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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 26, 2015 -- 1:00 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.

Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box (Episode #1002)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 7:00 PM

Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree?

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

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 6:30 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."

Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box (Episode #1002)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree?

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

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 9:00 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.

Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box (Episode #1002)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 8:30 PM

Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Ristorante Milano, Scolari's Good Eats and Fuse Box (Episode #1002)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Host Leslie Sbrocco and guests discuss their favorite Bay Area restaurants, featuring fresh Northern Italian fare, towering fork-and-knife burgers and Seoul food that meets soul food. Will the guests agree?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 22, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

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.

The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food (Episode #916H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Revisit three Southern soul food restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food.

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

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 20, 2015 -- 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.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 5:00 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."

Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring (Episode #1001)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbracco hosts.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 10:30 AM

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."

Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring (Episode #1001)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 17, 2015 -- 8:30 PM

Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbracco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 17, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

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

Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring (Episode #1001)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 16, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbracco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 17, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 16, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

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

Luka's Taproom & Lounge, King of Falafel and La Costanera Restaurant (Episode #912H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

We start in Oakland at Luka's Taproom and Lounge with its eclectic menu, extensive bar and spacious dance floor. Next, San Francisco's King of Falafel has been offering diners a taste of a Middle Eastern classic for more than 40 years. Lastly, we head to Montara for contemporary Peruvian cuisine served with a side of ocean-front views, at La Costanera Restaurant.

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

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 14, 2015 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 13, 2015 -- 1:00 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.

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Massimo's, Old Jerusalem Restaurant, Baker Street Bistro (Episode #906H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 10, 2015 -- 8:30 PM

To start the show we head to Fremont and Massimo's for Italian dishes straight from Nona's cookbook. Then, it's off to San Francisco's Mission district for a taste of the Holy Land at a not so easy-to-spot eatery, Old Jerusalem Restaurant. Also in San Francisco, Francophiles unite where charming decor and perfect Parisian fare wow at Baker Street Bistro in Cow Hollow.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 10, 2015 -- 1:00 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.

Maykadeh, Little Chihuahua Mexican, Pican (Episode #905H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 9, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

First, Persian accents and aromatic spices fill the air in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach at Maykadeh Restaurant. Next, we run south of the border - ok, maybe just south of Market, where an impressive salsa bar awaits at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco's Noe Valley. Finally, we head east to get a taste of New Orleans and the South with piquant plates and big bold bourbons at Pican, in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 10, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Capo's, Bistro Liaison and La Mar (Episode #908H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 9, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Deep dish pizzas are king at Capo's in North Beach, where a retro Chicago theme inspires the menu and the decor. Next, a little slice of Paris awaits you in Berkeley at Bistro Liaison, where bouillabaisse and boeuf bourguignon are the creme de la creme. Finally, Peruvian spot La Mar on San Francisco's Embarcadero serves up sea-to-shore selections with a San Francisco twist.

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Massimo's, Old Jerusalem Restaurant, Baker Street Bistro (Episode #906H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 7, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

To start the show we head to Fremont and Massimo's for Italian dishes straight from Nona's cookbook. Then, it's off to San Francisco's Mission district for a taste of the Holy Land at a not so easy-to-spot eatery, Old Jerusalem Restaurant. Also in San Francisco, Francophiles unite where charming decor and perfect Parisian fare wow at Baker Street Bistro in Cow Hollow.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

Maykadeh, Little Chihuahua Mexican, Pican (Episode #905H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 6, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

First, Persian accents and aromatic spices fill the air in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach at Maykadeh Restaurant. Next, we run south of the border - ok, maybe just south of Market, where an impressive salsa bar awaits at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco's Noe Valley. Finally, we head east to get a taste of New Orleans and the South with piquant plates and big bold bourbons at Pican, in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 10, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 5:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 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.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Paulie's Pickling, Zut! On Fourth, Marin Sun (Episode #904H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 7:00 PM

Our first spot, Paulie's Pickling, has perfected its pickling performance with acidic-centric servings at a petite San Francisco location. Next, California and Mediterranean cuisine merge at eclectic East Bay eatery Zut! on Fourth in Berkeley. Lastly, we head up north to Point Reyes and Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop & Restaurant for the ultimate in farm-to-fork feasting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 6:30 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.

Contigo, Smoke Berkeley and Paradiso (Episode #902H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

At our first restaurant, the bright bold flavors of Catalan cooking are the pride and joy of tasty tapas spot Contigo in San Francisco. For Texas-style barbeque done right, we follow the blazing smoke trails over the bridge to Smoke Berkeley. Finally, San Leandro neighborhood gem Paradiso features fresh Mediterranean cuisine, along with a page-turning wine list.

Perbacco, Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar, Old Skool (Episode #903H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 9:00 AM

Exquisitely executed Milanese specialties shine at Perbacco in San Francisco's Financial district. Next, family-owned Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar in Union City offers savory small plates from around the globe, replete with colorful Venezuelan vim and vigor. Finally, San Francisco's Old Skool Cafe puts a progressive and philanthropic spin on classic supper club dining.

Bacon Bacon, Plaj Restaurant, Evvia Estiatorio (Episode #901H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 -- 8:30 PM

If you've jumped on the bacon bandwagon, be sure to catch a ride with Bacon Bacon food truck as it scampers around the Bay - we're positive you'll be in hog heaven! Plaj Restaurant in San Francisco serves up distinctive ingredients in an elegant ambiance that provides a truly Nordic experience. Lastly, savor the foods of Grecian gods at Evvia Estiatorio in Palo Alto, where Greek wine and cuisine transport diners to a seat at Zeus' table.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

Paulie's Pickling, Zut! On Fourth, Marin Sun (Episode #904H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Our first spot, Paulie's Pickling, has perfected its pickling performance with acidic-centric servings at a petite San Francisco location. Next, California and Mediterranean cuisine merge at eclectic East Bay eatery Zut! on Fourth in Berkeley. Lastly, we head up north to Point Reyes and Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop & Restaurant for the ultimate in farm-to-fork feasting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 2, 2015 -- 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: Fri, Apr 3, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Perbacco, Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar, Old Skool (Episode #903H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 2, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Exquisitely executed Milanese specialties shine at Perbacco in San Francisco's Financial district. Next, family-owned Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar in Union City offers savory small plates from around the globe, replete with colorful Venezuelan vim and vigor. Finally, San Francisco's Old Skool Cafe puts a progressive and philanthropic spin on classic supper club dining.

Contigo, Smoke Berkeley and Paradiso (Episode #902H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 1, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

At our first restaurant, the bright bold flavors of Catalan cooking are the pride and joy of tasty tapas spot Contigo in San Francisco. For Texas-style barbeque done right, we follow the blazing smoke trails over the bridge to Smoke Berkeley. Finally, San Leandro neighborhood gem Paradiso features fresh Mediterranean cuisine, along with a page-turning wine list.

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    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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