<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usMon, 23 Jan 2017 01:31:29 -0800Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:31:29 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Eater SD: Philz Coffee Opening Soon in Encinitas ]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:33:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Philz_Barista_Drink.jpg
When one door closes, another one opens. This week, in news from our local food and drink scene, Eater San Diego shares details of a popular Bay Area coffee company’s debut in San Diego, and the impending...

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<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 19-22]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:43:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coffee+Generic.PNG
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.]]>
<![CDATA[In the Mix: USD Grad to Open Female-Led Distillery]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:27:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NBC-You-And-Yours-SD-2.jpg
Using a mix of “math, science and precision,” a spirited University of San Diego (USD) graduate is gearing up to open her own local distillery in an industry historically dominated by men.

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<![CDATA[Preview: ‘Alter Boyz’ at Coronado Playhouse]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:53:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Alter-Boyz.jpg
It's boy band meets Broadway, with a twist of parody. The award-winning off-Broadway musical, “Altar Boyz” is heading to the Coronado Playhouse Jan. 20 through Feb. 19. The production will benefit the local...

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<![CDATA[Despite Rain, Monster Jam Rolls On]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:53:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Petco-Park-Monster-Jam-1.jpg
Despite Friday’s powerful storm, the show will go on at Petco Park’s Monster Jam event Saturday, even if it gets a little dirty.

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<![CDATA[Oscar De La Hoya's Ex-Big Bear Training Site Sells for $1.5M]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:45:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/knbc-oscar-de-la-hoya-big-bear-cabin-tn-2.jpg
The former Big Bear training camp of boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has switched hands again.

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<![CDATA[2 Local Spots Among Yelp's 100 Top Places to Eat in US ]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:08:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Classics-Malt-Shop-SD-2.jpg
Two local restaurants – one specializing in tasty breakfast and lunch items and the other a throwback to a cute, little 1950s diner – have landed on Yelp’s list of the Top 100 Places to Eat in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Sneak Peek: Legoland's Plans for New Castle Hotel]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:38:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Legoland-Castle-Hotel-Ceremony-0118.jpg
Legoland California Resort has broken ground on a new castle themed hotel in Carlsbad.

Photo Credit: Todd Strain
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<![CDATA[First Wall Panels Go Up at New YMCA]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:18:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Jackie-Robinson-YMCA-Groundbreaking.jpg
Construction on a highly-anticipated, new YMCA in southeast San Diego will hit a milestone Wednesday as the first wall panels of the building go up.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Adds Nonstop Flight From San Diego to Cabo]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:27:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/southwest+airlines+GettyImages-111681658.jpg
Southwest Airlines confirmed their first non-stop service from San Diego to Mexico on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA['Singin' in the Rain' Returns to Movie Theaters]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:17:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Singin-in-the-Rain-crop.jpg
The 1952 musical that propelled actress Debbie Reynolds into Hollywood stardom will celebrate its 65th anniversary by returning to select theaters nationwide, including some in San Diego County.

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<![CDATA[Vista Woman Claims $1M Powerball Prize]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:32:49 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/powerball15.jpg
A woman from San Diego’s North County can officially call herself a millionaire after winning nearly $1.1 million playing the California Lottery’s Powerball game.

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<![CDATA[Knott's Offers Free Admission to Fire and Law Enforcement]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:09:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/knotts-fire-law-admission.jpg
Knott’s Berry Farm is offering free admission to active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel now through Jan. 31.

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<![CDATA[Foodie Fodder: San Diego Restaurant Week 2017]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 13:11:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDRW-Jan2016-RusticRoot.jpg
This may be the tastiest news you hear all day: San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) is back, showcasing more than 180 eateries across our local dining scene over the course of eight delicious days.

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<![CDATA[Eater SD: Inside OB's Newest Eatery]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:07:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Eater-Voltaire15-MediumRawArts.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a look at Ocean Beach's newest indoor/outdoor eatery and word about a new beer and food project in Imperial...

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<![CDATA[Worth the Trip: Wintertime in Joshua Tree National Park]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:38:57 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1-15-17-Joshua+Tree+National+Park.jpg
Southern California residents looking for a quick one-day - or weekend - getaway this winter should consider taking a trip out to this desert gem.

