<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2016 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 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:03:06 -0800 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:03:06 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Millennials Drink Half Wine Bought in America]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:45:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wine-GettyImages-495793758.jpg
American millennials are buying more wine, which is helping to spur the wine industry, NBC News reported. The group, between the ages of 21 to 38, consumed almost 160 million cases, or 42 percent, of all...

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<![CDATA[Valentine's Day And Your Wallet]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:11:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/Generic-Flowers-2.jpg
Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. But whether you're in a relationship or not, Americans have no problem spending big for the holiday...

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<![CDATA[Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts ]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:09:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/v-day-gifts-th.jpg
Forget the overpriced floral bouquets and cheap drugstore chocolates and give your loved one a unique gift that will make them swoon on Valentine's Day. From the posh to the practical, here are some gift...]]>
<![CDATA[Tarantula, Native to Folsom Area, Named After Johnny Cash]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:28:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cash-and-spider.jpg
Researchers have named a species of black tarantula native to the Sierra Nevada foothills around Folsom after country music legend Johnny Cash, who dressed in black and sang "Folsom Prison Blues."

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<![CDATA[How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day Flowers]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:16:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-128086166.jpg
Valentine's Day may be one of the few times per year that you go out and buy fresh flowers, but that is no excuse for rookie mistakes. The gift of flowers is a reminder that you are thinking of someone and Feb.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Rappers on Forbes' 'Cash Princes' List]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:03:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/forbes-rappers-under-30.jpg
San Francisco's Lil Dicky and Oakland's G-Eazy are on the radar of editors at Forbes, who think they have a shot at earning multimillion dollar paychecks.

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<![CDATA[Adele Parody Skewers SF Mayor Ed Lee]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:24:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/candace-song.jpg
A new song and its accompanying video take San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to task for a city many view as being divided between the haves and have-nots. Candace Roberts' "Hello Ed Lee" addresses the elected...
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<![CDATA[Claremont's New Restaurant Has Michelin-Starred Chef]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:36:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Dominique-Crenn.jpg
Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn has opened Antoinette, a French brasserie, inside the renovated Claremont Hotel]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrities at Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:44:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AMBRO_GettyImages-508985750.jpg
Famous faces dotted the crowds at Super Bowl 50 as A-list celebrities flocked to see the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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<![CDATA[Curry, Warriors Hit 'Rolling Stone' Party After Big Win]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:54:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rs-party-th.jpg
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, Festus Ezeli and Leandro Barbosa were among the celebs spotted checking out performances by Travis Scott and Avicii at one of the most exclusive pre-Super Bowl 50 parties in...

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<![CDATA[Saint John Coltrane Church in Danger of Losing Home]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:34:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/johncoltrane.jpg
The lease is up on Saint John Coltrane Church in San Francisco, and a petition hopes that the West Bay Conference Center will keep the community subsidized rental rates in place so it can stay.

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<![CDATA[Local Artist's New Shirt Eulogizes a Changing SF]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:18:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/IMissSFTShirt.jpg
Artist Joshua Bruner's new "I Miss SF" t-shirt for True Clothing offers up a wearable tribute to a changing San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[50 Cent Will Sign Vodka Bottles at San Francisco BevMo]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:39:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/50cent4.jpg
50 Cent will appear at a San Francisco BevMo on Saturday to sign bottles of his Effen Vodka.
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<![CDATA[McDonald's Salad Fat vs. Big Mac]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:40:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/McDonalds2.png
McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more caloric...

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<![CDATA['Making a Murderer' Creators to Appear at Bay Area JCC]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:46:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/504851244.jpg
"Making a Murderer" creators Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos will appear at SF's Jewish Community Center on Feb. 28.

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg Deletes 'Ganja' Tweet ]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:13:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos QB Peyton Manning and telling Panthers Thomas Davis to “go to work”...

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<![CDATA[Subway's $5 Footlong Now Costs $6]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:12:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-493636850.jpg
So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant...

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<![CDATA[Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:53:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/93528537.jpg
A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory...

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<![CDATA[Bill Graham Retrospective Heads to Jewish Museum]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:35:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/9_BillGraham_60sReunion.jpg
The Contemporary Jewish Museum will mount a comprehensive retrospective of late Bay Area concert promoter Bill Graham in March.

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<![CDATA[In Town for Super Bowl, Snoop Dogg's Concert Gear Stolen in SF]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:00:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP279735288232.jpg
Equipment said to be used for Snoop Dogg's live shows and DJ appearances was reportedly stolen from a vehicle in San Francisco. Luggage, laptops and music-related gear were stolen through the smashed window of...

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<![CDATA[Southern Fast-Food Chain Sends Sweet Tea to Santa Clara]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:50:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/bojanglestea.jpg
Southern fast food chain Bojangles is driving its Teamobile to Santa Clara to serve sweet tea to the Panther Nation.

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<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg's Football League Presents "Snooper Bowl" at SJ City College]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:08:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Snoop-Dogg-Football-Super-Bowl.jpg
All-stars from Snoop Dogg's Youth Football League will compete against local teams on "Snooper Bowl" Saturday at San Jose City College.

