The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled, he sets out to reclaim his title.

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The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, the former God tries to pull himself back on top again, to challenge his rival and find once and for all who is the true God of Cookery. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Stephen Chow, The God of Cookery: Suck these cigarette butts and say, 'Very Delicious.'
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This Could Be The Best Film Ever Made...
29 July 1999 | by (Milwaukee Wi) – See all my reviews

Despite the recent increase in popularity of Asian film in the united states, what with the introduction of Jet Li and Jackie Chan to mainstream audiences, it seems that only the dedicated few are aquainted with the works of Stephen Chao. This particular film is quite possibly the best of his work so far, with its quick pace, hillarious sight gags and kungfu movie allusions. The overall style of the piece is very appealing and will not fail to delight even people who generally dislike foreign film. For best viewing, i prefer the DVD edition.. the subtitles are clearly ledgible, and fairly accurate to the cantonese dialogue.


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