Photo Credit: Samantha Tatro]]>
<![CDATA[What Should You Do With Old San Diego Chargers Gear?]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:39:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/AP_17012669049006.jpg
What should you do with that San Diego Chargers gear in your closet?

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<![CDATA[UCSD's 24-Hour Dining Hall Offers Halal, Kosher Options ]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:52:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/UCSD-Oceanview-Dining-Hall-0111.jpg
UC San Diego students can now grab a bite to eat on campus at any time of the day: the university’s first-ever 24-hour dining hall opened Wednesday, complete with a new menu featuring kosher and halal dishes.

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<![CDATA[Cue the Hysteria: Def Leppard Announce SD Show]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:26:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/199*120/Def-Lep-2012-Nashville-097-Ash-Newell-Photography-1024x619.jpg
Cue the hysteria: Rock icons Def Leppard have announced a huge 2017 North American tour, which will bring them back to our shores in June.

Photo Credit: Photo by Ash Newell Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Chicano Park Named National Historic Landmark ]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:36:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Chicano-Park-Getty2.jpg
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior announced Wednesday that San Diego’s iconic Chicano Park has earned designation as a National Historic Landmark.

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<![CDATA[Hillcrest Hotel To Be Converted Into Apartments]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:28:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Whitson+Exterior+Rendering.jpg
San Diego-based company, SENTRE, dba Whitson Hillcrest, LLC, recently acquired an 80-room hotel in Hillcrest. The company plans to convert the property, located at 606 Washington Street near State Route...

Photo Credit: Rendering Courtesy of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE]]>
<![CDATA[MTV to Shoot Documentary at Poway Craft Coffee Shop ]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:59:48 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KingsCraft.jpg
MTV will be shooting a documentary at a local craft coffee shop owned by a former Chargers player this Friday.

Photo Credit: The King's Craft Coffee Co.
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<![CDATA[First Look Inside SDSU's South Campus Plaza]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:38:08 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDSU-SouthCampusPlaza-ResidenceHalls1.jpg
San Diego State University’s South Campus Plaza is a $143 million mixed-use student housing and retail development located on the college campus, between Hardy Avenue and Montezuma Road.

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<![CDATA[Musicians Struck By Train in Bay Area]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:55:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/01-12-2017-tower-of-power.jpg
Two Tower of Power musicians, David Garibaldi and Marc van Wageningen, were struck by a train in Oakland on Thursday -- the group is scheduled to perform at the Belly Up on Jan. 18.

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<![CDATA[Your State's Favorite Netflix Original Series Is ...]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:28:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Netflix-GettyImages-464215297.jpg
If you ever found yourself hunkering down under a blanket at home weathering some type of storm, be it physical or emotional, you've probably turned to Netflix for solace at some point.

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<![CDATA[New Hiking Bridge Opens on Poway’s Old Coach Trail]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:11:45 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Poway-Jim-Cunningham-Twitter.jpg
A new bridge is now open on Old Coach Trail in Poway – providing even more access for hiking, biking and horseback riding at the popular scenic trail.

Photo Credit: Jim Cunningham/Twitter
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<![CDATA[Southwest Adds New Nonstop Destinations From San Diego]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:02:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Southwest-AP_475065173223.jpg
San Diegans looking for a new getaway this summer are in luck!

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<![CDATA[Legoland Starts Construction on Castle-Themed Hotel]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:32:53 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Legoland_Castle_Hotel_Pool_Area_t620.jpg
Legoland California Resort has scheduled a Jan. 18 groundbreaking for its planned new castle-themed hotel, which will be the second on-site hotel at the Carlsbad park.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of Legoland California Resort
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<![CDATA[Disneyland Offers 3-Day $150 Deal to SoCal Residents]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:44:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Disneyland60.jpg
Disneyland has a deal for you. Southern California residents can now visit the park for three whole days for $149 – or go park-hopping for $189.]]>
<![CDATA[Bon Jovi Announce Opening Act Contest]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:54:19 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/THINFS+-+Bon+Jovi+full+band+-+credit+Norman+Jean+Roy.jpg
Bon Jovi are giving local bands the chance to open each date on their upcoming national tour.

