<![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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:43:32 -0800 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:43:32 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Weekend Events for Jan. 29 - Feb. 1]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:03:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/467650193.jpg
Craft beer, music, big eats and monster trucks are on tap this weekend.

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<![CDATA["Our Silences" Unveiled in San Diego]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:11:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Our-Silences-0129_3.jpg
“Our Silences” is made up of 10 bronze figures weighing approximately a ton each.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 Jeff Herrera]]>
<![CDATA[SD's First Legal Pot Shop Wins Appeal]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:13:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pot+Appeal+Pic-PIC_0.jpg
A San Diego State University professor who obtained the first conditional use permit for the operation of a medical marijuana dispensary is cleared to move forward with the business, according to a report...]]>
<![CDATA[Foie Gras Returns to San Diego Eateries]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:07:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Foie+Gras+0128.jpg
Californians, you thought you had your last hurrah with Foie Gras but au revoir to the ban: it has made its local menu return.

Photo Credit: S&M Sausage and Meat]]>
<![CDATA['Olympics' of Hip Hop Coming to San Diego in August]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:46:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HipHopWEBIMG-PIC_0.jpg
The event will draw more than 50 nations and 3500 participants.

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<![CDATA[Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:07:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP429928785604.jpg
You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun in this city.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Dogs, Residents Break World Record with Doggie Yoga Class]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:04:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DoggieYogaWEBIMG_2-PIC_0.jpg
On Sunday, people and pups from around the community came together at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center to set the record.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[FAA: Ferris Wheel May Be Hazard to Air Traffic]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:06:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/FERRIS+WHEEL+RENDER+0107.jpg
A report released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration states that the giant Ferris wheel proposed along the Embarcadero could be a hazard to flights in and out of San Diego.
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<![CDATA[9 SD County Eateries Make Yelp’s Top 100]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:42:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bobboi+natural+gelato.jpg
It’s not too late to add a New Year’s resolution, right? Trust us, you’ll want to pick up this one: a new list of spots to try in 2015.

Photo Credit: Ed. U on Yelp]]>
<![CDATA[Wily Monkeys Break Out of San Diego Zoo Habitat]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:00:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wolf+guenon_2.jpg
For a few, glorious moments, freedom belonged to two small monkeys who escaped their habitat at the San Diego Zoo on Friday.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn,San Diego Zoo
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<![CDATA[Baby Killer Whale at SeaWorld Receives Name]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:15:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/seaworld+baby+calf.jpg
The birth was the seventh successful killer whale born at the park in its 50 year history.

Photo Credit: SeaWorld]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Sunroad Boat Show in Town]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:41:35 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/KNSD_The_Boat_Show_Sails_into_Town_012710_84_mezzn_640x480.jpg
The event is held on the Sunroad Resort Marina on Harbor Island]]>
<![CDATA[Target Launches New Plus-Size Line]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:51:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/240*120/AVA+VIV+Header.jpg
Target has announced plans to unveil a new clothing line designed specifically for plus-size women. The line, expected to arrive in mid-February, was designed by Target's in-house design team and features...

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<![CDATA[Sad Monkey Consoled by Pal]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:08:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/012215+comforting+monkeys.jpg
Think you had a bad day? Try trading places with this sad little monkey.

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<![CDATA[Salivate Over These Slices: Best Pie in San Diego]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/apple+pie+generic.jpg
We’ve got a list of where to find the scrumptious slices around San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[New Trolley Wrap Celebrates Balboa Park Centennial]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:13:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/balboa+park+trolley+wrap.JPG
A new wrap around a trolley car was unveiled.]]>
<![CDATA[Three San Diego Hotels Ranked as Best in US]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:17:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/222*120/grand+del+mar+san+diego+generic.jpg
Three popular San Diego-area hotels ranked as some of the best in the U.S.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Trip Advisor]]>
<![CDATA[Rhino Calf Chutti Meets "Moo Moo Kitty"]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:32:04 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chutti-and-Moo-Moo-Kitty.jpg
An update on the care of a one-horned baby rhino born in San Diego.
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<![CDATA[Cat Café to Stay Open to Kids... for Now]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:14:15 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cat+cafe+opens.jpg
San Diego's first-ever Cat Café has apparently hit a snag, but the owner says the problem can be avoided by just applying a little respect.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Zoo Researcher Examined Rare Turtle Eggs in China]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:09:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Zoo-0403.jpg
A San Diego Zoo researcher flew to China to examine the eggs of one of four remaining Yangtze giant soft shell turtle.]]>
<![CDATA[SD Museum of Art to Debut New Paintings]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:40:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MOANewPainting_WebIMG-PIC_0.jpg
The paintings are two of the most important and valuable acquisitions for the museum in the past decades.]]>
<![CDATA[Killer Whales Surprise Group Off SD ]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:12:34 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/orca+whale_watching_1_1024.png
A group scanning San Diego’s coast for gray whales spotted a much rarer sight: a pod of killer whales. Growing up in the area, whale watcher Skip McKenzie said the only orca sighting he had heard of was...

