<![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 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:53:29 -0700 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:53:29 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mission Beach Turns 100]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:42:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mission-Beach-Surfer-SD.jpg
With the sand, sun and boardwalk serving as the picturesque background, San Diego’s iconic Mission Beach celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday with one big beach bash.
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<![CDATA[Kids Visit Museums Free in October]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:59:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/barn+owl1.jpg
Calling all parents! Here’s a fun, free activity you can do with the kids.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Events Oct. 2-5]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/169937693.jpg
It’s the first weekend of October. Even though it's almost Halloween, don’t be afraid: There are still plenty of fun events happening in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[You Know It's Fall in San Diego...]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:58:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bates-Nut-Farm-Pumpkins.jpg
September means school and school means caffeine. Whether you’re getting ready to return to school yourself or getting the kids ready for a new year, a freshly brewed cup of coffee might be just what you need to...

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<![CDATA[Review: Sir Paul McCartney Packs Petco Park]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:06:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*125/456315202.jpg
Sir Paul's Out there tour made a stop in San Diego on the music icon's long and winding road.

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<![CDATA[National Coffee Day Deals and Freebies]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:45:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/514727145.jpg
Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride.

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<![CDATA[McCartney at Petco: Your Ticket to Ride]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:43:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_paul26.jpg
The long and winding road: Thankfully, Paul McCartney concertgoers have plenty of public transportation options to get in and out of Petco Park on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Celebrating Oktoberfest in San Diego]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:00:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/oktoberfest-shutterstock_153895010.jpg
Fall is here, which means Oktoberfest follows. In San Diego, many communities will host their own versions of the German festival that celebrates fun, food and, of course, really good

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<![CDATA[San Diego's Top Gelato Shops]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:08:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Gelato+Bar+Case1.jpg
It’s the first weekend of October. Even though it's almost Halloween, don’t be afraid: There are still plenty of fun events happening in San Diego.
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<![CDATA[Rubio’s Remodeling, Rebranding Some Restaurants]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:55:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rubios_Carmel_Mountain_t620.jpg
Rubio’s Carmel Mountain Ranch location was the first to be remodeled and renamed as Rubio’s Coastal Grill. Photo courtesy of Rubio’s Restaurants Inc.

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<![CDATA[More, Please: Restaurant Week Extended]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:02:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gourmet-Food-Generic_0925.jpg
San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) has been extended, meaning San Diegans can grab a second helping of the popular – and delicious – culinary event next week.
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<![CDATA[Camera-Toting Komodo Dragon in Training]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:08:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dragon-camera-0925.jpg
Moooove over, Ben Roethlisberger. There's a new No. 7 in western Pennsylvania. The folks at Vale Wood Farms in Loretto have named a calf "Baby Ben" after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback because the cow has a...

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<![CDATA[Komodo Dragon Dons Camera for Target Practice]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:51:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lizard-Camera-San-Diego-Zoo.jpg
Video provided to NBC 7 by the San Diego Zoo shows Sunny, the Komodo Dragon, wearing a camera while practicing with keepers in her exhibit on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

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<![CDATA[2014 Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:24:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0925_1200x675_333498435630.jpg
NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with Scott Vine and Chris Riddle about Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails, a big snowboarding competition taking place at Bear Mountain on Sept. 27, 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Mammoth Acquires 2 Popular Ski Resorts]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:01:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mammoth-mountain-ski-area-resort.jpg
TR Hale LLC has purchased a 1.5-acre parcel of land in North Park for $7.7 million, with plans to develop an upscale, mixed-use apartment project, according to brokerage company Colliers International.]]>
<![CDATA[2015 San Diego County Fair Theme Revealed]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:15:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-FAIR-14-17.JPG
It will be impossible to forget the San Diego County Fair next summer – especially given its theme.

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<![CDATA[Make It Work: Recycled Fashions]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:27:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/recycled+fashions.jpg
San Diego fashion designers are hitting the garage dump instead of the fabric store. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick has details this thrifty San Diego Fashion Week event, which is all for a good cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Posh Plate: $360 Entree at Avalon Hotel]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:45:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/goldensurfturf12.jpg
Gilded Kagoshima A5 Wagyu beef and Golden Russian Osetra caviar, anyone?

