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Check, Please! Bay Area Podcast

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Check, Please! Bay Area is KQED Public Television's local series featuring regular people reviewing San Francisco Bay Area restaurants. Find out more about this KQED series at: kqed.org/checkplease.

Check, Please! Bay Area is KQED Public Television's local series featuring regular people reviewing San Francisco Bay Area restaurants. Find out more about this KQED series at: kqed.org/checkplease.
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United States

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KQED

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Check, Please! Bay Area is KQED Public Television's local series featuring regular people reviewing San Francisco Bay Area restaurants. Find out more about this KQED series at: kqed.org/checkplease.

Language:

English


Episodes

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Shinmai, Asmara Restaurant, The Ice Cream Bar

6/13/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a modern Japanese izakaya in Oakland, a family-owned North East African eatery also in Oakland and a 1930's-style soda fountain in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Cockscomb, Dobbs Ferry Restaurant, Cafe Gabriela

6/6/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds rustic cuts of meat and upscale pub food both in San Francisco, and sandwiches with a Filipino twist in Oakland.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Honor Kitchen & Cocktails, De La Torre’s Trattoria, Ichi Sushi

5/30/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds exceptional cocktails and delightful bar bites in Emeryville, classic Italian ambiance in Pleasanton, and seasonal Japanese cuisine in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Franchettis’, Aburaya, Locanda

5/23/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds Italian and German cuisine in Santa Rosa, Japanese fried chicken in Oakland, and a romantic Italian ambiance in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: The Butcher’s Son, Sol Food, Al’s Place

5/16/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds vegan delicatessen meats in Berkeley, Puerto Rican cuisine in Marin, and seasonal California produce in San Francisco

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Trattoria da Vittorio, Jin Sho, San Jalisco

5/9/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds Calabrian-influenced Italian cuisine in San Francisco, fresh Japanese cuisine in Palo Alto and unforgettable soups back in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, Nick’s Cove, Middle East Market

5/2/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds a craft brewery dishing flamenco in San Francisco, a historic waterfront retreat in Marshall and a family-owned Persian market in Berkeley.

Duration:00:28:01

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Z & Y Restaurant, Pausa, Souley Vegan

4/25/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds a hot Sichuan restaurant in San Francisco, a laid back Italian bar with plenty of spritzes in San Mateo, and a vegan soul food haven in Oakland.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Madcap, El Toreador, Juanita & Maude

4/18/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area finds a market-driven menu in San Anselmo, festive Mexican cuisine in San Francisco, and an intimate neighborhood favorite in Albany.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Antipastos, The Veg Hub, Coco’s Ramen

12/20/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids find homey Italian food in San Jose, hearty vegan fare in Oakland, and a variety of Japanese ramen and sushi in San Francisco.

Duration:00:27:40

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Zareen’s, Park Burger, Tu Mero Mole

12/13/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids find contemporary Pakistani and Indian cuisine in Palo Alto, rich frosty shakes in Oakland, and authentic Pueblan cuisine in San Jose.

Duration:00:27:40

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Minato Japanese Restaurant, Tapsilog Bistro, Giorgio’s Pizzeria

12/6/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review a Japanese restaurant in San Jose where the kids' meal comes with a prize, authentic Filipino flavors in Campbell, and a pizzeria in San Francisco that's been around for generations.

Duration:00:27:46

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Art’s Cafe, Perle Wine Bar, Marin Joe’s

11/29/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review a local institution in San Francisco celebrating 30 years, a sophisticated wine bar in Oakland, and Italian comfort food in Corte Madera.

Duration:00:27:44

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Maykadeh Restaurant, 1601 Bar & Kitchen, Poesia

11/22/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews authentic Persian cuisine, Sri Lankan food meets French technique and cozy Italian fare all in San Francisco.

Duration:00:27:59

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Marnee Thai Restaurant, The Cook and Her Farmer, Ristorante Milano

11/15/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews authentic Thai street food in San Francisco, community-centric cooking with local ingredients in Oakland, and classic Northern Italian fare in San Francisco.

Duration:00:27:50

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Scolari’s Good Eats, Le Garage, La Mar

11/8/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews comfort food in Alameda, an industrial-chic French bistro in Sausalito, and fresh, unique Peruvian flavors in San Francisco.

Duration:00:26:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant, Dragon Rouge Restaurant, Aslam’s Rasoi

11/1/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a crowd-pleasing taqueria in San Francisco, a Vietnamese eatery serving up mom's cooking in Alameda, and a long-established, family-owned Indian spot in San Francisco.

Duration:00:26:45

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Lers Ros, Sichuan Fortune House, Marinitas Restaurant

10/25/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a Thai eatery in San Francisco, spicy Sichuan in Pleasant Hill, and luscious Latin-American cuisine in San Anselmo.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Tommy’s Joynt, Belotti Ristorante e Bottega, 5A5 Steak Lounge

10/18/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a local institution in San Francisco, delicious northern Italian fare in Oakland, and a contemporary steakhouse in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Uma Casa Restaurant, Ritu Indian Soul Food, Homeroom Mac + Cheese

10/11/2018
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews authentic Portuguese cuisine and seasonal Indian menus in San Francisco, and, last but not least, glorious macaroni and cheese variations in Oakland.

Duration:00:28:00