<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Food and Drink, Nightlife, Bars, and Restaurants ]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/the-scene/food-drink http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:52:43 -0700 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:52:43 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Diners Must Sign Waiver Before Eating Burger]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:15:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kpnx-ghost-burger.jpg
08/11/14: Hopdoddy Burger Bar in Scottsdale, Arizona claims they're home to the world's spiciest hamburger. Reporter Gia Vang from NBC station KPNX reports.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Salute to Service’ Fest Honors Military Families]]> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:36:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SaluteLogo.jpg
San Diego military families: This Veterans Day is all about you.]]>
<![CDATA[Gloriously Unhealthy Fair Foods ]]> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:35:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/121008+Corn+Dog+Kidnapping.jpg
Our homage to the fabulously fried food we'll enjoy at this year's fair.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:23:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/weekendgeneric1.jpg
With the end of the year just around the corner, celebrate some of the last bits of holiday events this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Cheaper Menus Rolled Out for Fast Food]]> Sat, 04 May 2013 10:38:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2013-05-03-20h48m47s231.png
Some fast food chains may lower their prices soon. NBC 7 reporter Consumer Bob talks to SDSU marketing professor George Belch about what it means for people who dine out.]]>
<![CDATA[Best After-Show Grub?]]> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:07:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/240*120/Lucha.jpg
SoundDiego picks out 15 hot spots to get good eats after a show.]]>
<![CDATA[Things to Do This Weekend]]> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:38:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Snowman1_1221.jpg
It’s the last weekend before Christmas and there are plenty of jolly, festive things happening around San Diego.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of Food 2012]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 23:33:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BESTOFFOOD.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as we take a look back at some of the best foodie moments on 1st Look this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Belgian Beer Sold in San Diego]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:04:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Westvleteren.jpg
A few lucky beer connoisseurs snagged a rare brew in San Diego Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[OB's Only Supermarket to Close]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:48:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/appletree1.jpg
An Ocean Beach grocery store is shutting its doors at the end of the month.]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 09:10:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/weekendpic.jpg
With the holiday season in full swing, you won’t want to miss out on a festive weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Bakes with the "Ace" himself at Duff's]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:39:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DUFFSCAKEMIX.jpg
Ali heads to Duff's Cake Mix to see if she can hang with the Ace of Cakes himself, Duff Goldman. Watch what happens when they put their heads together to make the ultimate Ali cake. Duff's Cake Mix...]]>
<![CDATA[A Dessert with Everything But The Kitchen Sink]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:39:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CULINA.jpg
Why choose your toppings when you can have them all at once. At Culina in Los Angeles, there's a dessert that literally has everything except for the kitchen sink. Ali gets in the kitchen to see...]]>
<![CDATA[Get Up Early for a Doughnut from Glazed and Infused]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:33:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GLAZEDANDINFUSED.jpg
When does your alarm go off? If you work at Glazed and Infused, its before the sun is up! Ali gets up early to feed the citizens of Chicago with some of the best doughnuts in the windy city. Glazed and...]]>
<![CDATA[Francois Payard Shows Ali the Secret Behind FP Patisserie]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:58:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/FPPATISSERIE.jpg
Francois Payard is the name in French pastries, and he's just opened a new patisserie in NYC. Ali checks out what makes French pastries so delicious. FP Patisserie1293 3rd Ave, New York, NY...]]>
<![CDATA[Events to Look Forward to in 2013]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:38:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/San+Diego+skyline+generic+0302.jpg
Mark your calendars, San Diego, because it's going to be a big year. See which events we're looking forward to in 2013.]]>
<![CDATA[Explore the World of Chocolate at the Chocolate Show]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:09:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CHOCOLATESHOW.jpg
Looking to get your chocolate fix? The place to go is the Chocolate Show! Ali samples the best chocolate from around the world. The Chocolate Show 125 West 18th St., New York, NY]]>
<![CDATA[Most Amazing Gingerbread Houses]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:12:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gingerbread-78241347.jpg
Images of some of the most amazing gingerbread houses ever created.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Hottest New Year's Eve Parties]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:44:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Barleycorn_NYE_2011_06.jpg
New Year's Eve might be on a Monday this year, but San Diego is still going all out to ring in 2013. Check out which hotspots throughout the county are having parties to welcome the New Year.

Photo Credit: Ken Steele ]]>
<![CDATA[Wine and Dine on New Year’s Eve]]> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 16:09:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/nyetoast.jpg
This Dec. 31 why not treat yourself to the best meal of 2012? After all, it’s customary to celebrate the end of a year with a full stomach.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on 1st Look: Get Ready for a Sugar High]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:39:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/205*120/alisugarrushthumb.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Fresh & Easy Calling It Quits?]]> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 10:35:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/grocery-store-lg.jpg
After 5 year experiment, British owned Tesco says it's considering closing down its Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market stores.]]>
<![CDATA[87 New Restaurants and Stores Headed to Airport]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:08:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/161*120/airport+for+web.jpg
Over the next 15 months, 87 new restaurants and stores will land at Lindbergh.