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<![CDATA[Halloween Horror Nights 101: Dracula, Terror Tram]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:42:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/221*120/halloweenhorrornights12_1.jpg
The scariest season got its big kick-off at the theme park on the hill.

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<![CDATA[Foodie’s Paradise: SD Restaurant Week]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:05:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDRW-Bice-Rabbit-Raviolli.jpg
There’s no denying it: Mexican cuisine is an important staple of the San Diego food scene. With Mexico’s Independence Day coming up on Sept. 16, there’s no better way to celebrate our southern neighbors than to...

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<![CDATA[2014 Hurley Pro at Trestles]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:50:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Audley-Surf-156+%285%29.jpg
Photos from the 2014 ASP Hurley Pro at Trestles surfing competition.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Zoo Welcomes Cheetah Cubs]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:37:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CheetahCubs0919.JPG
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park has welcomed two new cheetah cubs that are being raised by zoo staff.]]>
<![CDATA[MCRD Graduates New Mascot, Smedley the Bulldog]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:42:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Smedley09193.jpg
In his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "got it wrong" when handling the Ray Rice controversy...

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<![CDATA[Tiny Parks Pop Up in Urban San Diego]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:53:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Downtown-SD-Parklet-1.jpg
Whether it’s pounding a pint before kick off or sporting a lucky jersey or bolo tie, everyone has a game day tradition. In San Diego, there are plenty of winning sports bars where football fanatics can meet...

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<![CDATA[20th Annual Pacific Islander Festival]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:19:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0919_1200x675_331310147791.jpg
The 20th Annual Pacific Islander Festival is happening on Sept. 20-21 at Ski Beach in Mission Bay. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with Felix Sablan and Megan Zuttermeister about the free,...]]>
<![CDATA[Last Comic Standing Comedians in San Diego]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:04:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Last-Comic-Standing-KNSD.jpg
NBC 7’s Jason Austell speaks with “Last Comic Standing” comedians Joe Machi and Lachlan Patterson, who will perform live at San Diego’s Balboa Theater at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2014.

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<![CDATA[San Diego’s Winning Sports Bars]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:48:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sports-Bar-Getty.jpg
There’s no denying it: Mexican cuisine is an important staple of the San Diego food scene. With Mexico’s Independence Day coming up on Sept. 16, there’s no better way to celebrate our southern neighbors than to...

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<![CDATA[Target Plans to Open Express Store in San Diego]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:40:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
Police have arrested three men in connection to a deadly shooting that happened just feet from the entrance of a local grocery store.

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<![CDATA[USS Midway Among Best Museums]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:55:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/J+Sanchez+2.jpg
With its waterfront location and wealth of exhibits, San Diego’s USS Midway Museum has just been ranked among the best museums in the United States, according to TripAdvisor.

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<![CDATA[It’s Science: Eatery Experiments With Themed Drinks, Food]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:53:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2+Zymology+thumbnail.jpg
Foodies, this one is for you: San Diego’s top-notch dining scene will be showcased once again later this month as San Diego Restaurant Week (SDRW) returns.

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<![CDATA[Post-Tourist Season in San Diego]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:50:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Bay-Skyline-Garske.jpg
Now that the busy summer tourist season has wrapped up, San Diego residents looking to venture on some fun outings will find fewer crowds around the city. Here are some places locals might want to visit.

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<![CDATA[Sports Featured at La Costa Film Fest]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:50:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sports+films.jpg
This year’s La Costa Film Festival will feature 42 sports-themed movies at some amazing venues, including the Omni Resort and Cinepolis. NBC 7’s Greg Bledsoe and Megan Tevrizian has more on these...]]>
<![CDATA[Action at 2014 San Diego Bayfair]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:21:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BayFair-14-10.jpg
The 50th Annual San Diego Bayfair takes over Mission Bay Sept. 12-14. The outdoor event – which attracts 100,000 spectators – features thrilling races on the water among speedy motorboats and hydroplanes.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Bayfair 2014]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:51:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BayFair-14-1.jpg
The 50th Annual San Diego Bayfair is bringing exciting hydroplane and boat races to Mission Bay all weekend (Sept. 12-14). NBC 7's Diana Guevara has details on this fun outdoor tradition.

