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Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant, Saul's Restaurant & Delicatessen, Lolinda (#1216H) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

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.

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Sutro's at the Cliff House, El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine (#1306H) Duration: 24:59 STEREO TVG

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.

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Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star (#1217H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

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.

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CALA, Moss Beach Distillery, Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon (#1218H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVG

Find elevated Mexican cuisine at CALA's in San Francisco where you'll find sustainable fish and high-end tacos and a philanthropic mission. Meanwhile, Moss Beach Distillery in San Mateo County, offers seafood, views and otherworldly cocktails! Then it's back to the Wild Wild West at Valley Ford's Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon for oysters and southern comfort food.

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Acacia House by Chris Cosentino, Iyasare, Franciscan Crab Restaurant (#1307H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

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.

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Speisekammer German Restaurant, Kate's Kitchen, ADEGA (#1301H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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Rocco's Cafe, Maybeck's, Brenda's French Soul Food (#1302H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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...

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Buck's of Woodside, Noodles Pho Me, Gardenias Restaurant (#1304H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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Agave Uptown, Sorella Caffe, One Market Restaurant (#1308H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ, REVE, Fiorella (#1305H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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Noe Valley Bakery, Athena Grill, Avatar's Restaurant (#1310H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

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.

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4505 Burgers & BBQ, Ramen Gaijin, Eight Tables by George Chen (#1311H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

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.

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All Good Pizza, Kendejah Restaurant, Siam Bay Authentic Thai Cuisine (#1312H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

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.

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Cuisine of Nepal, Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana Restaurant, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards (#1313H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Fragrant dishes hailing from the Himalayas entice and welcome you to Cuisine of Nepal Restaurant in San Francisco. Then, Mexican family recipes are served up in a kid and dog-friendly space at Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana in Menlo Park. Finally, winery vistas, elegant Californian cuisine and warm hospitality settle us into The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards in Livermore.

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Franchettis', Aburaya, Locanda Osteria & Bar (#1401H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

We start in Santa Rosa, where we celebrate the bounty of the North Bay at Franchettis', a casual eatery that marries the Italian passion and German traditions of its two owners. 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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Dad's Luncheonette, Marzano, East Bay Spice Company (#1402H) Duration: 25:47 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.

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Madcap, El Toreador, Juanita & Maude (#1403H) Duration: 25:49 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.

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Z & Y Restaurant, Pausa, Souley Vegan (#1404H) Duration: 25:50 STEREO TVG

We begin with Z & Y Restaurant, one of the hottest Sichuan restaurants in San Francisco, known for catering to tourists, locals, presidents, and foreign ministers alike. Our next eatery is in San Mateo and designed with leisure in mind, so turn off your phone and leave your laptop at home when you dine at Pausa. Our final pick, serves stick-to-your-ribs-hearty-fare with southern hospitality. You'll be impressed with their meatless menu when you taste the Louisiana-creole-style vegan soul food they offer at Souley Vegan.

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Thirsty Bear Brewing, Nick's Cove, Middle East Market (#1405H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

This week we start off at Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, a San Francisco brewery known for craft beers, small plates and flamenco dancing. Next we travel to Nick's Cove in Marshall, a historic waterside retreat serving up fresh seafood and locally grown produce. Our final pick is Middle East Market in Berkeley, where you can not only dine in at the Persian cafe, but if inspired, buy the ingredients and make the meal yourself at home.

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Trattoria Da Vittorio, Jin Sho, San Jalisco (#1406H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Our first restaurant, Trattoria da Vittorio in San Francisco, features Calabrian-influenced Italian cuisine inspired by the chef's iconic matriarch. Up next is Jin Sho in Palo Alto, a Japanese eatery that strives to serve only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Our final stop is San Jalisco in San Francisco's Mission district, a popular Mexican spot known for serving up unforgettable soups.

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The Butcher's Son, Sol Food, Al's Place (#1407H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

We kick off our week of vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Berkeley with vegan delicatessen The Butcher's Son. Next up is Sol Food, a Marin County hot spot where Puerto Rican cuisine offers a wide variety of delectable choices to delight the vegetarian palate. Finally, we take you to Al's Place in San Francisco, where vegetarians have an abundance of options to choose from on its seasonal omnivore menu.

