<![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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:07:42 -0700 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:07:42 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:54:04 -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...

Photo Credit: Target.com
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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.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
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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.

Photo Credit: AP
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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.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![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]]>
<![CDATA[Trailer Park Boys Stop at Oakland's Paramount Theatre]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:50:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/trailerparkboysorg.jpg
Trailer Park Boys will bring their Still Drunk, High & Unemployed Tour to Oakland's Paramount Theatre on February 17.

Photo Credit: Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Flash Mob Tango's in LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:45:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Terminal-Tango-021515.JPG
A group of 40 local dancers took the tango to a SoCal airport terminal on Sunday to spread the Valentine's Day spirit.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke ]]>
<![CDATA[True Love, Caught on Camera: Creative Public Proposals Go Viral]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:41:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ellen+proposal.jpg
As Valentine's Day approaches we decided to take a look at public marriage proposals over the past year.
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<![CDATA[Dog Runs Away From Home, Tracks Down Owner With Cancer in Hospital]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 04:53:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_hospitaldog0212001_700x394.jpg
A miniature Schnauzer ran away from its Iowa home to track down its owner, who was recovering from cancer in a nearby hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.]]>
<![CDATA["Death Star" is Legoland's Latest Mega Addition]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:51:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Death+Star+Legoland.JPG
Legoland's latest attraction is made up of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, weighs more than 1,900 pounds and took a crew of construction workers to assemble.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Musician Wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/npr-th.jpg
An Oakland musician whose soulful blues-y twang beat out 7,000 other video entries took home the unprecedented title of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest.
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<![CDATA[Hayward Hopes a Little Humor Might Slow Down Drivers]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:45:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/signs2.jpg
A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/beachProposal.jpg
Photos: 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:43:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/TC_HighRes1_EmilioVigilCROP.jpg
Playwright Tracie Collins has been inspired by Oakland's child prostitution problem to create a stage show called "Cold Piece of Werk."

Photo Credit: Emilio Vigil
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<![CDATA[New Music Video of Slain Rapper Emerges]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:48:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/jackafreewayvideo.jpg
A new music video featuring slain Bay Area rapper The Jacka and frequent collaborative partner Freeway has been released. There has been no movement in the murder case.

Photo Credit: Empire Distribution
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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Newest "SNL" Ice Cream: Wayne'Swirled]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:12:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/229*120/wayneswirled.jpg
In celebration of "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary, Ben & Jerry's unveiled two "SNL" sketch-inspired flavors: Lazy Sunday and Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch.

Photo Credit: Ben & Jerry's]]>
<![CDATA[Andy Samberg: From Bay Area to "SNL"]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:59:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/samberg-roots.jpg
Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Mark Coplan says when Andy Samberg was a teenager, he and his other "SNL" friends – Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone – were hilarious, and bound for comedy stardom.

Photo Credit: Mark Coplan / Berkeley Unified School District
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<![CDATA[Say "I Love You" With Your Smartphone This Valentine's Day]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:07:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/valentines-chocolate-469002943.jpg
Want to make your Valentine feel extra special? Skip the usual postcards at the pharmacy and instead create a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day card using an app. Here are ten easy apps that offer fun and unique...

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<![CDATA[No Winner for Powerball, Jackpot Rises to $360 Million]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 03:32:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1757444901.jpg
Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>