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The Old Clam House, Gialina, Mustards Grill (Episode #407H)

KQED 9: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

A turn of the century building has housed The Old Clam House for over 100 years and its still serving some of the same fare. In contrast, Gialina has only been around for three years and delivers a contemporary menu. American food traditions continue at Mustards Grill, which celebrated its 25th birthday in 2008.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Zeni Ethiopian, Quinn's Lighthouse, Aquerello (Episode #406H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

The unexpected unites the three restaurants this week. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant's surprising location makes it a "find". Flying peanuts hitting the floor at Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant & Pub make a casual statement while Aquerello's historical location support the quiet elegance of the old church's surroundings.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Shalizaar, South Park Cafe, Forbes Island (Episode #207H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 18, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Large portions of genuine Persian food make this family restaurant a relaxed place to visit. The same can be said for the next location, off a park, in the middle of the city, but here the food is traditional French. While, it takes a boat ride to get to our last, a California inspired dining establishment.

Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant (Episode #405H)

KQED 9: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Borobudur Restaurant, Alegria's, Poggio (Episode #404H)

KQED 9: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Indonesian food starts the show at Borobudur Restaurant. Then traditional Spanish cuisine at Alegria's. Finally we visit Poggio for an Italian dining experience.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Coco 5oo, Crogan's Montclair, Red Jade (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

We begin with CoCo 5OO for fresh ingredients at the table and the bar. Next a visit to Crogan's Montclair for traditional fare. Lastly we try green onion pancakes at the Chinese restaurant called Red Jade.

Le Charm French Bistro, Vung Tau Restaurant, Nopa (Episode #308H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Our first guest chooses elegant French food in an eatery south of Market. Then, with a plethora of Vietnamese restaurants in the area, our next guest chooses one as his favorite. Finally, guest number 3 hits a popular spot with a sustainable menu that stays open late.

Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke.

Le Charm French Bistro, Vung Tau Restaurant, Nopa (Episode #308H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 10:29 AM

Our first guest chooses elegant French food in an eatery south of Market. Then, with a plethora of Vietnamese restaurants in the area, our next guest chooses one as his favorite. Finally, guest number 3 hits a popular spot with a sustainable menu that stays open late.

Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Season 4 begins with an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Le Charm French Bistro, Vung Tau Restaurant, Nopa (Episode #308H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 6:30 PM

Our first guest chooses elegant French food in an eatery south of Market. Then, with a plethora of Vietnamese restaurants in the area, our next guest chooses one as his favorite. Finally, guest number 3 hits a popular spot with a sustainable menu that stays open late.

Lanna Thai, 20 Spot and Chalet Ticino (Episode #910H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

We visit the East Bay for a fiery taste of Southern Thailand with some modern twists at Lanna Thai in Livermore. In San Francisco, a stop at hipster-chic joint 20 Spot features a selective wine list and a small but satisfying sample of simply-cooked dishes. Lastly, we venture to the peninsula to and Chalet Ticino in Foster City for Swiss-Italian gastronomy straight from the heart of the Alps.

Le Charm French Bistro, Vung Tau Restaurant, Nopa (Episode #308H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Our first guest chooses elegant French food in an eatery south of Market. Then, with a plethora of Vietnamese restaurants in the area, our next guest chooses one as his favorite. Finally, guest number 3 hits a popular spot with a sustainable menu that stays open late.

Chez Maman, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Kirala (Episode #309H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 9:00 AM

With a counter and 2 tables inside, and 3 tables outside, our first place is small - small, but with lots of French bistro and American fare. Space is not an issue at the next venue - with the Ocean right outside, it serves up a varied menu. Finally, a Japanese place where sushi and a Robata grill are the main features.

Stella Alpina Osteria, Bette's Oceanview Diner, Chou Chou (Episode #306H)

KQED 9: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Fresh, local, Northern Italian-flavors mark this subterranean osteria as our first stop. Next, a diner that's been serving breakfast and lunch for more than 20 years. Finally, we cross the Atlantic again for a visit to a French bistro with a host brimming with personality.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Season 4 begins with an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Chez Maman, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Kirala (Episode #309H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

With a counter and 2 tables inside, and 3 tables outside, our first place is small - small, but with lots of French bistro and American fare. Space is not an issue at the next venue - with the Ocean right outside, it serves up a varied menu. Finally, a Japanese place where sushi and a Robata grill are the main features.

