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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 21, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 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.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 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 9: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 20, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Pomelo, Deedee's, Farina (Episode #502H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Enjoy a light take on healthy, family-style vegetarian cuisine from North Western India at Deedee's on Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. Next, Farina on 18th in San Francisco takes you to the Ligurian region of Italy where fresh, organic ingredients shine. Finally, Pomelo on Church in San Francisco offers global tastes with fragrant aromas and big bowls of nourishment.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 16, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 12:00 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 Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:00 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?

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 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 Life: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 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 Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 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.

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

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

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

KQED 9: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 8, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 7:30 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 9: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 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.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

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.

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

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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 Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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