Senior Master Chef Chu lives in a large house in Taipei with his three unmarried daughters, Jia-Jen, a chemistry teacher converted to Christianity, Jia-Chien, an airline executive, and Jia-Ning, a student who also works in a fast food restaurant. Life in the house revolves around the ritual of an elaborate dinner each Sunday, and the love lives of all the family members.
The Ingredients of Life
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Did You Know?
The opening sequence - in which a Sunday lunch is lovingly prepared - took over a week to film. See more
As Chu is downing shots at the last Sunday dinner, he spills some on the collar of his jacket. When he stands up to makes his announcement, the stain is gone. See more
Men die for money, birds die for food. It's not worth dying for food for a man.
Referenced in The Real Thing
Vocal by Chih Chin Lee
Lyrics by Hung-Ren Zhi
Music by Hung-Ren Zhi
Arrangement by Hung-Ren Zhi
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