Check, Please! Bay Area’s fifth season episode 2 (#502) profiles and reviews these three Bay Area restaurants:

1) Pomelo: | restaurant information + video | reviews |

2) deedee’s: | restaurant information + video | reviews |

3) Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana: | restaurant information + video | reviews | recipe | [CLOSED]

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Leslie SbroccoMy name is Leslie Sbrocco and I’m the host of Check, Please! Bay Area. Each week, I will be sharing my tasting notes about the wine the guests and I drank on set during the taping of the show.

Wines of the Week: KQED Wine Club
Our guests enjoyed these two delicious offerings from the KQED Wine Club.

2006 A to Z Pinot Blanc, Oregon
This winery’s tag line is “Aristocratic wines at democratic prices” and their affordable, juicy Pinot Gris is packed with sweet apricot and peach notes. Sip alongside spicy pumpkin curry.

2004 Les Hauts Lastour Coteaux du Quercy, France
This complex blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Tannat is aromatic and elegant but still broad-shouldered and bold. If you have a pork chop topped with mushrooms, grab a bottle of this beauty.

Check, Please! Bay Area Season 5: Episode 2 (502) 16 August,2017Wendy Goodfriend

  • Philip Parkinson

    Hi, Any chance you might show the address and phone number of the restaurants you are promoting for about ten more seconds please?? I always have to go online to find out the part I can not write down fast enough and I am a fairly fast writer. Others could not possibly write down the info fast enough. Some friends without web access are at a loss and call me to get the info they could not write down fast enough, so it isn’t only me. Thanks P

  • Claudia Jordan-Koch

    during are recent program, Season 5, episode 2 [I’m pretty sure] one of your little factoids was about an Italian wine, “sciat…?” meaning “press and let it be”
    I can’t find any more info and I’m taken by the name. Please let me know what to look for! Thanks, Claudia

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