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Wok of Love (2018)
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Wok of Love (2018)
Original name: 기름진 멜로
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: It's a love story hotter than the boiling oil in a sizzling hot wok. Across the street of the 6-star Hotel Giant, there stands a small, shabby Chinese restaurant, Hungry Wok. Chil Seong, the owner of the restaurant, originally took over the restaurant in order to provide a place to work for his former prison mates. One day, a man and a woman whose lives turned upside down overnight come visit Chil Seong. A former star chef, Seo Poong, and a broke heiress, Sae Woo, are in need of Chil Seong's help so that they can get back on their feet. Tune in to Wok of Love and learn about the passion and love that can be found in the hectic working environment of a kitchen.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: romance, restaurant, love triangle, cooking, food, chef, fall in love, friendship, popularity, rivalry, workplace, revenge, chinese food
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea

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Fight For My Way (2017)
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Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Eun Ha-Won is a college student. She is a bright girl who wants to be a veterinarian, but at home she is lonely. She is isolated from her family members. Eun Ha-Won lives with father, step-mother and step-sister after her mother died in a car ...
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Flower Boy Ramen Shop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: This romantic comedy deals with "pretty boys," who with good looks and individuality, operate a ramen shop with lively college girls and experience the happenings of daily life. Yang Eun-bi (Lee Chung-ah) is a university student in her ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: To get his own TV show, a chef known for delectable late-night eats tells a major lie that complicates his relationships with those around him.
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Genre: Romance, Comedy
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Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
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