<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - 1st Look]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/feature/1st-look http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:47:41 -0500 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:47:41 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[This Weekend: Destination Scotland]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:14:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3293_WEB_PROMO.jpg Come with us on a journey. Feel the tweed between your fingers. Hear the bagpipes cry out. Smell the aged single malt fill the air. See the enchanting cities and expansive countryside. Come and experience Scotland with special guest host George Oliphant from George to The Rescue and discover the wonders of this beautiful country with acclaimed and award winning actor and our guide, Alan Cumming. This Saturday after an all new SNL. ]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Dance Time]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:04:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3292_DANCE+SHOW_WEB.jpg It's time to lace up and get moving because it's dance time, y'all! Ashley tries to keep up as she Irish steps, cha-chas, and so much more. So come on! Get out of that chair and dance along with Ashley as she puts her moves to the test with some of the best dancers from around the country!]]> <![CDATA[The Beautiful Power of Kandyan Dance]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_KANDYAN+DANCE.jpg Dance isn't just about movement - it's a way to transport culture around the world. Ashley heads to Staten Island to move with the women of the Sri Lankan Dance Troupe of NY in the ancient art of Kandyan Dance.]]> <![CDATA[How to Dance on the Subway]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_LITEFEET.jpg Ladies and gentlemen, it's showtime! Ashley gets down with the next wave of hip hop dancing, Lite Feet, and Waffle NYC shows her just how to do it. Think you can freestyle on your feet? You better if you want to survive a three-crew dance battle!]]> <![CDATA[Dancing With a Star]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_DWTS.jpg Everyone knows that the right combination of moves, music, and skill can make for a killer dance. But to take it to the next level, you need a real star of a partner. Ashley teams up with Keo Motsepe from Dancing with the Stars to try her dance shoes at ballroom dance. ]]> <![CDATA[Stepping Straight Out of Ireland]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK3292_WEB_TRINITY+IRISH+DANCE+COMPANY.jpg Ever wondered what life is like in a professional dance company? Ashley heads to Chicago to hang out with the Trinity Irish Dance Company, and gets a crash course to step in time, hard-shoe style.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Dance Time]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:25:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/246*120/1LK3292_WEB_PROMOv2.jpg Ashley is lacing up and getting down! It's dance time this weekend, sweet cheeks! Ashley gets a crash course in the newest dance from the streets of NY called Lite Feet, takes a twirl with Dancing with the Stars' Keo Motsepe, steps her way through Irish dance in Chicago and finishes on Staten Island learning the tradition of Kandyan Dance. This weekend after an all new SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Three NYC Restaurants You Don't Want to Miss]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:42:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_TAXI_RESTAURANT_ROUNDUP-still.png 1st Look host Ashley Roberts takes a look at the 3 hottest restaurants in New York City right now. Rebelle on Bowery, Kat & Theo in Flatiron and Aldo Sohm Wine Bar in Midtown. Bon appetit!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Southern Charm]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/EFLK3291H_WEB.png Ashley is going down South this week and finds herself in the beautifully charming Charleston, South Carolina. There's gin flowing, southern cooking a plenty and crystal-clear water. Come with Ashley and travel with us to our new favorite destination, Charleston.]]> <![CDATA[The Heart Stopping 'Nasty' and New Southern Cooking of South Carolina]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_DESTINATION+CHARLESTON_FOOD+TOUR_WEB.png Get a taste of Charleston's diverse cuisine with classic southern comfort food at Hominy Grill and Asian inspired fare at the untraditional Xiao Bao Biscuit.]]> <![CDATA[America's Only Working Tea Plantation]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_DESTINATION+CHARLESTON_CHARLESTON+TEA+PLANTATION_WEB.png Get a taste of Southern history and comfort at the America's only working tea plantation. ]]> <![CDATA[Yoga with the Dolphins]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_DESTINATION+CHARLESTON_FOLLY+BEACH_WEB.png Experience one of Charleston's most beautiful attractions, Folly Beach, with a boat ride, that finds us speeding along next to dolphins, and doing standing paddleboard yoga.]]> <![CDATA[Handcrafted Gin Drinks, Down to the Ice]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_DESTINATION+CHARLESTON_THE+GIN+JOINT_WEB.png Pre-prohibition cocktails take center stage at craft cocktail favorite, The Gin Joint, where even the ice cubes are handmade.]]> <![CDATA[The Snowy Oasis of Park City, Utah]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3290_GETAWAY_ParkCity_WEB_21.jpg Ashley gets in deep into Park City, Utah. A standup paddleboard yoga session in an underground geothermal pool is the perfect way to warm up after hitting the slopes. Ashley also tries some whiskey at High West Distillery & Saloon and home-made pasta at Tupelo on Main Street.