New episodes of the WETA series Check, Please! DC will return to WETA TV 26 on Mondays evenings beginning April 16, 2018 at 9:00pm. In this series, knowledgeable local diners share their experiences in one of the nation’s hottest food destinations, the programs spotlight a wide range of neighborhood gems and cuisines throughout the District, Maryland and Virginia.
The series also shares cocktail recipes from prominent establishments, in addition to intriguing food facts.
The series gives viewers an unfiltered look at the Greater Washington restaurant scene through a panel of citizen reviewers sharing their favorite eateries and dining experiences. In each episode, three guests select one dining spot for review by the other two guests. After anonymously trying each restaurant recommendation, the guests discuss their experiences together with the show’s host, Compass Rose and Maydan owner Rose Previte.
Episode 7 – Monday, April 16 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
Take a trip around the world with these three unique local dining spots. Guest reviewer selections include a traditional biergarten just outside Annapolis, an eclectic Taiwanese restaurant and marketplace on H Street Northeast, and the flavors of Trinidad in Northwest DC.
Episode 8 – Monday, April 23 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
Neighborhood favorites are up for debate, with guest reviewers discussing a group-friendly Mexican eatery in Dupont Circle, a pizzeria with purpose in Shaw, and cozy Indian fare in NoMa.
Episode 9 – Monday, April 30 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
Flavor and spice from around the world are the main attractions. Guest reviewers explore a Spanish wine bar in Rockville, MD, one of the first ramen shops in D.C., and brew pub comfort food in Hyattsville, MD.
Episode 10 – Monday, May 7 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
From street food to fine dining, guest reviewers select a casually hip Korean spot and a homestyle Afghan bistro in Adams Morgan, as well as a sustainable seafood market and restaurant in Palisades.
Episode 11 – Monday, May 14 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
Guest reviewers discuss comfort food options in Logan Circle and 14th Street NW that will please every palate, at a neighborhood tavern, a creative Northern Thai restaurant, and a Southern-influenced seafood destination.
Episode 12 – Monday, May 21 at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26
Exploration is the name of the game with these three unique local dining spots. Guest reviewer selections include a trip through Latin America in Northwest DC, a traditional Ethiopian restaurant in Hyattsville, MD, and a unique cultural mash-up of cuisines in Sterling, VA.
WETA continues to accept applications for guest reviewers, via their page at weta.org/checkplease.