Yesterday (June 8th), Shiri Appleby was spotted having lunch with a pal at LA’s celeb hot-spot Joan’s on Third. As she departed the restaurant, the former “Life Unexpected” actress accidentally dropped her pen on the ground. Smiling beautifully at the paparazzi, she paused briefly to pick it up before hopping into to her vehicle and heading out.

Check out some photos and find out what “Royal Pains” executive producer Michael Rauch had to say about Shiri, after the jump…

Shiri is returning to the small screen with a guest spot on USA Network’s “Royal Pains”. The actress will appear as an airhead with a business plan which is supposed to fix a health crisis. She is very talented, and incredibly adorable,” enthused executive producer Michael Rauch on his official Twitter page.

The third season of “Royal Pains” premieres on June 29th, 2011. Shiri will appear in the show’s third episode “Rash Talk”.