Photo Credit: Gitzel Puente]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurants to Try in December]]> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 15:15:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cocktailsgen.jpg
If you want to take out-of-town visitors to some swanky new eateries in San Diego, you’re in luck. This month plenty of new places opened up just in time for the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[Trader Joe's Opening Soon in Mission Valley]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:09:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/traderjoesmission.jpg
Trader Joe's is opening in Mission Valley early next year, according to a spokesperson for the grocer.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 18:31:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/weekendgeneric.jpg
This weekend is bursting with holiday events – so get ready to be festive.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[December Nights: What You Need to Know ]]> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 10:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DecemberNights2012_4.jpg
The event draws an estimated 300,000 to the heart of San Diego this weekend.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[2013 Marks 10 Years for Wine & Food Festival]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:09:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/foodwinefestsd.jpg
As the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival came to a close last month, serious wine connoisseurs already put next year’s event on their calendar.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Gingerbread Used for Sweet Fundraiser]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 08:12:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gingerbreadcreash.jpg
A fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation in San Diego County featured large gingerbread structures.]]>
<![CDATA[Tips for a Healthy Holiday]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:09:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/holiday-meal.jpg
Reema Makani, Public Relations Manager at Rural/Metro Ambulance, the city of San Diego ambulance provider is here with some holiday health tips.]]>
<![CDATA[Homemade Hooch Lands Man in Jail]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:16:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/195*120/still+materials.jpg
At a time when top chefs are making their own whiskey and you can learn how to do it online, a Banning man learned the hard way that it's illegal.]]>
<![CDATA[High End Happy Hours]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:52:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/lauberge.jpg
Erin Chambers Smith of San Diego Magazine stopped by the NBC 7 San Diego studios to talk about the cocktails served at L'Auberge, Seven Grand and La Villa.]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 05:35:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/movemberparty.jpg
Get December started off right with some of these weekend events throughout the county.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Grocery Stores Prep For Thanksgiving]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:24:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Supermarket++Cart+722+406.jpg
Throughout San Diego grocery stores are stocking up for one of their busiest days of the year.

Photo Credit: Yamini Chao]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Blends a Boozy Smoothie at Cocktail Bodega]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:09:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/COCKTAILBODEGA1STLOOK.jpg
Love drinking, but hate the hangovers? Just head for the Lower East Side and grab yourself a boozy smoothie from Cocktail Bodega. Ali grabs a blender to see just how to make a cocktail that's actually...]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Events in San Diego]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:00:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Seaworld-Christmas-Lights.jpg
There's plenty of yuletide festivities for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season.

Photo Credit: SeaWorld San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[North Park's Fraioli Wins 'Chef of Fest']]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:10:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tommyfraoilisandi.jpg
A North Park chef clinched the title of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival “Chef of the Fest” competition during the premiere grand tasting.]]>
<![CDATA[Chef of Fest Top Ten Finalists]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:12:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tommyfraoilisandi.jpg
Ten San Diego chefs earned high praises from judges across the country during the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival this year. Check out where they cook in this slideshow.]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:53:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hol_5_lg.jpg
Thanks to extra-early deals on Black Friday, you can sleep in and rest up for a festive weekend in San Diego.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Holiday of Lights]]>
<![CDATA[Patrons Sip, Savor at Grand Tasting]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:18:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2011-Festival-HeartyBoysClass-Denise-Jones.jpg
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival brought more than 70 chefs and 200+ wineries and breweries together for one delicious, gourmet “mega-tasting” at Embarcadero.

Photo Credit: Denise Jones]]>
<![CDATA[Tips for a Flu-Free Thanksgiving]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:03:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fluflree.jpg
Dr. Cary Mells from the Tri-City Medical Center spoke with Whitney Southwick about tips for how to stay flu free for the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: El Toro Blanco]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:46:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/215*120/el+toro+blanco+main.jpg
Chef Josh Capon and owner/partner John McDonald bring you El Toro Blanco, a guacamole bar you'll... yes, we repeat, guacamole bar... want to get a taste of.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali gets a Taste of Italy at Rosemary's]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:03:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ROSEMARYS+1STLOOK.jpg
Ali Fedotowsky gets into the kitchen to discover the secret of what some are calling the "best pasta in NYC" at Rosemary's! Rosemary's Trattoria & Enoteca 18 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY /...]]>
<![CDATA[Local Twinkie Outlets Cleaned Out by Customers]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:17:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/hostess-twinkies-156458828.jpg
Local Twinkie lovers are stocking up on the iconic cream-filled snack cakes after hearing that Hostess is going out of business.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Run Before Thanksgiving Fun]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:52:10 -0700 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Father-Joe-Thanksgiving-Wal.jpg
Before gobbling down a large Thanksgiving meal, burn some calories for a good cause.

Photo Credit: Father Joe's Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk]]>
<![CDATA[Students Prepare Thanksgiving Meal]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:23:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/teens_cooking.jpg
Students from Garfield High School prepared a gourmet Thanksgiving meal Wednesday with the help of the Cohn Restaurant Group. The event was the 15th Annual Garfield High School Thanksgiving Gourmet Luncheon...]]>
<![CDATA[What To Do This Weekend]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:40:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/Mother-Goose_11.jpg
Looking to be entertained this weekend? Thankfully, San Diego has you covered. Check out what's going on throughout the county this weekend.

Photo Credit: Brian Bostrom]]>
<![CDATA[SD Microbrew Culture Getting Trendy, Brewers Worry ]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:47:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/beer100812.jpg
Craft brewers in San Diego are preparing for the worst.]]>
<![CDATA[Huntingtons Disease Gala Celebrates Hope]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:18:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/huntingtons.jpg
The Celebration of Hope Gala on Friday will raise money for Huntingtons Disease research and care.]]>