<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - 1st Look]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/feature/1st-look http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:34:31 -0800 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:34:31 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Full Episode: Tasty Treats]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:51:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EFLK3254H_WEB.png Need some sugar in your life? 1st Look checks out the sickest desserts around, featuring Sugar Factory in NYC, Sublime Doughnuts in Atlanta, and Rusty's Cheesecake in Seattle.]]> <![CDATA[Are You Ready For This Sugar Rush?]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3254_SUGAR_FACTORY_WEB.png Audrina Patridge gets a sugar rush and indulges on a sundae fit for a king at Sugar Factory American Brasserie. ]]> <![CDATA[Doughnuts Are Sublime at Sublime Bakery]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:55:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3254_SUBLIME_DOUGHNUTS_WEB.png Check out some of the most stylish and delicious doughnuts in the country, including the creation of a brand new, never-before-seen masterpiece. ]]> <![CDATA[Chocolate Charcuterie Is What's Cooking at Cookshop]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:53:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3254_COOKSHOP_WEB.png You've never seen, or tasted, a charcuterie board quite like this, prosciutto, bacon, pate, foie gras and more, all made from chocolate. You won't believe your eyes... or taste buds!]]> <![CDATA[The World's Best Cheesecake]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:42:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3254_RUSTYS_CHEESECAKE_WEB.png Take a look at one man's quest to make the world's best cheesecake.]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Indulge In Decadent Desserts]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:50:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3254_WEB_PROMO.png This week on an all-new 1st Look, host Audrina Patridge is being bad, really, really, bad, and indulging in the richest, most decadent desserts. Don't miss it Saturday after SNL on NBC.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: We're Not Growing Up]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:42:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EFLK3253-WEB.jpg It's time to be a kid again! Audrina plays in the dirt with race cars in Seattle, and checks in at the California Institute of Abnormalities in LA. Also, we're featuring Universal Studios Park in Orlando, and Indoor Archery in NYC.]]> <![CDATA[A Real-Life "Hunger Games" at Indoor Extreme Sports]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:39:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3253_Archery_WEB.jpg Audrina Patridge is joined by Clint Carter from Men’s Health as they fight for their survival “Hunger Games” style while playing indoor archery tag. ]]> <![CDATA[Hit The Gas at DirtFish Rally]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:17:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3253_DIRTFISH_WEB.jpg Audrina feels the need for speed at DirtFish Rally School.]]> <![CDATA[Visit The Best Freak Show In Town]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:35:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3253_CIA_WEB.jpg Things get freaky when Audrina heads to the California Institute of Abnormalities.]]> <![CDATA[A Day at Universal Studios Orlando]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:33:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3253_Universal_WEB.jpg Audrina takes a trip to Universal Orlando Resort to see all the amazing new additions to the park. From The Simpsons to Harry Potter, Audrina is in for a day of fun.]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Get Ready To Play]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:21:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3253_WEB_PROMO.jpg Release your inner child and get ready to play on an all-new episode of "1st Look" this weekend with host Audrina Patridge. ]]> <![CDATA[Audrina VS. Men's Health In Archery Tag]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:35:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK-MensHealth-Promo.jpg Want to see who wins? Catch an all-new 1st Look this Saturday after Saturday Night Live on NBC. ]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Miami]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:39:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK-Miami.jpg Audrina Patridge dives into the sun-kissed city of Miami. Join us as she explores the pool parties, culinary scene, and goes scuba diving. Featuring Michael Schwartz, SLS Pool Party, and Miami Culinary Tour.]]