<![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 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:54:18 -0800 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:54:18 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Great-Grandma, 102, Plays Ball With MLB Family]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:33:57 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/102-year-old-grandma-baseball.gif
A 102-year-old grandma still plays in her family's annual Thanksgiving game, even when her great-grandson, an MLB player, is pitching.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events: Dec. 3-6]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:46:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/December-Nights-2014.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[STEAM Maker Festival Helps Kids Unleash Creativity]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:26:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD_STEAM_MAKER_FESTIVAL_11-29-15_1200x675_575927363765.jpg
The San Diego STEAM Maker Festival will open next weekend, featuring all kids of science projects and fun activities. It's a way for kids to use their creativity and get them thinking about innovative ideas.]]>
<![CDATA[Beloved Restaurant in Carlsbad Closing ]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:01:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/armenian+cafe.JPG
When he was 21 Eddy Shakarjian’s family fled Lebanon during the war and now after 27 years in Carlsbad The Armenian Café is closing.

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<![CDATA[Local Chef Wins Big at Competition]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:11:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Aaron-Schwartz-Chef-Fest-SDBWFF.jpg
With a decadent bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin creation, one local chef won top honors this year at the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival’s epic “Chef of the Fest” competition.

Photo Credit: Marina Kitchen]]>
<![CDATA[K Sandwiches Owners Survey Rubble, Vow to Rebuild]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:22:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tran+family+k+sandwiches.PNG
For the first time in a decade, K Sandwiches, a staple of the Linda Vista community, won’t be selling its popular French loaves for Thanksgiving dinner.]]>
<![CDATA[Eater San Diego: New Winery, Top Tequila Bars]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:39:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Eater-Vinavanti-1126_edited-1.jpg
Amid Thanksgiving week, Eater San Diego shares the most recent stories from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including the debut of Vinavanti Urban Winery in Hillcrest, the local expansion of Ike's Place...

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<![CDATA[Surfin’ Santa Hangs Ten in San Diego]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:02:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/surfinsanta2.jpg
Sporting a pair of boardshorts, flip flops and a Hawaiian shirt, Santa Claus is coming to San Diego – with his surf board in tow, of course.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Seaport Village]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Top 12 Holiday Toys]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:40:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Toys-SplitScreen.jpg
Lightsabers, talking plush toys and robots make up this year's lineup of hot toys every kid would love to get for the holidays. Click through to see the top 12 toys dominating store shelves and kids' wish lists...

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<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Gifts for Foodies]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:16:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kitchen-Items.jpg
Get your favorite foodie inspired in the kitchen with these cool kitchen gadgets. From utensils to small appliances, here's a list of great gift ideas any food lover would appreciate.

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<![CDATA[Gift Guide: 12 Hot Holiday Toys]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:36:37 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/toys-split.jpg
Lightsabers, talking plush toys and robots make up this year's lineup of hot toys every kid would love to get for the holidays. Hundreds of products, from puzzles to action figures based on "Star Wars:...

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Hands Out Free Food on Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:49:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/huapangos+hillcrest.PNG
A popular Hillcrest hangout is getting into the giving spirit, offering free food to anyone who wants it on Thanksgiving Day.

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<![CDATA[History of Thanksgiving: How Much Do You Know About Turkey Day?]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:30:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_51734552621.jpg
Millions of Americans will travel to visit family and friends and stuff themselves with turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. But how much do you know about the holiday’s origins and why we celebrate?...

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<![CDATA[Photos: Thanksgiving Run for the Hungry]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:03:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*170/Run-for-Hungry9.JPG
Thousands of San Diegans got movin’ early on Thanksgiving morning for the 2015 Run for the Hungry. The 5K and 10K run through downtown San Diego started at Horton Plaza Mall on Broadway.

Photo Credit: Marianne Kushi]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Run Thanksgiving 5K]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:33:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/205*120/running-shoe-generic.jpg
Thousands of San Diegans will hit the pavement on Thanksgiving morning for the 14th annual Father Joe's 5K run. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala shares details of the fun holiday tradition at Balboa Park.

