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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, Bravas Bar de Tapas, International Smoke (Episode #1413H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

To kick things off, we head to San Francisco's Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, a Mission district institution established in 1922 that serves an updated version of its Mexican-inspired menu. Up next, we savor an evening of delicious Spanish bites in Sonoma wine country at Bravas Bar de Tapas in Healdsburg. Finally, we land back in San Francisco for International Smoke, a bustling Financial District spot helmed by famous food personalities and featuring a blend of globally-inspired offerings and Southern comforts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Noe Valley Bakery, Athena Grill, Avatar's Restaurant (Episode #1310H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 3:00 PM

We begin at a mom-and-pop run bakery that supplies breakfast, brunch and lunch - all made in-house, from scratch, at Noe Valley Bakery in San Francisco. Next, we head down to Santa Clara for a traditional Greek menu complete with checkered tablecloths, bold flavors, and flowing wine at Athena Grill. To complete the trio, we land at a spot that combines Indian, Punjabi and Mexican flavors - made with Californian ingredients at Avatar's Restaurant in Sausalito.

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, Bravas Bar de Tapas, International Smoke (Episode #1413H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 9:00 AM

To kick things off, we head to San Francisco's Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, a Mission district institution established in 1922 that serves an updated version of its Mexican-inspired menu. Up next, we savor an evening of delicious Spanish bites in Sonoma wine country at Bravas Bar de Tapas in Healdsburg. Finally, we land back in San Francisco for International Smoke, a bustling Financial District spot helmed by famous food personalities and featuring a blend of globally-inspired offerings and Southern comforts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

All Good Pizza, Kendejah Restaurant, Siam Bay Authentic Thai Cuisine (Episode #1312H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

It's Italy-meets-Louisiana-meets-backyard BBQ at this kid-friendly spot with great pizza and space to play, in San Francisco at All Good Pizza. Then we uncover authentic Liberian cuisine, a rare culinary find, at Kendejah Restaurant in San Leandro. And finally, enjoy the warm welcome at Siam Bay Authentic Thai Cuisine in Oakland, where they make you feel a part of the family.

Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, Bravas Bar de Tapas, International Smoke (Episode #1413H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 19, 2019 -- 7:30 PM

To kick things off, we head to San Francisco's Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, a Mission district institution established in 1922 that serves an updated version of its Mexican-inspired menu. Up next, we savor an evening of delicious Spanish bites in Sonoma wine country at Bravas Bar de Tapas in Healdsburg. Finally, we land back in San Francisco for International Smoke, a bustling Financial District spot helmed by famous food personalities and featuring a blend of globally-inspired offerings and Southern comforts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 22, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 -- 1:30 AM

4505 Burgers & BBQ, Ramen Gaijin, Eight Tables by George Chen (Episode #1311H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 19, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Slow-cooked, smoky meats straight from the wood-fired bbq pit are the star attraction, in San Francisco, at 4505 Burgers & BBQ. Next, ramen and Japanese pub dishes made with local farm-fresh ingredients draw a dedicated crowd 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.

Noe Valley Bakery, Athena Grill, Avatar's Restaurant (Episode #1310H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 18, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

We begin at a mom-and-pop run bakery that supplies breakfast, brunch and lunch - all made in-house, from scratch, at Noe Valley Bakery in San Francisco. Next, we head down to Santa Clara for a traditional Greek menu complete with checkered tablecloths, bold flavors, and flowing wine at Athena Grill. To complete the trio, we land at a spot that combines Indian, Punjabi and Mexican flavors - made with Californian ingredients at Avatar's Restaurant in Sausalito.

Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini's Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant (Episode #1412H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 7:30 PM

First up is Teleferic Barcelona in Walnut Creek, a lively taberna showcasing Basque-inspired pintxos, creative paellas and festive cocktails. Next, we stop by Sodini's Trattoria in San Francisco, an old-school Italian eatery with stiff drinks and friendly neighborhood vibes. Finally, we head down to San Jose for ample portions of East African cooking from a home-style chef at Jubba Somali Restaurant.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:30 AM

Agave Uptown, Sorella Caffe, One Market Restaurant (Episode #1308H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 16, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Mezcal, mole and a "muy especial" vibe will have you saying "si" to salsa and spicy sips at Agave Uptown in Oakland. Next, serving up rustic pastas, Fairfax's Sorella Caffe is a family-friendly, homey eatery that's stayed true to its roots. Finally, One Market Restaurant pioneered farm-to-table cooking long before it was trendy. Just steps from the Bay, it's been an epicurean's haven for more than twenty-five years.

Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini's Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant (Episode #1412H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

First up is Teleferic Barcelona in Walnut Creek, a lively taberna showcasing Basque-inspired pintxos, creative paellas and festive cocktails. Next, we stop by Sodini's Trattoria in San Francisco, an old-school Italian eatery with stiff drinks and friendly neighborhood vibes. Finally, we head down to San Jose for ample portions of East African cooking from a home-style chef at Jubba Somali Restaurant.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ, REVE, Fiorella (Episode #1305H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 3:00 PM

Bubbles, wine and southern smoked ribs make for a winning combination at Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ in downtown Napa. Next it's Parisian classics like steak frites, coq au vin and duck confit at REVE in Lafayette. Finally, we settle in to a hip Italian spot with wood-fired pizzas at Fiorella in San Francisco.

Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini's Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant (Episode #1412H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 9:00 AM

First up is Teleferic Barcelona in Walnut Creek, a lively taberna showcasing Basque-inspired pintxos, creative paellas and festive cocktails. Next, we stop by Sodini's Trattoria in San Francisco, an old-school Italian eatery with stiff drinks and friendly neighborhood vibes. Finally, we head down to San Jose for ample portions of East African cooking from a home-style chef at Jubba Somali Restaurant.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Acacia House by Chris Cosentino, Iyasare, Franciscan Crab Restaurant (Episode #1307H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Acacia House by Chris Cosentino, the Top Chef Master's newest restaurant, draws on the bounty of its Napa Valley setting to offer dishes like lamb tartare and Iberico pork schnitzel paired with local wines. Next, from bacon-wrapped mochi to Okonomiyaki pancakes, elevated Japanese comfort food delights at Iyasare in Berkeley. And, sizzling seafood platters served alongside sensational Bay views has kept Franciscan Crab Restaurant a Fisherman's Wharf mainstay for more than sixty years.

Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini's Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant (Episode #1412H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 -- 7:30 PM

First up is Teleferic Barcelona in Walnut Creek, a lively taberna showcasing Basque-inspired pintxos, creative paellas and festive cocktails. Next, we stop by Sodini's Trattoria in San Francisco, an old-school Italian eatery with stiff drinks and friendly neighborhood vibes. Finally, we head down to San Jose for ample portions of East African cooking from a home-style chef at Jubba Somali Restaurant.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 15, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 -- 1:30 AM

Sutro's at the Cliff House, El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine (Episode #1306H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

From playful seals and stunning sunsets to classic cocktails and elegant cuisine, San Francisco's historic Sutro's at the Cliff House has it all. And due to a fire at our second eatery, we only feature two restaurants in this show. Our second spot takes us to a place that evokes the musical call of tree frogs and dreams of tropical flavors in a lively setting at El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine in Santa Rosa.

Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ, REVE, Fiorella (Episode #1305H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Bubbles, wine and southern smoked ribs make for a winning combination at Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ in downtown Napa. Next it's Parisian classics like steak frites, coq au vin and duck confit at REVE in Lafayette. Finally, we settle in to a hip Italian spot with wood-fired pizzas at Fiorella in San Francisco.

Beretta, 7 Mile House, The Cheese Board Collective (Episode #1411H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 -- 7:30 PM

This week we start in San Francisco at Beretta, an impress-your-friends spot offering bar-friendly Italian Cuisine and interesting cocktails. Then, we travel to Brisbane to explore 7 Mile House, a family (and dog) friendly roadhouse serving up an eclectic mix of Italian-American-Filipino food and live music every night. Our final stop is The Cheese Board Collective in Berkeley, a worker-owned and operated pizza shop offering just one distinctive vegetarian pizza a day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:30 AM

Buck's of Woodside, Noodles Pho Me, Gardenias Restaurant (Episode #1304H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 9, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Americana at its most flamboyant is on display at the Silicon Valley neighborhood eatery Buck's of Woodside. Huge bowls of steaming noodles take center stage on the Laotian style menu at Noodles Pho Me in San Leandro. Then New American cuisine is the name of the game at Gardenias Restaurant in the Fillmore District of San Francisco.

Beretta, 7 Mile House, The Cheese Board Collective (Episode #1411H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 9:00 AM

This week we start in San Francisco at Beretta, an impress-your-friends spot offering bar-friendly Italian Cuisine and interesting cocktails. Then, we travel to Brisbane to explore 7 Mile House, a family (and dog) friendly roadhouse serving up an eclectic mix of Italian-American-Filipino food and live music every night. Our final stop is The Cheese Board Collective in Berkeley, a worker-owned and operated pizza shop offering just one distinctive vegetarian pizza a day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 12:00 PM

Rocco's Cafe, Maybeck's, Brenda's French Soul Food (Episode #1302H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Sep 6, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

We stay in San Francisco for all three eateries this time beginning with Rocco's Cafe, a SOMA neighborhood institution serving up big portions of home-style Italian dishes. Then, you can sit alone or party with a crowd while trying a different special each night at Maybeck's in the Marina. Finally, we find a taste of New Orleans in the Tenderloin with Creole influenced dishes at Brenda's French Soul Food...

Beretta, 7 Mile House, The Cheese Board Collective (Episode #1411H)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 5, 2019 -- 7:30 PM

This week we start in San Francisco at Beretta, an impress-your-friends spot offering bar-friendly Italian Cuisine and interesting cocktails. Then, we travel to Brisbane to explore 7 Mile House, a family (and dog) friendly roadhouse serving up an eclectic mix of Italian-American-Filipino food and live music every night. Our final stop is The Cheese Board Collective in Berkeley, a worker-owned and operated pizza shop offering just one distinctive vegetarian pizza a day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 6, 2019 -- 1:30 AM

Speisekammer German Restaurant, Kate's Kitchen, ADEGA (Episode #1301H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 5, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

Sauerbraten, schnitzel and traditional German fare at Speisekammer German Restaurant in Alameda take the lead in this episode. Then it's back to breakfast and Southern-style comfort food at Kate's Kitchen in San Francisco... until we finish in San Jose's "Little Portugal", with a Michelin-starred destination serving Portuguese cuisine, called ADEGA.

Cafe Borrone, Yellow Submarine, Morning Due Cafe (Episode #1120H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 4, 2019 -- 1:00 PM

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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