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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Burgers and chandeliers make an unusual combination at our first stop; while the chandeliers at the next, with its French inspired menu, are more contemporary. Then the Asian flavors of Vietnam combine with a trendy, bar scene for an elegant dining experience.

La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (Episode #221H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu.

Da Lian, The Mountain House, Buca Di Beppo (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Full platters, pleasure and parties are the plan at our first stop. Then authentic Northern Chinese flavors remind one guest of times past. And the long and winding road leads to a game-centric menu in a rural setting.

Dona Thomas, Amber India, Scala's Bistro (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Fresh, seasonal ingredients are transformed into Mexican food at our first restaurant, a casual place for all. The second stop is northern Indian. This restaurant has white tablecloths and stellar service as well as great flavors and wonderful bread. The third place has dramatic architectural elements and walls adorned with murals. The bar scene is hip and the northern Italian food keeps customers satisfied.

Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Burgers and chandeliers make an unusual combination at our first stop; while the chandeliers at the next, with its French inspired menu, are more contemporary. Then the Asian flavors of Vietnam combine with a trendy, bar scene for an elegant dining experience.

Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (Episode #1108H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

A sweet bakery serving creative savory flavors for breakfast, lunch and, often dinner in San Francisco at Heartbaker. Then locally-sourced, community-centric cooking is the focus at The Cook and Her Farmer in Oakland. Finally, a contemporary take on Sri Lankan cuisine with vibrant small plates prepared by a French-trained chef at 1601 Bar & Kitchen in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Kingdom of Dumpling, John Ash and Co. Restaurant (Episode #1107H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 8:30 PM

Local chef, born and bred in the East Bay, sources local farm fresh ingredients for her California-casual spot at Backdoor Bistro & Wine Bar in Vacaville. Then a San Francisco hole-in-the-wall eatery serves-up tongue-burning, steaming-morsels at Kingdom of Dumpling. Finally, elegant, sophisticated and seasonal wine country cuisine excels at John Ash & Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 2:30 AM

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

Flatiron, Shakewell, Firenze By Night (Episode #1106H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Comfort food meets sports-bar-chic at this family-friendly neighborhood spot in San Rafael, called Flatiron. Next, Mediterranean flavors, complex cocktails and a warm welcome are served up in a contemporary setting at Oakland's Shakewell. Finally, old school, Italian fare combines with old world "familia" charm in a classic North Beach eatery called Firenze by Night...

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table (Episode #1109H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose.

Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (Episode #1108H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

A sweet bakery serving creative savory flavors for breakfast, lunch and, often dinner in San Francisco at Heartbaker. Then locally-sourced, community-centric cooking is the focus at The Cook and Her Farmer in Oakland. Finally, a contemporary take on Sri Lankan cuisine with vibrant small plates prepared by a French-trained chef at 1601 Bar & Kitchen in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 12:00 PM

Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Kingdom of Dumpling, John Ash and Co. Restaurant (Episode #1107H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Local chef, born and bred in the East Bay, sources local farm fresh ingredients for her California-casual spot at Backdoor Bistro & Wine Bar in Vacaville. Then a San Francisco hole-in-the-wall eatery serves-up tongue-burning, steaming-morsels at Kingdom of Dumpling. Finally, elegant, sophisticated and seasonal wine country cuisine excels at John Ash & Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 2:30 AM

Flatiron, Shakewell, Firenze By Night (Episode #1106H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Comfort food meets sports-bar-chic at this family-friendly neighborhood spot in San Rafael, called Flatiron. Next, Mediterranean flavors, complex cocktails and a warm welcome are served up in a contemporary setting at Oakland's Shakewell. Finally, old school, Italian fare combines with old world "familia" charm in a classic North Beach eatery called Firenze by Night...

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 8:30 PM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 2:30 AM

Gasthaus Leopold's, Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery, Sushi Rapture (Episode #1105H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Bootfuls of beer, Weinerschnitzel, and Austrian hospitality are featured at a boisterous San Francisco neighborhood spot called Gasthaus Leopold's. And modern Vietnamese cuisine that pleases both the eye and the palate is found at Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery in Palo Alto. Lastly the cable car rumbles past a cozy Japanese eatery where sashimi, nigiri and sushi shine, on San Francisco's Nob Hill at Sushi Rapture.

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Duende, The Dark Horse Inn and Morimoto Napa (Episode #1104H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Kinetic energy, cutting-edge cocktails, wine, sherry, paella and more make Duende the Spanish influenced, contemporary hotspot in downtown Oakland. Next, a family-friendly gastro-pub specializing in unique beers, hearty grub and a welcoming neighborhood vibe at The Dark Horse Inn in San Francisco. And lastly, for a modern upscale decor, spot-on service and a rock star chef who creates contemporary California-inspired Japanese cuisine, we visit Morimoto Napa.

Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar (Episode #1103H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 15, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar.

To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch (Episode #1102H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland.

The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi (Episode #1101H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco.

El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table (Episode #1109H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 11, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (Episode #1108H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

A sweet bakery serving creative savory flavors for breakfast, lunch and, often dinner in San Francisco at Heartbaker. Then locally-sourced, community-centric cooking is the focus at The Cook and Her Farmer in Oakland. Finally, a contemporary take on Sri Lankan cuisine with vibrant small plates prepared by a French-trained chef at 1601 Bar & Kitchen in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger (Episode #1012H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jun 1, 2016 -- 1:00 PM

Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED ? KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Wave 9 and HD 164
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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