<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Sat, 23 May 2015 09:35:54 -0700 Sat, 23 May 2015 09:35:54 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 07:25:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[30 Years Later, "The Residents" Are Missing Another Eyeball]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:35:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/Residnets+Mr+Blue.jpg
$100,000 eyeball mask called "Mr. Blue Original" has presumably been stolen off of SF doorstep.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 16:54:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MCDonalds-Breakfast-SanDiego.jpg
McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu.]]>
<![CDATA[Board Game Cafe Headed to Berkeley]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 17:23:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2015-05-21-monopoly.jpg
Victory Point Cafe will open this summer in Berkeley with an arsenal of 500 board games to play.

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<![CDATA[Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 13:29:32 -0700 A Pumpkin and a Princess has an easy-to-follow guide on how to make Lavender Chamomile Tea Soaps.]]> A Pumpkin and a Princess has an easy-to-follow guide on how to make Lavender Chamomile Tea Soaps.]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIY-Lavender-Chamomile-Tea-Soap1.jpg
Your mom will appreciate these creative, easy-to-make gifts.

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<![CDATA[GaymerX Releases Documentary on LGBTQ Gamers]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 12:06:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/gaymerx.jpg
The annual GaymerX convention has released "Gaming in Color," a documentary about LGBTQ gamers.

Photo Credit: GaymerX]]>
<![CDATA[Fast-Food Cinco de Mayo: Free Biscuit Tacos, DIY Guac]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 04:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/biscuit-taco-bell.jpg
Free breakfast tacos and a coveted guacamole recipe could bode for a festive Cinco de Mayo.]]>
<![CDATA[Cinco de Mayo: 10 Authentic Mexican Spots Across U.S.]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 16:06:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/472092370_Dancers.jpg
Here are 10 spots in the US where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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<![CDATA[What's Behind the Kentucky Derby's Trademark Hats?]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kd488034839.jpg
The Kentucky Derby may be the greatest two minutes in sports, but at Churchill Downs on Saturday, the competition parading in the stands could give the thoroughbreds a run for their money.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:51:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/181162826_MintJulep.jpg
Can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby this year? You can still join in the fun by throwing your own Derby party, with the help of hats, bourbon and a lot of mint.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Did Jimmy Fallon Steal Fran Lebowitz's Apartment?]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:59:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Fran+Lebowitz.JPG
Fran Lebowitz confronts Jimmy Fallon about him making an offer on an apartment she really wanted and stealing her name for his baby.

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 09:08:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/how-to-make-mint-julep-final.jpg
The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make your own at home while you watch.]]>
<![CDATA[National Zoo Wants You to See This Panda Inseminated]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:28:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/national-zoo-460948863.jpg
The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days, in hopes of bringing another beyond-adorable cub into the world.

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<![CDATA[Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:54:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-04-22+at+2.49.06+PM.png
Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant.]]>
<![CDATA[Pulitzer Target Line Sparks Frenzy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lilly+pulitzer+for+target.jpg
Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than...

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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ben-jerry-ice-cream-burrito.jpg
Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

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<![CDATA[ Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/benjerrybeer1.jpg
If you have a taste for beer and ice cream, you might like Ben & Jerry's latest offering.

Photo Credit: New Belgium Brewing]]>
<![CDATA["Lincoln and the Jews": Exhibit Explores President's Push for Equality ]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:09:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LincolnsLastHoursCROPPED.jpg
While many are aware of Abraham Lincoln’s activism in emancipating slaves in 1863, many might not know of his close relationships with those in the Jewish community.

Photo Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHI-524]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Day Freebies and Discounts]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:28:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP0910251102942.jpg
Don't let Tax Day get your down. There are a number of freebies you can cash in on.

