It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
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The second episode of Season 8 features these restaurants: Zaré at Fly Trap (San Francisco), Barrio Fiesta (Milpitas) and Flora (Oakland). Leslie shares her tips about Whiskey.
Check, Please! Bay Area’s 100th episode kicks off Season 8 on Thursday April 11 at 7:30pm on KQED 9. You can also watch the show online!
Restaurants reviewed for final episode of Season 7: Roti Indian Bistro (Burlingame), Chop Bar (Oakland), Park Tavern (San Francisco). This special episode included guests: Andrea Kissack, Senior Science Editor at KQED; Raj Mathai, News Anchor; and Thuy Vu, Journalist / Program Host. Host Leslie Sbrocco shares her wine tips about Pinot Envy.
San Francisco restaurants reviewed: Bella Trattoria (Southern Italian cuisine), Outerlands (Northern CA cuisine), Greens Restaurant (Vegetarian cuisine). Host Leslie Sbrocco shares her wine tips about Port.
The tenth episode of the season features these restaurants: Loló Restaurant (San Francisco), Salute E Vita Ristorante (Richmond) and Le Garage (Sausalito). Leslie Sbrocco shares her wine tips about Fortified Wines.
Restaurants reviewed: Café Borrone (Italian American cuisine in Menlo Park), Wexler’s (American BBQ in San Francisco), Big 4 Restaurant (New American cuisine in San Francisco). Host Leslie Sbrocco shares her wine tips about Cabernet Sauvignon.
Restaurants reviewed: Source Restaurant (International Organic Vegetarian/Vegan cuisine in San Francisco), Morning Due Cafe (American/Mediterranean cuisine in San Francisco), Mua (New American cuisine in Oakland)
Restaurants reviewed: All Spice (San Mateo), Sorella di Zza’s (Oakland), Hillstone (San Francisco)
Restaurants reviewed: Rivoli Restaurant (Berkeley), The Chairman (Food Truck in San Francisco, Bay Area), Station House Café (Point Reyes Station)
Restaurants reviewed: Chef Chu’s (Los Altos), Lanesplitter (Oakland), chiaroscuro (San Francisco)
Check, Please! Bay Area reviews these restaurants: Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill (Menlo Park), Green Chile Kitchen (San Francisco), Bay Wolf Restaurant (Oakland).
The premier episode of season seven features these restaurants: Gamine (San Francisco), Bellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar (Oakland) and Davey Jones Deli (Sausalito).
Happy New Year! Here are two culinary experts sharing radically different approaches to opening a bottle of champagne. Both techniques are excellent skills to cultivate and can be used depending on the mood of the party.
The final episode of season 6 reviews these San Francisco eateries: Izzy’s Steaks and Chops, El Huarache Loco, Helmand Palace. Leslie’s last wine tip of the season is quite dramatic: Opening Champagne Using a Saber.