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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza And (Episode #703H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza and Pub are the eateries selected by local diners. Will all three Bay Area diners agree on their favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Cafe Aquarius, Tanguito, Vega (Episode #611H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Diners follow the aroma of fragrant cinnamon rolls to Cafe Aquarius in Emeryville to enjoy breakfast or lunch. Others walk past the crab stands at Fisherman's Wharf and go directly to Tanguito Argentinean Grill and Empanadas for bold tastes of South America. Finally, San Francisco's VEGA may be small in size, but it's big on family and Italian flavors

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs (Episode #223H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop.

Coco 5oo, Crogan's Montclair, Red Jade (Episode #403H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

We begin with CoCo 5OO for fresh ingredients at the table and the bar. Next a visit to Crogan's Montclair for traditional fare. Lastly we try green onion pancakes at the Chinese restaurant called Red Jade.

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs (Episode #223H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 6:30 PM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke.

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

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 8:30 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 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs (Episode #223H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill (Episode #702H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Bay Wolf, Green Chile Kitchen and Back A Yard Caribbean-American Grill are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (Episode #221H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu.

Chez Spencer, Broken Record & Marnee Thai (Episode #505)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Walk through the gates of Chez Spencer Restaurant and Bar into France, and leave San Francisco behind at this perfect romantic getaway. The next stop is a funky bar in the middle of nowhere - head for the back room of Broken Record, a cash-only place where the pub grub can stand alone and stand proud. And, reliable, authentic family-style Thai food is found at Marnee Thai Restaurant. From dish to dish, visit to visit, year to year, the magnet is the food here.

Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs (Episode #223H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 6:30 PM

Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (Episode #221H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu.

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

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 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 Life: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Da Lian, The Mountain House, Buca Di Beppo (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Full platters, pleasure and parties are the plan at our first stop. Then authentic Northern Chinese flavors remind one guest of times past. And the long and winding road leads to a game-centric menu in a rural setting.

Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (Episode #401H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Season 4 begins with an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special!

Da Lian, The Mountain House, Buca Di Beppo (Episode #219H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 10:29 AM

Full platters, pleasure and parties are the plan at our first stop. Then authentic Northern Chinese flavors remind one guest of times past. And the long and winding road leads to a game-centric menu in a rural setting.

Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern (Episode #712H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (Episode #221H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 6:30 PM

An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu.

Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern (Episode #712H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 8:30 PM

Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 2:30 AM

Da Lian, The Mountain House, Buca Di Beppo (Episode #219H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Full platters, pleasure and parties are the plan at our first stop. Then authentic Northern Chinese flavors remind one guest of times past. And the long and winding road leads to a game-centric menu in a rural setting.

Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern (Episode #712H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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