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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Angkor Borei, Indigo, Farallon (Episode #801H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Our first San Francisco restaurant, Angkor Borei, provides traditional Cambodian cuisine that has been satisfying customers for nearly thirty years.
* Next, Indigo's expansive wooden bar and open ambiance creates the perfect setting for the touch-of-Asian in the New American cuisine served there.
* Lastly housed in an historic building, Farallon invites all seafood lovers to dine in spectacularly creative, decorative surroundings.

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza And (Episode #703H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza and Pub are the eateries selected by local diners. Will all three Bay Area diners agree on their favorites?

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill (Episode #702H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas (Episode #915H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Revisit three Mom 'n' Pop restaurants from the Check, Please! archives: The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli, and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas.

La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia (Episode #610H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Diners recommend the fresh hand-made tortillas and traditional menu at La Mexicana Restaurant in Oakland, new sushi combinations that will make your mouth water at cozy Kabuto Sushi in San Francisco, and Florentine and Northern Italian dishes at their best in San Francisco at a place called Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela (Episode #609H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Diners start the day right with a hearty breakfast at a spot called Pork Store Cafe in San Francisco. Then head off to Pizzaiolo in Oakland for some of the best wood fired pizzas using organic, local products. For the last stop, take pleasure in the tantalizing flavors of traditional tapas and Spanish dishes at Zarzuela in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine (Episode #701H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas (Episode #915H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Revisit three Mom 'n' Pop restaurants from the Check, Please! archives: The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli, and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's (Episode #612H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Local diners enjoy the fragrant Afghani spices and hearty portions served at Helmand Palace in San Francisco; the Mexican food at El Huarache Loco, a unique dining spot found at the Alemany Farmers' Markets and at "Off the Grid"; and Izzy's Steaks and Chops, a San Francisco tradition for the past 25 years.

Rivoli, The Chairman and Station House Cafe (Episode #704H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

This week's show features favorite eateries which all specialize in serving fresh foods to their customers. For more than 18 years, Berkeley's classic Rivoli Restaurant has been providing diners with delicious seasonal California cuisine. Next, we chase down The Chairman Truck, a traveling eatery which serves savory Chinese food to long lines of hungry and excited customers. Finally, enjoy fresh, local, and perfectly prepared oysters, seafood, and produce inside or al fresco at The Station House Cafe, located on Highway One in Point Reyes.

La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia (Episode #610H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Diners recommend the fresh hand-made tortillas and traditional menu at La Mexicana Restaurant in Oakland, new sushi combinations that will make your mouth water at cozy Kabuto Sushi in San Francisco, and Florentine and Northern Italian dishes at their best in San Francisco at a place called Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela (Episode #609H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Diners start the day right with a hearty breakfast at a spot called Pork Store Cafe in San Francisco. Then head off to Pizzaiolo in Oakland for some of the best wood fired pizzas using organic, local products. For the last stop, take pleasure in the tantalizing flavors of traditional tapas and Spanish dishes at Zarzuela in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 18, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia (Episode #914H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Revisit three Mediterranean-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

Sichuan Fortune House, Manor , L'ardoise Bistro (Episode #510H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Authentic, traditional Sichuan cooking shines at Sichuan Fortune House. Next, a humble spot called Manor Coffee Shop is caught in a time capsule and proud to call itself a diner. And lastly, an old-school, neighborhood French bistro, perfect for a dreamy, heart-warming meal is known as L'Ardoise Bistro.

Dragon Rouge Restaurant, Marnee Thai and Butterfly Restaurant (Episode #913H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Revisit three Asian-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar, Alhamra (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Join this week's guests as they travel to Burma, California, and India ... without leaving the table! Mandalay features Burmese and Mandarin cuisine, Cafe Gibraltar offers a gateway to the Mediterranean, and Alhamra serves up Indian favorites. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Elite Cafe, Grand Oaks, Risibisi (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

This week's guests invite Bay Area diners to sample Cajun classics and more from The Elite Cafe, share tasty bites while watching the game at Grand Oaks Restaurant and Sports Lounge, and savor earthy Italian food at Risibisi Italian Restaurant. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Dosa, Sapore Italiano Ristorante, Gather (Episode #608H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Visit an eco-friendly spot serving innovative South Indian fare with Dosa in San Francisco. Next, Sapore Italiano Ristorante's menu tours Italy without leaving its location in Burlingame. Vegetarians and omnivores share equal status with the inspired cuisine at Gather in Berkeley.

Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia (Episode #914H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Revisit three Mediterranean-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig (Episode #606H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Is it a deli or is it just a liquor store? Take the plunge and venture to Valencia Street in San Francisco to find the best sandwiches in town at Rhea's Market and Deli. The next place stays open late so you can party or dine on American fare well into the early hours at Sauce in San Francisco. Finally, just off the plaza in Sonoma, the girl & the fig features locally sourced menu of "country food with a French passion."

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza And (Episode #703H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza and Pub are the eateries selected by local diners. Will all three Bay Area diners agree on their favorites?

Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar, Alhamra (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Join this week's guests as they travel to Burma, California, and India ... without leaving the table! Mandalay features Burmese and Mandarin cuisine, Cafe Gibraltar offers a gateway to the Mediterranean, and Alhamra serves up Indian favorites. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Elite Cafe, Grand Oaks, Risibisi (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

This week's guests invite Bay Area diners to sample Cajun classics and more from The Elite Cafe, share tasty bites while watching the game at Grand Oaks Restaurant and Sports Lounge, and savor earthy Italian food at Risibisi Italian Restaurant. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Dragon Rouge Restaurant, Marnee Thai and Butterfly Restaurant (Episode #913H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Revisit three Asian-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (Episode #509H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong (Episode #508H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine.

Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (Episode #509H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (Episode #509H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 6:30 PM

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

Hana Japanese Restaurant, Cocotte and Sakoon (Episode #911H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

We start in Rohnert Park at Hana Japanese Restaurant for a superb sushi experience and a sock-it-to-'ya sake menu! Next, c'est si bon brasserie Cocotte in San Francisco showcases locally-sourced ingredients for its rustic rotisserie recipes and namesake dish. Lastly, we visit Sakoon in Mountain View, where traditional Indian cuisine is delivered in a modern presentation with a cosmopolitan vibe.

Sichuan Fortune House, Manor , L'ardoise Bistro (Episode #510H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Authentic, traditional Sichuan cooking shines at Sichuan Fortune House. Next, a humble spot called Manor Coffee Shop is caught in a time capsule and proud to call itself a diner. And lastly, an old-school, neighborhood French bistro, perfect for a dreamy, heart-warming meal is known as L'Ardoise Bistro.

Pagolac, Della Santina & Zazie (Episode #511H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 9:00 AM

Pagolac: Mom's Vietnamese Kitchen is an elegant hole-in-the-wall where the food doesn't rely on presentation... just flavor. Next, a gated entry and pathway lead to Della Santina's Trattoria, with its open air patio, perfect for the Italian menu built of family recipes from Lucca. Finally, it's easy to drive past Zazie Restaurant, a hidden French Bistro with a cozy atmosphere and updated French menu.

Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (Episode #509H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Dragon Rouge Restaurant, Marnee Thai and Butterfly Restaurant (Episode #913H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Revisit three Asian-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Pagolac, Della Santina & Zazie (Episode #511H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Pagolac: Mom's Vietnamese Kitchen is an elegant hole-in-the-wall where the food doesn't rely on presentation... just flavor. Next, a gated entry and pathway lead to Della Santina's Trattoria, with its open air patio, perfect for the Italian menu built of family recipes from Lucca. Finally, it's easy to drive past Zazie Restaurant, a hidden French Bistro with a cozy atmosphere and updated French menu.

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill (Episode #702H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Sichuan Fortune House, Manor , L'ardoise Bistro (Episode #510H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Authentic, traditional Sichuan cooking shines at Sichuan Fortune House. Next, a humble spot called Manor Coffee Shop is caught in a time capsule and proud to call itself a diner. And lastly, an old-school, neighborhood French bistro, perfect for a dreamy, heart-warming meal is known as L'Ardoise Bistro.

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