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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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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 14, 2019 -- 1:00pm

Alamar Kitchen + Bar, Sabores Del Sur, Pearl 6101 (#1416H) Duration: 26:46 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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  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 14, 2019 -- 7:30pm
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Sam's Chowder House, Sangeetha Restaurant, Gerard's Paella Y Tapas (#1423H) Duration: 26:46 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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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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 16, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Caffe La Scala, Paradiso, Capo's (#1417H) Duration: 26:46 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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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: 25:49 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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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Souvla, Zachary's Chicago Pizza, Sancho's Taqueria (#1424H) Duration: 26:46 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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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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 23, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Zazie, Nick's Next Door, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar (#1418H) Duration: 26:46 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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Honor Kitchen & Cocktails, De La Torre's Trattoria, Ichi Sushi (#1408H) Duration: 25:48 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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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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: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

The Big 4 Restaurant, Pork Store Cafe, Lalime's (#1419H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover classy American cuisine in elegant surroundings at The Big 4 Restaurant, a historic destination in San Francisco named after famous 19th-Century railroad tycoons. Then, celebrate mornings at the Pork Store Cafe, a beloved eatery where hot pink walls are fittingly lined with painted pigs. Finally, enjoy a sublime combination of seasonal dishes, an extensive wine list and cozy hospitality at Lalime's Restaurant in Berkeley.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar (#1103H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 4, 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Episode #1420H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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...

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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 11, 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 1:00pm 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. .

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

L'Ardoise Bistro, Della Santina Trattoria, Perbacco (#1214H) Duration: 25:44 STEREO TVG

Backpacking through the Bay Area offers a chance to savor traditional European cuisine. First stop is the classic French menu at L'Ardoise Bistro, a dreamy, neighborhood spot tucked away on a tree-lined street in San Francisco. Then, imagine a villa courtyard in Central Italy as you step into the greenery-draped trellises and taste the family recipes at Della Santina Trattoria in Sonoma. Finally, savor the cuisine of Piemonte and Liguria in the warmly lit, contemporary-styled dining room of Perbacco in San Francisco.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Whipper Snapper, Trabocco, Gaumenkitzel (#1113H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

We begin in the North Bay with Cal-fresh ingredients turned into Caribbean flavors at Whipper Snapper Restaurant in San Rafael. Next, we find a contemporary spot offering traditional Italian fare hidden in plain sight in an Alameda shopping mall at Trabocco Kitchen and Cocktails. Finally, find made from-scratch modern German fare along with the largest selection of German beers in the East Bay in Berkeley at Gaumenkitzel German Restaurant, Beer and Wine Bar.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Vegetarian House, Gracias Madre, Madras Cafe (#1114H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Vegetarians rejoice! The first Check, Please! Bay Area all-vegetarian show! Beginning in San Jose with international vegetarian selections delivered under the watchful eye of the supreme master at Vegetarian House. Next, fresh, organic ingredients meld together in Mexican vegan dishes at San Francisco's Gracias Madre. Finally, complex spices produce tantalizing aromas from the South Indian vegetarian spot in Sunnyvale, called Madras Cafe.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Jason's, Clove & Hoof Butchery, Dragon Beaux (#1115H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

There's an Asian twist to the Cal-Ital dishes at our first stop, Jason's Restaurant in Greenbrae. Then, it's all about locally-sourced, responsibly-raised meat in Oakland at Clove & Hoof Butchery and Restaurant. Finally, a spacious eatery serving steaming dim sum at lunch and sizzling hot pot at dinner, in San Francisco at Dragon Beaux.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Marche Aux Fleurs, Peasant & The Pear, Copita.... (#1119H) Duration: 24:56 STEREO TVG

We're stepping outside the city to rediscover the Bay Area, starting in Marin for pastoral tranquility reminiscent of Provence at Marche aux Fleurs. Then it's a quick jaunt to Danville for creative rustic dishes at The Peasant & The Pear. Finally, we return to Marin, to Sausalito, where contemporary flavors from Mexico, a choice tequila selection and a party atmosphere can be found at Copita Tequileria y Comida.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Cafe Borrone, Yellow Submarine, Morning Due Cafe (#1120H) Duration: 22:48 STEREO TVG

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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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 22, 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen (#1203H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

The Tadich Grill, Slow Hand BBQ, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar (#1204H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

With a history as storied as The Tadich Grill in San Francisco, it's hard to resist the classic fish menu... unless you want a steak! But nothing says American cuisine like down-home BBQ and we visit Pleasant Hill and Slow Hand BBQ. Our last stop takes us to Oakland, where Vietnamese street food and handmade rice paper rolls are served at Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo (#1205H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco.

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

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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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine (#1206H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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