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.
Celebrate the prohibition era with a sneak preview of Ken Burns’ new documentary and wine tasting at Cal Academy NightLife.
Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: episode 12 airs Thursday November 11 at 7:30pm on KQED TV 9HD. The twelfth episode of the season features these restaurants: Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen (San Francisco), Bobo’s (San Francisco) and Pisces California Cuisine (San Francisco).
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).
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.
It’s time for kids to go back to school, but what are they eating? The foods children consume now can adversely affect their future health, particularly their risk of developing obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Join the September edition of Health Dialogues as we examine childhood nutrition — in the busy home, in the lunchroom and in the lunchbox.