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Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine (#1206H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 1:30am
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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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  • KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 7:30pm
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Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar (#1103H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Bocanova, Willi's Wine Bar, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus (#805H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

* Latin-inspired flavors thrill the palate at the Pan-American Grill, Bocanova, in Jack London Square.
* Next, small plates, a local handpicked winelist and worldly flavors abound at Willi's Wine Bar in Santa Rosa.
* Lastly, elegant and chic, The Rotunda of Neiman Marcus serves lunch, afternoon tea and lots of bubbles under its landmark, stained-glass dome in San Francisco.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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Monkey King Pub and Grub, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Grand Lake Kitchen (#1207H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, May 25, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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Duende, The Dark Horse Inn and Morimoto Napa (#1104H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Kinetic energy, cutting-edge cocktails, wine, sherry, paella and more make Duende the Spanish influenced, contemporary hotspot in downtown Oakland. Next, a family-friendly gastro-pub specializing in unique beers, hearty grub and a welcoming neighborhood vibe at The Dark Horse Inn in San Francisco. And lastly, for a modern upscale decor, spot-on service and a rock star chef who creates contemporary California-inspired Japanese cuisine, we visit Morimoto Napa.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 31, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 (#1208H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Little Shin Shin, The Refuge and Canela Bistro and Wine Bar (#808H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

* A veteran Chinese restaurant in Oakland, Little Shin Shin Restaurant invites us to try their fresh and delicious Hunan, Sichuan, Mandarin, and Cantonese-style dishes.
* Next, the classically-trained chefs at The Refuge in San Carlos combine beer with traditionally prepared pastrami.
* Lastly, taste a little Madrid-in-San Francisco, at Canela Bistro and Wine Bar, where local ingredients blend with imported goodies from Spain.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Gasthaus Leopold's, Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery, Sushi Rapture (#1105H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Bootfuls of beer, Weinerschnitzel, and Austrian hospitality are featured at a boisterous San Francisco neighborhood spot called Gasthaus Leopold's. And modern Vietnamese cuisine that pleases both the eye and the palate is found at Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery in Palo Alto. Lastly the cable car rumbles past a cozy Japanese eatery where sashimi, nigiri and sushi shine, on San Francisco's Nob Hill at Sushi Rapture.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora (#203H) Duration: 26:13 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Jack's Prime Burgers & Shakes, Posada Contemporary Southwestern Cuisine, Noodle Theory Provisions (#1209H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

First, we visit Jack's Prime Burgers & Shakes in San Mateo, where Angus beef burgers, organic milkshakes and craft microbrews stock this modern-day diner. And then, tucked away in a strip mall, we find bold flavors and local wines at the newly renovated Posada Contemporary Southwestern Cuisine in Livermore. Finally, we find an Asian-centric eatery with a contemporary-Californian twist and cocktails at Noodle Theory Provisions.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern (#809H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

* A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
* Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
* Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Flatiron, Shakewell, Firenze By Night (#1106H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Comfort food meets sports-bar-chic at this family-friendly neighborhood spot in San Rafael, called Flatiron. Next, Mediterranean flavors, complex cocktails and a warm welcome are served up in a contemporary setting at Oakland's Shakewell. Finally, old school, Italian fare combines with old world "familia" charm in a classic North Beach eatery called Firenze by Night...

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Pasta Moon, Town Hall, Suppenkuche (#204H) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

Contemporary Italian, in a romantic seaside setting, begin our show, followed by a lively, trendy, fun spot with comfort food. Then off to the flavors of Germany and the boisterous atmosphere of this beer-centric restaurant.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Guerilla Cafe, Buddy's Bites and Brews, Luka's Taproom & Lounge (#1210H) Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

Whether you're looking for a lazy Sunday or a place to unwind, you'll find the comforts of casual dining at these restaurants. We begin with the simple pleasures of home-sweet-home meals at Guerilla Cafe in Berkeley. Then we catch a wave to Buddy's Bites and Brews, which brings the laidback surfin' lifestyle of seafood and beer to Hayward. Finally we wind down with French-inspired California comfort food and a game of billiards at Luka's Taproom & Lounge.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria, and Bistro Vis a Vis (#811H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

* Cool but cozy, Live Sushi delivers fresh seafood and a creative spin to traditional Japanese cuisine. It's in the heart of the Excelsior District of San Francisco.
* Unpretentious Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria in Hayward is a quick stop for Mexican comfort food favorites - stop, and shop for groceries at the same time!
* Last, but not least, Greenbrae's hidden gem Bistro Vis a Vis presents Marin residents with a chance to enjoy elegant, sustainable and locally-sourced food without driving to the city.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Bill's Place, Cafe Rouge, Le Colonial (#205H) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Kingdom of Dumpling, John Ash and Co. Restaurant (#1107H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Local chef, born and bred in the East Bay, sources local farm fresh ingredients for her California-casual spot at Backdoor Bistro & Wine Bar in Vacaville. Then a San Francisco hole-in-the-wall eatery serves-up tongue-burning, steaming-morsels at Kingdom of Dumpling. Finally, elegant, sophisticated and seasonal wine country cuisine excels at John Ash & Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa (#1211H) Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Bacon Bacon, Plaj Restaurant, Evvia Estiatorio (#901H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

If you've jumped on the bacon bandwagon, be sure to catch a ride with Bacon Bacon food truck as it scampers around the Bay - we're positive you'll be in hog heaven! Plaj Restaurant in San Francisco serves up distinctive ingredients in an elegant ambiance that provides a truly Nordic experience. Lastly, savor the foods of Grecian gods at Evvia Estiatorio in Palo Alto, where Greek wine and cuisine transport diners to a seat at Zeus' table.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Shalizaar, South Park Cafe, Forbes Island (#207H) Duration: 26:50 STEREO TVG

Large portions of genuine Persian food make this family restaurant a relaxed place to visit. The same can be said for the next location, off a park, in the middle of the city, but here the food is traditional French. While, it takes a boat ride to get to our last, a California inspired dining establishment.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 27, 2017 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Heartbaker, The Cook and Her Farmer, 1601 Bar & Kitchen (#1108H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 28, 2017 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant (#1212H) Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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    • 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 […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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

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