Photo Credit: Skip McKenzie]]>
<![CDATA[Oreo Dresses Up for Valentine's Day With New Flavor]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:00:44 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/222*120/oreo+red+velvet+1200.jpg
Oreos are dressing up for Valentine’s Day. The treat dubbed “milk’s favorite cookie” has a new look and flavor, one that is popular among foodies—Red Velvet. The chocolate cookies are now red and have a...]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Opera Resurrecting 'Opera on the Concourse']]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:56:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Opera-Folds.jpg
On your lunch break this winter, the San Diego Opera is giving you a treat.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Commemorates MLK Day]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:00:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/all-peoples-mlk-clip_1200x675_386278467613.jpg
The 27th All Peoples Celebration hosted by Alliance San Diego took place in Balboa Park Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and recognized the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.]]>
<![CDATA[Burning Man Pre-Sale Tickets Available... For $800]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 06:26:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BURNING-MAN-VO---00000618.jpg
A limited amount of Burning Man pre-sale tickets are on sale this week.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[SD Named Host for Special Olympics]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:35:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD+Special+Olympics.JPG
San Diego will be a host town for 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles, officials announced on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Cat Café First in SoCal]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:37:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cat+cafe+opens.jpg
The Cat Café officially opened Jan. 5 at 3rd and Island.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Grown-Up Field Trip: Sex and the City Zoo]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:19:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/giantriverotterscharliemorey.jpg
Visitors who are 21+ learn of animal amour.

Photo Credit: Charlie Morey]]>
<![CDATA[Monster Jam Takes Over Petco Park]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:06:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Monster+Jam+1.jpg
Massive monster trucks, loud engines and a whole lot of destruction comes to Petco Park this weekend for the first time.]]>
<![CDATA[100 Cases of Beer at Your Door? There's an App for That]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:54:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bud+Light+App.jpg
Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Anheuser-Busch has introduced a new app where beer lovers can get Bud Light delivered to their home in less than an hour. The free app "Bud Light Button" provides D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[CREAM to Open San Diego Locations]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:36:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CREAM-INC-cookie-sandwich.jpg
CREAM is an acronym for “cookies rule everything around me.”

Photo Credit: CREAM, Inc.
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<![CDATA[Film Gives New Take on Battle of Midway]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:39:47 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Battle-of-the-Midway.jpg
An experience unlike any other will open Friday inside San Diego’s Midway Museum.

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<![CDATA[Coast to Cactus Exhibit Opens]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:15:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coast-to-Cactus-0113.jpg
NBC 7's Elena Gomez previews the "Coast to Cactus is Southern California" exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum.]]>
<![CDATA[Best Soups to Savor in San Diego This Winter]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:02:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Squash+Soup+Edited.jpg
This San Diego “winter,” sip savory soups about town. It may be the perfect temperature out, but you’ll feel even more cozy with these seasonal and local restaurant offerings.

Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com]]>
<![CDATA[TV Show Recruiting Sailors as Extras]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:07:26 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Navy-generic-0709.jpg
A casting call is being held today for members of the Navy for Michael Bay’s “The Last Ship.”

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA["Into the Woods" Got Start in San Diego]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:17:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Into-the-Woods-Globe.jpg
A title we kept hearing as a nominee at the Golden Globes was "Into the Woods." But did you know the musical's humble origins started right here in San Diego? NBC 7's Liberty Zabala reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Delta Makes Flight With 2 Passenger]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:26:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Empty-Plane.jpg
Legroom wasn't an issue for one Brooklyn man who was lucky enough to be one of only two passengers on-board a flight from Cleveland to New York City Monday morning.

Photo Credit: Chris O'Leary via Twitter @ohhleary
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<![CDATA[Little Italy to Get Official Dog Park]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:07:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dog-park-blurb-little-italy.jpg
Good news for pet owners in Little Italy: the downtown neighborhood is getting a dog park.]]>
<![CDATA[Rescued Seal Gets Tracking Device, Released Back to Sea]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:51:51 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fur-seal-released-wild.jpg
It sounds like a scene from Happy Feet, but after attaching a GPS-like tracking device, SeaWorld's Animal Rescue was able to release a rescued Guadalupe fur seal back into the wild.

Photo Credit: SeaWorld]]>
<![CDATA[The Future Eye of San Diego? ]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:05:25 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/FERRIS+WHEEL+RENDER+0107.jpg
San Diego could be next on the list to get their own giant Ferris wheel.]]>
<![CDATA[Endangered Northern White Rhino Recovers]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 06:43:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/northern-white-rhino-san-diego-zoo.jpg
A critically endangered white rhino who was been receiving care from zookeepers was reunited with her companion Thursday.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]>
<![CDATA[Spectacular Sunset Illuminates Sky Over San Diego]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:18:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/George+Marantos+LEAD.jpg
The sunset across San Diego County was breathtaking Wednesday night. Dozens of viewers sent us these photos capturing the natural beauty, from La Mesa to Vista to Ocean Beach.

Photo Credit: George Marantos]]>
<![CDATA[A New Year, a New List of Top Restaurants in SD]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 20:52:42 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bottega+Americano.jpg
Check out our Yelp-inspired list of the top local restaurants that recently opened up shop across San Diego.

Photo Credit: Bottega Americano]]>
<![CDATA[Rescued Cobra Finally Gets a Name]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:56:29 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/RESCUED+COBRA.jpg
A venomous white monocled cobra that was caught and sent to the San Diego Zoo in September has finally gotten a name.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo
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<![CDATA[Rescued Sea Turtle Now Available for Viewing]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:59:55 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Birch+aquarium+turtle.jpg
An injured sea turtle rescued in the East Coast received a happy ending, thanks to Birch Aquarium at Scripps.]]>