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Foodportunity and Video NOMinations

Check, Please! Northwest and host Amy Pennington will be at Foodportunity with SkyCity restaurant's chef Jeff Maxfield this coming Monday, June 25th.

From a Guest's Perspective

So what is it like to be a guest on Check, Please! Northwest? Find out from a past guest on the show. Check out the latest post at the food blog Wasabi Prime:

Mixed Plate: Hey, Ma, I'm on TV! Wasabi Makes a Nervous Debut.

What's Cooking at KCTS 9 Cooks this Saturday

Chef Lisa Dupar of Pomegranate Bistro (Redmond, WA)

While Check, Please! Northwest crew is visiting restaurants and taping new episodes, we thought we'd give you a glimpse of what's happening over at KCTS 9 Cooks this S

Behind the Scenes, From Where I Sit

Our ever-changing episode board

There is nothing I like more than a behind-the-scenes video (except for maybe a blooper reel, and god knows I have puh-lenty of bloopers every time we tape) and I'm stoked that the awesome team on Check, Please! NW got ours up and running.

Go Behind the Scenes with Check, Please!

Adam's restaurant in Monroe, WA was recommended for Check, Please! by KCTS 9 viewer Denise Sakaki. We filmed at the restaurant in May. Enjoy some behind the scenes photos of the taping.

Behind the Scenes with Check, Please! NW

We are currently taping new episodes of Check, Please! Northwest. Here are some behind the scenes photos from the show taping in our studio at KCTS 9. Click on the thumbnails to view larger images.

Adam Pease and Ryan Short Talk About "TAD"

Adam Pease and Ryan Short, the directors of “TAD: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears,” talk to the film critic Robert Horton about how their documentary came about, and why TAD was such an appealing band.

Jeff Chiba Stearns Talks About "One Big Hapa Family"

Jeff Chiba Stearns talks to Robert Horton about how a reunion led to his film "One Big Hapa Family," and about his latest project, “Mixed Match.”

Dan Merchant Talks About "Lord, Save Us"

At Vermillion in Seattle, Dan Merchant, the director of "Lord, Save Us from Your Followers," talks to the film critic Robert Horton about why he made his film and why he put himself in it.

Producer Dan Dumas on What Makes a Reel NW Film

Now that Season 2 of Reel NW is in re-broadcast, it seemed like an excellent time to sit down with Reel NW producer Dan Dumas and chat about how he finds the films on Reel NW and what makes a Reel NW film.

Season 2 of Reel NW was really diverse, with everything from documentaries about homeless shopping cart racers to a “horror film” about parents who suddenly started dressing like teens. What are you looking for in a Reel NW film? Is diversity one of your goals?

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