Lupita Nyong’o and K’Naan cuddle up at a popular Brooklyn restaurant

Lupita Nyong’o may fly solo on the red carpet, but she’s buddying up to Canadian rapper K’Naan away from the cameras.

The adorable duo was spotted last week at Dino, a local haunt tucked away in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn.

He had soup, she had salad, and they both sipped on specialty cocktails. And given that reports didn’t surface until this week, it appears that the couple wasn’t looking for the kind of attention some stars seek when they’re drunk in love.

A source told Us Weekly that “they looked very much in love and not afraid to show it,” which makes sense considering the newest Miu Miu muse has reportedly been dating the 36-year-old “Wavin’ Flag” singer since September 2013.

Outside of her dating life, the 31-year-old actress is anything but introverted, having swiftly become a red carpet favourite – most recently stocking a stunning, beaded Prada gown at the Met Gala to great fanfare.

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