<![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, 01 Aug 2015 21:46:18 -0700 Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:46:18 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Margaret Cho Mobilizes Sexual Assault Survivors]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:43:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/chomcho_9455_todd+v+wolfson.jpg
Margaret Cho's new Twitter hashtag #isurviveandTHRIVE is uniting victims of sexual assault.
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<![CDATA[Morrissey Says He Was Groped at SFO]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:52:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455184451.jpg
The singer Morrissey said he was groped at San Francisco International Airport this week on his way to London, and now he's making waves by blogging about what he's calling a "sexual assault."

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Pizzeria Is Named Best in America, TripAdvisor Says]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:11:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/juliana+pizzeria+handout.jpg
A Brooklyn pizzeria has been named the top joint for a slice in America, according to a TripAdvisor study based on the quality and quantity of reviews and opinions from millions of travelers.

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<![CDATA[Grumpy Dog Earl Challenges Grumpy Cat's Reign]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:23:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/My+Name+is+Earl.jpg
The world’s grouchiest feline has some new competition. Meet “Grumpy Dog.”

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<![CDATA[Susan Sarandon Brings Her Ping Pong Bar to SF]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:31:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/susansarandonpingpong.jpg
Actress Susan Sarandon is a partner in Spin, a ping pong social club opening in San Francisco's SoMa District this winter.]]>
<![CDATA['Million Dollar Listing' Spotlights 'Starchitect']]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:24:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/rohstanley.jpg
The latest episode of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" dubs local designer Stanley Saitowitz a "starchitect."

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<![CDATA[Redheads Spotlighted at 'Ginger Pride Festival']]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:21:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/234*120/myginga.jpg
Redheads will celebrate their hair color with their own Ginger Pride Festival on Thursday in Dolores Park.

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<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:06:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's All-Day Breakfast May Go National: Report ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:03:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide. The Wall Street Journal, citing an internal memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees Tuesday, reports that the fast food giant could begin offering...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's' 'Secret Menu' Not So Secret Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:02:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
The mythical “secret menu” at McDonald’s may not be a myth at all.

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<![CDATA[MTV's 'Real World' Plans San Francisco Casting Call]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/real+world+san+francisco.jpg
A San Francisco casting call for MTV's long-running "Real World" is planned for August 1.]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Adorable Pets From Around the U.S. ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:51:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/MurphyBoxerWVIT.jpg
Pet owners coast to coast have one thing in common: they love sharing pictures of their furry friends. Here's a look at some cute pets photos shared by NBC Owned TV Station viewers across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[$125 Caviar Twinkie Sold at SoCal Fair]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:10:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/203*120/friedcaviartwinkieoc.jpg
Two edibles you never pictured together will be together, in Costa Mesa.

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<![CDATA[Swearing 'Minion' Toys? McDonald's Says No]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:23:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/HappyMeal.png
A minion toy in a McDonald’s Happy Meal has some parents, well, a little unhappy. The toy, based on the little yellow rascals that first appeared in “Despicable Me,” says three phrases - all of which are a...

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<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Celebrates Birthday With 78-Cent Doughnuts]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:24:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/krispykremedonuts.jpg
Food lovers will be able to take advantage of discount prices this coming weekend. Friday, Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be offering a dozen of its famed glazed doughnuts for $.72 cents when customers buy...

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<![CDATA[Drag Queens Hawk Real Estate]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:14:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/belleofbernal.jpg
Mercedes Munro and Katya Smirnoff-Skyy are the latest movers and shakers in San Francisco real estate.

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<![CDATA[Iron Chef Zakarian Also Chops Trump]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 06:31:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/20150709+Geoffrey+Zakarian.jpg
Another celebrity chef has decided not to open a restaurant in Donald Trump's planned Trump International Hotel, which the businessman is developing in Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office Pavilion building. ]]>
<![CDATA[10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0626-2015-GratefulDead.jpg
Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:19:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/94889901.jpg
Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:51:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

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<![CDATA[SF's Steep Hills Inspire Viral Dance Video]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/188*120/dancegravityhills.jpg
A dance video playing with the sharp and steep angles of San Francisco hills has gone viral on YouTube.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle Expands Benefits, Offers Tuition Reimbursement]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:18:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chipotle6.jpg
Chipotle is following in some fast food restaurants footsteps and offering expanded benefits to all their employees. These include a tuition reimbursement program, paid sick days and paid vacation days.

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<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Tries Out Delivery]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:16:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
Dunkin' Donuts may soon be on your doorstep. The doughnut giant is testing delivery service, taking a page from rivals like Starbucks, McDonald's and Chipotle, all of which plan to test on-demand food...

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<![CDATA[Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 11:19:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But what about dessert — or, let's be honest, breakfast? The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate it, fried...

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<![CDATA[Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 03:46:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/27167011.jpg
The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet...

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<![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]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 05:58:55 -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.

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<![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.

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<![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.

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<![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.

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<![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.]]>