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Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (Episode #1216H)

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Sit outside with the locals and enjoy hookah by the water at Foster City's Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant. Then, stop in for pastrami and matzo ball soup at East Coast meets West Coast deli-done-Berkeley style, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen. Finally, dig into wood-fired meat, meat and more meat at San Francisco's Lolinda.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria, and Bistro Vis a Vis (Episode #811H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

* Cool but cozy, Live Sushi delivers fresh seafood and a creative spin to traditional Japanese cuisine. It's in the heart of the Excelsior District of San Francisco.
* Unpretentious Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria in Hayward is a quick stop for Mexican comfort food favorites - stop, and shop for groceries at the same time!
* Last, but not least, Greenbrae's hidden gem Bistro Vis a Vis presents Marin residents with a chance to enjoy elegant, sustainable and locally-sourced food without driving to the city.

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (Episode #1216H)

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

Sit outside with the locals and enjoy hookah by the water at Foster City's Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant. Then, stop in for pastrami and matzo ball soup at East Coast meets West Coast deli-done-Berkeley style, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen. Finally, dig into wood-fired meat, meat and more meat at San Francisco's Lolinda.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 7:30 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 Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Martins West Pub, Red Tavern, August (1) Five (Episode #1215H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

First we visit a Scottish-themed farm-to-table eatery at Martins West Pub in Redwood City. Then a family-gathering place with hearty portions of Russian cuisine at Red Tavern in the Richmond District, SF. And lastly, a contemporary twist on Indian fare with inventive California cocktails at August (1) Five in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 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.

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

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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.

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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