Photo Credit: Photo by Norma Jean Roy]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Ahead at Some San Diego Theater Highlights in 2017]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:04:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Freaky+Friday+Photo+1.jpg
Here's a look ahead at what San Diego theater fans can mark on their calendars for 2017...

Photo Credit: Margot Schulman
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<![CDATA[Carlsbad Marathon and Half-Marathon 2017]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:28:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carlsbad-Marathon-2017.jpg
The annual Carlsbad Marathon & Half-Marathon returns on Jan. 15, raising money for more than a dozen charities. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick gets details from Christine Adams, CEO of In Motion Events and Paul...

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<![CDATA[2 Local Eateries Named Among Best in U.S.]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:34:38 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Herb+and+Wood_bar+w.+people_BeccaBatista.JPG
Two of San Diego's hottest eateries of 2016 have officially been ranked among the Top 10 best new restaurants in the United States, according to votes gathered in an online contest.

Photo Credit: Becca Batista]]>
<![CDATA[Eater San Diego: Famed Chef Cuts Ties With Local Restaurants]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:50:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/javier+plascencia.jpg
Eater San Diego shares the top stories of the week from San Diego’s food and drink scene, including a culinary bombshell from a high-profile chef, plus expansion news from two Orange County restaurants.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Javier Plascencia
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<![CDATA[Free or Cheap Things to Do in San Diego]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:15:37 -0800 sign up for the tour here. Cheers!]]> sign up for the tour here. Cheers!]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ballast-Point-Tours-1.jpg
You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun in this city.

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<![CDATA[Preview: San Diego Restaurant Week]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:46:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/biga-pizza-SDRW17-1.jpg
San Diego Restaurant Week returns from Jan. 15 through Jan. 22, 2017. More than 180 local restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus during the foodie affair. Here's a tasty peek at some participating eateries.

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<![CDATA[Top Baby Names in San Diego]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:59:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/baby-generic-new.jpg
These days in San Diego, you’re bound to meet a baby Noah or baby Emma.

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<![CDATA[Save the Dates: Big San Diego Events in 2017]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 14:04:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2017-Calendar-Garske2-crop.jpg
Happy New Year! As 2017 unfolds, San Diego will host its share of big events – from the Farmers Insurance Open to Comic Con, here’s a look ahead at noteworthy local happenings in the New Year.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Acts Invade 2017 BottleRock Festival]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:55:27 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dani+Bell+and+the+Tarantist+press+photo+2.jpg
Several San Diego acts get in on the 2017 BottleRock Napa Valley music festival.

Photo Credit: Photo by Shannon Wolf]]>
<![CDATA[IHOP Brings Back 'All You Can Eat Pancakes' ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:20:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ihop+GettyImages-84259123.jpg
IHOP is bringing back its “all you can eat pancakes."]]>
<![CDATA[Coachella Announces 2017 Lineup]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:35:32 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coachella-blurb-generic.gif
Coachella's annual spring weekends in Indio will feature Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar as headliners.]]>
<![CDATA[SeaWorld Plans Tallest, Fastest Roller Coaster in San Diego]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:07:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Seaworld_roller_coaster_preview_1200x675_846851651844.jpg
SeaWorld unveiling plans for a new roller coaster called the Electric Eel. The 160 foot high roller coaster will travel at speeds over 60 miles per hour. The Electric Eel is targeted to open in the summer...]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years With New S'mores Cookies]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 19:33:06 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/207*120/smores-cookie.jpg
Girl Scouts cookies fans can look forward to a new flavor that honors an old campfire classic: the s'more. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Cookies, the company has added two...

Photo Credit: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas]]>
<![CDATA[Encinitas Baker's Action-Packed Cake Wins 'Cake Wars']]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:39:46 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1-3-17-Cake+Wars+Monika+Stout+of+Truly+Scrumptious+Cakes.jpg
An Encinitas baker and her assistant took home the top prize Monday on Food Network's "Cake Wars".

Photo Credit: Monika Stout]]>