<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 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 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:33:06 -0800 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:33:06 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Black Friday 101: Mall Hours and Parking Tips]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:53:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6558-000166.jpg
Before you can shop ‘til you drop on Black Friday, you have to find a parking spot.

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<![CDATA[Jake's Del Mar Chef Earns Top Honors at Food Fest]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:24:57 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/duvinh+ta.jpg
San Diego’s top chefs sliced, simmered and sautéed Saturday for the chance to be named “Chef of the Fest” at the 11th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.
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<![CDATA[Weekend Events for Nov. 27-30]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:51:31 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/surfinsanta21.jpg
Gobble up these fun and festive events going on around town this holiday weekend.

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<![CDATA[Best Local Holiday Gift Shopping for Your Host]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:46:41 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/wine_bottles_generic.jpg
Be the best guest this holiday. Instead of showing up empty handed, stop and shop for a bite, bottle or trinket to bring to your host at one of these San Diego County businesses.

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<![CDATA[Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego Hosts Holiday Gala & Gingerbread Competition]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:24:02 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/GBhouse1.JPG
The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with the Gingerbread City 2014 holiday gala at the Grand Del Mar on Wednesday, December 3.

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<![CDATA[December Nights 2014 in San Diego's Balboa Park]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:09:03 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/December-Nights-2014_3.jpg
Wandering around December Nights is as close to a cold, wintry walk as San Diegans get.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Deep-Fry a Turkey ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:24:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Deep-fry-turkey-demo.jpg
The Southwestern College Fire Science Club's warnings included reminding people to deep-fry their turkey outside at least 10 feet from the house with no dry grass or brush nearby.]]>
<![CDATA[Ricochet Surfs Into La Jolla for Book Drive]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:41:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Santa+Paws+3.jpg
San Diego Surf Dog Ricochet and an eight-year-old autistic boy surfed in to La Jolla Shores to kick off the sixth annual “Surfin’ Santa Paws, Howliday Book Drive.”

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<![CDATA[Where to Get a Christmas Tree in San Diego]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:54:16 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Christmas-Tree-722x406-7849.jpg
A list of local Christmas tree farms and lots in San Diego County.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Among First to Debut "Star Wars" Trailer]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:55:01 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP670985663817.jpg
The Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX was one of 30 theaters selected to premiere the trailer this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Lindbergh Field Among Least Frustrating Airports]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:21:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Airport-Meditation-Room-5.jpg
The San Diego International Airport ranked as the tenth least frustrating airport on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Airport Frustration Index.

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<![CDATA[Sights and Sounds of the SDBWFF Grand Tasting]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:09:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdbwff+sights+sounds.jpg
Wine and delicious eats were the theme at the 11th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival’s Grand Tasting event on Nov. 22, 2014. The party boasted samplings of hundreds of wines and spirits, plus decadent...]]>
<![CDATA[Find the Perfect Present: Gift Guide 2014]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:22:24 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gift-guide-promo2.jpg
Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Our guide will help you find unique present ideas for everyone on your shopping list.
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<![CDATA[Inside the Grand Tasting at the SDBWFF]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:44:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/66WFF.jpg
The 2014 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival held its biggest, most anticipated event of the week on Saturday: The Grand Tasting. The party at Embarcadero Marina Park North featured 150 wine and spirit purveyors...]]>
<![CDATA[Fall, Winter Camps at Children's Museum]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:37:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Children%27s-museum-112414.jpg
You may be thinking of ways to make the holidays productive for your children when they're on break from school. The new Children's Museum has fall and winter day camps where they can expand their creativity.]]>
<![CDATA[After Hiatus, Chula Vista Starlight Parade is Back]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:47:40 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Starlight+Parade.jpg
After a two-year hiatus, the long-standing Chula Vista Starlight Parade is back with appearances by carolers, the Grinch, reindeer and Old Saint Nick himself.

