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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 9: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 1:30am
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 1:00pm

To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch (#1102H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 -- 7:30pm
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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 20, 2018 -- 12:00pm Remind me
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Little Shin Shin, The Refuge and Canela Bistro and Wine Bar (#808H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

* A veteran Chinese restaurant in Oakland, Little Shin Shin Restaurant invites us to try their fresh and delicious Hunan, Sichuan, Mandarin, and Cantonese-style dishes.
* Next, the classically-trained chefs at The Refuge in San Carlos combine beer with traditionally prepared pastrami.
* Lastly, taste a little Madrid-in-San Francisco, at Canela Bistro and Wine Bar, where local ingredients blend with imported goodies from Spain.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant (#405H) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Lanna Thai, 20 Spot and Chalet Ticino (#910H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 -- 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 9: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar (#1103H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 25, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern (#809H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

* A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
* Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
* Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

OI-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant (#1004H) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

From Chinese and puebla-style to classic comfort food, this week's guests invite Bay Area diners to Oi-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant. Will they agree on their favorite eateries? Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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 9: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 1:30am 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 9: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 9:00am Remind me

Phnom Penh, Hunan Home's, Souk Savanh (#1118H) Duration: 23:24 STEREO TVG

In this show we're taking a menu-tour through Asia. For our first dining destination, we travel across the Bay Bridge to Oakland to enjoy the thrilling, contrasting tastes of Cambodia at Phnom Penh House. Next, it's a neighborhood spot in San Francisco's Chinatown where the sizzling dishes excite the palate at Hunan Home's Restaurant. Then, back to Oakland to dig into the bold and vibrant Thai/Laotian flavors at Souk Savanh.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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Duende, The Dark Horse Inn and Morimoto Napa (#1104H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Kinetic energy, cutting-edge cocktails, wine, sherry, paella and more make Duende the Spanish influenced, contemporary hotspot in downtown Oakland. Next, a family-friendly gastro-pub specializing in unique beers, hearty grub and a welcoming neighborhood vibe at The Dark Horse Inn in San Francisco. And lastly, for a modern upscale decor, spot-on service and a rock star chef who creates contemporary California-inspired Japanese cuisine, we visit Morimoto Napa.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 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 9: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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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 9: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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La Folie, Aldo's Ristorante & Bar, Golden Lotus (#221H) Duration: 28:15 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Gasthaus Leopold's, Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery, Sushi Rapture (#1105H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Bootfuls of beer, Weinerschnitzel, and Austrian hospitality are featured at a boisterous San Francisco neighborhood spot called Gasthaus Leopold's. And modern Vietnamese cuisine that pleases both the eye and the palate is found at Tamarine Restaurant and Gallery in Palo Alto. Lastly the cable car rumbles past a cozy Japanese eatery where sashimi, nigiri and sushi shine, on San Francisco's Nob Hill at Sushi Rapture.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro (#224H) Duration: 27:20 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Elite Cafe, Grand Oaks, Risibisi (#603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

This week's guests invite Bay Area diners to sample Cajun classics and more from The Elite Cafe, share tasty bites while watching the game at Grand Oaks Restaurant and Sports Lounge, and savor earthy Italian food at Risibisi Italian Restaurant. Leslie Sbrocco hosts.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Rhea's Market and Deli, Sauce, the girl & the fig (#606H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

Is it a deli or is it just a liquor store? Take the plunge and venture to Valencia Street in San Francisco to find the best sandwiches in town at Rhea's Market and Deli. The next place stays open late so you can party or dine on American fare well into the early hours at Sauce in San Francisco. Finally, just off the plaza in Sonoma, the girl & the fig features locally sourced menu of "country food with a French passion."

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Flatiron, Shakewell, Firenze By Night (#1106H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Comfort food meets sports-bar-chic at this family-friendly neighborhood spot in San Rafael, called Flatiron. Next, Mediterranean flavors, complex cocktails and a warm welcome are served up in a contemporary setting at Oakland's Shakewell. Finally, old school, Italian fare combines with old world "familia" charm in a classic North Beach eatery called Firenze by Night...

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me
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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: Mon, Feb 19, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela (#609H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

Diners start the day right with a hearty breakfast at a spot called Pork Store Cafe in San Francisco. Then head off to Pizzaiolo in Oakland for some of the best wood fired pizzas using organic, local products. For the last stop, take pleasure in the tantalizing flavors of traditional tapas and Spanish dishes at Zarzuela in San Francisco.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia (#610H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

Diners recommend the fresh hand-made tortillas and traditional menu at La Mexicana Restaurant in Oakland, new sushi combinations that will make your mouth water at cozy Kabuto Sushi in San Francisco, and Florentine and Northern Italian dishes at their best in San Francisco at a place called Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria.

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Helmand Palace, El Huarache Loco, Izzy's (#612H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Local diners enjoy the fragrant Afghani spices and hearty portions served at Helmand Palace in San Francisco; the Mexican food at El Huarache Loco, a unique dining spot found at the Alemany Farmers' Markets and at "Off the Grid"; and Izzy's Steaks and Chops, a San Francisco tradition for the past 25 years.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Backdoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Kingdom of Dumpling, John Ash and Co. Restaurant (#1107H) Duration: 25:48 STEREO TVG

Local chef, born and bred in the East Bay, sources local farm fresh ingredients for her California-casual spot at Backdoor Bistro & Wine Bar in Vacaville. Then a San Francisco hole-in-the-wall eatery serves-up tongue-burning, steaming-morsels at Kingdom of Dumpling. Finally, elegant, sophisticated and seasonal wine country cuisine excels at John Ash & Co. Restaurant in Santa Rosa.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Rivoli, The Chairman and Station House Cafe (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Caffe La Scala, Lers Ros and 1300 On Fillmore (#707H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Caffe La Scala (Walnut Creek), Lers Ros (San Francisco) and 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites?

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  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 28, 2018 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you’re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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