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KQED’s Check, Please! at SoMa StrEat Food Park

KQED’s Check, Please! at SoMa StrEat Food Park

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! host Leslie Sbrocco takes it to the streets to promote season 7, making the rounds of the food trucks at the Soma StrEat Food Park on Friday.

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Check, Please! Bay Area Season 7 Premiere: Gamine, Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 7 Premiere: Gamine, Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli

| April 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

The premier episode of season seven features these restaurants: Gamine (San Francisco), Bellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar (Oakland) and Davey Jones Deli (Sausalito).

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How to Open Champagne: Jacques Pepin vs Leslie Sbrocco

How to Open Champagne: Jacques Pepin vs Leslie Sbrocco

| December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Izzy’s Steaks and Chops, El Huarache Loco, Helmand Palace

Check, Please! Bay Area: Izzy’s Steaks and Chops, El Huarache Loco, Helmand Palace

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Pork Store Café, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela

Check, Please! Bay Area: Pork Store Café, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The ninth episode of the season features these restaurants: Pork Store Café (San Francisco), Pizzaiolo (Oakland) and Zarzuela (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about what to do with leftover wine.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: The Peasant & The Pear, Spork, Ristorante Ideale

Check, Please! Bay Area: The Peasant & The Pear, Spork, Ristorante Ideale

| September 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

The seventh episode of season six features these restaurants: The Peasant & The Pear (Danville), Spork (San Francisco) and Ristorante Ideale (San Francisco). Plus Leslie Sbrocco shares her tips on wine gadgets.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Alhamra, Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar (604)

Check, Please! Bay Area: Alhamra, Mandalay, Cafe Gibraltar (604)

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 6: episode 4 airs Thursday July 28 at 7:30pm on KQED TV 9. The fourth episode of the season features these restaurants: Alhamra Indian and Pakistani Restaurant (SF), Mandalay (SF), Cafe Gibraltar (Half Moon Bay).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Nettie’s Crab Shack, Walzwerk, Dragon Rouge (602)

Check, Please! Bay Area: Nettie’s Crab Shack, Walzwerk, Dragon Rouge (602)

| July 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 6: episode 2 airs Thursday July 14 at 7:30pm on KQED TV 9. The second episode of the season features these restaurants: Nettie’s Crab Shack (San Francisco), Walzwerk (San Francisco) and Dragon Rouge Restaurant (Alameda).

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Check, Please! Bay Area: Lovejoy’s Tea Room, Don Pico’s, Saha (Season 6)

Check, Please! Bay Area: Lovejoy’s Tea Room, Don Pico’s, Saha (Season 6)

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 6 premiere airs Thursday July 7 at 7:30 on KQED TV 9. You can watch the episode online, get restaurant info, read reviews, get recipes from the restaurants and learn wine tips from the host, Leslie Sbrocco.

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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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