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Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig (#606H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

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."

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Tosca Cafe, Nick's Next Door, Atelier Crenn (#1116H) Duration: 25:53 STEREO TVG

We visit the North Beach landmark now serving an Italian-inspired menu and specialty cocktails at Tosca Cafe. Next, we go to Los Gatos where American Bistro fare is served up in an elegant setting full of neighborly charm at Nick's Next Door. Last, but certainly not least, the poetry begins, on the menu, in the glass and on the plate with the orchestrated experience at San Francisco's Atelier Crenn.

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Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia (#914H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Revisit three Mediterranean-themed restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: Ristorante Ideale, La Mediterranee and La Ciccia.

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Chez Maman, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Kirala (#309H) Duration: 26:17 STEREO TVG

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.

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Dosa, Sapore Italiano Ristorante, Gather (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas (#915H) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG

Revisit three Mom 'n' Pop restaurants from the Check, Please! archives: The Grubstake, Turk and Larkin Deli, and Tanguito-Argentinean Grill & Empanadas.

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The Old Clam House, Gialina, Mustards Grill (#407H) Duration: 26:03 STEREO TVG

A turn of the century building has housed The Old Clam House for over 100 years and its still serving some of the same fare. In contrast, Gialina has only been around for three years and delivers a contemporary menu. American food traditions continue at Mustards Grill, which celebrated its 25th birthday in 2008.

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Hayes Street Grill, Mama's On Washington Square, (#408H) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG

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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Old Skool Cafe, Brown Sugar Kitchen, Green Chile... (#1117H) Duration: 24:37 STEREO TVG

We're craving that "down-home" feeling, so our first spot is a 1940's-style supper club that brings energy, commitment and family recipes to San Francisco at Old Skool Cafe. Next for a flavorsome breakfast, try starting the day in Oakland at Brown Sugar Kitchen. Then unwind with some spicy Southwestern flavors in San Francisco at Green Chile Kitchen.

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Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (#401H) Duration: 26:51 STEREO TVG

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!

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Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela (#609H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

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.

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The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food (#916H) Duration: 26:52 STEREO TVG

Revisit three Southern soul food restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food.

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El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia (#610H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

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.

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Phnom Penh, Hunan Home's, Souk Savanh (#1118H) Duration: 23:26 STEREO TVG

In this show we're taking a menu-tour through Asia. For our first dining destination, we travel across the Bay Bridge to Oakland to enjoy the thrilling, contrasting tastes of Cambodia at Phnom Penh House. Next, it's a neighborhood spot in San Francisco's Chinatown where the sizzling dishes excite the palate at Hunan Home's Restaurant. Then, back to Oakland to dig into the bold and vibrant Thai/Laotian flavors at Souk Savanh.

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Borobudur Restaurant, Alegria's, Poggio (#404H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Indonesian food starts the show at Borobudur Restaurant. Then traditional Spanish cuisine at Alegria's. Finally we visit Poggio for an Italian dining experience.

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Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring (#1001H) Duration: 26:03 STEREO TVG

Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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Marche Aux Fleurs, Peasant & The Pear, Copita.... (#1119H) Duration: 24:56 STEREO TVG

We're stepping outside the city to rediscover the Bay Area, starting in Marin for pastoral tranquility reminiscent of Provence at Marche aux Fleurs. Then it's a quick jaunt to Danville for creative rustic dishes at The Peasant & The Pear. Finally, we return to Marin, to Sausalito, where contemporary flavors from Mexico, a choice tequila selection and a party atmosphere can be found at Copita Tequileria y Comida.

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Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant (#405H) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant.

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Episode #1215H Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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Pintxo Pote, Red Hill Station and Osmanthus (#1003H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Traditional Basque cooking at Pintxo Pote, ultra-fresh seafood at Red Hill Station and Osmanthus' focus on Japanese, South-Asian flavors. Leslie Sbrocco hosts as local diners share their favorite Bay Area eateries.

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Cafe Borrone, Yellow Submarine, Morning Due Cafe (#1120H) Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

This time we're ready to take on the Bay Area's rich and abundant cafe culture. First, we visit Menlo Park where savory Italian cuisine and some of the best desserts around are found at Cafe Borrone. Next, we head to San Francisco to a place named after a Beatles tune and where Mom works in the kitchen alongside her sons at The Yellow Submarine. Lastly, still in San Francisco, we visit a small neighborhood establishment that serves up Mediterranean fare all day long at Morning Due Cafe.

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Zeni Ethiopian, Quinn's Lighthouse, Aquerello (#406H) Duration: 27:26 STEREO TVG

The unexpected unites the three restaurants this week. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant's surprising location makes it a "find". Flying peanuts hitting the floor at Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant & Pub make a casual statement, while Acquerello's historical location support the quiet elegance of the old church's surroundings.

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Episode #1216H Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

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OI-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant (#1004H) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

From Chinese and puebla-style to classic comfort food, this week's guests invite Bay Area diners to Oi-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant. Will they agree on their favorite eateries? Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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Myriad Gastropub, Squeeze Inn Hamburgers, Terzo (#1201H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Globally inspired food and drink is offered at our first stop in the SF Mission district at a spot called Myriad Gastropub. And nothing says USA like a good, juicy burger blanketed in cheese in Napa at Squeeze Inn Hamburgers. Lastly, Mediterranean flavors, seasonal ingredients and a well-selected wine list make this a cozy SF spot at Terzo.

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Episode #1217H Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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Rivoli, The Chairman and Station House Cafe (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week's show features favorite eateries which all specialize in serving fresh foods to their customers. For more than 18 years, Berkeley's classic Rivoli Restaurant has been providing diners with delicious seasonal California cuisine. Next, we chase down The Chairman Truck, a traveling eatery which serves savory Chinese food to long lines of hungry and excited customers. Finally, enjoy fresh, local, and perfectly prepared oysters, seafood, and produce inside or al fresco at The Station House Cafe, located on Highway One in Point Reyes.

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    • 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 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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