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Check, Please! Bay Area Podcast

KQED

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

Description:

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: Alamar Kitchen + Bar, Sabores Del Sur, Pearl 6101

10/10/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a spot in Oakland where Mediterranean and Asian influences meet fresh seafood, authentic Chilean cuisine in Walnut Creek and a refined American restaurant with carefully crafted cocktails in San Francisco.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Teni East Kitchen, Estrellita Mexican Bistro, Kabul Afghan Cuisine

10/8/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids find a breakfast institution in Mill Valley, authentic Pizza Napoletana in Napa, and a family-owned, neighborhood hangout in Pittsburg.

Duration:00:26:40

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Bursa, The Italian Homemade Company, Rasa Contemporary Indian

10/3/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews an Eastern Mediterranean spot in San Francisco, fresh, house-made pasta in Berkeley and traditional coastal Indian cuisine with a modern twist in Burlingame.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area Kids review: Dipsea Cafe, Ca’ Momi Osteria, New Mecca Cafe

10/1/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids find a breakfast institution in Mill Valley, authentic Pizza Napoletana in Napa, and a family-owned, neighborhood hangout in Pittsburg.

Duration:00:26:40

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Guiso Latin Fusion, Rich Table, Nyum Bai

9/26/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a small Latin fusion eatery with big flavors in Healdsburg, a Californian restaurant in San Francisco with an eclectic and seasonal menu and vibrant Cambodian cuisine in Oakland.

Duration:00:28:00

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Roosevelt Tamale Parlor, Bravas Bar de Tapas, International Smoke

9/19/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a Mexican-inspired menu at a San Francisco institution, delicious Spanish bites in Healdsburg and globally-inspired offerings and Southern comforts back in San Francisco.

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Teleferic Barcelona, Sodini’s Trattoria, Jubba Somali Restaurant

9/12/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews a lively taberna with Basque-inspired pintxos in Walnut Creek, an old-school Italian eatery with friendly neighborhood vibes in San Francisco and home-style East African cooking in San Jose.

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Beretta, 7 Mile House, The Cheese Board Collective

9/5/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews an impress-your-friends Italian spot in San Francisco, a family (and dog) friendly roadhouse in Brisbane and a worker-owned and operated pizza shop in Berkeley.

Duration:00:28:00

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: 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 reviews: Dad’s Luncheonette, Marzano, East Bay Spice Company

4/10/2019
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Check, Please! Bay Area find a small menu with a large heart in Half Moon Bay, Italian cuisine with Californian flair in Oakland, and a cocktail bar with Indian street food in Berkeley.

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