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<![CDATA[Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder, Dies at 74]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 05:52:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/507240924-jefferson-airplane-paul-kantner.jpg
Paul Kantner, founding member of legendary San Francisco rock band the Jefferson Airplane, died Thursday at the age of 74. Kantner died of multiple organ failure after suffering a heart attack earlier...

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<![CDATA[Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:13:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/062411+toys+r+us+generic+store.jpg
Those looking for an excuse to rid their homes of old and unsafe baby items now stand to benefit from cleaning out their closets through the annual Toys "R" Us Great Trade-In event.

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<![CDATA[Three Babes Bakeshop to Host 'Pie Bowl' ]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:51:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/threebabesbakeshop.jpg
SF's Three Babes Bakeshop will pit two special pies creates for the Panthers and the Broncos against each other on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Teens Too Tall for Costumes?]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Too-Tall-for-Costumes-Disney.jpg
Two San Diego County teens were left disappointed after being turned away from a "Frozen" Disney on Ice show at Valley View Casino for an unlikely and seemingly bizarre reason: they were too tall to be...]]>
<![CDATA[Pussy Riot Plans Speaking Engagement in SF]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:13:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/pussy-riot-in-conversation-with-zarina-zabrisky-tickets_02-11-16_17_5669cd39b40f5.jpg
Members of Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot will appear in the Bay Area for a talk at The Warfield in San Francisco next month. The Moscow-based female collective drew international headlines in...

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<![CDATA[SF Comedy Club Books All-Female Lineup for Month of March]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:20:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MsPatComedy.jpg
Female comics and female comics only will hold court on one prominent San Francisco stage for an entire month. The Punch Line comedy club is hosting Women in Comedy Month in March with 14 different shows...

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<![CDATA['Pita Rats' Battle for Flatbread in NYC Subway]]> Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:57:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-97348933-subway-rat-generic.jpg
First New York's "pizza rat" had to to compete for the internet's attention with a 'za-loving raccoon. Then, a bagel-wearing pigeon challenged the rodent for viral views. But now, pizza rat is being challenged...

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<![CDATA[Devon Still Got His Strength From Leah in Cancer Fight]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:58:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/487634272.jpg
Devon Still happily announced earlier this week that his daughter Leah was done with her final cancer treatment, but it was a day he initially feared might never come. "When we first started off, it seemed...

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<![CDATA[David Bowie Tributes Take Shape in SF]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:30:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/David-Bowie.jpg
David Bowie will be remembered lovingly at various San Francisco events and club nights this week.

Bowie passed away on Sunday at age 69 from cancer, his family announced in a statement.

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<![CDATA[Black Bark BBQ Opens in Fillmore Jazz Preservation District]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:57:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/blackbarkbbq2.jpg
Black Bark BBQ debuts Wednesday from the owners of the popular 1300 on Fillmore restaurant.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Unveils New, Sleek Packaging]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 10:08:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/McDonald%27s+All.png
McDonald’s just got a major makeover. To start off the New Year on a fresh foot the fast-food giant took on a resolution of its own: to completely overhaul the look and feel of their packaging, opting to...

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<![CDATA[Alicia Keys to Play Free Show on Super Bowl Eve]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 16:03:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MusicalGuest_AliciaKeys.jpg
Alicia Keys will headline a free day of music and performing arts at Super Bowl City on San Francisco's waterfront.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Restaurant Sells Gold-Flaked $100 Doughnut]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:43:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-72742667Sufganiyot112515.jpg
In 2016, the cronut is passé. New Yorkers now have another exuberant pastry to sink their teeth into: Manila Social Club’s so-called “Golden Doughnut.”

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<![CDATA[Stanford Band Prepared for Rose Parade]]> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:25:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stanford-band-vargas.jpg
The Stanford University Marching Band is in Pasadena practicing for the 2016 Rose Parade. Known for being weird, wacky, and unpredictable, the Stanford band plans to switch things up during the performance.

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<![CDATA[New Restaurant From Manresa Chef/Owner Opens Next Month]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:57:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/davidkinchbywater.jpg
Manresa chef/owner David Kinch will open casual New Orleans inspired eatery The Bywater in Los Gatos on Jan. 12.

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<![CDATA[Mountain View Couple Collects Dozens of Puppets ]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 14:59:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Family+Affair.JPG
A Mountain View couple has collected over 50 puppets since the 1980s. They consider each puppet as part of the family

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<![CDATA[Tom Hanks Fondly Remembers Ken Stabler in Letter]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:43:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hanks-stabler.jpg
Tom Hanks sent a sweet thank you letter to the daughter of late Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler after she sent him some memorabilia.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area New Year's Eve Party & Transportation Guide]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:01:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/123113-sf-fireworks-live-stream.jpg
Need help figuring out what to do on New Year’s Eve? Tired of hosting parties and then being left with the clean up? Fret not, there are plenty of events in the Bay Area – from kid-friendly to more mature...
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<![CDATA[Fieri Wants Out of Johnny Garlic's Restaurant Chain]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 06:44:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/guyfierivegas.jpg
Famed restaurateur Guy Fieri has landed himself in hot water. The celebrity chef, who rose to fame after starring in numerous Food Network TV shows, is being sued by his longtime business partner, Steve Gruber...

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