<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:23:20 -0700 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:23:20 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Little Italy’s New Organic Eatery]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cafe-Gratitude-1.jpg
A new restaurant specializing in plant-based, 100 percent organic vegan eats is laying down roots in San Diego’s Little Italy community.

Photo Credit: Cafe Gratitude
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<![CDATA[Local Chefs Throw Down at “Shuck-A-Thon”]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:14:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Oyster+generic.jpg
Some of San Diego’s most notable chefs will roll up their sleeves next week and showcase their oyster shucking skills for charity in an event dubbed the “Shuck-A-Thon.”]]>
<![CDATA[New Dr. Seuss Book Hits Bookshelves ]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:17:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/New+Dr+Seuss+book+0728.jpg
A new Dr. Seuss book was released on Tuesday to excited fans, more than 20 years after the La Jolla author died.

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<![CDATA[Beer Industry Brews 1.75 Million Jobs: Study]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:56:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beer-Tap-Generic.jpg
This may be worth a toast: a new study released Tuesday says the U.S. beer industry supports 1.75 million jobs in America and generates nearly $253 billion in economic activity.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events: July 30 - Aug. 2]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:05:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dog_surfing_fl.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.
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<![CDATA['Frozen' Songwriters to Debut New Musical in San Diego]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:14:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/GettyImages-463029978.jpg
The songwriters of the popular Disney movie “Frozen” are bringing their newest creation to San Diego.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Consumer Bob Cruises SD in VW Bus]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:22:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Hansen+VW+Trip+001.jpg
Taking a road trip through some scenic spots in San Diego in my 1978 VW bus.

Photo Credit: Bob Hansen]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Walking App Like a Valet Service for Pooch]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:32:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ZINGY_app_interview_07-25-15_1200x675_491439171983.jpg
As much as we love our dogs, sometimes we need help taking them out for a walk. A new application that recently expanded to San Diego called Zingy promises to help owners with just that. Tobi Skovron, the CEO of]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Expected for Popular PB Street Fair]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:06:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Beer-Tap-Generic.jpg
Pacific Beach’s popular annual street fair, the PB Sip ‘n’ Stroll, will take place on Sunday, July 26 on Cass Street in PB.]]>
<![CDATA[La Jolla Rec Center Celebrates 100th Birthday]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:55:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/la+jolla+rec+center+pic-PIC_0.jpg
The La Jolla Recreation Center celebrated its one hundredth birthday Saturday with a rededication and reception.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Padres Pitch Tailgate Park for Events]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:36:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tailgate+lot+petco+park.JPG
A big stretch of asphalt east of Petco Park figures to see a lot more action than it gets on game days.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 7 Archives: Roseanne’s National Anthem]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:29:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rosanneanthem_1200x675_491003971992.jpg
It’s been 25 years since outspoken comedienne Roseanne Barr stepped up to the microphone at a San Diego Padres game and attempted to sing "The Star Spangled Banner." As many Americans will recall, the 1990...]]>
<![CDATA[Merchants Announced for San Diego’s New Marketplace]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 09:31:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Liberty+Public+Market+Preview+040.JPG
A new, large-scale, indoor-outdoor marketplace is set to open this fall in San Diego’s Liberty Station and the first round of local merchants who will set up shop at the market were unveiled Thursday.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Off the Eaten Path: Chinese Food]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:00:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/OTEP-0717-2-CROPPED.jpg
NBC 7's Candice Nguyen shares her foodie journey through her blog, Off the Eaten Path. On this first installment, Nguyen explores Chinese Food in San Diego -- and not just chow mein and orange chicken, either.

Photo Credit: Candice Nguyen
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<![CDATA[San Diego Celebrates National Tequila Day]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:33:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Natl-Tequila-Day-1.jpg
Friday marks National Tequila Day and in San Diego, some popular eateries will celebrate with unique tequila drinks fit for the occasion.

