Britney Returns to Mel-ibu

3/19/2008 7:45 AM PDT
Though Mel "King of Malibu" Gibson was nowhere to be seen, Britney and her family went to Spears' other 'hood last night for an intimate dinner at Paradise Cove Beach Cafe.

Britney was joined (and blocked) by her mom, dad, and at least 20 flash-happy photogs.