<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usTue, 27 Sep 2016 10:25:15 -0700Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:25:15 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Eater SD: Buzzing Coffee Shops Plan New Locations]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:32:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Philz-Coffee-FB.jpg
A couple of well-known coffee shops are gaining extra buzz this week as the businesses seek to expand in San Diego. Eater San Diego shares those stories, plus other top tidbits from our local food and drink...

Photo Credit: Philz Coffee/Facebook
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<![CDATA[Craft Celebration at The Lodge at Torrey Pines]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:19:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/torreycraft19382932.jpg
Gather on the hotel's lawn for an array of elegant eats, beverages.

Photo Credit: The Lodge at Torrey Pines]]>
<![CDATA[Concert Across America Comes to San Diego]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:47:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/ConcertAcrossAmerica1.jpg
The San Diego Chapter of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowships of San Dieguito are sponsoring a local concert Sunday at the Grassroots Oasis in the Midway District...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Concert Across America]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 29-Oct. 2]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:59:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/12_FWSD-10.3.15+RESIZE.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland's Southern California Annual Passport For Sale Again]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:51:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/htatdisney2016.jpg
After two years, Disneyland is once again offering its Southern California Annual Passport.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Fall Activities in San Diego]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:41:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bates-Nut-Farm-Pumpkins.jpg
Pumpkin patches, apple picking, football and ice rinks can only mean one thing: it's officially fall in San Diego. As the season turns, enjoy these fun fall activities that remind us, once again, that we...

Photo Credit: Bill Paulson]]>
<![CDATA[Win Tickets to Kill the Noise!]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:48:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kill+the+Noise+Bassmnt+Photo.png
Red-hot EDM producer Kill the Noise performs at Bassmnt on Sept. 30 and we're giving away two pairs of tickets to one lucky winner!]]>
<![CDATA[‘Trolley Dances’ Swing Through Local Transit Stations ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:05:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trolley--Dances-2016promo-364.jpg
A toe-tapping program will swing into Barrio Logan and downtown San Diego over the next two weekends, showcasing choreographed dances at different trolley stops along the Blue Line.

Photo Credit: Jim Carmody]]>
<![CDATA[Light Fixtures Restored Along Cabrillo Bridge ]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:11:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cabrillo-Bridge-Lights-0922.jpg
A project to restore the lights along San Diego’s historic Cabrillo Bridge at Balboa Park pressed on Wednesday with the installment and removal of several light fixtures.


Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Petition for Meatless Burger at In-N-Out is 30K Strong]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:36:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/In-n-Out-Burger.jpg
A petition to get a meatless burger on the In-N-Out menu has gained steam all week, drawing about 30,000 supporters by Thursday afternoon.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Foodie Fodder: Restaurant Week Returns]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:51:53 -0700 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.

Photo Credit: Rustic Root]]>
<![CDATA[Preview: Pacific Islander Festival]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:14:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pacific-Islander-Fest.jpg
The 22nd annual Pacific Islander Festival is happening this weekend at Ski Beach. NBC 7's Whitney Southwick gets details on the popular cultural event which brings with it great food, entertainment and the Aloha...

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<![CDATA[How to Partake in Fleet Week 2016]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:46:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MiraAS4_1012.jpg
Fleet Week 2016 is a fun way for military and non-military members of the community to honor and celebrate our military through interactive public events.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[San Vicente Reservoir Reopens to Public After 8-Year Closure]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:52:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San+Vicente+Reservoir+reopens.JPG
After an eight-year closure, the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside will open to fishing and water sports enthusiasts on Thursday.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Music Tastes Good with Neighbors]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:33:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tg25.jpg
Local alt-rock band Neighbors to the North talk with SoundDiego about being the only San Diego act set to perform at Long Beach's Music Tastes Good three-day festival.

Photo Credit: John Audley]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Zoo to Host Wild Foodie Fest]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:53:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Zoo-Food-Fest-0924.jpg
Animals, food, drinks and music will fill the San Diego Zoo this weekend for one seriously wild tasting event as the landmark continues to celebrate its centennial.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Local Hotels Post 3.7 Percent Revenue Rise]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:32:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/EmbarcaderoHotelRow.jpg
San Diego County hotels saw total revenue rise 3.7 percent from a year ago in the first eight months of 2016, topping $1.86 billion, even as occupancy dipped 0.3 percent to 79 percent, according to the...

