<![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-usWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:08:09 -0500Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:08:09 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[See Inside the Real 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Home]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:59:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/iredell+4+main.jpg
See inside the home famously used in the opening credits of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

Photo Credit: Steven J. Magner]]>
<![CDATA[Nordstrom Selling 'Fake Mud' Jeans With Hefty Price Tag]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:24:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/nordstrom+fake+mud+jeans.jpg
Nordstrom is lighting up the internet with some expensive fake mud jeans.

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<![CDATA[Wal-Mart Introduces 'Crotilla': A Tortilla-Croissant Mashup]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:18:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/170424-walmart-crotilla-se-526p.jpg
Four years after the "cronut" emerged on the scene, croissant lovers can rejoice with yet another pastry hybrid. The "Crotilla," from Wal-Mart's in-house bakery, crosses the croissant and tortilla, "Today"...

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<![CDATA[Steve Madden Brings Back the Slinky]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:13:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Steve+Madden+Slinky.jpg
From high-waisted mom jeans to crop tops and chokers, fashion trends from the '90s are back with a vengeance. The only thing that has been missing to complete that back-to-school look every girl in class had...

Photo Credit: Steve Madden]]>
<![CDATA[7 East Coast Music Festivals You Won't Want to Miss]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:02 -0500 Broccoli City Festival started in 2013 as an effort bring attention to Earth Day, and to help educate and inspire people about why its important to be "active and engaged participants in their community." This year, the Broccoli City Group is launching Broccoli City Week (April 29-May 6) with a wide range of events, including a 5K run and volunteering opportunities, leading up to the music festival. The festival lineup includes Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty & more.

When: Saturday, May 6
Where: Gateway DC
2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, D.C.
Want tix? Find them online here.]]>
Broccoli City Festival started in 2013 as an effort bring attention to Earth Day, and to help educate and inspire people about why its important to be "active and engaged participants in their community." This year, the Broccoli City Group is launching Broccoli City Week (April 29-May 6) with a wide range of events, including a 5K run and volunteering opportunities, leading up to the music festival. The festival lineup includes Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty & more.

When: Saturday, May 6
Where: Gateway DC
2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, D.C.
Want tix? Find them online here.]]>
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Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also right around the corner. We've rounded up seven of the East Coast's most popular music festivals.

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<![CDATA[Disney Reveals New Details of Star Wars-Themed Lands]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:24:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/199*120/Disney+Star+Wars+Theme+land.jpg
Star Wars fans are finally getting a behind-the-scenes look at the highly-anticipated themed-land under construction at Disney.

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<![CDATA[New Hampshire Farm Lets You Do Yoga With Baby Goats]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:10:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+1.40.45+PM.png
The latest fitness trend might just convince some people to slap on yoga pants, especially if they love baby animals. Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, has gotten a lot of attention after introducing...]]>
<![CDATA[10 Discounts, Deals and Freebies for Tax Day 2017]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tax+day+deals+2017.png


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<![CDATA[See Inside: Bob Simpson Selling Texas Castle-Style Home]]> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:51:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Bella+Terra+Simpsin+House.jpg
Oil man Bob Simpson, co-owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team, has listed his medieval castle-style home for $7 million.]]>
<![CDATA[See Inside San Francisco's Most Expensive Home]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:58:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/L3_Dining_89501.jpg


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<![CDATA[All in the Family: Celebrity Siblings]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:53:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/natsib22.jpg
On National Sibling Day, take a look at some celebrities who share the limelight with their siblings.

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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Is April 4]]> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:09:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Ben-Jerrys-Free-Cone-Day-FB.jpg
I scream, you scream, we all scream for free Ben & Jerry's ice cream! The Vermont-based ice cream chain will celebrate its annual Free Cone Day event on Tuesday, April 4.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Ben & Jerry's]]>
<![CDATA['Salt Bae' Takes Manhattan: Internet Sensation Spotted in NYC]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:14:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/salt+bae.PNG
Two months after the man behind the meme announced plans to open a restaurant in the Big Apple, sightings of Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe around the city swept Instagram Wednesday. "Spotted #SaltBae!!" one...

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<![CDATA['Breaking Bad' Pop Up Restaurant Headed to LA, NYC]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:20:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-660808516.jpg
Somebody Better Call Saul. Gus Fring's infamous chicken chain featured in the TV show "Breaking Bad" was a hit in downtown Los Angeles for two days. The pop-up restaurant will feature Fring's famous curly fries...

