Donate

Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern (Episode #712H)

KQED 9: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 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 Plus: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern (Episode #712H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 24, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Zare at Fly Trap, Barrio Fiesta, Flora (Episode #802H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

You don't have to travel far for Persian influenced Mediterranean cuisine as you can find it right here in San Francisco at Zare at Fly Trap.
* And, anyone looking for a festive location to celebrate with friends and family should visit Milpitas where Barrio Fiesta specializes in Filipino cooking.
* Finally, for a great place to relax and admire the surroundings you can pop into the old flower depot building in Oakland where Flora serves up their signature cocktails.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern (Episode #809H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

* A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
* Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
* Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Zare at Fly Trap, Barrio Fiesta, Flora (Episode #802H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

You don't have to travel far for Persian influenced Mediterranean cuisine as you can find it right here in San Francisco at Zare at Fly Trap.
* And, anyone looking for a festive location to celebrate with friends and family should visit Milpitas where Barrio Fiesta specializes in Filipino cooking.
* Finally, for a great place to relax and admire the surroundings you can pop into the old flower depot building in Oakland where Flora serves up their signature cocktails.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Bella Trattoria, Outerlands & Greens Restaurant (Episode #711H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

San Francisco restaurants Bella Trattoria, Outerlands and Greens Restaurants are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 7:30 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."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern (Episode #809H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

* A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
* Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
* Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 7:00 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: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Bocanova, Willi's Wine Bar, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus (Episode #805H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

* Latin-inspired flavors thrill the palate at the Pan-American Grill, Bocanova, in Jack London Square.
* Next, small plates, a local handpicked winelist and worldly flavors abound at Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa.
* Lastly, elegant and chic, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus serves lunch, afternoon tea and lots of bubbles under its landmark, stained-glass dome in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED 9: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 7:30 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: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Bocanova, Willi's Wine Bar, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus (Episode #805H)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

* Latin-inspired flavors thrill the palate at the Pan-American Grill, Bocanova, in Jack London Square.
* Next, small plates, a local handpicked winelist and worldly flavors abound at Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa.
* Lastly, elegant and chic, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus serves lunch, afternoon tea and lots of bubbles under its landmark, stained-glass dome in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 -- 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: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore (Episode #707H)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 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, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore (Episode #707H)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Pompei's Grotto, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food, SPQR (Episode #804H)

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

* Our first restaurant, Pompei's Grotto, is a family owned spot on Fisherman's Wharf's that's been serving up fresh seafood since 1946.
* Next, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food in Santa Clara makes homemade Southern comfort staples that satisfy heart and soul.
*Finally, combining a bustling San Francisco vibe with an intimate and cozy setting, SPQR delivers authentic, modern Italian cuisine and original Italian wine from small producers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore (Episode #707H)

KQED 9: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 3, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 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, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

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

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV
    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.