Photo Credit: Monica Garske
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<![CDATA[Cuteness Alert: Two "Figlets" Born at SD Zoo]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:09:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SulawesiBabirusaPiglets_003_LG.jpg
Two tiny 2-week-old North Sulawesi Babirusa piglets played in the rain and explored around their home at the San Diego Zoo today.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Once-in-a-Century: Normal Heights Zip Code Matches Date ]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:59:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Normal-Heights-92116-Day.jpg
On Wednesday, residents of San Diego’s Normal Heights area experienced an event that happens only once per century: the date – 9/21/16 – matched the community’s zip code.

Photo Credit: Google Maps]]>
<![CDATA[Oktoberfest 2016 in San Diego ]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:28:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beer.jpeg
Break out the lederhosen and polka moves – it’s Oktoberfest season. In San Diego, many communities will host their own versions of the German festival that celebrates fun, food and, of course, really good beer

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Poway Ranks in Top 20 of Places to Raise a Family]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:48:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Poway-park-052015.jpg
Poway is the only city in San Diego County ranked in the top 20 California communities in which to raise a family, according to a report released Tuesday.
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<![CDATA[Order Online, Skip the Line at Hot Dog on a Stick]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:56:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-Fair-Food-2015+119.JPG
Hot Dog on a Stick unveiled a new online ordering platform that makes waiting in line a thing of the past.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Louisiana Musicians Getting a Little Help From Friends in SD]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:35:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Louisiana+Flooding.jpg
Two local bayou-tied organizations are raising relief funds for Louisiana musicians affected by recent flooding.

Photo Credit: Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation Putting on 5K Run, Kids Run]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:33:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDFD-Generic-0814.JPG
The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is kicking off Fire Prevention Week with a 5k run and kids run.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Universal Studios Opens Halloween Horror Nights]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:09:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/9-18-16+Halloween+Horror+Nights.jpg
Photos from the opening of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.

Photo Credit: Shanna Mendiola]]>
<![CDATA[Red Hot Chili Peppers Coming to SD]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:01:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/171*120/166653971.jpg
Well, they won’t be giving them away, exactly, but tickets go on sale this week for the Red Hot Chili Peppers 2017 tour.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[KAABOO Music Festival Kicks Off in Del Mar]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:59:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kaaboo+del+mar.jpg
The three-day music festival brings some of the biggest names in music to the Del Mar Fairgrounds. NBC 7's Omari Fleming has more from Del mar.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Walking Tour Offers Glimpse of Encinitas' Rich History]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:21:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ENCINITAS_WALKING_TOUR_PKG_1200x675_766741571982.jpg
You can get a closer look at Encinitas’ history during a leisurely walking tour on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[GALLERY: 2016 Kaaboo VIP Preview]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:38:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/KAABOO+Thursday+2016+AM+%284+of+78%29.jpg
The massive Kaaboo Del Mar kicked off its 2016 incarnation with a special VIP preview night featuring Chris Isaak and Macy Gray on Thursday, Sept. 15.

Photo Credit: Alex Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[The Best of NYC Fashion Week 2016]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:33:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-603544622_master.jpg
New York City's fall fashion week brings together models, celebrities and fans of fashion as top designers unveil their latest creations.

Photo Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Local Bakers Win Grand Prize on 'Cake Wars']]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/09-14-16-Local-Bakers-Cake-Wars.jpg
Two local bakers stole the show -- and won the grand prize -- on Food Network's Cake Wars with a larger-than-life Powerpuff Girls cake.

Photo Credit: Linda Caro/Little Hunnys Cakery
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<![CDATA[GALLERY: Ashanti & Ja Rule]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:13:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Ashanti25.jpg
Always on time, Ja Rule and Ashanti brought the hits to the Observatory North Park on Saturday, Sept. 3.

Photo Credit: Fatima Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Images: Why We Love Poway]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:47:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/VoZOWXrWyTbaurGlxCMZ-2-1231359673000.jpg
NBC 7 users share their images of Poway, California.