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Honor Kitchen & Cocktails, De La Torre's Trattoria, Ichi Sushi (#1408H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVG

This week we start off at Honor Kitchen & Cocktails in Emeryville, an esteemed bar and restaurant with exceptional cocktails, delightful bar bites and films projected on the walls. Next is Pleasanton's De La Torre's Trattoria; a local dining spot and the kind of family-owned restaurant you might come across in Italy. We conclude with Ichi Sushi in San Francisco, known for its commitment to sustainability and sourcing the freshest ingredients to create seasonal dishes.

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Cockscomb, Dobbs Ferry Restaurant, Cafe Gabriela (#1409H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVG

This week, we start off in San Francisco exploring Cockscomb's rustic cuts of meat, unique and festive cuisine and vast variety of cocktails. Up next, and also in San Francisco, is Dobbs Ferry Restaurant, an upscale pub offering gourmet comfort food and an expansive drink menu. Our final stop is Cafe Gabriela, a revolutionary spot in Oakland known for casual dining with a Filipino-inspired menu.

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Shinmai, Asmara Restaurant, The Ice Cream Bar (#1410H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Our first stop, Shinmai in Oakland, features the refined casual fare of a Japanese izakaya with a modern twist. Next, we're off to North East African eatery Asmara Restaurant in Oakland that features shareable plates and a family style feel. Finally, we take a step back in time to a 1930's-style soda fountain and classic lunch counter called The Ice Cream Bar in San Francisco, where you can find filling meals along with signature sweet treats.

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Beretta, 7 Mile House, The Cheese Board Collective (#1411H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVG

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.

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Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini's Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant (#1412H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVG

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.

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Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, Bravas Bar de Tapas, International Smoke (#1413H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

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.

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Guiso Latin Fusion, Rich Table, Nyum Bai (#1414H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Our first eatery may be small in size, but the authentic Latin American and Caribbean flavors are grand at family-owned Guiso Latin Fusion in Healdsburg. Next, we visit Rich Table in San Francisco, a sumptuous spot with an eclectic, seasonal, California-focused menu. To close, Oakland's Nyum Bai transports us to Cambodia to experience a vibrant take on the country's signature dishes.

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Bursa, The Italian Homemade Company, Rasa Contemporary Indian (#1415H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

This week, we begin a culinary journey through the Eastern Mediterranean with falafels and kebabs at Bursa in San Francisco. Next, we head to Berkeley for The Italian Homemade Company, a fast-casual spot featuring an abundance of fresh, house-made pastas. Our final stop is Rasa Contemporary Indian in Burlingame for a celebration of traditional coastal Indian cuisine with a modern, Michelin-starred twist.

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Alamar Kitchen + Bar, Sabores Del Sur, Pearl 6101 (#1416H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

First, we head to the Town for alaMar Kitchen + Bar in Oakland, a spicy spot where Mediterranean and Asian influences meet fresh seafood. Next, we visit Sabores del Sur in Walnut Creek for authentic Chilean cuisine from a woman-owned and run kitchen. Then it's off to San Francisco's Richmond district for Pearl 6101, a neighborhood treasure serving carefully crafted cocktails and refined American cuisine.

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Caffe La Scala, Paradiso, Capo's (#1417H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

Echoes of bustling European coffeehouses converge in Walnut Creek at the beloved Caffe La Scala, where diners savor coffees, panini, and desserts. Next, we head to the stylish Paradiso in San Leandro for its eclectic menu and open dining room with exposed beams and bright skylights. For our final stop, we head to San Francisco for hot-from-the-oven pizza-pies, boutique whiskies and nostalgic decor at Capo's, a retro-Chicago style eatery inspired by Al Capone.

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Zazie, Nick's Next Door, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar (#1418H) Duration: 25:31 STEREO TVG

First, we step into Zazie, a cozy, neighborhood bistro serving updated French plates in San Francisco's Cole Valley. Then, we head to Nick's Next Door in Los Gatos for elevated comfort food and bold flavors in an elegant setting. Finally, we journey back to San Francisco for Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, a polished French brasserie offering the classics of France with a creative California twist.

