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Papillon Restaurant, Marla Bakery and La Viga Rest (#1006H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

Classically decorated and romantically lit, this elegant location exudes Old World charm serving traditional dishes prepared tableside at Papillon Restaurant in Fremont. More than just a bakery you'll find tasty, organic breakfasts and brunches at Marla Bakery in San Francisco. Finally, contemporary Latin food made with the best local produce and created using classical French technique can be found in Redwood City at La Viga Restaurant.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 20, 2019 -- 1:00pm

Camber Montclair Restaurant & Bar, Cole's Chop H (#1007H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

The stresses of the day are soothed away with the combination of Laotian, Burmese and Pakistani flavors at Camber Montclair Restaurant & Bar in the East Bay. In the town of Napa, you'll find professional service, a relaxed atmosphere and the perfect steak at Cole's Chop House. Next, take a trip to San Francisco's Mission District where you'll find house-smoked pastrami, fresh-made pickles and warm-baked bread at Wise Sons Jewish Deli.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 22, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Kingston 11 Cuisine, 31st Union and the Campton Pl (#1008H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

For a blend of Jamaican and Californian flavors using local and organic ingredients, take a trip to the Caribbean oasis at Kingston 11 Cuisine in Oakland. Local artisans gather together to supply simply-prepared fresh-food in sustainable surroundings in San Mateo at 31st Union. Our last dining destination serves a Cal-Indian menu that combines classical French cooking techniques with fresh local ingredients at The Campton Place Restaurant in San Francisco.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 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...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 25, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Mar 26, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island (#1009H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO (#1202H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table (#1109H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Valette, Eatsa, Osso (#1110H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Two brothers work together to execute a quintessential wine country eatery at Valette in Healdsburg. In stark contrast, a fully-automated spot with fresh and healthy vegetarian bowls, delivered via a high-tech cubby, at eatsa in San Francisco. And finally, a place for steak, substantial sides and an amazing wine list at Osso Steakhouse in San Francisco.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Bridges, Blue Line Pizza, Postino (#1112H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Dine on Cal Cuisine at the place where Mrs. Doubtfire ate, in the heart of Danville at Bridges Restaurant and Bar. Then tuck into Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a side of beer or cocktails in San Carlos at Blue Line Pizza. Lastly, rustic comfort food with an Italian twist is discovered in a beautiful Lafayette hillside setting at Postino. .

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 8, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me

zazu kitchen + farm, Aburaya, Locanda Osteria & Bar (#1401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We start in Sebastopol, where we celebrate the bounty of the North Bay at zazu kitchen + farm, a quintessential farm-to-table restaurant known for its localvore approach. Then it's off to Oakland for juicy, umami-laden chicken at punk-rock-influenced Aburaya, a restaurant serving Japanese fried-chicken that's to die for. And finally we'll take you to a spot in San Francisco that's very romantic, a place for blind dates...or even wedding receptions; it's a Mission-district Italian eatery called Locanda Osteria & Bar.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 11, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Dad's Luncheonette, Marzano, East Bay Spice Company (#1402H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Housed in a red caboose in Half Moon Bay and helmed by a Michelin-starred chef, Dad's Luncheonette features a small menu with a large heart. Then we're off to a neighborhood destination in the Glenview neighborhood of Oakland, a cozy spot named after Italy's most famous tomato, Marzano. Finally we end in Berkeley at East Bay Spice Company, a college-town bar with intriguing cocktails, hot Indian food, and a cool vibe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me

Madcap, El Toreador, Juanita & Maude (#1403H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Our first eatery features a market-driven menu created by a world-class chef; Madcap is an intimate spot in San Anselmo named to represent the frenzied atmosphere of a professional kitchen. With authentic Mexican fare and a festive feel, El Toreador is so colorful and vibrant, you almost need sunglasses when you walk in the door of this San Francisco spot. Our final pick is an East Bay eatery named for the chef's mother and grandmother. Juanita and Maude draws diners from all over the Bay Area to this Albany neighborhood favorite.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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