Photo Credit: Tom Dillon]]>
<![CDATA[Preview: San Diego Restaurant Week]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:47:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDRW-Cucina-Enoteca-DelMar-0902.jpg
San Diego Restaurant Week returns from Sept. 25 through Oct. 2, 2016. More than 180 local restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus during the foodie affair. Here's a tasty peek at some participating eateries.

Photo Credit: Cucina Enoteca Del Mar/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA['Escape to Margaritaville' to Stroll Into Playhouse in 2017]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:51:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/032111+jimmy+buffett.jpg
It's time for some sun, ocean breeze and drinks... In Margaritaville, of course!

Photo Credit: FILE/Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau]]>
<![CDATA[GALLERY: 2016 San Diego Blues Festival]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:25:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Los+Lobos+SD+Blues+Fest6.jpg
Grammy Award-winning Los Lobos howled at the 2016 San Diego Blues Festival, joining a pack of legendary artists that included Nikki Hill and Watermelon Slim.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Lion King Co-Stars' Unlikely Path to Friendship]]> Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:31:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/709A8822.JPG
Two Paradise Hills natives on stage as the curtain rises on The Lion King this month have an unlikely tale of friendship.

Photo Credit: Samantha Tatro
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<![CDATA[Eater San Diego: New Fall Openings ]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:57:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mastiff-Sauage-Co-Eater-0909.jpg
As the leaves begin to turn, the doors will open this fall to some new spots in San Diego’s food and drink scene, including an eatery that specializes in sausages, tucked inside a brewery. Eater San Diego shares

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mastiff Sausage Company
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<![CDATA[New Farm Stand Brings Produce to Those in Need]]> Sun, 11 Sep 2016 09:58:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/farm41.jpg
The local non-profit Coastal Roots Farm is helping serve those in North County San Diego who have little access to local, organic produce. The farm also aims to connect people with the Jewish culture and...

Photo Credit: Coastal Roots Farm ]]>
<![CDATA[Green Flash to Release 600 Bottles of Rare Brew]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:51:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
Green Flash Brewing will release a rare, barrel-aged beer next weekend. Only 600 bottles of the beer were brewed.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Former Chargers Player Opens Poway Coffee Shop ]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 14:11:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KingsCraft.jpg
A former San Diego Chargers player is generating buzz, opening a brand-new coffee shop in Poway.

Photo Credit: The King's Craft Coffee Co.
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<![CDATA[GALLERY: Journey]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:18:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/173*120/Journey+band+8.30.16+%2833%29.jpg
Journey took Sleep Train Amphitheatre on a classic-rock ride on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Photo Credit: Steve Covault]]>
<![CDATA[Work Starts on New $62M Downtown Hotel]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:22:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Latitude_Carte_Hotel_Ash_Street_SD_t620Crop.jpg
A Sept. 9 ground-breaking is planned for Carté Hotel & Suites San Diego, a new 240-room downtown hotel being built at a cost of approximately $62 million.

Photo Credit: Rendering courtesy of Latitude 33, Tucker Sadler Architects
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<![CDATA[Broken Yolk Café to Open at SDSU Complex ]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:30:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Broken-Yolk-FB.jpg
San Diego State University (SDSU) has just added another eatery to the lineup in its new mixed-use complex set to debut early next year – this time, a popular breakfast spot.

Photo Credit: The Broken Yolk Cafe/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Coronado Vows to Clean Up ‘Eyesore’ Newsracks ]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:13:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Coronado-Newsracks-0908.jpg
Newsracks lining the streets of Coronado are about to get a new look as part of a beautification effort in the seaside community.

Photo Credit: City of Coronado]]>
<![CDATA[Swim With the Sharks off La Jolla Coast]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:14:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/leopard-shark-090816.jpg
Leopard sharks are a common sight in La Jolla where the shallow waters are often calm and hold plenty of food.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Wheelmobile Is Coming to San Diego]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:23:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/11PS_VO_SD_WHEELMOBILE_KNSD5XCO_1200x675_406009923921.jpg
The Wheelmobile event will take place during two special days of contestant searches in San Diego County.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Chargers Player Opens Coffee Shop in Poway]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Kings-Craft-Window.jpg
Cory Withrow, a former offensive lineman for the Chargers, recently opened his own coffee shop in Poway, The King's Craft. Here's a look at the business generating some buzz.

Photo Credit: The King's Craft Coffee Co.]]>