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

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

First, 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!

Pinole Creek Cafe, Shanghai House and Murray Circle Restaurant (Episode #909H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

In an 1890s' Victorian home, Pinole Creek Cafe offers diners hearty American comfort food with a Eurasian flair. Next, Shanghai House in San Francisco is where diners come for classic Chinese cooking, such as the chicken wings, and stay for xiao long bao! Last, but not least, jaw-dropping views of the Bay enhance the mood at Murray Circle Restaurant, Cavalo Point, an elegant sanctuary with a sophisticated Californian menu and enormous wine list.

Bridges, Blue Line Pizza, Postino (Episode #1112H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Dine on Cal Cuisine at the place where Mrs. Doubtfire ate, in the heart of Danville at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. Then tuck into Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a side of beer or cocktails in San Carlos at Blue Line Pizza. Lastly, rustic comfort food with an Italian twist is discovered in a beautiful Lafayette hillside setting at Postino. .

Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine (Episode #1206H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine.

Bridges, Blue Line Pizza, Postino (Episode #1112H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Dine on Cal Cuisine at the place where Mrs. Doubtfire ate, in the heart of Danville at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. Then tuck into Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a side of beer or cocktails in San Carlos at Blue Line Pizza. Lastly, rustic comfort food with an Italian twist is discovered in a beautiful Lafayette hillside setting at Postino. .

Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine (Episode #1206H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 1:00 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.

Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine (Episode #1206H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 1:00 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.

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 7:29 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Bridges, Blue Line Pizza, Postino (Episode #1112H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Dine on Cal Cuisine at the place where Mrs. Doubtfire ate, in the heart of Danville at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. Then tuck into Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a side of beer or cocktails in San Carlos at Blue Line Pizza. Lastly, rustic comfort food with an Italian twist is discovered in a beautiful Lafayette hillside setting at Postino. .

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 7:30 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: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

First, 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 9: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 7:29 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Chaya Brasserie, Marinitas, Seven Hills (Episode #1111H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

A fusion dining-destination with views of the Bay Bridge that is modern and classic; east and west at the same time, in San Francisco at Chaya Brasserie. Then, dishes inspired by the flavors of Mexico and Latin America combine with a killer tequila menu in San Anselmo at Marinitas. Lastly, set among the seven-hills of San Francisco is well-executed, refined, Cal-Italian cuisine found at Seven Hills.

Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo (Episode #1205H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco.

Chaya Brasserie, Marinitas, Seven Hills (Episode #1111H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

A fusion dining-destination with views of the Bay Bridge that is modern and classic; east and west at the same time, in San Francisco at Chaya Brasserie. Then, dishes inspired by the flavors of Mexico and Latin America combine with a killer tequila menu in San Anselmo at Marinitas. Lastly, set among the seven-hills of San Francisco is well-executed, refined, Cal-Italian cuisine found at Seven Hills.

Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo (Episode #1205H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Chaya Brasserie, Marinitas, Seven Hills (Episode #1111H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

A fusion dining-destination with views of the Bay Bridge that is modern and classic; east and west at the same time, in San Francisco at Chaya Brasserie. Then, dishes inspired by the flavors of Mexico and Latin America combine with a killer tequila menu in San Anselmo at Marinitas. Lastly, set among the seven-hills of San Francisco is well-executed, refined, Cal-Italian cuisine found at Seven Hills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo (Episode #1205H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 9:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 1:00 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: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo (Episode #1205H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 1:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Chaya Brasserie, Marinitas, Seven Hills (Episode #1111H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

A fusion dining-destination with views of the Bay Bridge that is modern and classic; east and west at the same time, in San Francisco at Chaya Brasserie. Then, dishes inspired by the flavors of Mexico and Latin America combine with a killer tequila menu in San Anselmo at Marinitas. Lastly, set among the seven-hills of San Francisco is well-executed, refined, Cal-Italian cuisine found at Seven Hills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar (Episode #1204H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Massimo's, Old Jerusalem Restaurant, Baker Street Bistro (Episode #906H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

To start the show we head to Fremont and Massimo's for Italian dishes straight from Nona's cookbook. Then, it's off to San Francisco's Mission district for a taste of the Holy Land at a not so easy-to-spot eatery, Old Jerusalem Restaurant. Also in San Francisco, Francophiles unite where charming decor and perfect Parisian fare wow at Baker Street Bistro in Cow Hollow.

The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar (Episode #1204H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar (Episode #1204H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 1:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar (Episode #1204H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 1:00 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: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (Episode #1110H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen (Episode #1203H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Lanna Thai, 20 Spot and Chalet Ticino (Episode #910H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

We visit the East Bay for a fiery taste of Southern Thailand with some modern twists at Lanna Thai in Livermore. In San Francisco, a stop at hipster-chic joint 20 Spot features a selective wine list and a small but satisfying sample of simply-cooked dishes. Lastly, we venture to the peninsula to and Chalet Ticino in Foster City for Swiss-Italian gastronomy straight from the heart of the Alps.

Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen (Episode #1203H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen (Episode #1203H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Dona Thomas, Amber India, Scala's Bistro (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 7:29 PM

Fresh, seasonal ingredients are transformed into Mexican food at our first restaurant, a casual place for all. The second stop is northern Indian. This restaurant has white tablecloths and stellar service as well as great flavors and wonderful bread. The third place has dramatic architectural elements and walls adorned with murals. The bar scene is hip and the northern Italian food keeps customers satisfied.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table (Episode #1109H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose.

Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (Episode #1108H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A sweet bakery serving creative savory flavors for breakfast, lunch and, often dinner in San Francisco at Heartbaker. Then locally-sourced, community-centric cooking is the focus at The Cook and Her Farmer in Oakland. Finally, a contemporary take on Sri Lankan cuisine with vibrant small plates prepared by a French-trained chef at 1601 Bar & Kitchen in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO (Episode #1202H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Contigo, Smoke Berkeley and Paradiso (Episode #902H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

At our first restaurant, the bright bold flavors of Catalan cooking are the pride and joy of tasty tapas spot Contigo in San Francisco. For Texas-style barbeque done right, we follow the blazing smoke trails over the bridge to Smoke Berkeley. Finally, San Leandro neighborhood gem Paradiso features fresh Mediterranean cuisine, along with a page-turning wine list.

Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (Episode #1108H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

A sweet bakery serving creative savory flavors for breakfast, lunch and, often dinner in San Francisco at Heartbaker. Then locally-sourced, community-centric cooking is the focus at The Cook and Her Farmer in Oakland. Finally, a contemporary take on Sri Lankan cuisine with vibrant small plates prepared by a French-trained chef at 1601 Bar & Kitchen in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO (Episode #1202H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
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Hayes Street Grill, Mama's On Washington Square, (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

First, we take a stop at Hayes Street Grill, a local institution that stands on its reputation for the best and freshest fish around. Then, we cozy up to a little family-run spot called Mama's on Washington Square where they serve up a menu with fresh waffles and pancakes for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Sahn Maru Korean BBQ offers more than just barbecue. Its traditional Korean fare comes with warm, family-friendly service and plenty of tasty banchan (small side dishes).

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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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