<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usSun, 26 Mar 2017 12:03:18 -0700Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:03:18 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Says Goodbye to Coffee Coolatta, But ...]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:17:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-118817089.jpg
Say goodbye to the coffee Coolatta and hello to a new frozen coffee beverage.

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<![CDATA[Target Goes Photoshop-Free in New Swimsuit Campaign]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:10:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/032217+target+swim+campaign.jpg
This Summer, retail giant Target is going bold and embracing every body in its new swimsuit campaign. The company launched #TargetSwim which celebrates positive body image and features real women of different...]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen, Rita's Celebrate Spring With Freebies]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:50:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/4941944171.jpg
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with ice cream or Italian ice? Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate the first day of spring.

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<![CDATA[First Look at Victoria Beckham's New Collection for Target]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:19:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vb+target+thumb.jpg
Victoria Beckham's clothing line for the masses arrives next month and fans of the designer are getting their first look at what to expect.

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<![CDATA[Erin Go Bragh or Nah? Take Our St. Patrick's Day Quiz]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/163797890-irish-river-dye-green.jpg
Friday is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. This holiday, quiz yourself and your...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks Unveils Colorful Spring Coffee Cups]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:34:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/522435114-starbucks-lawsuit.jpg
Spring is almost here, and Starbucks is getting into the spirit by unveiling spring coffee cups for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Free Pancakes! IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day]]> Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:10:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_298947245.jpg
Grab your fork and knife! Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP. Diners can enjoy a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.. In exchange, customers will be asked to consider making a...

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<![CDATA['A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:31:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cliveclive.jpg
“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of...

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<![CDATA[Zima Poised for US Comeback]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:47:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/zima.jpg
Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is making a comeback to coolers in the U.S. Zima was discontinued in America in 2008, according to Crain’s, but...

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:25:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/restaurant4.jpg
Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were...

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<![CDATA[For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:30:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/frankel-apt2.jpg
Bethenny Frankel is parting with her luxurious SoHo apartment in New York. The "Real Housewives" star's residence was posted on Tuesday at a whopping $5.25 million.

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<![CDATA[It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:21:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.jpg
American Girl is getting its first boy character this season, Today.com reports. Logan Everett, a gray-eyed, brown-haired boy who plays the drums, is an 18-inch doll being released Thursday with Tenney,...

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<![CDATA[George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 20:17:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1984PlayBroadway.jpg
The hit London stage adaptation of Orwell's timely novel will premiere on Broadway this summer, in a limited engagement production set to open on June 22 at the Hudson Theatre.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Turns to Chocolate for Shamrock Shake-Up]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 20:15:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/McDonalds_Chocolate_Shamrock-edited.jpg
It's a good day for chocolate-loving leprechauns. This year, McDonald's St. Patrick's Day-themed Shamrock Shakes are coming in a variety of chocolate flavors, the fast food chain announced.

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<![CDATA[Hooters Opening Fast-Casual Spinoff Hoots]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 04:47:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hoots-rendering-edited.jpg
During the first few weeks of January, “New Year, New Me” became a popular mantra. Hooters seems to have taken the words to heart and made good on its New Year’s resolution. The restaurant chain, known for its...

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Doubles Number of Daily Lottery Tickets]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:43:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/schuyler1.jpg
The renowned Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" has doubled the number of available tickets for its daily lottery.

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<![CDATA[Alcohol-Sensing Chip Bags Take on Super Sunday Drunken Driving]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:53:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/232*120/012617+tositos+prevent+drunk+driving+bag.jpg
The company says the alcohol sensor will turn a symbol on the bag red if alcohol is detected, while staying green if none is.

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<![CDATA[McDonald’s to Give Away 10,000 Bottles of Big Mac Sauce]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:30:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/McDs-GettyImages-96324959.jpg
McDonald's is giving away 10,000 bottles of its Big Mac sauce to celebration its new Mac Jr. and Grand Mac sizes.

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<![CDATA[Olive Garden Unveils Latest 'Never Ending' Deal]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:54:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Olive_Garden_chicago.jpg
Olive Garden is bringing back its “never ending” pasta deal, except this time, it’s upping the ante.

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<![CDATA[Your State's Favorite Netflix Original Series Is ...]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:28:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Netflix-GettyImages-464215297.jpg
If you ever found yourself hunkering down under a blanket at home weathering some type of storm, be it physical or emotional, you've probably turned to Netflix for solace at some point.

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<![CDATA[IHOP Brings Back 'All You Can Eat Pancakes' ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:20:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ihop+GettyImages-84259123.jpg
IHOP is bringing back its “all you can eat pancakes."]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years With New S'mores Cookies]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:33:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/smores-cookie.jpg
Girl Scouts cookies fans can look forward to a new flavor that honors an old campfire classic: the s'more. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Cookies, the company has added two...

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<![CDATA[News Team Gags on Artichoke Dip Gone 'Terribly Wrong']]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:46:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Global-News-Calgary-artichoke-dip-choke.jpg
Something went "terribly wrong" when one Canadian newscaster made artichoke dip to share with her team, and the noxious results are being seen across the world. The team at Global News Calgary was sharing...

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<![CDATA[What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:29:32 -0700 View the listing. ]]> View the listing. ]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/home_alone_050611.jpg
While each of us have our own holiday favorite, the state you live in might make you more likely to watch certain films, according a new report from CableTV.com.

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<![CDATA[Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/best+buy+act+of+kindness.jpg
Heartwarming video of an employee at a Long Island electronics store giving a Nintendo console to a boy has gone viral. The act of kindness was captured at the Valley Stream Best Buy earlier this month...

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<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:14:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:30:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fisher-price-photo2_blurred-faces-2.jpg
An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist. After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete...]]>
<![CDATA[Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:55:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/menorah11.jpg
With Hanukkah several weeks away, Target is reminding customers it has recalled thousands of menorahs because they post a fire hazard.

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<![CDATA[Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527358950.jpg
Ballerina Misty Copeland, who is known for breaking body stereotypes in the dance world, has launched her line of dancewear apparel.

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<![CDATA[Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:31:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/p_f_Outside_024.jpg
Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a...

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<![CDATA[Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Reunite for Burger King Ad]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:25:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/nd51120735.jpg
Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro are back…for Burger King, that is. Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunited for a commercial for Burger King’s new cheesy tots.

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<![CDATA[Classic Oreo Cookies Are Now a Candy Bar]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:49:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/milka-oreo-big-crunch-chocolate-candy-bar-today-161114.jpg
Oreo, the chocolate cookie with white icing, is taking its classic taste to candy shelves. The brand's first candy bar, a Milka Oreo Big Crunch Chocolate Bar, was released yesterday and is available at...

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<![CDATA[Election Day Freebies and Deals]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:07:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/voting-booths-generic.jpg
Americans head to the polls on Tuesday and can come away with more than an "I Voted" sticker. National brands will offer Election Day freebies and deals. Check out some of the specials.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Out Free Tacos Wednesday Thanks to World Series ]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:23:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
If you’re in the mood for a free taco this afternoon, you’re in luck. And you have the Cleveland Indians to thank for it. As part of their “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” campaign during the World Series,...

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<![CDATA[Twins' Adorable Age Discovery]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/twins+older+youtube.jpg
A pair of adorable twin sisters delighted in learning that being identical meant they get to look alike — but their reactions quickly diverged when they learned one inevitably had to be the older twin.

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