolo, Sr., in New York City.

On Friday, Katie, Emilio Jr. (opens in new tab) and Emilio Sr. were all photographed having lunch together at the Vitolo family's restaurant, Emilio's Ballato (opens in new tab), according to the Daily Mail (opens in new tab). The lunch date represents a big relationship milestone for Katie and Emilio Jr.: She had officially met his parents...or one of them, at least.

And, if the pictures that leaked from the lunch are any indication, the meeting went perfectly. The threesome shared an intimate outdoor table and appeared to get along great. 

Katie Holmes

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After the big lunch date with dad, Katie and Emilio Jr. (opens in new tab) stepped out alone for a romantic stroll through NYC. The couple held hands and looked very much in love (as per usual):

Katie Holmes

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Katie layered up for fall with a blue and white striped button-down shirt, a deep burgundy red jacket, and a black and white polka dot scarf, which she paired with jeans. Vitolo kept things casually stylish in light-wash jeans and a long, black overcoat.


Katie Holmes & Emilio Vitolo

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Kayleigh Roberts
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Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.