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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 14, 2018 -- 1:30am
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 15, 2018 -- 12:00pm
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 16, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 17, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -- 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 Plus: Fri, Dec 14, 2018 -- 1:00pm

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...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 17, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

La Marcha Tapas Bar, Arun Thai, Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen (#1303H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

We start with a sip of sherry and savory bites from Spain at La Marcha Tapas Bar in Berkeley. Then we globetrot to Southeast Asia for a bowl of Drunken Noodles and more, in the contemporary environ of Arun Thai in Novato. Finally, we indulge our Cal cuisine cravings at Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen in Oakland.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 19, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 19, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 20, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 25, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 26, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Antipastos, The Veg Hub, Coco's Ramen (#1324H) Duration: 26:08 STEREO TVY

Check, Please! Bay Area KIDS Special: Our first guest is a teen who's been chowing down on the homey Italian fare at Antipastos in San Jose ever since he was a bambino. Next up, an ultimate frisbee champ who shares his love for The Veg Hub, a fast- casual spot offering healthy, hearty vegan dishes in Oakland. Can't decide between a steaming bowl of ramen or a sushi roll instead? Well an avid young baker thinks she's found the perfect solution at Coco's Ramen, a cozy Japanese restaurant in San Francisco that offers the best of both worlds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 20, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 21, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 22, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 23, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 24, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 25, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 30, 2018 -- 1:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 21, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 24, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 26, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Nopa, Mua, La Costanera (#1213H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 28, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 30, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 28, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

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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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Dec 31, 2018 -- 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 31, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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