Photo Credit: Steve Wood]]>
<![CDATA[Preview: San Diego Chargers Blood Drive]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:28:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chargers+blood+drive.jpg
On Tuesday in Mission Valley, you can meet Chargers players and Chargers girls and also get lots of souvenirs. All you have to do is give blood. The Chargers blood drive started because of a serious health scare...]]>
<![CDATA[Monkeys Work Together to Raise New Baby at SD Zoo]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:42:17 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/baby+langur+1121.JPG
A troop of Francois’ langurs at the San Diego Zoo bring new meaning to "it takes a village to raise a child."

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo
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<![CDATA["The World of Dr. Seuss" Exhibit Opens]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:26:50 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lorax-Seuss-112114.jpg
The exhibition in Balboa Park will feature the artist's beloved children classics and never-before-seen artwork.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Drop-In Day at San Diego Museum of Art]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:15:07 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Museum-of-Art-San-Diego-112.jpg
Students will be off from school and looking for something to do. How about a visit to Balboa Park and in particular the San Diego Museum of Art? Ariel Plotek, Ph.D. Associate Curator, Modern Art and Rogelio de...]]>
<![CDATA[Flicks Made on the Fly: No Budget Film Festival]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:47:39 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/nbff_123345.jpg
Applaud the very creative, very shoestring-y efforts of inventive filmmakers.

Photo Credit: Justin Baker]]>
<![CDATA[Petco Park to Transform Into 'Holiday Wonderland']]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:25:54 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Holiday+Wonderland+1118.jpg
Nevermind the 70-degree temperatures -- in just a few weeks, Petco Park will transform into a winter wonderland.]]>
<![CDATA[Rescued Sea Turtle Arrives in SD]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:31:59 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JerseySeaTurtle1.png
A loggerhead sea turtle has arrived at Birch Aquarium in San Diego all the way from the East Coast.]]>
<![CDATA[Slice of Heaven: Best Pie in San Diego]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:56:20 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pie-Generic-1114.jpg
Local bakeries and restaurants are heating up their ovens to serve some warm, scrumptious, like-your-grandma-makes-it pie. Focus on the turkey; our Yelp users know just the place for the perfect pie.

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<![CDATA[Piazza Famiglia Project to Break Ground]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:54:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/cms11.jpg
The plaza is designed to emulate the grand piazzas of Italy and other European cities.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Named One of America's "Most Attractive" Cities]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:50:58 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mission-Beach-Surfer-SD.jpg
Silver medal for attractiveness? Surely San Diego can do better.
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<![CDATA[SD Volunteers Gather to Serve Thanksgiving Meals]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:55:21 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20121115ThanksgivingCatering.jpg
Over Thanksgiving weekend, volunteers will be on hand at two San Diego locations to provide hot meals to the less fortunate.

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<![CDATA[How Thanksgiving Pies Can Fight Hunger]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:58:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Pumpkin+Pie2.jpg
The annual Mama’s Kitchen Pie in the Sky Thanksgiving pie sale is underway. Each pie purchased will provide eight meals to cancer and AIDs patients. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick explains how to get one.

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<![CDATA[Get Ready for Downtown San Diego's Tree Lighting ]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:41:18 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Ice-Skating-Resized.jpg
Gather around the ice rink downtown for a little holiday cheer with Mickey and Minnie.]]>
<![CDATA["The Last Ship" Films at Naval Base San Diego ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:47:09 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/USNS-Mercy-Typhoon-Aid.jpg
The sounds of explosions and the sight of red smoke over Naval Base San Diego this week won’t mean a trouble or even military training.

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<![CDATA[SD Woman Taste Tests Dorito-Inspired Mountain Dew]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:38:30 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dewritos+1117.JPG
A San Diego mom taste tested the new "Dewritos," Dorito-flavored Mountain Dew on The Ellen Show. She was dubious about whether she liked it or not.

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<![CDATA[CSUSM Offers Harry Potter-Themed Study Abroad]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:49:52 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/potter3.jpg
California State University San Marcos is offering a three-week summer trip titled “British Culture and Harry Potter."