Photo Credit: The Blind Burro]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Offering Ice Cream Delivery on Friday]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:48:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BakedBear3.jpg
Uber is offering ice cream delivery between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Baked Bear]]>
<![CDATA[Visitors of Panda at San Diego Zoo in 1987 Invited to China]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:03:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Basi+main+photo.JPG
The Chinese zoo home to a panda that briefly lived at the San Diego Zoo in 1987 is inviting San Diegans to China in November for the panda’s 35th birthday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cardiff Street Art Parodies Shark Attack]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 15:34:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Mick+Fanning+street+art.JPG
A California street artist took inspiration from surfer Mick Fanning’s close encounter with a shark last week.

Photo Credit: BERT]]>
<![CDATA[New Restaurant to Open at Andaz Hotel]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:57:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Andaz_San_Diego_t620.jpg
New York-based The ONE Group Hospitality Inc. plans to open a new location of its upscale STK Rebel restaurant in 2016 at downtown’s Andaz San Diego hotel.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Andaz San Diego]]>
<![CDATA['Jackass' Star Pranks San Diego Beachgoers]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:21:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Steve-O-072315.jpg
“Jackass” prankster Steve-O visited San Diego again, this time targeting sunbathers on a local beach.
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<![CDATA[Early Bird Registration for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:01:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rocknroll_145692181.jpg
There’s still almost a year to train for the big race, but early birds can register for the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon 2016 on Thursday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Local Merchants to Fill New Public Marketplace]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:28:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Liberty-Station-Public-Market-Rendering-3.jpg
A new, large-scale public market is set to open in San Diego’s Liberty Station and this week, organizers will unveil the lineup of merchants and vendors that will set up shop in the new space.

Photo Credit: FITCH]]>
<![CDATA[Images: First Look at Liberty Public Market]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:38:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Liberty-Public-Market-8.jpg
Liberty Public Market – a 22,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor marketplace – is slated to open at 2816 Historic Decatur Rd. this October. The large-scale hospitality project will transform a historic 1920s-era...

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[New Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Opens]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:06:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coffee-Bean-Tea-Leaf-Stock.jpg
Coffee lovers have a new spot to grab a cup of Joe in Point Loma: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is opening a store in the neighborhood on Thursday.

Photo Credit: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf]]>
<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:06:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Replica Ship Launches in San Diego]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:49:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+salvador+pic.jpg
The storms and wild weather in San Diego over the weekend delayed the launch of a massive replica ship under construction for the past four years, the San Diego Maritime Museum confirmed Tuesday.

Photo Credit: San Diego Maritime Museum/ Jerry Soto]]>
<![CDATA[Navy vs. Notre Dame at Qualcomm Stadium]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:41:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/US-Naval-Academy-Midshipmen-FootbalL-1l.jpg
A big gridiron match-up is coming to San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium: The United States Naval Academy Midshipmen versus the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Audrey Geisel Donates $3M for UCSD Library Renovations]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:27:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/UCSD-Geisel-Library.jpg
Audrey Geisel donated $3 million to the University of California, San Diego to renovate the Geisel Library, named after her and her husband, popular children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, the university...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's All-Day Breakfast May Go National: Report ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:03:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide. The Wall Street Journal, citing an internal memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees Tuesday, reports that the fast food giant could begin offering...

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<![CDATA[First Look at Land for Carlsbad's Agua Hedionda Plan]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:44:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/311*120/07.21.15+Updated+Site+Plan_sml.jpg
A new proposal could conserve 176 acres of land and provide new access to open space in Carlsbad near the strawberry fields