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: The Getaway]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3290_WEB_2.jpg It's time to get away! Ashley is off to explore some of the best places across the country. We snorkel through the Florida Keys, ski down the slopes of Park City, zip through Catalina Island and ride into the sunset at Tanque Verde Dude Ranch. Come with us as we explore! ]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Southern Charm]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:53:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3291_WEB_PROMO.png This weekend Ashley puts on her southern charm and even gets a little nasty! We are heading to South Carolina's oldest and most refreshing city, Charleston, where dolphins, paddle board yoga, southern comfort food, gin and tea all have a place in the culture. It's Destination Charleston after an all new SNL this Saturday on NBC. ]]> <![CDATA[Desert Fun at Tanque Verde Dude Ranch]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3290_GETAWAY_TanqueVerde_WEB.jpg Ashley experiences a cattle ranch located in the breathtaking Tuscan desert.]]> <![CDATA[Zipping Across Catalina Island]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3290_GETAWAY_Catalina_WEB.jpg Ashley and her bestie Bobby explore the beauty of Catalina Island with an eco zip line tour.]]> <![CDATA[The Brilliant Blue Waters of Dry Tortugas]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3290_GETAWAY_DryTortuga_WEB.jpg Ashley explores the southern most tip of the Florida Keys with a ferry voyage to Dry Tortugas Island for some snorkeling, followed by a turtle race at a Key West bar, Turtle Kraals, and ending her day at Key West's most iconic bar, The Green Parrot.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: The Getaway]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3290_WEB_PROMO.jpg Winter is hitting us all. Hard. This weekend it's time to get away! Whether it's riding horses outside of Tucson, swimming in the crystal clear water of Key West, skiing in Park City or zip lining on Catalina Island, we have the top spots to escape the winter blues. Saturday after an all new SNL!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Hollywood's Biggest Party]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3289H_WEB.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[How to Rock the Red Carpet]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3289_FASHION+QUEENS.jpg Ashley learns the tricks of the trade to rocking red carpet trends from fashion gurus, Miss Lawrence and Bevy Smith.]]> <![CDATA[Getting That "Buti" Into Shape for the Red Carpet]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3289H_BUTI+YOGA.jpg Dancing with the Star's Cheryl Burke and Ashley and try Buti Yoga in their attempt at achieving a red carpet body.]]> <![CDATA[Globes: Screen Junkies Predict the Winners]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3289H_SCREEN+JUNKIES.jpg YouTube's foremost authorities on film and television, the Screen Junkies, predict who will win gold at the Globes.]]> <![CDATA[Presenting the First Ever Look Award]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3289H_AWARD+SPEECHES.jpg Ashley gives New Yorkers a shot at giving an acceptance speech after rewarding them with the first ever "Look Award."]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Hollywood's Biggest Party]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:06:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3289_WEB_PROMO.jpg This week on 1st Look, New Year, New Look, New Host! We welcome Ashley Roberts and get her ready for Hollywood's Biggest Party! We take Ashley to red carpet bootcamp with fashion tips from Bevi Smith and Miss Lawrence, throw her in a Buti Yoga class, talk to the Screen Junkies about who will win and give out the first ever Look Award! All this and more, Saturday on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Get to Know the New Host of 1st Look: Ashley Roberts]]> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/Ashley+Roberts.jpg It’s a new year and we have a new host. Here’s your sneak peak of the all-new 1st Look season with Ashley Roberts, as she discovers the hottest destinations around the country.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Big Kids Playtime]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:52:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3279_WEB.jpg This week on 1st Look, it's playtime! We're flying high, wiping out and racing cars.]]> <![CDATA[Audrina Puts the Petal to the Metal in Vegas]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:46:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3279_WEB_WORLD+CLASS+CARS1.jpg Have you ever wanted to get behind the wheel of some of the most gorgeous cars in the world? At World Class Auto in Las Vegas, Audrina takes a spin in some vehicles straight out of your wildest dreams.]]> <![CDATA[Family Showdown in The Patridge Grand Prix]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3279_WEB_PRATIDGE+GRAND+PRIX.jpg Ready? Set? Go! That's right, it's sibling vs sibling at the very first Patridge grand prix. The only thing bigger than the rivalry between family members is the fun to be had on the race track. ]]> <![CDATA[Audrina Patridge Tries not to Wipe Out]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:20:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3279_WEB_WIPEOUT.jpg Do you like fun runs? How about an oversized moon bounce? Adult sized water slide do anything for ya? Good, because at the Wipeout Run, you'll find all the above and more! Audrina meets up with local Washington Redskins cheerleader Lee to have fun, get wet, and wipe out!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: #Throwback]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EFLK3288H_WEB.jpg Screw #tbt! It's #Throwback 1st Look style! Audrina travels to the best throwback bars in the country so be ready to bust out your 50's swing clothes, your b-boy hat, cowboy boots and white sport coat because we're throwing it back, baby! ]]> <![CDATA[1950's Cuba in Present Day Miami]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3288_THROWBACK_BallChain_WEB.jpg Audrina throws back to 1950's Cuba, with a night out at historic nightspot Ball & Chain in Miami's Little Havana.]]