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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star (Episode #1217H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen.

Bacon Bacon, Plaj Restaurant, Evvia Estiatorio (Episode #901H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star (Episode #1217H)

KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's (Episode #612H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Pasta Moon, Town Hall, Suppenkuche (Episode #204H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 14, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria, and Bistro Vis a Vis (Episode #811H)

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (Episode #1216H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Sit outside with the locals and enjoy hookah by the water at Foster City's Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant. Then, stop in for pastrami and matzo ball soup at East Coast meets West Coast deli-done-Berkeley style, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen. Finally, dig into wood-fired meat, meat and more meat at San Francisco's Lolinda.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Gasthaus Leopold's, Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery, Sushi Rapture (Episode #1105H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (Episode #1216H)

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Sit outside with the locals and enjoy hookah by the water at Foster City's Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant. Then, stop in for pastrami and matzo ball soup at East Coast meets West Coast deli-done-Berkeley style, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen. Finally, dig into wood-fired meat, meat and more meat at San Francisco's Lolinda.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket and Taqueria, and Bistro Vis a Vis (Episode #811H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

* 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (Episode #1216H)

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

Sit outside with the locals and enjoy hookah by the water at Foster City's Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant. Then, stop in for pastrami and matzo ball soup at East Coast meets West Coast deli-done-Berkeley style, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen. Finally, dig into wood-fired meat, meat and more meat at San Francisco's Lolinda.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 10:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia (Episode #610H)

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 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 Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Martins West Pub, Red Tavern, August (1) Five (Episode #1215H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

First we visit a Scottish-themed farm-to-table eatery at Martins West Pub in Redwood City. Then a family-gathering place with hearty portions of Russian cuisine at Red Tavern in the Richmond District, SF. And lastly, a contemporary twist on Indian fare with inventive California cocktails at August (1) Five in San Francisco.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Duende, The Dark Horse Inn and Morimoto Napa (Episode #1104H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

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.

Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern (Episode #809H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

* 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.

Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela (Episode #609H)

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

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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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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