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Tommy's Joynt, Belotti Ristorante e Bottega, 5A5 Steak Lounge (#1315H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

We begin at a local institution, where the food is served cafeteria-style; be ready to order at Tommy's Joynt in San Francisco. Our next destination is led by a Milan born chef offering a fresh, elegant take on Northern Italian cuisine; relax at Belotti Ristorante e Bottega in Oakland. Last, we visit a contemporary steakhouse serving prime cuts from around the world right here in in San Francisco; tuck into the meat at 5A5 Steak Lounge.

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Dipsea Cafe, Ca' Momi Osteria, New Mecca Cafe (#1421H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: Open since 1986, the Dipsea Cafe is a Mill Valley breakfast institution. Our first guest loves tucking in to their steak n'eggs and ginormous fluffy pancakes. Ca'Momi Osteria in downtown Napa home to authentic Pizza Napoletana and classic Italian cinema. Finally, a Pittsburg musical performer dishes on New Mecca Cafe, where 3 generations of her family have dug in to their delicious bean dip!

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Lers Ros, Sichuan Fortune House, Marinitas (#1316H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Family recipes and traditional Thai ingredients balance the flavors of hot, sour, salty and sweet at our first spot - Lers Ros in San Francisco. Then the focal point shifts to the red chiles of China's central region in Pleasant Hill at Sichuan Fortune House. Finally we end with a menu focused on a Latin-American blend of lusciousness, along with a killer tequila list, at Marinitas Restaurant in San Anselmo.

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The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant, Dragon Rouge Restaurant, Aslam's Rasoi (#1317H) Duration: 24:33 STEREO TVG

We start with a taste of Mexico at a crowd-pleasing eatery using local ingredients at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco. Then cross the Bay Bridge to an Alameda haven, where the patio, water views, and family recipes made contemporary, join plentiful cocktails at Dragon Rouge Restaurant. Our last stop takes us back to San Francisco to a long-established, family-owned spot in the Mission; find fragrant spiced flavors from India at Aslam's Rasoi.

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Uma Casa Restaurant, Ritu Indian Soul Food, Homeroom Mac + Cheese (#1314H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Authentic Portuguese flavors take us to our first spot, Uma Casa Restaurant in San Francisco. And it's in San Francisco, where we stay for the seasonal Indian-cuisine-with-a-twist, that's served up at Ritu Indian Soul Food. Finally it's all about cheesy macaroni, in all its glorious variations, at Homeroom Mac + Cheese in Oakland.

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Scolari's Good Eats, Le Garage, La Mar (#1318H) Duration: 23:48 STEREO TVG

We begin in Alameda at a place that's known for its generous helpings of classic comfort food at Scolari's Good Eats. Next, we park in Sausalito at a converted auto shop turned industrial-chic French bistro called Le Garage. Finally, it's back to the city for a restaurant that offers sweeping views of the Bay and fresh, unique Peruvian flavors at La Mar.

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Teni East Kitchen, Estrellita Mexican Bistro, Kabul Afghan Cuisine (#1422H) Duration: 25:47 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: First up, it's Oakland's Teni East Kitchen, where Burmese delights with a California twist and some very stretchy roti, thrill our youngest guest. Then, a Los Altos teen who's set her sights on being a cooking show star shares her spot, Estrellita Mexican Bistro, home to Oaxacan cuisine since 1958. Finally, a budding thespian shares his love for Kabul Afghan Cuisine, where fragrant Afghan dishes served family style take center stage.

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Marnee Thai Restaurant, The Cook and Her Farmer, Ristorante Milano (#1319H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

First, we visit Marnee Thai Restaurant in San Francisco's Inner Sunset neighborhood for the perfect combination of authentic Thai street food and sit-down dishes. Our next hotspot is The Cook and Her Farmer, located in the Swan's Marketplace district of Oakland, where local ingredients shine and community-centric cooking is the focus. Finally we end with Ristorante Milano, a cozy eatery in the Nob Hill area of San Francisco, serving up classic Northern Italian fare.

