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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:30 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."

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

KQED Plus: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 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.

Pacific Cafe, Chez Nous, China Village (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Seafood is what it's all about, and has been for 30-some years, at our first stop. Small plates of Mediterranean food, for yourself or to share, are featured at our next restaurant. Finally, a Sichuan menu to inspire adventure.

Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's (Episode #612H)

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Local diners enjoy the fragrant Afghani spices and hearty portions served at Helmand Palace in San Francisco; the Mexican food at El Huarache Loco, a unique dining spot found at the Alemany Farmers' Markets and at "Off the Grid"; and Izzy's Steaks and Chops, a San Francisco tradition for the past 25 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 -- 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."

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

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.

Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar, Alhamra (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Join this week's guests as they travel to Burma, California, and India ... without leaving the table! Mandalay features Burmese and Mandarin cuisine, Cafe Gibraltar offers a gateway to the Mediterranean, and Alhamra serves up Indian favorites. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Elite Cafe, Grand Oaks, Risibisi (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

This week's guests invite Bay Area diners to sample Cajun classics and more from The Elite Cafe, share tasty bites while watching the game at Grand Oaks Restaurant and Sports Lounge, and savor earthy Italian food at Risibisi Italian Restaurant. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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

KQED 9: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:30 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?

Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Burgers and chandeliers make an unusual combination at our first stop; while the chandeliers at the next, with its French inspired menu, are more contemporary. Then the Asian flavors of Vietnam combine with a trendy, bar scene for an elegant dining experience.

Incontro Ristorante, Aunti April's & Butterfly (Episode #506H)

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 7:00 PM

Bay area residents profile and review Incontro Ristorante, Aunti April's and Butterfly restaurants.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 1:00 AM

Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Burgers and chandeliers make an unusual combination at our first stop; while the chandeliers at the next, with its French inspired menu, are more contemporary. Then the Asian flavors of Vietnam combine with a trendy, bar scene for an elegant dining experience.

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

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

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.

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

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 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, Mar 23, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Nettie's Crab Shack, Dragon Rouge, Walzwerk (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

This week's guests reveal their favorite Bay Area restaurants. San Francisco's own delicacy, Dungeness crab, shines at Nettie's Crab Shack, diners look to Dragon Rouge for fresh and flavorful Vietnamese, and hearty East German fare tops the menu at Walzwerk. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Memo's Mexican Cuisine, Souls Restaurant & Flea (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Perfectly executed family recipes from North-Central Mexico and a house specialty of Chicken Pipian make Memo's Mexican Cuisine a great spot. And, the community spirit at a church-run spot adds another level of enjoyment at Souls Restaurant, where soul food is prepared fresh every day by members of the neighborhood. Finally, flavorful, fun, sustainable cuisine bought locally to make signature comfort foods and devilish desserts are at Flea Street Cafe.

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

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 19, 2013 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 12:30 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.

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

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.

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      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

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      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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