Easy to Overlook Dramas.

Chef Hua

The opening of this drama is really silly and I don’t know how or why I kept on watching, but I’m glad I did. This was a nice surprise.

+ Strong Female Lead (who didn’t take crap from the baddies)
+ Supportive Male Lead (who was always there to help, be a shoulder/ear. Respected and supported/fostered his wife’s goals/ambitions )
+ Strong Couple/Family (Better communication than most)
+ Business Growth Over Time. (Awesome to see how car she came)
+ Food Porn
– Annoying Mother-in-Law (Let’s just chalk it up to the times. You couldn’t have everything, right? Although, in all fairness, she could have been much much worse).
– FL was a little too good (Is there nothing she can’t do in the kitchen?).

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    This one is still fairly new, no?? 🤔🤔

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    Thank you, @hades! I’m adding to my list! I’m already eyeballs deep in another c-drama (The Song of Glory) but I’ve been missing a good food-based show since the end of Grand Maison Tokyo, starring Kimura Takuya.

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    Okay, @hades—I started watching Chef Hua tonight but immediately ran into a problem. Was supposed to be “just one” episode but here I am 3 episodes later … and I still have work to do before my early morning meeting! The OTP is charming but the the knife skills killing me.

    It’s just the right bit of fluff to offset a heavy week! Thank you!

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      I’m happy you enjoying it–I hope that that’s still the case. Did you survive your early morning meeting? Are the knife skills killing you in a good way or bad way?

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        I did survive that meeting! 😜And the show’s knife skills are killing me in a good way. I also have to fight against dinnerware envy. (We can’t have nice things because my family hasn’t met a bowl that can’t be chipped.)

        I actually love to cook but in recent years had found it stressful—juggling work, after-school activities, and cooking is not my idea of fun. One silver lining of having to work from home is that cooking has become a source of pleasure and is now a leisurely activity.

        I save Chef Hua for weekend watching. I’ll let you know how it inspires me to up my game in the kitchen!

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          I’m happy that you’re enjoying cooking again! Something similar happened to me because of COVID-19. #silverlinings

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