<![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 Sun, 24 May 2015 06:24:40 -0700 Sun, 24 May 2015 06:24:40 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Memorial Day Freebies]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 14:27:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bandera-estados-unidos.jpg
As a thank you to service members on Memorial Day, some businesses and restaurants are offering freebies and discounts throughout the day to both military and civilians. Here’s our round-up of some of those...

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<![CDATA[Weekend Events for May 21-24]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 12:23:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/superbowl-halftime-97806007.jpg
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.

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<![CDATA[Where to Grub With Your Graduate]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 14:18:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carolines-Seaside-Cafe-FB-3.jpg
It’s graduation season and before your grad conquers the big, wide world, treat him or her to a solid celebratory meal. So, grab the family, friends, your graduate and that newly-minted diploma or degree...

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<![CDATA[Rolling Stones Concert: Where to Park, How to Get There]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:17:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edtAP716261387051.jpg
The Rolling Stones kick off their 15-city North American tour Sunday in San Diego’s Petco Park but before fans can get that rock ‘n’ roll “Satisfaction,” they’ll have to drum up a plan for parking and getting to...

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<![CDATA[Disneyland Turns 60 at All-Nighter]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:26:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dlcastle52760662.jpg
Disneyland opened its doors to some of its most dedicated fans at 6 a.m. Friday, when it began a 24-hour birthday celebration for its diamond anniversary with new attractions planned for guests.

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<![CDATA[2015 Summer Movies in the Park Series Begins]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:07:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Summer-Movies-Park-2015-1.jpg
San Diegans can enjoy a series of flicks al fresco this summer as the county’s free movie event, “Summer Movies in the Park,” kicks off this Friday.

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<![CDATA[American Freedom Foundation Benefit Concert]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:56:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/American-Freedom-Fest-Concert.jpg
The American Freedom Foundation Benefit Concert will be held onboard the USS Midway Museum on May 23, 2015. NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with Sgt. Major Jack Tilley about the country music event just in time...

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<![CDATA[Trolley on East County Lawn Is Talk of Town]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 16:53:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/santee+trolley+pic-PIC_0.jpg
A trolley parked in front of an East County home has a lot of people stopping by and talking.

Photo Credit: NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe]]>
<![CDATA[Local Apparel Co. Acquired by LA Company]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 08:45:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Everyday-California-LA-JOLLA-FB.jpg
La Jolla-based Everyday California, a casual apparel lifestyle brand, has been acquired by Cherokee Global Brands which is making an effort to expand its portfolio.

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<![CDATA[Popular Eatery Begins Expansion to Embarcadero]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 11:36:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carnitas-Snack-Shack-1.jpg
After four years in business, the pigging out persists for a popular North Park eatery that’s set to expand into San Diego’s North County this month and later to the Embarcadero area.

Photo Credit: Facebook/Carnitas' Snack Shack
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<![CDATA[Semi-Secret Stones Show]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 14:27:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP412460868874.jpg
The Rolling Stones will be starting their tour early with a show on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

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<![CDATA[San Diego Has Rolling Stones' No. 1 Fan]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:13:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mick+Jagger+Superfan+San+Diego.jpg
“I cherish Mick Jagger,” says the San Diego resident. “He’s my God.”]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego's Park System Ranked Among Best in U.S.]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 11:53:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/san+diego+park+generic.JPG
San Diego is one of the top cities in the U.S. in terms of its public park system.]]>
<![CDATA[Hiking Cowles Mountain]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cowles-Mountain-Generic-Garske.jpg
With San Diego's beautiful weather, hiking is a fun fitness activity to take on. Cowles Mountain in the East County is a popular spot for hikers and the breathtaking view at the top is a pretty great reward. NBC

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<![CDATA[Hodad’s Among Best Burger Joints in U.S.]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 15:45:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hodads-Burgers-FB-1.jpg
Hodad’s – the iconic burger joint in San Diego’s Ocean Beach community – has been named one of the best burger places in the nation, according to a new list ranked by Foursquare.

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<![CDATA[Affordable Fun in San Diego]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 14:39:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/San-Diego-Bay-Generic-Garske-1.jpg
It seems there’s always something fun to do in America’s Finest City – and the best part is, it doesn’t have to cost much. From a visit to San Diego’s scenic Embarcadero or a ferry ride to Coronado, check...