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<![CDATA[Selena to Perform as a Hologram?]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 08:15:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Selena_Cantando.jpg
You may be able to see Selena perform in the 21st century – as a hologram.]]>
<![CDATA[ Disney Museum Plans Disney/Dali Exhibit]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:29:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/205*120/disneyfamilymuseum.jpg
The work of Walt Disney and Salvador Dali will be exhibited together at The Walt Disney Family Museum this summer.

Photo Credit: The Walt Disney Family Museum]]>
<![CDATA[11 Weird Beers For National Beer Day]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:49:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rerwerr4534534.jpg
What better day to defer from your usual drink order than National Beer Day? Here are 11 crazy craft brews that are so strange you'll need to try them out for yourself.

Photo Credit: Rogue Ales]]>
<![CDATA[Pop Culture Spectacular: WonderCon Anaheim]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:35:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/w485692291.jpg
The comics-and-more convention summons costume-ready fans and the properties they love.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Google Maps Introduces Pac-Man Feature ]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:51:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/photoGoogle+Maps+PAC+MAN.jpg
Let the office productivity fall even more. If March Madness wasn’t enough of a distraction, people can now play Pac-Man from the convenience of their desks.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast in San Diego]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:02:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+sign+new+1.jpg
Could you soon get an Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich after 10:30 a.m.? A McDonald's spokesperson told NBC Chicago the company plans to begin testing all-day breakfast next month at select restaurants in the San...]]>
<![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:31:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

Photo Credit: Starbucks]]>
<![CDATA[Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ice-cream-stock-79772399.jpg
Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Free Cone Day]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:41:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/dairyqueenfreeconedaymarch16.jpg
Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years in business with a Free Cone Day. On Monday, March 16, the chain, which was founded in 1940, will be handing out soft-serve vanilla cones, the classic bread-and-butter of the...

Photo Credit: Dairy Queen]]>
<![CDATA[Raunchy Game Cards Against Humanity Hits the Web With Free App]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:41:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. A new website called CardsAgainstOriginality.com offers a free version of the game on all web browsers on computers and mobile devices, though it wasn't...]]>
<![CDATA[Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats ]]> Sun, 05 Apr 2015 18:37:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Peep+Milk+Flavors.jpg
Now you can eat your peeps and drink them, too. Prairie Farms, a dairy company in Illinois, has teamed up with Peeps to deliver peeps-flavored milk.

Photo Credit: Prairie Farms ]]>
<![CDATA[IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:44:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/national+pancake+day1.jpg
Enjoy a free short stack of pancakes and help a worthy cause.]]>
<![CDATA[Popular "Cruffin" Recipe Stolen From San Francisco Bakery]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:12:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0227-2015-Cruffin.jpg
Binders containing hundreds of sweet recipes mysteriously disappeared overnight from Mr. Holmes Bakeshop, a three-month-old start-up in San Francisco's Tenderloin that's growing in popularity.

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<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:29:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[Berkeley's The Lonely Island Performs "Everything is Awesome" at the Oscars]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:49:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Lonely+Island+088.JPG
Berkeley high graduates Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone performed "Everything is Awesome" for the 2015 Academy Awards.

Photo Credit: Mark Coplan/ Berkeley Unified School District
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<![CDATA[McDonald's Chicken Selects Returns]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+chicken+selects.jpg
Watch out, Chicken McNuggets. Soon there will be a new breaded chicken dish in the house.

McDonald's announced Wednesday that Chicken Selects will return to menus nationwide next month.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA["The Breakfast Club" Coming to Bay Area Theaters for 30th Anniversary]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:21:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/breakfastfathom.jpg
John Hughes' 1985 film The Breakfast Club will screen in Bay Area theaters for two days in March to celebrate the 30th anniversary.

Photo Credit: Universal Pictures]]>
<![CDATA["Fifty Shades of Grey" Distracts Sacramento Drivers]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/50ShadesDriveThru.jpg
Opening weekend for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" included some unwilling viewers. The movie is being shown at the West Wind Drive-In theater in Sacramento, right off Highway 50.

Photo Credit: KCRA]]>