Fermentation family (2011) 发酵家族
Genre: Family, Romance, Food
Enjoyment: 9/10 Pace: 9/10 No. of times I watched it: 1
Plot: Set within the famous Korean restaurant Chunjiin, known especially for their kimchi dish. Ki Ho Tae who grew up as an orphan, begins to work at the restaurant in search for his past and meets many people that changes his life completely.
Zoom into characters: Fate brings Ho Tae, a gangster and a picky eater, to a famous Korean restaurant Chunjiin run by Kang San and Woo Joo’s father. He finds many forgotten memories in the restaurant and decides to stay to find out his past. After Kang San and Woo Joo’s father leaves in search for his friend’s son (oblivious that Ho Tae is him), Kang San decides to help out at the restaurant instead of pursuing her dream of being the chef at another restaurant. Her sister, Woo Joo, is pure at heart and is unable to understand the cruel world. Oh Jae Hoon is a lonely person who goes to Chunjiin to work to understand why his mother, the chairman of a big Korean food company, cannot let go of this restaurant.
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