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<![CDATA[San Diegans Celebrate New Embarcadero Design]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:47:43 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/embarcadero-opening-1115.jpg
The weather was perfect Saturday for a public celebration of the new look for San Diego’s Embarcadero.

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<![CDATA[Group Introduces Kids to Classical Music]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:24:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/061610+music+class+piano.jpg
Many schools have had to cut their music programs because of budget cuts, but a local organization is helping fill the silence. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe and Megan Tevrizian has details on Classics 4 Kids and...

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<![CDATA[When Worlds Collide: Fashion Meets Tech]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:20:05 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/purse+charges+phone.jpg
From a designer bracelet that tracks your steps to a handbag that charges your phone, high fashion is becoming more functional. Allison Andrews from Fashion Week San Diego stopped by the NBC 7 studios to...]]>
<![CDATA["Walking With Dinosaurs" Returns]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:07:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Walking-the-Dinosaurs-1112.jpg
The show that brings dinosaurs to life is coming back to San Diego. "Walking with Dinosaurs" features nearly a dozen life-like dinosaur creations, some up to 36-feet tall! NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports from...]]>
<![CDATA[Canvas and Couture in San Diego]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:07:12 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fashion-sketch-event-san-3.jpg
SD Las Hermanas is organizing the event for Saturday, Nov. 15 to benefit three San Diego charities. NBC 7's Whitney Southwick talks with Dr. Mona Hacker, the group's spokesperson about the event.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet the Celebrity Chefs of SDBWFF]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:08:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/james+caruso+edited.jpg
The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival will roll out the red carpet for culinary royalty Nov. 16-23.
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<![CDATA[Dine Out on Turkey Day With These Local Options]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:40:14 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/turkey+2.jpg
These picks from Yelp are prepped for a full meal with all the trimmings for Thanksgiving]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday 2014 Details]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:36:13 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Macy%27s_Holiday35345.jpg
This year, retailers across America will start their sales on Thanksgiving afternoon. And in many cases, those sales will keep going for days.

Photo Credit: AP Images for Macy�s Inc.]]>
<![CDATA[Calling All Foodies, Fitness Fanatics]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:59:36 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fit+foodie+5k.jpg
The Fit Foodie 5K Race takes place Saturday, but it’s actually a weekend full of activities, including wine tasting and cooking and fitness demonstrations. Here’s NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick.]]>
<![CDATA[Many Businesses Offering Veterans Day Deals For Vets]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:32:33 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Veterans-Day-Parade-2013.jpg
This Veterans Day, local and chain businesses are giving veterans a pat on the back by offering free deals.]]>
<![CDATA[California State Parks Honor Veterans]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:35:22 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/222*120/veteransdaystatepark123.jpg
Those who served receive free admission at state parks on Nov. 11.

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<![CDATA[A Toast to San Diego Beer Week]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:20:56 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stonelib13.jpg
San Diego Beer Week kicks off officially on Nov. 7 and runs until Nov. 17.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stone Brewing Co.]]>
<![CDATA[Salivate Over This: San Diego's Best Burgers (Part Two)]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:41:28 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wild+Boar+Burger.jpg
One list wasn’t enough. There are way too many juicy burgers around San Diego. So get ready to salivate: It’s another mouthful of beefy Yelp-found favorites with our second round of meaty delights.

Photo Credit: Crazee Burger North Park]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Returns]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 06:14:23 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BayWineFoodFest11252.jpg
Gourmet food, premiere wines and feasting foodies can only mean one thing: the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is coming to town.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Lists Top Books of 2014]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:13:10 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/amazon+generic.jpg
Here's the listing from Amazon for its top picks of 2014.

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<![CDATA[Asian Film Fest Returns for 15th Year]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:33:00 -0800 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/asian+film+fest.jpg
From documentaries to action flicks to love stories, you can find it all at the 15th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick talks to the event’s organizer and a documentary director...]]>