Time to kick that habit! Tara Reid catches up with a pal as she smokes a cigarette at Catch LA

Tara Reid was pictured smoking a cigarette as she caught up with a male friend this week.

The ?Sharknado star sat on the balcony of Los Angeles hotspot Catch LA, puffing away as she talked to her pal.

While the unhealthy habit is widely frowned upon in health-conscious Los Angeles, Tara was unselfconscious as she smoked, perched on the back on the outdoor sofa.??

Time to kick that habit! Tara Reid catches up with a pal as she smokes a cigarette at Catch LA

Time to kick that habit! Tara Reid catches up with a pal as she smokes a cigarette at Catch LA

Lighting up: While the unhealthy habit is widely frowned upon in health-conscious Los Angeles, Tara was unselfconscious as she smoked, perched on the back on the outdoor sofa

Lighting up: While the unhealthy habit is widely frowned upon in health-conscious Los Angeles, Tara was unselfconscious as she smoked, perched on the back on the outdoor sofa

Animated: The two friends had plenty to talk about as they sat in the sunshine

Animated: The two friends had plenty to talk about as they sat in the sunshine

Perch: The blonde actress sat at a table in the sunny spot

The same day Tara was pictured with her boyfriend Ted Dhanik, walking through the Los Angeles streets hand-in-hand.

The 42-year-old put on a loved-up display with her beau as they strolled along together, even nuzzling into his neck at one point.?

Tara looked?casual for the relaxed outing, rocking a chic peach satin jacket over a white tank top, along with distressed jeans.

Accessorising with studded trainers and a black chain strap bag, the American Pie star looked totally stylish as she enjoyed an afternoon with her beau.?

Happy couple: Tara put on a casual display for the outing, rocking a satin peach bomber jacket and distressed jeans, along with peach studded trainers

Happy couple: Tara put on a casual display for the outing, rocking a satin peach bomber jacket and distressed jeans, along with peach studded trainers

New man: Tara and Ted have attended several events together in recent weeks, after news broke of their relationship in September

New man: Tara and Ted have attended several events together in recent weeks, after news broke of their relationship in September

On the up: Tara has had a career resurgence in recent months, with nine movies on the way, as she became a fan favourite again for starring in the Sharknado series

On the up: Tara has had a career resurgence in recent months, with nine movies on the way, as she became a fan favourite again for starring in the Sharknado series

After her slender frame drew attention, Tara recently slammed claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV that she was at a perfectly healthy weight.

She said: 'I am not anorexic. I have never been anorexic and I don't have an eating disorder.'

She added: 'I am just thin. People are overweight and we don't attack them every time they go out.???

Cute companions: Tara and Ted were joined by their adorable pet dogs, who relaxed in a black wheely bag for the outing

Cute companions: Tara and Ted were joined by their adorable pet dogs, who relaxed in a black wheely bag for the outing

In love: Tara recently had to slam claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV she was at a perfectly healthy weight

In love: Tara recently had to slam claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV she was at a perfectly healthy weight

'It's the same weight. I don't fluctuate – it's just who I am. I do eat. I eat all the time. But this is just my natural weight and people need to leave me alone.'

Tara's boyfriend Ted is a successful tech entrepreneur, and the pair have kept their blossoming relationship relatively low-key, claiming that they were 'casually dating' when news emerged of their romance in September.

The pair sparked romance rumours when he accompanied her to pal Christina Milian's birthday party.?

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