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Check, Please! Bay Area Previous Broadcasts

Capannina, Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen and Playground (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Contemporary decorations and a menu featuring flavors from the Isle of Capri are available at our first restaurant. The next spot keeps its menu in the U.S. but travels south for a taste of New Orleans. Then it's off to Korea for some kimchee and karaoke.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Pasta Moon, Town Hall, Suppenkuche (Episode #204H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Contemporary Italian, in a romantic seaside setting, begin our show, followed by a lively, trendy, fun spot with comfort food. Then off to the flavors of Germany and the boisterous atmosphere of this beer-centric restaurant.

Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora (Episode #203H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian.

Luka's Taproom & Lounge, King of Falafel and La Costanera Restaurant (Episode #912H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

We start in Oakland at Luka's Taproom and Lounge with its eclectic menu, extensive bar and spacious dance floor. Next, San Francisco's King of Falafel has been offering diners a taste of a Middle Eastern classic for more than 40 years. Lastly, we head to Montara for contemporary Peruvian cuisine served with a side of ocean-front views, at La Costanera Restaurant.

Mescolanza Restaurant, Basque Cultural Center, Alexander's Steakhouse (Episode #401H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Season 4 begins with 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Pomelo, Deedee's, Farina (Episode #502H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Enjoy a light take on healthy, family-style vegetarian cuisine from North Western India at Deedee's on Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. Next, Farina on 18th in San Francisco takes you to the Ligurian region of Italy where fresh, organic ingredients shine. Finally, Pomelo on Church in San Francisco offers global tastes with fragrant aromas and big bowls of nourishment.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (Episode #224H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Capo's, Bistro Liaison and La Mar (Episode #908H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Deep dish pizzas are king at Capo's in North Beach, where a retro Chicago theme inspires the menu and the decor. Next, a little slice of Paris awaits you in Berkeley at Bistro Liaison, where bouillabaisse and boeuf bourguignon are the cr?me de la cr?me. Finally, Peruvian spot La Mar on San Francisco's Embarcadero serves up sea-to-shore selections with a San Francisco twist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Rivoli, The Chairman and Station House Cafe (Episode #704H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

This week's show features favorite eateries which all specialize in serving fresh foods to their customers. For more than 18 years, Berkeley's classic Rivoli Restaurant has been providing diners with delicious seasonal California cuisine. Next, we chase down The Chairman Truck, a traveling eatery which serves savory Chinese food to long lines of hungry and excited customers. Finally, enjoy fresh, local, and perfectly prepared oysters, seafood, and produce inside or al fresco at The Station House Cafe, located on Highway One in Point Reyes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Hana Japanese Restaurant, Cocotte and Sakoon (Episode #911H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

We start in Rohnert Park at Hana Japanese Restaurant for a superb sushi experience and a sock-it-to-'ya sake menu! Next, c'est si bon brasserie Cocotte in San Francisco showcases locally-sourced ingredients for its rustic rotisserie recipes and namesake dish. Lastly, we visit Sakoon in Mountain View, where traditional Indian cuisine is delivered in a modern presentation with a cosmopolitan vibe.

La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (Episode #221H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

An elegant setting, French menu and perfect service meets home-style Italian with a Sorrento born chef and authentic musical entertainment in this show. Both contrast the vegetarian restaurant with chicken, pork and beef on the menu.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Lanna Thai, 20 Spot and Chalet Ticino (Episode #910H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

We visit the East Bay for a fiery taste of Southern Thailand with some modern twists at Lanna Thai in Livermore. In San Francisco, a stop at hipster-chic joint 20 Spot features a selective wine list and a small but satisfying sample of simply-cooked dishes. Lastly, we venture to the peninsula to and Chalet Ticino in Foster City for Swiss-Italian gastronomy straight from the heart of the Alps.

Pinole Creek Cafe, Shanghai House and Murray Circle Restaurant (Episode #909H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

In an 1890s' Victorian home, Pinole Creek Cafe offers diners hearty American comfort food with a Eurasian flair. Next, Shanghai House in San Francisco is where diners come for classic Chinese cooking, such as the chicken wings, and stay for xiao long bao! Last, but not least, jaw-dropping views of the Bay enhance the mood at Murray Circle Restaurant, Cavalo Point, an elegant sanctuary with a sophisticated Californian menu and enormous wine list.

Capo's, Bistro Liaison and La Mar (Episode #908H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Deep dish pizzas are king at Capo's in North Beach, where a retro Chicago theme inspires the menu and the decor. Next, a little slice of Paris awaits you in Berkeley at Bistro Liaison, where bouillabaisse and boeuf bourguignon are the cr?me de la cr?me. Finally, Peruvian spot La Mar on San Francisco's Embarcadero serves up sea-to-shore selections with a San Francisco twist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 5:00 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant (Episode #405H)

KQED 9: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant.

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Paulie's Pickling, Zut! On Fourth, Marin Sun (Episode #904H)

KQED 9: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Our first spot, Paulie's Pickling, has perfected its pickling performance with acidic-centric servings at a petite San Francisco location. Next, California and Mediterranean cuisine merge at eclectic East Bay eatery Zut! on Fourth in Berkeley. Lastly, we head up north to Point Reyes and Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop & Restaurant for the ultimate in farm-to-fork feasting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 12:00 PM

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza And (Episode #703H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 8:30 PM

Chiaroscuro, Chef Chu's and Lanesplitter Pizza and Pub are the eateries selected by local diners. Will all three Bay Area diners agree on their favorites?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

Senor Sisig, M.Y. China, Italian Colors Restaurant (Episode #907H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 1:00 PM

Our first spot has crafted its crossover cuisine, dishing out Filipino-fusion at Senor Sisig, a San Francisco food truck . Next, in the heart of the Westfield Mall, find a feast for all of the senses, where noodles are thrown, scissored and served at M.Y. China in San Francisco. Heading east, Oakland's Italian Colors Restaurant is a family-friendly environment where guests can enjoy an authentic taste of Italy served up with a smile.

Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar, Alhamra (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Join this week's guests as they travel to Burma, California, and India ... without leaving the table! Mandalay features Burmese and Mandarin cuisine, Cafe Gibraltar offers a gateway to the Mediterranean, and Alhamra serves up Indian favorites. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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