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Nopa, Mua, La Costanera (Episode #1213H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch (Episode #1102H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland.

Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco.

Nopa, Mua, La Costanera (Episode #1213H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco.

Nopa, Mua, La Costanera (Episode #1213H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi (Episode #1101H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco.

Nopa, Mua, La Costanera (Episode #1213H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 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."

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

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 7:30 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 9: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 (Episode #1208H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (Episode #1212H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi (Episode #1101H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 5:00 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.

Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (Episode #1212H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

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.

Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (Episode #1212H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 6:30 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.

Monkey King Pub and Grub, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Grand Lake Kitchen (Episode #1207H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Named after the whimsical and mischievous Chinese superhero, Monkey King Pub and Grub offers Asian fusion dishes in Alameda. Then, the local, farm-to-table menu reaches new levels at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena. Finally, we stop by the upscale diner- deli combination at Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland.

Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (Episode #1212H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Pompei's Grotto, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food, SPQR (Episode #804H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

* Our first restaurant, Pompei's Grotto, is a family owned spot on Fisherman's Wharf's that's been serving up fresh seafood since 1946.
* Next, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food in Santa Clara makes homemade Southern comfort staples that satisfy heart and soul.
*Finally, combining a bustling San Francisco vibe with an intimate and cozy setting, SPQR delivers authentic, modern Italian cuisine and original Italian wine from small producers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (Episode #1212H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 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.

Pompei's Grotto, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food, SPQR (Episode #804H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

* Our first restaurant, Pompei's Grotto, is a family owned spot on Fisherman's Wharf's that's been serving up fresh seafood since 1946.
* Next, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food in Santa Clara makes homemade Southern comfort staples that satisfy heart and soul.
*Finally, combining a bustling San Francisco vibe with an intimate and cozy setting, SPQR delivers authentic, modern Italian cuisine and original Italian wine from small producers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Monkey King Pub and Grub, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Grand Lake Kitchen (Episode #1207H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Named after the whimsical and mischievous Chinese superhero, Monkey King Pub and Grub offers Asian fusion dishes in Alameda. Then, the local, farm-to-table menu reaches new levels at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena. Finally, we stop by the upscale diner- deli combination at Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland.

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

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 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 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (Episode #1211H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger (Episode #1012H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland.

Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island (Episode #1009H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building.

Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (Episode #1211H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island (Episode #1009H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building.

Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (Episode #1211H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island (Episode #1009H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building.

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

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 3:00 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 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (Episode #1211H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger (Episode #1012H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland.

Zare at Fly Trap, Barrio Fiesta, Flora (Episode #802H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

You don't have to travel far for Persian influenced Mediterranean cuisine as you can find it right here in San Francisco at Zare at Fly Trap.
* And, anyone looking for a festive location to celebrate with friends and family should visit Milpitas where Barrio Fiesta specializes in Filipino cooking.
* Finally, for a great place to relax and admire the surroundings you can pop into the old flower depot building in Oakland where Flora serves up their signature cocktails.

Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (Episode #1211H)

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 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.

Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger (Episode #1012H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island (Episode #1009H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building.

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      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!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (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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