<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usTue, 24 Jan 2017 19:41:12 -0600Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:41:12 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Olive Garden Debuts New Kind of 'Never Ending' Deal]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:56:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Olive_Garden_chicago.jpg
Olive Garden is bringing back its “never ending” pasta deal, except this time, it’s upping the ante.

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<![CDATA[Your State's Favorite Netflix Original Series Is ...]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:28:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Netflix-GettyImages-464215297.jpg
If you ever found yourself hunkering down under a blanket at home weathering some type of storm, be it physical or emotional, you've probably turned to Netflix for solace at some point.

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<![CDATA[IHOP Brings Back 'All You Can Eat Pancakes' ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 09:20:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ihop+GettyImages-84259123.jpg
IHOP is bringing back its “all you can eat pancakes."]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years With New S'mores Cookies]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:33:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/smores-cookie.jpg
Girl Scouts cookies fans can look forward to a new flavor that honors an old campfire classic: the s'more. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Cookies, the company has added two...

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<![CDATA[News Team Gags on Artichoke Dip Gone 'Terribly Wrong']]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:46:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Global-News-Calgary-artichoke-dip-choke.jpg
Something went "terribly wrong" when one Canadian newscaster made artichoke dip to share with her team, and the noxious results are being seen across the world. The team at Global News Calgary was sharing...

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<![CDATA[What's Your State's Favorite Holiday Movie?]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 20:29:32 -0600 View the listing. ]]> View the listing. ]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/home_alone_050611.jpg
While each of us have our own holiday favorite, the state you live in might make you more likely to watch certain films, according a new report from CableTV.com.

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<![CDATA[Best Buy Workers Pitch in to Buy Kid a Wii U Console]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:50:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/best+buy+act+of+kindness.jpg
Heartwarming video of an employee at a Long Island electronics store giving a Nintendo console to a boy has gone viral. The act of kindness was captured at the Valley Stream Best Buy earlier this month...

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<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:14:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:30:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fisher-price-photo2_blurred-faces-2.jpg
An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist. After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete...]]>
<![CDATA[Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:55:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/menorah11.jpg
With Hanukkah several weeks away, Target is reminding customers it has recalled thousands of menorahs because they post a fire hazard.

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<![CDATA[Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:15:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527358950.jpg
Ballerina Misty Copeland, who is known for breaking body stereotypes in the dance world, has launched her line of dancewear apparel.

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<![CDATA[Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:31:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/p_f_Outside_024.jpg
Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a...

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<![CDATA[Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Reunite for Burger King Ad]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:25:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/nd51120735.jpg
Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro are back…for Burger King, that is. Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunited for a commercial for Burger King’s new cheesy tots.

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<![CDATA[Classic Oreo Cookies Are Now a Candy Bar]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:49:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/milka-oreo-big-crunch-chocolate-candy-bar-today-161114.jpg
Oreo, the chocolate cookie with white icing, is taking its classic taste to candy shelves. The brand's first candy bar, a Milka Oreo Big Crunch Chocolate Bar, was released yesterday and is available at...

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<![CDATA[Election Day Freebies and Deals]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:07:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/voting-booths-generic.jpg
Americans head to the polls on Tuesday and can come away with more than an "I Voted" sticker. National brands will offer Election Day freebies and deals. Check out some of the specials.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Out Free Tacos Wednesday Thanks to World Series ]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:23:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
If you’re in the mood for a free taco this afternoon, you’re in luck. And you have the Cleveland Indians to thank for it. As part of their “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” campaign during the World Series,...

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<![CDATA[Twins' Adorable Age Discovery]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:49:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/twins+older+youtube.jpg
A pair of adorable twin sisters delighted in learning that being identical meant they get to look alike — but their reactions quickly diverged when they learned one inevitably had to be the older twin.

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<![CDATA[Obamas Host Last White House Halloween]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:51:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/103116+White+House+Halloween.jpg
The president and first lady hosted their Halloween party at the White House Monday afternoon. The first couple welcomed students from D.C., Virginia and Maryland schools, as well children of military families...

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<![CDATA[Best 'Today' Halloween Costumes]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:16:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kathie-lee-and-hoda-as-regis-and-kathie-lee-tease-today-161031-sm.jpg
From iconic figures from the 1990s, to "Star Wars" characters, to the royal wedding, to classic TV shows like "SNL," "Today" show hosts have paid tribute to a wide range of pop culture personas through...

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<![CDATA[XTina, Magician and Dragon: Celebs Get in Halloween Spirit]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:19:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/halloween_2016.jpg
Celebrities are known for their wild and daring Halloween costumes, and so far this year, they haven't disappointed.
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<![CDATA[Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:58:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Denvers_Botanical_Garden_Glows_Orange_for_Halloween_1200x675_790853187746.jpg
Halloween is on display at Denver's botanical garden.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Ready for Girl Scout Cookie Cereals, Starting Next Year]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:46:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/girl+scouts+cookie+cereal.jpg
Girl Scout cookie flavors are coming to a cereal box near you this winter. General Mills is teaming up with the Girl Scouts to launch a limited edition Girl Scout cookie cereal.

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<![CDATA[Happy Howl-oween: Pet Costumes Rule!]]> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:44:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PetCostumes-147696710644900001.jpg
Halloween is just around the corner, and this year Americans are getting the whole family involved...including their pets.]]>
<![CDATA[M&M's Are Getting a New Filling]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:09:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-452614600mandm.jpg
Your sweet tooth is in for a treat. Mars Chocolate has announced that M&M’s are getting a new filling - caramel. CNN Money reported that it’s the first time the company is using caramel as a permanent filling.

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<![CDATA[Garage Door's Toothy Halloween Get-Up Goes Viral]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:41:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5612846171.jpg
An Ohio woman's video showing her "monster house" decoration has gone mega-viral, with at least 23 million people in under a week watching a garage door adorned with teeth open and close.

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<![CDATA[The Best of NYC Fashion Week 2016]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:33:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-603544622_master.jpg
New York City's fall fashion week brings together models, celebrities and fans of fashion as top designers unveil their latest creations.

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<![CDATA[Smithsonian Celebrates 'Star Trek's' 50th Anniversary]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:09:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Star+Trek+Model+at+Smithsonian.jpg
"Space, the final frontier," and “the Enterprise” are two of the best known elements of our television history. Now they're attracting crowds at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum.

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<![CDATA[Blue Bell Announces New Camo n' Cream Flavor]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:28:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blue-bell-camo.jpg
Texas-based Blue Bell announces their newest flavor of ice cream Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[MTV VMA Red Carpet Looks]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:55:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/vma-red-carpet-6.jpg
Take a peek at stars strutting their stuff on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Best Moments]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:25:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-597574376_master.jpg
The best pictures and moments from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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<![CDATA[KFC Creates, Gives Away Fried Chicken-Scented Sunscreen]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:46:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/extra-crispy-sunscreen.jpg
KFC, the fried chicken maker, has apparently expanded its offerings, announcing and giving away its brand new line of fried chicken-scented sunscreen on Monday. The company assured prospective users that the SPF...

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<![CDATA[7-Eleven's Slurpee BYO Cup Day ]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:05:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DSC00217_EDITEDbyocup.jpg
Customers can bring in any size container and fill it with their favorite Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19 and Saturday Aug. 20 for only $1.50.

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