08/10/2012 at 06:00 AM EDT
had a dinner date Wednesday night – but it wasn't romantic at all.
The actress stopped into West Hollywood's Mercato di Vetro with Kevin Huvane
, managing partner of the Creative Artists Agency, for what a source describes as a "serious business dinner" filled with "heavy dialogue."
But it wasn't all so staid; as they talked, Diaz and Huvane shared a number of Italian small plates, including crostini, branzino, buratta and roasted grapes salad and pasta vongole
. And though Diaz didn't imbibe in any cocktails, sipping mint tea instead, she did make room for the restaurant's sweet bombolini dessert. – Jennifer Garcia