Check, Please! Bay Area Season 13 episode 11 airs Thursday, September 20 at 7:30pm on KQED 9. See other television airtimes. And never miss an episode by subscribing to the video podcast.
In this episode, join us for slow-cooked, smoky meats straight from the wood-fired bbq pit in San Francisco at 4505 Burgers & BBQ. Next, we head out for ramen and Japanese pub dishes made with local farm-fresh ingredients at Ramen Gaijin in Sebastopol. Finally, take a trip back in time as we’re transported to 1930’s Shanghai for an opulent dining experience, choreographed in style at Eight Tables by George Chen.
Get Restaurant Information:
- 4505 Burgers & BBQ (San Francisco)
- Ramen Gaijin (Sebastopol)
- Eight Tables by George Chen (San Francisco)
My name is Leslie Sbrocco and I'm the host of Check, Please! Bay Area. Each week, I will be sharing my tasting notes about the wine, beer, and spirits the guests and I drank on set during the taping of the show. I will also share some wine, beer and spirits tips with each episode. This week I discuss: sparkling red wines.
2016 Granbazán ‘Etiqueta Ambar’ Albariño, Rias Baixas, Spain $16
A crisp, tangy white hailing from the coastal area of western Spain called Rias Baixas. The Albariño grape produces whites that are ideal with fish of all sorts and fresh salads. This is the entry-level label of the highly-regarded producer, Granbazán, and is dubbed the green label. It’s an affordable way to explore the wines of this famed region.