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego No. 3 Fittest U.S. City]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 09:45:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Running_app_generic.jpg
America’s Finest City also happens to be one of the fittest, according to the American Fitness Index by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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<![CDATA[Hillcrest Launches "Lunch Loop" Transportation Option]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 09:06:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Hillcrest_sign-feastsd1.jpg
The Uptown Community Parking District has partnered with the UC San Diego Health System and the Hillcrest Business Association to pilot a project that aims to shift the demand for parking spaces during...

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<![CDATA[Preview: New Foods at the SD County Fair]]> Sat, 16 May 2015 10:00:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SD-FAIR-14-94.JPG
The San Diego County Fair starts next month in Del Mar and, as usual, it will come with lots of eclectic and fried foods – some classic favorites and some new creations.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[San Diego Honors 88-Year-Old Little League Coach]]> Sat, 16 May 2015 16:10:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Joe-Schloss-Day.jpg
You won’t find his name in the Guinness Book of World Records and there is no official declaration of unsurpassed dedication to Little League Baseball players, but if San Diegan Joe Schloss isn’t the oldest...]]>
<![CDATA[Abducted San Diego Teen Inspires TV Movie]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 10:55:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hannah-Anderson-Movie-9.jpg
The kidnapping of a San Diego teenager taken by a longtime family friend also accused of murdering the girl’s mother and little brother is the subject of a new made-for-TV movie.

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<![CDATA[Tunnels, Caves Beneath Kensington Home]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 17:14:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Havens-Cave-Kensington.jpg
From the street it looks like every other house in the neighborhood but 90 feet beneath a home in Kensington stretches a maze of tunnels and caves.

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<![CDATA[Exhibition Highlights Diversity in MLB]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 14:47:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Baseball-Exhibit-KNSD.jpg
A new exhibition on display at a local museum is hard-hitting, highlighting the impact of diversity, race and inclusion in the world of Major League Baseball.

Photo Credit: The New Americans Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Port of SD Shops Options for Anthony's Fish Grotto Spot]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 16:38:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/anthonys+fish+grotto.jpg
The Port of San Diego is fishing around for new options for a prime cut of harbor real estate.

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<![CDATA[Lettuce Eat: San Diego’s Best Salads]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 12:35:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Slaters5050.jpg
Don't shake your head and declare it only “rabbit food.” Salads – when done right – can burst with flavor in every bite, too. In honor of National Salad Month, our Yelp gal-about-town has rounded up a list...

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<![CDATA[North Park Festival of the Arts]]> Sat, 16 May 2015 11:57:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/North-Park-Fest-Arts-0516.jpg
The North Park Festival of the Arts is happening on May 16, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. NBC 7's weekend morning anchors share details of the fun community event.

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<![CDATA[New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 07:25:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Carl%27s-Jr.jpg
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay’s potato...]]>
<![CDATA[Downtown Nightclub Hosts Spin Cycling Party]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 13:50:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/204*120/Mi_Boda_Spinning.jpg
A downtown San Diego nightclub is about to do a different kind of “spinning” on its dance floor, this time involving workout bikes.

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<![CDATA[Pedal to the Park This Sunday]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 12:18:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0514_1200x675_445625411614.jpg
NBC 7’s Whitney Southwick speaks with cyclist Dave White about “Pedal to the Park,” an annual event happening on May 17, 2015. Participants can ride their bicycle to the Padres game at Petco Park and get...]]>
<![CDATA[Military Service Members to Compete in Surf Contest]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 11:58:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Surfing-Generic.jpg
Military service members will take to the waves this weekend for a surf competition at Camp Pendleton.

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<![CDATA[Grocer Haggen Plans More Local Store Openings ]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 12:34:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/grocery-store-shopping-generic.jpg
Northwest grocery chain Haggen Inc. has scheduled several more openings as it converts and reopens 25 San Diego County locations that formerly housed Albertsons and Vons.
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<![CDATA[Name of Zoo's New Baby Hippo Revealed]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 18:45:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ken+bohn+hippo+baby+san+diego+zoo+web.jpg
Keepers estimate the baby hippo already weighs between 90 and 100 pounds.