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<![CDATA[ MTS Trolley, Bus Schedule for Thanksgiving]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:27:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trolleygeneric_trolley_generic.jpg
With Thanksgiving weekend upon us, public transit service in San Diego will run on a modified schedule, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Learn How to Make Coquito Cocktails for the Holidays]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:06:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ENG_coquito_recipe_1200x675_574318147973.jpg
Miami-based food writer Enriqueta Lemoine shows you her take on the Puerto Rican holiday drink coquito.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Gift Guide for Any Budget]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:35:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gift-thumb.jpg
They say it's better to give than it is to receive. What they don't tell you is how to do all that giving when you're on a budget. Instead of wandering crowded malls and streets hoping for inspiration, we've got...
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<![CDATA[New Hilton Hotel Planned for Old Town]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:57:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hilton-Old-Town.jpg
Operators before year’s end plan to open the new Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town, billed by the developer as the first completely new hotel to be built in Old Town in more than 12 years.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn
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<![CDATA[Woman Tries to Reunite Lost GoPro with Owner]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:56:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/go+pro+owner.PNG
A lost GoPro camera, which may have spent months in the sea, could soon be returned to its owner.
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<![CDATA[Lease Approved for Hotel at Lane Field Site]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:24:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Port_InterContinental_LaneField_t620.jpg
Port district commissioners have approved a lease for a planned 400-room luxury InterContinental Hotel, to be developed on the southern portion of the former Lane Field ballpark site in downtown San Diego.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of Unified Port of San Diego
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<![CDATA[Teddy Ball 2015]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:26:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Teddy-Ball-Guest-1124.jpg
NBC 7's Whitney Southwick speaks with Nino Venturella and Gloria Limas, hosts of The Teddy Ball, a black-tie affair happening Nov. 28, 2015, at Hilton San Diego. The event helps raise money for a number of local...

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<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Turkey Do's and Don'ts]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 04:08:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/turkey_dos_donts_preparations.jpg
#NBC5Responds' Deanna Dewberry offers a few surprising tips on how to make that Thanksgiving centerpiece perfect.]]>
<![CDATA[Wine & Food Fest Wraps With Grand Tasting]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:20:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/37WFF.jpg
The 12th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival wrapped with its main event on Nov. 21, 2015: The Grand Tasting.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[North Park's Heaven Sent Desserts Makes Mini Move]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 17:26:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Heavensent-Desserts-FB-3.jpg
A popular dessert shop in San Diego’s uptown area has made a move from its longstanding location – scooting two doors down, to be exact.

Photo Credit: Heaven Sent Desserts/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Donate Blood at Chargers Annual Blood Drive]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:11:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/KNSD_Get_Charged_Up_To_Give_Blood_111908_34_mezzn_448x336.jpg
The Chargers and the San Diego Blood Bank are teaming up once again for their annual blood drive. Blood Bank CEO David Wellis stopped by NBC 7 to talk about the event, taking place Tuesday at the Town and...]]>
<![CDATA[Nosh News: Eater Awards, Famed Chef Visits]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:42:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EATER-SD-1120-2.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including the winners of the 2015 Eater Awards, a visit from famed chef Rick Bayless and the opening of a new brewery in...

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<![CDATA[12 Musicians With San Diego Ties]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 10:06:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/eric+clapton+depression.jpg
We all know about Eddie Vedder, Jewel and Jason Mraz. Now we take a look at 12 big-name musicians you may not know have San Diego ties.

Photo Credit: Redferns]]>
<![CDATA[Chargers Star: LaDainian Tomlinson]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 14:42:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LT-as-Charger-95637154.jpg
Images of the Chargers super star on and off the field. LT's No. 21 jersey will be officially retired by the Bolts on Nov. 22, 2015.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Sycuan Casino Turns 32]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:37:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sycuan-Casino-32nd-Annivesary.jpg
Sycuan Casino in San Diego’s East County will celebrate its 32nd year in business Saturday with an all-day shindig featuring lots of freebies.

Photo Credit: Sycuan Casino]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Returns]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:08:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/55WFF.jpg
The 12th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival (SDBWFF) will make its tasty return next month, bringing delectable dishes and premiere wines to feasting foodies.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA['Pin-Up for Vets' Charity Calendar Benefits Local Vets]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 09:14:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pin+up+for+vets+calendar+cover+2016.jpg
A non-profit founded by a Southern California woman delivers charity pin-up calendars to local veterans. Recently, some of the models visited veterans in Chula Vista, to bring them smiles and free calendars.

Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of Pin-Up for Vets]]>
<![CDATA[Concept for Terminal 1 Airport Development Plan Selected ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:27:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lindbergh-Field-2014.jpg
A development concept to potentially replace the nearly 50-year-old Terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport has been selected
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<![CDATA[Don't Be a Turkey: Celebrate a Bird-Free Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:03:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_554344590313.jpg
It’s that time of year again — to give thanks for all that we have. Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday, one that is deeply rooted in tradition. Food and family have become synonymous with the holiday. Many

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<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Gifts for Sports Lovers]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:33:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Jacket-Gloves.jpg
If there's a fitness enthusiast or someone looking to get in shape on your holiday shopping list, look no further than this sports gift guide. Help your friends and loved ones reach their fitness goals...

Photo Credit: JackRabbit/Underarmour]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego-Tijuana Among Top 2016 Trips]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:04:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Bay-Generic-Garske-1.jpg
Lauded for its great food, cool places to stay and unique border crossing, the San Diego/Tijuana region has been named one of the best trips to take in 2016, according to “National Geographic Traveler.”

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Tech & Gadget Gifts Under $100]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:25:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tech+Gifts+2015.jpg
Shopping for a gadget-obsessed friend or family member? Discover the coolest gadgets and tech gifts in our 2015 holiday guide.]]>
<![CDATA[Manchester Grand Hyatt Names New GM]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:31:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Matt_Adams_Grand_Hyatt_t620.jpg
Matt Adams has been appointed area vice president and general manager of downtown’s Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, property owner Host Hotels & Resorts announced.

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<![CDATA[Hippo Calf Born at San Diego Zoo Dies]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:30:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hippo+calf+1120.jpg
A rare pygmy calf born just last week at the San Diego Zoo has died, zoo officials announced in a somber message on Twitter on Friday.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo/Twitter
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<![CDATA[Discount Grocer to Open Store in Vista]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:11:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/grocery-cart.jpg
Discount grocer Aldi Inc. announced that its first San Diego County store is planned for 1750 University Ave. in Vista, though the retailer did not disclose an opening timetable.
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<![CDATA[How to Carve a Turkey, Just in Time for the Holidays]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:22:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/thanksgiving-FINAL_1200x675_570319939834.jpg
Chef Fitz Tallon from Eataly NYC shows you how to carve a turkey.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday 2015: Gifts for a Fashionista]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:38:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fashionista2.jpg
Don't know what to buy for the fashion-forward lady on your list. Click through our ultimate holiday gift guide for some of the most stylish items that will be sure to please even the most devout trendsetters. ]]>
<![CDATA['Not as Exciting': Black Friday Deals Arrive Earlier Than Ever]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:36:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_583751221090.jpg
Black Friday is becoming a month-long deal. Amazon's sales began Nov. 20 and continue through Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving and what was once the start of the holiday shopping season.

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<![CDATA[First Taco Bell Goes on the Road]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:41:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/IMG_4536tacobellwearethenext.JPG
While the region's movie industry has made a romance or two in its time, nearly every heart-tugger in the world weakens before one of Southern California's truly intense twosomes: food lovers and historic...

Photo Credit: We Are the Next]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Boat Parade to Light San Diego Bay]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:10:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/paradoflights.jpg
Festive lights illuminating the San Diego Bay can only mean one thing: the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is back – a holiday tradition upheld by the local boating community bulb for bulb, year after year.

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<![CDATA[Mother Goose Parade Ushers in Holidays]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:40:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mother-Goose-Parade-Resized.jpg
San Diegans will officially ring in the holiday season this Saturday when the 69th annual Mother Goose Parade fills the streets of El Cajon.]]>
<![CDATA[Ballast Point to Be Sold for $1B]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:10:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ballast-Point-MiramarFB-Pic.jpg
Ballast Point has grown to become one of San Diego’s most recognizable brands.

Photo Credit: Ballast Point Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[2015 Time Capsule Buried in Balboa Park]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:54:11 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Balboa-Park-Generic-Garske.jpg
As Balboa Park celebrates its centennial, a time capsule was buried Monday night in a vault that will remain tucked away until the San Diego landmark’s bicentennial in 2115.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>