> <![CDATA[Explore Miami's Wynwood and The Cypress Room]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:54:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3252_MIAMI_CYPRESS_ROOM_WEB.png Miami's Wynwood district is quickly becoming the place to be in Miami and Audrina Patridge and her sister Casey explore the world-famous Wynwood Walls before heading over to James Beard Award winning chef Michael Schwartz's latest eatery Cypress Room for some fine dining.]]> <![CDATA[Party Like a Pro at SLS South Beach Pool Party]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:52:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3252_MIAMI_SLS_WEB.png Audrina Patridge awakens to discover her hotel is bumpin' and if she's going to survive this all-out South Beach pool party, then she'd better learn the rules to partying like a pro.]]> <![CDATA[Take a Tour of Little Havana in Miami]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:50:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3252_MIAMI_LITTLE_HAVANA_WEB.png Audrina Patridge meets up with Grace Della from Miami Culinary Tours for a walk through Little Havana. Cuban food and coffee, fresh juice and some of the finest cigars Miami has to offer, this tour is full of Cuban soul.]]> <![CDATA[What Lies Under The Sea in South Florida]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:48:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3252_MIAMI_SCUBA_WEB.png After a quick safety lesson in South Florida Dive Headquarters' pool, Audrina Patridge heads out to the Floridian waters to S.C.U.B.A. dive with Nurse Sharks and to explore the U.S.S. Copenhagen shipwreck.]]> <![CDATA[This Week: 1st Look Is In Miami]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:14:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3252_WEB_PROMO.png Catch an all-new episode of 1st Look with Audrina Patridge this Saturday after "SNL" on NBC. ]]> <![CDATA[1st Look: Dress Me Up (Full Episode)]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/EFLK3251H_WEB.png From a warrior princess to Marvel's Mystique, Audrina dresses up for the best costumed events. Featuring San Diego Comic-Con, Scarborough Fair Renaissance Fair in TX, and more.]]> <![CDATA[Cool Cosplay at Comic-Con (Part 1)]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:41:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3251_COMIC_CON_PART_01_WEB.png Audrina Patridge explores the biggest cosplay convention on the West Coast, San Diego Comic-Con, dressed up as X-Men's Mystique. ]]> <![CDATA[Cool Cosplay at Comic-Con (Part 2)]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:37:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3251_COMIC_CON_PART_02_WEB.png Audrina Patridge explores the biggest cosplay convention on the West Coast, San Diego Comic-Con, dressed up as X-Men's Mystique. ]]> <![CDATA[The 16th Century Comes To Life]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:34:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3251_SCARBOROUGH_FESTIVAL_WEB.png Audrina Patridge travels back in time and spends the day at one of the biggest Renaissance Fairs in the country. ]]> <![CDATA[A Look at The Greatest Costumes In Hollywood]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:31:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3251_HOLLYWOOD_COSTUME_WEB.png 1st Look gets an exclusive look at the "Hollywood Costume" exhibit that explores the role of costume design in some of cinema's greatest films. ]]> <![CDATA[This Week: We're Exploring Cosplay]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3251_WEB_PROMO.png Dress up with Audrina Patridge this Saturday after "SNL" on NBC. ]]> <![CDATA[1st Look: Bizarre Bites (Full Episode)]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:33:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/EFLK3250H-WEB.jpg Scorpions, larva, and calf heart... sound delicious? Audrina Patridge tries some of the countries most bizarre bites. Featuring Steven Page in New York, Frontier Restaurant in Chicago, and Typhoon in Los Angeles.]]> <![CDATA[Nose to Tail Cooking at Frontier]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:36:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3250_FRONTIER_WEB.jpg Waste not at Chicago restaurant Frontier where nose to tail cooking is the specialty.]]> <![CDATA[Have What It Takes To Win Wing Bowl?]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:52:58 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3250_WING_BOWL_WEB.jpg Wing Bowl is a Philly tradition and celebration that will have you counting your wings. ]]> <![CDATA[You've Never Had a Burger Like a PYT Burger]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:34:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/PYT-Burger1.jpg A PB & J burger is one of the many crazy concoctions the burger masters at PYT in Philly have invented.]]> <![CDATA[A Burger Bash To Remember at NYCWFF]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/2014+Burger+Bash.JPG

