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Check, Please! Bay Area: Sichuan Fortune House, Manor Coffee Shop, L’Ardoise Bistro

Check, Please! Bay Area: Sichuan Fortune House, Manor Coffee Shop, L’Ardoise Bistro

| October 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

The tenth episode of the season features these restaurants: Sichuan Fortune House (Pleasant Hill), Manor Coffee Shop (San Francisco) and L’Ardoise Bistro (San Francisco).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Addis Ethiopian, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel

Check, Please! Bay Area: Addis Ethiopian, Woodhouse Fish Co., Panama Hotel

| October 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Restaurants Reviewed: Addis Ethiopian Restaurant (Oakland), Woodhouse Fish Co. (San Francisco), Panama Hotel & Restaurant (San Rafael)

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Check, Please! Bay Area: El Metate, CreoLa Bistro, Benjarong Thai Cuisine

Check, Please! Bay Area: El Metate, CreoLa Bistro, Benjarong Thai Cuisine

| October 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Restaurants Reviewed: El Metate (San Francisco), CreoLa Bistro (San Carlos), Benjarong Thai Cuisine (San Francisco).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: La Ciccia, Sushi Groove, Babalou’s

Check, Please! Bay Area: La Ciccia, Sushi Groove, Babalou’s

| October 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

The seventh episode of the season features these restaurants: La Ciccia (San Francisco), Sushi Groove (San Francisco) and Babalou’s Mediterranean Restaurant (Walnut Creek).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Incontro Ristorante, Auntie April’s, Butterfly

Check, Please! Bay Area: Incontro Ristorante, Auntie April’s, Butterfly

| July 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

The sixth episode of the season features these restaurants: Incontro Ristorante (San Ramon), Auntie April’s Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food (San Francisco) and Butterfly Restaurant (San Francisco).

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 5 (505)

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 5 (505)

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

The fifth episode of the season features these restaurants: Chez Spencer (San Francisco), Broken Record (San Francisco) and Marnee Thai Restaurant (San Francisco).

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 4 (504)

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 4 (504)

| July 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

The fourth episode of the season features these restaurants: Memo’s Mexican Cuisine (Concord), Souls Restaurant (Oakland) and Flea Street Cafe (Menlo Park).

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 3 (503)

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 3 (503)

| May 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

The third episode of the season features these restaurants: Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino and Sam’s Grill and Seafood Restaurant.

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 2 (502)

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 2 (502)

| May 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

The second episode of the season features these restaurants: Pomelo, deedee’s and Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana.

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Check,  Please! Bay Area Season 5 Premiere

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5 Premiere

| May 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5 premieres Thursday May 6th at 7:30pm on KQED 9HD.

In addition to a slew of new appetizing local restaurant reviews, Season 5 is launching with a redesigned website. The new site provides improved navigation capabilities as well as social media tools. Starting with Season 5, in addition to the watching the entire program online, you will be able to watch short videos of each restaurant on the restaurant information pages.

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Cutting Corners: Tipping in a Down Economy

Cutting Corners: Tipping in a Down Economy

| January 29, 2010 | 6 Comments

2009 was a rough year for restaurants in San Francisco and (if January is any indicator) 2010 isn’t going to be a bed of truffles and lollipops either. As a 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, I cringe.

Have you taken a look at the list of restaurants that closed their doors in the past year?

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5! Apply to be a guest reviewer.

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5! Apply to be a guest reviewer.

| January 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

KQED is seeking guests for Season 5 of Check, Please! Bay Area. Potential reviewers who would like to tell the Bay Area about their favorite local eatery–anything from a four-star destination to your local cafe or street food from a traveling truck–are encouraged to complete the online application. Applications must be received by Thursday, January 21, 2010.

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