> <![CDATA[1970s Line Dancing]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3288_ROUNDUP_SALOON_WEB.jpg Audrina throws back to the '70s with country-lesson line dancing at Dallas honky-tonk, Round-Up Saloon.]]> <![CDATA[Break Dancing: 1980's Style]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3288_THROWBACK_Breakroom86_WEB.jpg Audrina throws back to the 1980s with a night at LA themed bar Break Room '86.]]> <![CDATA[Swingin' into the 1930s in The Big Apple]]> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3288_THROWBACK_EmpireSwing_WEB.jpg Audrina throws back to the 1930s with a swing lesson and a turn on the dance floor at NYC's biggest swing event, Empire City Swing.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: #Throwback]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:21:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3288_WEB_PROMO.jpg This week on 1st Look we take throwbacks to a whole new level! We start off in the 1930s of New York where swing dancing was king and move on to the big band fun of 1950's Miami. We then continue our travel in time to the 1970s for some western line dancing and finally break it down in the 1980s! It's all this Saturday after SNL on NBC!]]> <![CDATA[Tailgate Recipe: Korean-Inspired Hot Dog]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 18:00:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hot+Dogs5.jpg

Kimchi Relish
Ingredients:
400 gr. Kimchi, Thinly Sliced
100 gr. Honey
75 gr. Rice Vinegar

Preparation:
Squeeze out excess liquid from Kimchi and slice chiffonade style.
Mix together the Kimchi, honey and vinegar in a small bowl. Leave in bowl and refrigerate.
Must be freshly made every day. Cannot carry over for the next day.

Hot Dog
Ingredients:
Shaller & Weber pork and beef wieners
Martin’s Potato Hot Dog Rolls
Dijon mustard
Scallion-very thinly sliced on bias

Preparation:
Grill 1 doggie until browned and crispy. Butter and toast a roll. Put the hot dogs in the rolls and spread with a little mustard. Top with a generous amount of Kimchi relish. Garnish with scallion. Serve on an oval plate with fries.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Detroit]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/EFLK3287H_WEB.png You’ve heard the hype. Now experience it for yourself, because Detroit is back, and in a big way. With a flourishing food, farming, art, music and manufacturing scene, the legendary Motor City is once again at the forefront of American Culture.]]> <![CDATA[Urban Farm, Urban Market, Urban Table: The Detroit Food Scene]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_DESTINATION+DETROIT_EASTERN+MARKET_WEB.png Morning at one of the oldest markets in America, dinner at one of Detroit's newest and hottest tables. Between urban farming, the sprawling Eastern Market, and a fleet of new and talented chefs descending on Detroit, the food scene in the Motor City takes you on a serious culinary ride.]]> <![CDATA[2000 Brooklyn Street, The Artists Oasis of Detroit]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_DESTINATION+DETROIT_ART_WEB.png 2000 Brooklyn St. is ground zero for the booming arts scene in Detroit. And Audrina's not just taking a “tour” of this creative hotspot she's actually creating with the building's residents: Antonio "Shades" Agee, an aerosol artist; Dwele Gardner a Grammy nominated R&B producer/musician; and Jeremy Deputat, a cutting edge photographer.]]> <![CDATA[The Motor City's Making Engines Again, The Miniature Ones in Shinola Watches]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_DESTINATION+DETROIT_SHINOLA_WEB.png With the boom of the automotive industry Detroit, became the mecca of American manufacturing. And then...they weren’t. The economic downturn resulted in manufacturers leaving the city. Until now. Shinola is bringing manufacturing back to Detroit and creating jobs along with quality products. Bikes, leather goods and watches that are American made and built in Detroit. And one watch that's going to be assembled by Audrina herself.]]> <![CDATA[American Coney Island, An American Institution]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2015 01:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_DESTINATION+DETROIT_AMERICAN+CONEY+ISLAND_WEB.png You cannot come to Detroit and not eat the city’s famous Coney Dogs, a hotdog covered in chili, mustard and raw onions, and American Coney Island literally created them. Open since 1917, this institution is a throwback to what Detroit was and a testament to where it’s going. And after a Tiger’s game lets out, this place gets packed and Audrina needs to keep up with demand.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Destination Detroit]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:45:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3287_WEB_PROMO.png This week on 1st Look, we head to Detroit to see the revitalization of this amazing city. With the freshest food, funkiest music, exploding arts, and booming manufacturing -- the Motor City is speeding into the future. Don't miss it after SNL on NBC.]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Big Kids Playtime]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:16:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1LK_3279_WEB_PROMO.jpg This week on 1st Look, it's playtime! We're flying high, wiping out and racing cars. Don't miss it after SNL on NBC.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Late Night Bites]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:30:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/ELFK3285R1H_WEB.png Audrina is hungry this week... and she's been out all night. We treat her to some true late night food destinations.]]>