<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:40:51 -0700 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:40:51 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Meow Now: Chinatown's Cat Café Pop-Up]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:56:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/catfepopupchinatown.jpg
Sip tea, love on felines? The popular-'round-the-planet concept purrs in LA.

Photo Credit: Catfe]]>
<![CDATA[Experience "Dracula" in a Graveyard]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:56:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/AngieHobinWickedLit2014byDanielKitayama.jpg
Wicked Lit stages spooky theatrical treats at a historic Altadena cemetery.

Photo Credit: Daniel Kitayama]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Architects Create Cool Cat Architecture]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:21:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/catspaceintlphotoJoshuaWhiteJWPicturesdotcom.jpg
The Architects for Animals September design event raised funds for beasties in need.

Photo Credit: Joshua White/JWPictures.com]]>
<![CDATA[5,000+ Jack O'Lanterns to Fill Descanso Gardens]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:05:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/therisedescanso.jpg
A New York favorite will glow/wow over several October nights.

Photo Credit: Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns]]>
<![CDATA[Bite-Filled Benefit: Sunset & Dine]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:30:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/umamiburger1234.jpg
Eateries near that fabled corner come together to help a neighbor.

Photo Credit: Umami Burger]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Madness: Craziest Treats]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:30:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-spice-fatte-Ramsey-Mathew.jpg
It seems like everyone is going crazy over pumpkin spice-flavored this and that. Take a look at the wackiest pumpkin-inspired culinary items that might be worth a try this season.]]>
<![CDATA[Stars to Receive Their Palm Wall Caricatures ]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:35:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/palmwallsroom1.jpg
The West Hollywood restaurant has a special treat in store for hundreds of celebrities.

Photo Credit: The Palm]]>
<![CDATA[New Tableside Preparation: Chaya's Tuna Tartare]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:12:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/tartaretableside1.jpg
Watch an elegant and unusual dish come together (and then eat it).

Photo Credit: Chaya]]>
<![CDATA[Edible Queen Mary: Peek at a Ship-Shaped Cake]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:06:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/boatcakequeenmary1.jpg
The celebratory confection tipped in at almost a quarter ton.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 50th, Music Center]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:51:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/50th_Rededicationmc.jpg
It's party time for Downtown LA's iconic play-ballet-musical-opera nexus.

Photo Credit: Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[Caffeinate Up: Free Coffee Day]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:03:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/coffees01.jpg
Gratis cups of the hot stuff and buy-one-get-one deals abound.

Photo Credit: Chichacha/Flickr Creative Commons]]>
<![CDATA[National Coffee Day Deals and Freebies]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:45:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/514727145.jpg
Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride.

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<![CDATA[More Scaries Than Berries: Knott's Halloween Treat]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:21:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knottscaryfarm234563.jpg
Elvira's Big Top and more devious doings await, in Buena Park.

Photo Credit: Knott's Scary Farm]]>
<![CDATA[Mics On: LA Podcast Festival]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:30:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/microphone2.jpg
Marc Maron, Aisha Tyler, and other local heavyweights'll delve into La Vida Podcast, in Beverly Hills.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Blocks-Long Line for Disney Pin Drop]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:12:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/09-26-2014+disney+pins.jpg
Fans lined up around blocks early Friday on Hollywood Boulevard for the Disney Princess pin event. The line stretched from Highland Avenue to Sycamore Avenue before sunrise to collect a limited number of

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[You, a Saturday, and Lots of Fancy-Pants Chocolates]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:42:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chocshutterstock223.jpg
The Los Angeles Chocolate Salon brings together top candy-makers (and their candies, too).

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[The Mysteries of Hollywood Forever]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:56:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/51104734hf.jpg
Ramble the famous final resting place with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[60th Anniversary: 60 Ferraris to Line Rodeo Drive]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:04:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ferrari_458_Italia.jpg
The celebrations mark when the iconic auto arrived in the USA 60 years ago.

Photo Credit: Ferrari]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Feast of San Gennaro]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:08:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/feastofladecorations1234.jpg
Calzones, singing, carnival rides, more calzones. Plus: Longines show jumpers, chocolate salon, Knott's Scary Farm, ski event

Photo Credit: Feast of LA]]>
<![CDATA[LA Buildings: Charles Phoenix Loves Our Local Look]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:22:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cphoenixlaarchitecture.jpg
The history-loving entertainer makes for MOCA to spotlight SoCal structures.

Photo Credit: Charles Phoenix]]>
<![CDATA[Free Fun: Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:19:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/paintshutterstock23.jpg
Over a dozen institutions from Santa Barbara to the OC go gratis for a day.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Diana, Princess of Wales: Dress Auction]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:33:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/lady-diana.jpg
Bid on gowns, goods, and a piece of Will and Kate's wedding cake, too.

Photo Credit: Tim Graham/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Posh Plate: $360 Entree at Avalon Hotel]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:45:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldensurfturf12.jpg
Gilded Kagoshima A5 Wagyu beef and Golden Russian Osetra caviar, anyone?

Photo Credit: Oliverio]]>
<![CDATA["Love Boat" Actors to Sail Princess at the Rose Parade]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:58:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/loveboatcast12.jpg
Princess Cruises will have its first-ever float in the 2015 event.

Photo Credit: Princess Cruises]]>
<![CDATA[Highland Park's Homegrown Film Fest Flourishes]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/highlandparkff1.jpg
Indie treats and filmmaker chats flower on Figueroa.