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<![CDATA[Exploring at San Diego Travel Fest]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:45:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/airport_generic.jpg
The San Diego Travel Festival takes place Sept. 11-14, where jet-setters can learn all about dream destinations. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with travel fest coordinator Elaine Masters, as well as...

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<![CDATA[Dad-Son Toilet Paper Prank Goes Viral]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:38:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TP-Ambush-Prank.jpg
September means school and school means caffeine. Whether you’re getting ready to return to school yourself or getting the kids ready for a new year, a freshly brewed cup of coffee might be just what you need to...

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<![CDATA[Downtown Gets New, Colorful Mural]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mural-Downtown-SD-Sepy.jpg
September means school and school means caffeine. Whether you’re getting ready to return to school yourself or getting the kids ready for a new year, a freshly brewed cup of coffee might be just what you need to...
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<![CDATA[2015 San Diego County Fair Dates Announced]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:01:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sdcountyfair44.jpg
It’s only been two months since the San Diego County Fair wrapped up for the summer but already organizers are looking ahead to next season, carving out dates for more fair fun.

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<![CDATA[Giant Panda Chips Tooth, Heads to Dentist]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PandaDental_001_Web_1.jpg
A group of students from a San Diego school experienced a magnificent sight at sea Monday when a pod of dolphins joined them during a training swim at La Jolla Cove.

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<![CDATA[5 Can’t Miss Events at SD Fleet Week]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:23:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/US+Flag3.jpg
Ahoy, San Diego! Fleet Week 2014 is underway. It’s a celebration of military families and a chance to give San Diego civilians a glimpse or military life.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Pod of Dolphins Surprise Students]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:59:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dolphins-swimmer-0908.jpg
Apple unveiled a sleek new smartwatch dubbed the Apple Watch and two new, bigger iPhones on Tuesday, marking its much-heralded entry into wearable technology and signaling its intentions to keep innovating three...
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<![CDATA[The Buzz on San Diego Coffee Shops]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:31:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/coffee-generic-edit.jpg
Put another pot of coffee on: a popular Normal Heights coffeehouse will soon expand into both North Park and Golden Hill.

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<![CDATA[Renovated Movie Theater Reopens]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:07:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AMC+Chula+Vista+10+auditorium+2.jpg
Stein Mart announced Wednesday the company will open a location in Carlsbad in November.

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<![CDATA[Take the Plunge for Special Olympics]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:35:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Polar-Plunge-14.jpg
NBC 7’s weekend morning anchors Megan Tevrizian and Greg Bledsoe speak with local Special Olympics athlete Erik Weber and his mom, Sandy Weber, about the Special Olympics Polar Plunge 2014 event happening Sept.

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<![CDATA[Coffeehouse Expands to North Park, Golden Hill]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 17:50:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dark-horse-Coffee-FB.jpg
Put another pot of coffee on: a popular Normal Heights coffeehouse will soon expand into both North Park and Golden Hill.

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<![CDATA[Tour de Cure Temecula]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:15:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/101108-generic+bicyclists.jpg
NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with Kim Messey about Tour de Cure Temecula, a cycling event happening on Sept. 14, 2014. The cycling fundraiser – which includes a 28-mile route through vineyard, groves...

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<![CDATA[San Diego’s Best Mexican Food Joints]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:53:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mexican-Food-Generic-Getty.jpg
There’s no denying it: Mexican cuisine is an important staple of the San Diego food scene. With Mexico’s Independence Day coming up on Sept. 16, there’s no better way to celebrate our southern neighbors than to...

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<![CDATA[Puppy Helps Cheetah Cub Recover From Surgery]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:28:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cheetah+dog.jpg
It’s not hard to see the happiness radiating off Ellen as she prepares to head to her new home. After several weeks of rehabilitation, the small rescue dog whose furry transformation quickly went viral...

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<![CDATA[Escondido Celebrates Grape Harvest]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:38:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/grape4.jpg
Escondido residents celebrated the 4th Annual Grape Day and 5K Festival on Sept. 6, 2014. NBC 7’s Diana Guevara has details on the day’s festivities.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Opera Returns]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 09:26:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+theater+seats+generic+shutterstock_79321708.jpg
As the battle to keep the San Diego Opera open rages on, NBC 7 has learned that the president of its board of directors has resigned.

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