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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Bella Trattoria, Outerlands & Greens Restaurant (Episode #711H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

San Francisco restaurants Bella Trattoria, Outerlands and Greens Restaurants are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 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.

Pauline's Pizza, Rotee, La Foret (Episode #218H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Classic and traditional, French cuisine is presented by tuxedoed waiters in an historic location. Family grown produce and wine support creative pizza in a trendy, white tablecloth place. And Pakistani and Indian aromas waft a greeting at the last destination.

Bella Trattoria, Outerlands & Greens Restaurant (Episode #711H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

San Francisco restaurants Bella Trattoria, Outerlands and Greens Restaurants are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Pauline's Pizza, Rotee, La Foret (Episode #218H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Classic and traditional, French cuisine is presented by tuxedoed waiters in an historic location. Family grown produce and wine support creative pizza in a trendy, white tablecloth place. And Pakistani and Indian aromas waft a greeting at the last destination.

Bella Trattoria, Outerlands & Greens Restaurant (Episode #711H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 7:29 PM

San Francisco restaurants Bella Trattoria, Outerlands and Greens Restaurants are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

The Grubstake, Charanga, Viognier: The Restaurant at Draeger's (Episode #215H)

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Breakfast, lunch and, dinner 'til late, keep this place, popular around the clock with its American and Portuguese offerings, it's open until four in the morning. Next, Cuban music provides the beat to a lively atmosphere with fresh ingredients adding flavor to the Pan-Latin cuisine at our second restaurant. Lastly, a wine grape lends its name to an elegant dining location with a menu to match, and, a perfectly chosen wine list.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 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.

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

The Grubstake, Charanga, Viognier: The Restaurant at Draeger's (Episode #215H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 6:30 PM

Breakfast, lunch and, dinner 'til late, keep this place, popular around the clock with its American and Portuguese offerings, it's open until four in the morning. Next, Cuban music provides the beat to a lively atmosphere with fresh ingredients adding flavor to the Pan-Latin cuisine at our second restaurant. Lastly, a wine grape lends its name to an elegant dining location with a menu to match, and, a perfectly chosen wine list.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

The Grubstake, Charanga, Viognier: The Restaurant at Draeger's (Episode #215H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Breakfast, lunch and, dinner 'til late, keep this place, popular around the clock with its American and Portuguese offerings, it's open until four in the morning. Next, Cuban music provides the beat to a lively atmosphere with fresh ingredients adding flavor to the Pan-Latin cuisine at our second restaurant. Lastly, a wine grape lends its name to an elegant dining location with a menu to match, and, a perfectly chosen wine list.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G (Episode #710H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 4:30 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.

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 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.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 2:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 4:30 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?'

Anchor Oyster Bar & Seafood Market, Lalime's Restaurant & Indian Aroma (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Seafood and seafood only is on the menu at our first restaurant - you might have to wait in line but many say it's worth it. A sustainable, Californian menu is served in elegant surroundings at the second spot. Finally, aromas Bengali spices greet guests at the last featured eatery.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 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?'

Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant (Episode #709H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 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?'

Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant (Episode #709H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 9:00 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?'

Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant (Episode #709H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 2:00 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?'

Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant (Episode #709H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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