Photo Credit: Highland Park Film Festival]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4's "Today in LA" Morning Crew Offering Free Breakfast Treats]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:11:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/171*120/newfoodtruck-tla.jpg
NBC4 is handing out free breakfast snacks around SoCal starting Monday, Sept. 22 through Friday, Sept. 26 from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Day: Happy 80th, Queen Mary]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:39:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/qmanniversary80.jpg
Will there be a cake shaped like the landmark ocean-liner? Of course.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Horror Nights 101: Dracula, Terror Tram]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:42:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/halloweenhorrornights12_1.jpg
The scariest season got its big kick-off at the theme park on the hill.

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[Two Internet Animal Stars, One Heartwarming Weekend]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:14:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/lilbubwindowlentilsuit.jpg
Lil Bub is meeting fans at Adopt & Shop Culver City; Lentil Bean visited the Operation Smile gala.]]>
<![CDATA[Art, Crafts, Creative: Downtown Handmade Markets]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:15:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/artistsandfleasbeautifulthingsla.jpg
Artists & Fleas and the Odd Market fill the weekend with whimsy and handcrafted goods.

Photo Credit: Beautiful Things LA]]>
<![CDATA[Peek 'n Eek: Halloween Horror Nights Mazes]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/halloweenhorrornights12_1.jpg
Roam among "The Walking Dead" at the mega theme park seasonal attraction.

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[Major Good: California Coastal Cleanup Day]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:32:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/191*120/coastalcleanupday13234.jpg
Thousands of helper-outers make for our state's shorelines, trashbags in hand.

Photo Credit: California Coastal Clean-Up Day]]>
<![CDATA[Stunning Spine-Tinglers: Spider Pavilion Debuts ]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:33:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nhmspiderpavilionjumpingspider1.jpg
The Natural History Museum adores arachnids; get up-close yourself.

Photo Credit: Natural History Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Drive-Thru Dunkin' Donuts: California's First Readies Downey Debut]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/dunkincoffee123.jpg
A city much associated with fast foot legend gets SoCal's first stay-in-your-car Dunkin' Donuts.

Photo Credit: Dunkin' Donuts]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Halloween Begins Now]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:48:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hhn_2013_photo.jpg
Halloween Horror Nights shrieks at Universal Studios. Plus: California Coastal Cleanup, LA Beer Week, Gamble House naps, free TARFEST

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[1,679 Stairs: Climbers Take on the U.S. Bank Tower]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:55:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tower12_56812357.jpg
The annual race to the top supports the programs of the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland Fashionable: Fabulous Dapper Day]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:51:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stepheniedappercarsland.jpg
Park goers in gussied-up outfits strolled the Magic Kingdom.

Photo Credit: DapperDay.com]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Nap at the Gamble House]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:35:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/gamble-house-front123.jpg
Echo Park-based art innovators Machine Project land at the Pasadena landmark for two weeks of merriment.

Photo Credit: Gamble House]]>
<![CDATA[TARFEST: Art and Tunes Burble, for Free, at the Tar Pits]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:40:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tarfestpainting2345.jpg
It's a Mid-City mix of writers, painters, and bands rockin' near the mammoths.

Photo Credit: TARFEST]]>
<![CDATA[Salt & Straw: Portland Ice-Creamery Goes SoCal]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:49:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/saltstrawportland.jpg
The lines were lengthy for the Larchmont Boulevard shop's opening.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA[PARK(ing) Day: People Park in Parking Spaces]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:28:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/parkingdayrebar1.jpg
Autos, step aside: Humans idle curbside over one special event.

Photo Credit: Rebar]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Hoorays for Nutella Truck]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:06:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1521631_706013212780629_6264488272866935729_nutella.jpg
Hazelnuts in Tinseltown? The creamy wheels make a tour stop.

Photo Credit: Nutella]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Fundraiser: Mohawk Bend + Homeboy Industries ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:15:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldenpizza23345.jpg
The G-Dog pie is available at the Echo Park eatery through September.

Photo Credit: Mohawk Bend]]>
<![CDATA[Enchanting Bargains at a Magical Swap Meet]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:46:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/magiccastleevening.jpg
How's your drawer of linking rings looking? A little light? Make for Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Magic Castle]]>
<![CDATA[A Taste of Old Pasadena: Dozens of Local Bites]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:23:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brotherspiesnfriespasadena.jpg
Snack, Crown City-style, at Brothers' Pies 'n Fries, Equator, and Picnik.

Photo Credit: Brothers' Pies n' Fries]]>
<![CDATA["Tangled" in Tinseltown]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:37:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/tangledelcap1.jpg
Rapunzel returns for a special run. Plus: Sofia makes a cameo.

Photo Credit: Disney]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:32:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/portoflalobsterfestivalsept121411.jpg
San Pedro's butter-melt of a big bash. Plus: Oktoberfest opens, Disneyland Halloween, Frogtown Art Walk, Farmers Market fashion show

Photo Credit: Michael Justice]]>
<![CDATA[Hatch Chile Meets Santa Monica]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:52:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hatchchileshutters.jpg
Quesadillas, pork chops, and other dishes take on a fiery Land of Enchantment flair.

Photo Credit: Shutters on the Beach]]>
<![CDATA[Pie Maestros Go Crust-to-Crust in Creative Cook-Off]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:39:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_072612_apple.jpg
How's your custard setting these days? Time to take that beauty wide.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>