On a cool crisp autumn evening in Manhattan, an industrial-sized elevator lifted you to the rooftop of pier 92 on the Hudson River, and when those metal doors opened your nostrils were immediately filled by the sweet rich scent of chargrilled meat.  But at the 7th annual Burger Bash, one of the best events thrown by Food Network's New York City Wine & Food Festival, the aromas are merely the beginning.  What could quite possibly be better than some of the best chefs and restaurateurs New York has to offer battling it out for bragging rights by presenting their best take on the burger and all you can drink Blue Moon beer?  And the answer to that question, are the highlights you bit into.

With the warm twinkle of the of the city skyline behind you, the sound of the river eclipsed by a fantastic cover band that filled the night air, and bumping into the event's hosts Pat LaFrieda and Rachael Ray, as well as the likes of Christian Slater, Adam Richman, Mo Rocca, Anne Burrell, and Andrew Zimmern, the stars at Burger Bash were out and in your favor.  But it was the burgers that truly shinned brightest.

Ramen burger is not a fad.  You know about it because you should.  And if you haven't yet experienced Keizo Shimamoto's creation, well, you should as well.  The chuck is freshly ground and the shoyu glaze that coats the patty just makes it shine so sweetly.  The tightly formed ramen noodle "bun" that's lightly browned on the flat top, holds together even as you bite through it, and loosens up only upon chewing.  It's unique and all the more important, it's tasty.

So was Chef Michael Toscano's perfectly cooked slider which came with a sharp hit of caciocavallo cheese, pickled escarole and chopped roasted tomatoes sandwiched between a perfect potato bun which provided such a balanced lightness to the meat it surrounded.  Served with tots that would give Napoleon Dynamite good reason not to want to share, the man behind Perla and Montmartre was manning the grill all night to a line of guests that seemed to never disperse.

And then there was Shake Shack.  Danny Meyer's ubiquitous chain which so easily can be looked upon as a simple fast food burger, was anything but.  Their MeisterShack American cheese burger that was topped with crispy beer marinated shallots and shack sauce served on a potato bun, was the best bite of the night.  And the fact that they were serving full burgers, not quarters, not halves, or sliders, enabled you to take lots of them.  The sweetness of those crunchy fried shallots that were dusted with salt, managed to extrude even more flavor from the molten cheese and the fantastic meat that we've all come to love.  If there was room in your stomach after sampling the thirty burgers that were being showcased, this would be the one you came back to have seconds of.  It was really that good.

As for the judges' pick for high honors, Marc Murphy's Lamb-Marc burger made from a spiced ground lamb with a fresh mint chimichurri reigned supreme.  And Josh Capon's caramelized onions and bacon jam topped American cheeseburger from Burger and Barrel took the people's choice award and the $2000 prize that came with it.

And with that, it's time for a diet.  At least until the next NYCWFF event.

<![CDATA[Push Your Limits at Typhoon]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:33:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1STLOOK_3250_TYPHOON_WEB_1200x675_337399875573.jpg Stir-fried crickets? Singapore scorpion shrimp toast? Silkworms? All you need are some excellent dipping sauces to make these bizarre bites go down at Typhoon in Santa Monica. Right?]]> <![CDATA[Calling All Adventurous Eaters to Studiofeast]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:33:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1STLOOK_3250_STUDIO_FEAST_WEB.jpg Steven Page, host of The Illegal Eater, takes Audrina Patridge to Studiofeast, an underground supper club try baby eel and, well, some heart. ]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Try Some Bizarre Bites]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:12:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3250_WEB_PROMO.jpg From silkworms to heart dishes, Audrina Patridge is pushing her palette on an all-new episode of "1st Look" this Saturday after "SNL" on NBC. ]]> <![CDATA[1st Look Is in Seattle (Full Episode)]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:33:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/EFLK3249H-WEB.jpg 1st Look takes a trip to the Northwest to explore the beautiful city of Seattle. Audrina hits the high seas in a boat race, eats locally at Hitchcock, and checks out beers and bocce at Rhein Haus.]]> <![CDATA[Hitchcock is Seattle's Farm to Table Favorite]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:33:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1STLOOK_3249_HITCHCOCK_WEB.jpg Chef Brendan McGill’s Bainbridge Island restaurant in Seattle creates European-inspired Pacific Northwest cuisine using fresh local ingredients.]]> <![CDATA[Bocce, Beer and Brats at Rhein Haus]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:33:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1STLOOK_3249_RHEINHAUS_WEB.jpg Audrina experiences the three "B's" - beer, brats, and bocce ball - at Rhein Hause in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle. ]]> <![CDATA[Set Sail For Duck Dodge]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:33:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1STLOOK_3249_DUCK_DODGE_WEB.jpg Duck Dodge is a weekly race that is held on Lake Union during the summer. Pack up a costume, grab a couple of cold ones and come celebrate the sunset.]]> <![CDATA[Fried Chicken at Ma'ono Is a Seattle Must]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:33:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1STLOOK_3249_MAONO_WEB.jpg One of Seattle's best brunches features some of the city's favorite fried chicken with a little whiskey on the side at Ma'ono in West Seattle.]]>