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<![CDATA[New Emoji: T-Rex and Zombies and Vampires, Oh My!]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:50:30 -0500 See the full set here.]]> See the full set here.]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Emoji-5-.jpg
Emoji are taking a trip back to the Jurassic as dinosaurs join the ranks of the texting-friendly symbols. T-Rex and brontosaurus are part of a slate of 56 new characters in 69 total variations joining the ranks...

Photo Credit: Emojipedia]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Says Goodbye to Coffee Coolatta, But ...]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:17:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-118817089.jpg
Say goodbye to the coffee Coolatta and hello to a new frozen coffee beverage.

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<![CDATA[Target Goes Photoshop-Free in New Swimsuit Campaign]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:10:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/032217+target+swim+campaign.jpg
This Summer, retail giant Target is going bold and embracing every body in its new swimsuit campaign. The company launched #TargetSwim which celebrates positive body image and features real women of different...]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen, Rita's Celebrate Spring With Freebies]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:50:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/4941944171.jpg
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with ice cream or Italian ice? Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate the first day of spring.

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<![CDATA[First Look at Victoria Beckham's New Collection for Target]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:19:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/vb+target+thumb.jpg
Victoria Beckham's clothing line for the masses arrives next month and fans of the designer are getting their first look at what to expect.

Photo Credit: Target]]>
<![CDATA[Erin Go Bragh or Nah? Take Our St. Patrick's Day Quiz]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:47:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/163797890-irish-river-dye-green.jpg
Friday is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. This holiday, quiz yourself and your...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks Unveils Colorful Spring Coffee Cups]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:34:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/522435114-starbucks-lawsuit.jpg
Spring is almost here, and Starbucks is getting into the spirit by unveiling spring coffee cups for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Free Pancakes! IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day]]> Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:10:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_298947245.jpg
Grab your fork and knife! Tuesday is National Pancake Day at IHOP. Diners can enjoy a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.. In exchange, customers will be asked to consider making a...

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA['A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:31:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cliveclive.jpg
“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of...

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<![CDATA[Fabled '90s Zima Aims to Make Comeback in U.S.: Report]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:47:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/zima.jpg
Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is comeback to coolers in the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:25:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/restaurant4.jpg
Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were...

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<![CDATA[For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/frankel-apt2.jpg
Bethenny Frankel is parting with her luxurious SoHo apartment in New York. The "Real Housewives" star's residence was posted on Tuesday at a whopping $5.25 million.

Photo Credit: Evan Joseph]]>
<![CDATA[It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.jpg
American Girl is getting its first boy character this season, Today.com reports. Logan Everett, a gray-eyed, brown-haired boy who plays the drums, is an 18-inch doll being released Thursday with Tenney,...

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<![CDATA[George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 22:17:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1984PlayBroadway.jpg
The hit London stage adaptation of Orwell's timely novel will premiere on Broadway this summer, in a limited engagement production set to open on June 22 at the Hudson Theatre.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Turns to Chocolate for Shamrock Shake-Up]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 22:15:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDonalds_Chocolate_Shamrock-edited.jpg
It's a good day for chocolate-loving leprechauns. This year, McDonald's St. Patrick's Day-themed Shamrock Shakes are coming in a variety of chocolate flavors, the fast food chain announced.

Photo Credit: McDonald's]]>
<![CDATA[Hooters Opening Fast-Casual Spinoff Hoots]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 06:47:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hoots-rendering-edited.jpg
During the first few weeks of January, “New Year, New Me” became a popular mantra. Hooters seems to have taken the words to heart and made good on its New Year’s resolution. The restaurant chain, known for its...

Photo Credit: Hooters]]>
<![CDATA['Hamilton' Doubles Number of Daily Lottery Tickets]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:43:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/schuyler1.jpg
The renowned Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" has doubled the number of available tickets for its daily lottery.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Alcohol-Sensing Chip Bags Take on Super Sunday Drunken Driving]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 23:53:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/232*120/012617+tositos+prevent+drunk+driving+bag.jpg
The company says the alcohol sensor will turn a symbol on the bag red if alcohol is detected, while staying green if none is.

Photo Credit: PepsiCo / Frito-Lay]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald’s to Give Away 10,000 Bottles of Big Mac Sauce]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:30:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDs-GettyImages-96324959.jpg
McDonald's is giving away 10,000 bottles of its Big Mac sauce to celebration its new Mac Jr. and Grand Mac sizes.

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<![CDATA[Olive Garden Debuts New Kind of 'Never Ending' Deal]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:54:57 -0500 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 17:28:03 -0500 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 10:20:09 -0500 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 22:33:06 -0500 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...

Photo Credit: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas]]>
<![CDATA[News Team Gags on Artichoke Dip Gone 'Terribly Wrong']]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:46:02 -0500 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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