Photo Credit: Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 16:54:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MCDonalds-Breakfast-SanDiego.jpg
McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu.]]>
<![CDATA[Conservation Plan Announced for Carlsbad Lagoon]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 15:38:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carlsbad+strawberry+fields+open+space+rendering.jpg
A new proposal could conserve 176 acres of land and provide new access to open space in Carlsbad near the strawberry fields.

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<![CDATA[Old Globe's 25th Annual Fashion Show]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 19:31:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Khan2_web.jpg
The Old Globe held its 25th annual fashion show on May 12 focused on the theme “Celebrating Couture 2015.” The fashion event doubled as a fundraiser for Globe programs and featured the Naeem Khan 2015 Fall...

Photo Credit: The Old Globe]]>
<![CDATA[Mammoth Skull Gets Scan, X-Rays]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 12:36:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Mammoth-Fossil-SDNat.jpg
Radiologists at Naval Medical Center San Diego just got one of their most unusual patients ever: it’s 300 pounds, a half-million years old and once belonged to a Colombian Mammoth.

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<![CDATA[Brewery Celebrates Tony Gwynn’s 55th Birthday]]> Sat, 09 May 2015 18:07:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gwynn-Beer-Birthday-AleSmith.jpg
Late San Diego Padres icon Tony Gwynn would’ve turned 55 on Saturday and one local brewery celebrated his birthday with a party featuring a craft beer inspired by Mr. Padre himself.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego/ AleSmith Brewing Company]]>
<![CDATA[Hikers Seek Refuge From Snow at Cafe]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 22:05:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pine-House-0508.jpg
The Pine House Café is an oasis in the Mount Laguna wilderness for most visitors, but it usually closes after the dinner hour.

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<![CDATA[East Village Eatery Hosts Cooking Classes]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 14:19:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JSix-May-Classes.jpg
A popular eatery in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood will host a series of cooking classes this month teaching culinary basics with a gourmet twist.

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<![CDATA[Mother's Day Brunch in San Diego]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 13:52:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/mothers-day-breakfast-for-mom2.jpg
Every mom loves a good Mother's Day brunch and San Diego eateries know how to treat mom right. This Sunday, celebrate Mother's Day with breakfast for the brood at one of these eateries touted by Yelpers.
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<![CDATA[Indulge in Mother's Day at the Outlets]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 13:21:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shopping-generic-sepia.jpg
Looking to pamper mom this weekend? A couple of shopping outlets in San Diego will help you do just that will some Mother’s Day events fit for the No. 1 lady in your life.

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<![CDATA[Mother’s Day Fest Celebrates Midwives]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 12:27:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/166272556.jpg
A Mother’s Day event happening this weekend in San Diego will celebrate midwives and everything they do to bring new lives into the world.

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<![CDATA[Gator by the Bay Fest in San Diego]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 12:07:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GuestMid0508_1200x675_442193475931.jpg
Live music, crawfish and New Orleans culture will spice up San Diego’s Spanish Landing Park this weekend as the Louisiana-themed Gator by the Bay festival sweeps in.
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<![CDATA[Craft Beer Contributes $6.5B to CA Economy: Report]]> Sat, 09 May 2015 15:34:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/craft+beer+getty.jpg
It’s no secret that craft beer is a major industry in San Diego and across California, so much so that it contributed $6.5 billion to the state’s economy last year, a newly-released report states.

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<![CDATA[6th Annual Asian Cultural Festival]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 08:21:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/asian-cultural-festival-201.jpg
The Asian Cultural Festival is happening Saturday, May 9 in Mira Mesa. Organizer Dennis Michael Broussard talks with NBC 7's Megan Tevrizian and Greg Bledsoe about the annual event.]]>
<![CDATA[Brewery Releases More Tony Gwynn Craft Beer]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 10:55:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gwynn-AleSmith-Beer-Garske.jpg
Here’s something worth a toast: a new batch of craft beer inspired by San Diego Padres baseball icon Tony Gwynn will be available to fans this Saturday, on what would’ve been Mr. Padre’s 55th birthday.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske/AleSmith Brewing Company]]>