Check, Please! Bay Area – Episode #1205

Greetings, everyone! We’re happy to announce the premiere of Check, Please! Bay Area –  Episode #1205 featuring: Miss Ollie’s, Oakland Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Alameda Bar Crudo, San Francisco airing on:  KQED, Channel 9 (San Francisco):  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30pm Repeats on KQED, Channel 9 (San Francisco):   Fri, May 12, 2017 — 1:30am (KQED 9) Sat, May 13, 2017 — 12:00pm (KQED 9) Sat, May 13, 2017 — 6:30pm (KQED Life) Sat, May 13, 2017...

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Mama Papa Lithuania Introduces A Lesser-Known Country’s Delicious Cuisine

Mama Papa Lithuania Introduces A Lesser-Known Country’s Delicious Cuisine

By Pamela Sosnowski As one of Eastern Europe’s smaller countries, Lithuania and its culture isn’t as familiar to Americans as its bordering Baltic cousin Poland is. But in Alameda, diners are gaining at least a little education about the nation’s cuisine, thanks to Mama Papa Lithuania, the West Coast’s only restaurant dedicated to Lithuanian food. Owner Vaidas Sukys opened the restaurant in 2013. “The are many reasons for my inspiration to open...

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