Pasta Moon, Town Hall, Suppenkuche (Episode #204H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 11, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Contemporary Italian, in a romantic seaside setting, begin our show, followed by a lively, trendy, fun spot with comfort food. Then off to the flavors of Germany and the boisterous atmosphere of this beer-centric restaurant.

Le Charm French Bistro, Vung Tau Restaurant, Nopa (Episode #308H)

KQED 9: Wed, Sep 10, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Our first guest chooses elegant French food in an eatery south of Market. Then, with a plethora of Vietnamese restaurants in the area, our next guest chooses one as his favorite. Finally, guest number 3 hits a popular spot with a sustainable menu that stays open late.

Stella Alpina Osteria, Bette's Oceanview Diner, Chou Chou (Episode #306H)

KQED 9: Tue, Sep 9, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Fresh, local, Northern Italian-flavors mark this subterranean osteria as our first stop. Next, a diner that's been serving breakfast and lunch for more than 20 years. Finally, we cross the Atlantic again for a visit to a French bistro with a host brimming with personality.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 12, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Sonoma-Meritage Martini Oyster Bar & Grill, Cajun Pacific Restaurant & Catering, House of Prime Rib (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Cocktails, wine, fresh seafood and game are the dining foundation of restaurant number one this week. Then, at restaurant number two, the flavors of Louisiana spice up the table in a tiny spot near the Ocean. Lastly, at restaurant number three, the menu brings new meaning to the phrase: 'Where's the beef?'

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Sonoma-Meritage Martini Oyster Bar & Grill, Cajun Pacific Restaurant & Catering, House of Prime Rib (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 6:30 PM

Cocktails, wine, fresh seafood and game are the dining foundation of restaurant number one this week. Then, at restaurant number two, the flavors of Louisiana spice up the table in a tiny spot near the Ocean. Lastly, at restaurant number three, the menu brings new meaning to the phrase: 'Where's the beef?'

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Pinole Creek Cafe, Shanghai House and Murray Circle Restaurant (Episode #909H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In an 1890s' Victorian home, Pinole Creek Cafe offers diners hearty American comfort food with a Eurasian flair. Next, Shanghai House in San Francisco is where diners come for classic Chinese cooking, such as the chicken wings, and stay for xiao long bao! Last, but not least, jaw-dropping views of the Bay enhance the mood at Murray Circle Restaurant, Cavalo Point, an elegant sanctuary with a sophisticated Californian menu and enormous wine list.

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

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 12:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Buckeye Roadhouse, Canto do Brasil, Udupi Palace (Episode #214H)

KQED 9: Fri, Sep 5, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Down-home comfort food with an elegant twist, professionally served in stately surroundings, make our first stop a destination spot. Then, Brazilian flavors take our taste buds south of the equator. The new flavors, music and dancing make this place an experience to remember. Finally, we journey west to sample Indian spices and a vegetarian menu in a place that's perfect for anyone on a budget.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED 9: Fri, Sep 5, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 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.

Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora (Episode #203H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian.

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

KQED 9: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 -- 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.

Buckeye Roadhouse, Canto do Brasil, Udupi Palace (Episode #214H)

KQED 9: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Down-home comfort food with an elegant twist, professionally served in stately surroundings, make our first stop a destination spot. Then, Brazilian flavors take our taste buds south of the equator. The new flavors, music and dancing make this place an experience to remember. Finally, we journey west to sample Indian spices and a vegetarian menu in a place that's perfect for anyone on a budget.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Sonoma-Meritage Martini Oyster Bar & Grill, Cajun Pacific Restaurant & Catering, House of Prime Rib (Episode #213H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Cocktails, wine, fresh seafood and game are the dining foundation of restaurant number one this week. Then, at restaurant number two, the flavors of Louisiana spice up the table in a tiny spot near the Ocean. Lastly, at restaurant number three, the menu brings new meaning to the phrase: 'Where's the beef?'

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 7, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
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