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Maykadeh Restaurant, 1601 Bar & Kitchen, Poesia (#1320H) Duration: 25:49 STEREO TVG

Three San Francisco dining spots take center stage this time... starting with Maykadeh Restaurant, where warm greetings, fragrant aromas, and delicate Persian spices combine. Next, enter into the minimalist, trendy and upscale digs of 1601 Bar & Kitchen, where Sri Lankan flavor meets traditional French technique. Finally, climb the stairs up to the cozy Italian dining room at Poesia, where handmade pasta, poetry and romance is the name of the game.

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Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring (#1001H) Duration: 26:03 STEREO TVG

Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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Pintxo Pote, Red Hill Station and Osmanthus (#1003H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Traditional Basque cooking at Pintxo Pote, ultra-fresh seafood at Red Hill Station and Osmanthus' focus on Japanese, South-Asian flavors. Leslie Sbrocco hosts as local diners share their favorite Bay Area eateries.

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Sam's Chowder House, Sangeetha Restaurant, Gerard's Paella Y Tapas (#1423H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: Up first, a surfer who slurps down fresh shucked oysters as often as she can at Sam's Chowder House, a coastal getaway with killer sunset views in Half Moon Bay. Next, it's twin sisters who love to debate over dosas and other South Indian delights at Sunnyvale's Sangeetha Restaurant. Finally, a young "Hamilton" fanatic who always says "si" to authentic Spanish specialties at Santa Rosa's Gerard's Paella Y Tapas.

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Art's Cafe, Perle Wine Bar, Marin Joe's (#1321H) Duration: 26:08 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: This year marks the 30th anniversary for Art's Cafe, a San Francisco breakfast institution. Our first guest loves sitting at the counter at the tiny diner known for their signature hash brown sandwiches and Korean bibimbap bowls. Then, featuring dishes like Russian caviar and beef tartare, Perle Wine Bar in Oakland's Montclair Village is a surprisingly sophisticated pick for a ten-year old. Finally, long before "mid-century modern" became hip, Marin Joe's has been popular with locals craving Italian American comfort food in Corte Madera, and the jiu-jitsu loving kid who's been going there since he was a baby.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 17, 2020 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Lou's Cafe, Pappo and Lasalette Restaurant (#1005H) Duration: 24:34 STEREO TVG

Our first stop is a family-run sandwich spot where their special sauces add an extra kick to their extensive list, at Lou's Cafe in San Francisco. Next, we take a trip to a small and trendy bistro committed to fresh and local ingredients and Cal-cuisine at Pappo in Alameda. Lastly, we follow the fragrant aroma of exotic Mediterranean flavors and spices, served up in modern Portuguese style at LaSalette Restaurant in Sonoma.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 23, 2020 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Souvla, Zachary's Chicago Pizza, Sancho's Taqueria (#1424H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: Our first guest is a female fencer who loves the garlicky fries and spit-roasted meats at Souvla in San Jose. Next up, a 4H champ who shares her love for Chicago-style stuffed pies and creamy Caesars at Zachary's Chicago Pizza in Pleasant Hill. And finally, a Palo Alto swimmer who goes the distance for mega, build-your-own burritos at Sancho's Taqueria.

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Minato Japanese Restaurant, Tapsilog Bistro, Giorg (#1322H) Duration: 26:14 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: First up, it's a young girl's dream come true at San Jose's Minato Japanese Restaurant, where kids meals come with a prize. Then a soccer player's pick, Tapsilog Bistro, where authentic Filipino flavors pair with a sporty atmosphere in Campbell. Finally, like daughter, like mother, as a San Francisco girl shares her mom's high school hangout, Giorgio's Pizzeria, where generations of families have been coming for pipin' hot pizza pies since 1972.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 24, 2020 -- 1:00pm 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 27, 2020 -- 1:00pm Remind me

The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi (#1101H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 29, 2020 -- 1:00pm Remind me

To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch (#1102H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland.

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Zareen's, Park Burger, Tu Mero Mole (#1323H) Duration: 26:08 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: Up first, a water polo player who loves spicy food and finds it as often as possible at Zareen's Palo Alto, a bustling spot offering contemporary Pakistani and Indian cuisine. Next it's a gal with a sweet tooth, who can't get enough of the rich frosty shakes at Oakland's Park Burger. Finally, a young hockey fanatic who always says"si" to authentic Pueblan specialties at San Jose's Tu Mero Mole.

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