Photo Credit: Courtesy Preserving Carlsbad Open Space the Right Way]]>
<![CDATA[Newly Discovered Dr. Seuss Book Released This Month]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:41:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dr.+Seuss+0720.jpg
Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?" debuts on July 28.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's' 'Secret Menu' Not So Secret Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:02:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
The mythical “secret menu” at McDonald’s may not be a myth at all.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Special Olympics USA Team Visits San Diego]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:08:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Special-Oly-SD-0721.jpg
The Special Olympics USA National Team made a stop in San Diego Tuesday en route to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Champagne & Purses Party With a Purpose]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:06:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0721_1200x675_488631875671.jpg
Talk about a party with a purpose! The Champagne & Purses Party on July 21 at 7 p.m. will benefit the It’s All About the Kids Foundation. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with co-founder and host Angela...]]>
<![CDATA[Cohn Opening New Harbor Island Restaurant]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:53:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coasterra-Cohn-Groundbreaking-FB.jpg
Cohn Restaurant Group of San Diego has a mid-August opening planned for Coasterra, its new waterfront restaurant at Harbor Island.

Photo Credit: Coasterra Modern Mexican/Facebook
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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Adorable Pets From Around the U.S. ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:19:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/MurphyBoxerWVIT.jpg
Pet owners coast to coast have one thing in common: they love sharing pictures of their furry friends. Here's a look at some cute pets photos shared by NBC Owned TV Station viewers across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Chef Shariff Herndon on 'Food Fighters']]> Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:49:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/food-fighters-adam-richman-nbc.0.jpg
San Diego chef Shariff Herndon stopped by the NBC 7 studios to talk about his time on NBC's 'Food Fighters.' Here's his recipe for simmered kale with smoked pork neck bones, a Paleo comfort food.]]>
<![CDATA[African Serval Cubs Play at Zoo]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:53:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/zookittens0718_1200x675_487055939506.jpg
Two lively African Serval cubs and their mother, Onshe, pounced, foraged, and investigated enrichment items Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[New Craft Breweries in San Diego]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:22:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ChuckAlek-Independent-FB.jpg
There's nothing San Diegans love more than craft beer. With years of experience leading the brew scene, new, unique breweries are popping up all over America's Finest (and Sudiest) City.

Photo Credit: ChuckAlek Independent Brewers/ Facebook
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<![CDATA[Pride Parade Goes On Despite Rain]]> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:49:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Pride-0718-Naso-1.jpg
Despite the rain, thunderstorms and lightning, the iconic San Diego Pride Parade went on as planned in Hillcrest on July 18, 2015. Many participants and spectators said a little rain couldn't stop them...

Photo Credit: Bridget Naso]]>
<![CDATA[Street Closures as SD Readies for Pride Weekend]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:26:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trans+parade.JPG
Rainbow flags, parades and parties will dominate the Hillcrest area this weekend, but the good times come with some road closures.]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 60th Anniversary, Disneyland!]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:32:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MickeyandMinnie60thDL.jpg
The Happiest Place on Earth opened to eager crowds, and theme park history, on July 17, 1955.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Hillcrest Hosts Pride Weekend]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:21:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hillcrest-Pride-2015.jpg
San Diego's Hillcrest community will celebrate Pride this weekend with a full lineup of events, including a rally, block party and parade, all in support of the LGBT community.

Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of Hillcrest Business Association]]>
<![CDATA[$125 Caviar Twinkie Sold at SoCal Fair]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:10:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/203*120/friedcaviartwinkieoc.jpg
Two edibles you never pictured together will be together, in Costa Mesa.

Photo Credit: Chicken Charlie's]]>
<![CDATA[UCSD to Pay $30M for Trolley Naming Rights]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:52:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trolleygeneric_trolley_generic.jpg
University of California, San Diego is entering into a $30 million deal with the Metropolitan Transit System to dub the Mid-Coast Trolley Line the “UC San Diego Blue Line.”

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Opening Day Hats Contest]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:43:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Del-Mar-Opening-Day-blurb15.jpg
The 2015 Opening Day Hats Contest in Del Mar brought feathers, flowers and other ornate trim to the track.

Photo Credit: Dita Quinones]]>
<![CDATA[Caitlyn Jenner Makes Appearance at the Del Mar Racetrack]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:08:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/caitlyn+jenner+at+del+mar.JPG
People tweeted photos of Caitlyn Jenner at the Del Mar racetrack on Opening Day.

Photo Credit: Lynn Walsh]]>