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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Sichuan Fortune House, Manor , L'ardoise Bistro (Episode #510H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Authentic, traditional Sichuan cooking shines at Sichuan Fortune House. Next, a humble spot called Manor Coffee Shop is caught in a time capsule and proud to call itself a diner. And lastly, an old-school, neighborhood French bistro, perfect for a dreamy, heart-warming meal is known as L'Ardoise Bistro.

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

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 -- 2:00 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.

Sichuan Fortune House, Manor , L'ardoise Bistro (Episode #510H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 30, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Authentic, traditional Sichuan cooking shines at Sichuan Fortune House. Next, a humble spot called Manor Coffee Shop is caught in a time capsule and proud to call itself a diner. And lastly, an old-school, neighborhood French bistro, perfect for a dreamy, heart-warming meal is known as L'Ardoise Bistro.

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

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 24, 2012 -- 8:30 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 Life: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Don Pico's Bistro, Lovejoy's Tea Room, Saha (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

First, a celebration of food from Mexico, "taking tea" in a unique setting, and exotic dining with Yemenese Arabic cuisine. The guests make a lively bunch that revels in their restaurant selections of Don Pico's Mexican Bistro and Cevicheria, Lovejoy's Tea Room, and Saha. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (Episode #509H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 2:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 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: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Jardiniere, Esperpento, Trattoria La Siciliana (Episode #212H)

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Elegance describes the first restaurant featured on this week's show. It's a special occasion place, with a French-California menu and extensive wine list. Traditional tapas is served in a informal setting at the next stop. A friendly place where traveling musicians stop in to play. Lastly Sicilian flavors in a small, chaotic space made for sharing in a casual atmosphere.

All Spice, Sorella Di Zza's & Hillstone (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

We follow the full-bodied aromas wafting around San Mateo to All Spice, a hidden gem serving tantalizing Indian fusion dishes. Next, Oakland's family friendly Sorella di Zza's cooks up authentic Italian recipes that owner Regina's Grandma used to make. Finally, we end the show just off San Francisco's Embarcadero at Hillstone where the food is plentiful and the service shines.

Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience.

Jardiniere, Esperpento, Trattoria La Siciliana (Episode #212H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Elegance describes the first restaurant featured on this week's show. It's a special occasion place, with a French-California menu and extensive wine list. Traditional tapas is served in a informal setting at the next stop. A friendly place where traveling musicians stop in to play. Lastly Sicilian flavors in a small, chaotic space made for sharing in a casual atmosphere.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 6:30 PM

We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience.

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

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 1:00 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."

El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong (Episode #508H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Jardiniere, Esperpento, Trattoria La Siciliana (Episode #212H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Elegance describes the first restaurant featured on this week's show. It's a special occasion place, with a French-California menu and extensive wine list. Traditional tapas is served in a informal setting at the next stop. A friendly place where traveling musicians stop in to play. Lastly Sicilian flavors in a small, chaotic space made for sharing in a casual atmosphere.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 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 9: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

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      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

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