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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 9: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 1:30am

Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (#401H) Duration: 26:51 STEREO TVG

First, an Italian spot that's been around for more than 20 years. It's easy to miss, so keep your eyes peeled for this cozy little place specializing in pasta and pizzetta. The next restaurant is housed in a large complex - not the place for romantic ambiance, but the food is traditional, priced right and so good. Finally, Wagyu beef and high end gourmet ingredients are the specialty at our last destination, so be prepared to open up your taste buds and your wallet for that something special!

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm

Borobudur Restaurant, Alegria's, Poggio (#404H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Indonesian food starts the show at Borobudur Restaurant. Then traditional Spanish cuisine at Alegria's. Finally we visit Poggio for an Italian dining experience.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Zeni Ethiopian, Quinn's Lighthouse, Aquerello (#406H) Duration: 27:26 STEREO TVG

The unexpected unites the three restaurants this week. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant's surprising location makes it a "find". Flying peanuts hitting the floor at Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant & Pub make a casual statement, while Acquerello's historical location support the quiet elegance of the old church's surroundings.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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 9: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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The Old Clam House, Gialina, Mustards Grill (#407H) Duration: 26:03 STEREO TVG

A turn of the century building has housed The Old Clam House for over 100 years and its still serving some of the same fare. In contrast, Gialina has only been around for three years and delivers a contemporary menu. American food traditions continue at Mustards Grill, which celebrated its 25th birthday in 2008.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 28, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Hayes Street Grill, Mama's On Washington Square, (#408H) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG

First, we take a stop at Hayes Street Grill, a local institution that stands on its reputation for the best and freshest fish around. Then, we cozy up to a little family-run spot called Mama's on Washington Square where they serve up a menu with fresh waffles and pancakes for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Sahn Maru Korean BBQ offers more than just barbecue. Its traditional Korean fare comes with warm, family-friendly service and plenty of tasty banchan (small side dishes).

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 1, 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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Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill (#503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 3, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 4, 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 9: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Addis, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel & Restaura (#509H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Using your fingers and sharing makes for a perfect meal at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant. At Woodhouse Fish Company you can navigate through the crab-shack fare to find both traditional and innovative seafood dishes. Lastly, you'll find the little bed and breakfast place called the Panama Hotel and Restaurant tucked away in a residential area serving up Californian cuisine with a twist.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 5, 2019 -- 1:00pm 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.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 8, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California (#512H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Dosa, Sapore Italiano Ristorante, Gather (#608H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Visit an eco-friendly spot serving innovative South Indian fare with Dosa in San Francisco. Next, Sapore Italiano Ristorante's menu tours Italy without leaving its location in Burlingame. Vegetarians and omnivores share equal status with the inspired cuisine at Gather in Berkeley.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 11, 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 9: Thu, Jul 11, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 12, 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 9: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 -- 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: Thu, Jul 18, 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 9: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 19, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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 9: Mon, Jul 22, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 24, 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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 9: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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: Fri, Jul 26, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Monkey King Pub and Grub, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch, Grand Lake Kitchen (#1207H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Named after the whimsical and mischievous Chinese superhero, Monkey King Pub and Grub offers Asian fusion dishes in Alameda. Then, the local, farm-to-table menu reaches new levels at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena. Finally, we stop by the upscale diner- deli combination at Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 29, 2019 -- 7:30pm 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: Wed, Jul 31, 2019 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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