The Comeback Clan
Severely hit by the financial storm, TAI KU-TUNG’s (Ha Yu) restaurant is running short of capital. YIP MO-SING (Hui Shiu Hung) is coveting at the restaurant’s location and so decides to invest in it, completely ignorant of its financial situation. Now that the restaurant’s problem has been solved, TUNG gives himself over to working out new dishes. TSUI HEI-HEI (Sheung Tin Ngor) is a comer. This part-timer’s egg fried rice has won the appreciation of the Michelin experts, and so TUNG treats her extremely well.
S01:E01 - Season 1, Episode 1
TAI KOO-TUNG, who runs the Tasty Food Café, is a miser. His daughter TAI YING-LEI is taken to the hospital for stomach cramps. He is very worried. LEI’s mother passed away when she was very young. TUNG has been taking care of her since and so LEI is very grateful to him.
S01:E02 - Season 1, Episode 2
Some creditors appear at the Café. SING wants to withdraw now that he knows that the café is running short of capital. Rainfield Bonds close down. SING and other investors go to Ching Kong Bank for compensation. CHI is angry to see her younger sister, LEI YUNG-SHAN, supporting the investors.
S01:E03 - Season 1, Episode 3
LEUNG is very disappointed that SING should betray other victims. But he forgives his father when he sees his bank statements. SING goes to NGAI CHUN-CHONG, a rich businessman in town, to see whether they can open Hong Kong-styled restaurants in Mainland China together.
S01:E04 - Season 1, Episode 4
CHI claims she can triple the Café’s profit in three months. If she succeeds, TUNG should give her 20% more shares; but if she fails, she should give up hers. TUNG agrees to her proposal. CHI suggests launching canned Hong Kong-styled milk tea.
S01:E05 - Season 1, Episode 5
HEI has gone into a coma and might even enter a vegetative state. TUNG worries about her medical fees. EVA, LEI’s boss, shows up at the café. CHI suspects she has taken the bride of Heung Moon Yuen’s owner. LEI finds it suspicious that Heung Mong Yuen is qualified to take part in the Retro Food Festival.
S01:E06 - Season 1, Episode 6
CHI manages to bring SHAN round to working at the Café. The staff have some misgiving about SHAN at first, but they change their view after she has covered up their slacking. CHI wants to set a wedge between TUNG and his staff.
S01:E07 - Season 1, Episode 7
TUNG, SING, YUNG and ON discuss about their co-operation plan. TUNG feels sick after eating the cinnamon stick that is used to stir coffee. LEI suggests putting on a sponsored concert to promote Tasty Food Café. She also thinks this would be a good opportunity for LEUNG to perform publicly.
S01:E08 - Season 1, Episode 8
LEUNG is looking very downcast. TUNG gives him a good lesson. SING retorts for his son. LEI pleads ON to give LEUNG one more chance, to which he agrees. Still feeling unhappy about what LEUNG said the other day, LEUNG asks him whether he is running after LEI.
S01:E09 - Season 1, Episode 9
LEI saves LEUNG in the nick of time. She also gives him some words of consolation. When CHI learns that ON has postponed his meeting because of LEI, she tells LEI ON has a crush on her. LEUNG feels that he is a burden of LEI and so proposes to break up. LEI refuses though.
S01:E10 - Season 1, Episode 10
CHI lies to TUNG and SING that the Ngai’s Group has changed the terms of their contract. She suggests launching canned milk tea on their own. Later, she tells HEI how TUNG has gobbled up her father’s shares of the café. TUNG is glad to see LEUNG doing better now at the café.
S01:E11 - Season 1, Episode 11
ON is unhappy to discover that CHONG is buying off Tasty Food Café in secret. The share price of Dinosaur Scientific Technology has dropped considerably. SHAN questions why CHI had to invest in it, CHI confesses she has not. TUNG has mortgaged his shares of Tasty Food Café and used the money to invest in Dinosaur Scientific Technology.
S01:E12 - Season 1, Episode 12
LEUNG bumps into SHAN and puts her up in her place. TUNG meets his old staff to see if they want to open a restaurant with him. His suggestion meets with SING’s sarcastic remarks. LEI and SHAN have an argument because of TUNG. Thanks to LEUNG’s mediation they patch up with each other.
S01:E13 - Season 1, Episode 13
SING denies when HEI asks if he has been cheating her. HEI returns to her old flat. All her old memories come back to her as she looks at the things in the flat. HEI asks CHONG why he had to swallow up the Tasty Food Café. He says he is merely trying to compensate her. Unhappy that SING has been lying to her, HEI runs away from home.
S01:E14 - Season 1, Episode 14
The Fire Burning Fired Rice is very popular. TUNG learns from LEI and ON’s conversation that CHI is backing them up financially. He thanks CHI for her help. Unexpectedly, she apologizes to him for returning his kindness with hatred. She also says that she would like to invest in his café.
S01:E15 - Season 1, Episode 15
LEI is heartbroken to see SHAN kissing LEUNG. HEI blames SING for not caring about their son. He retorts by asking whether she is going out with TUNG. The two end up in discord. TUNG is charged of running karaoke service without a license.
S01:E16 - Season 1, Episode 16
SHAN blames herself for causing LEUNG and LEI’s breakup. LEI decides that SHAN is not her friend anymore. TUNG does not like ON. He hopes that LEI can go back to LEUNG. ON and Lei have lunch together and he expresses his love for her. LEI turns him down. CHONG wants to go home.
S01:E17 - Season 1, Episode 17
The police charge TUNG with serious assault. His lawyer says the evidence is unfavorable to him. But if they can find the driver of the taxi TUNG took the other day, they will have a chance to turn the table. ON complains to CHONG, who is in a coma, of how little he values him.
S01:E18 - Season 1, Episode 18
The old staff of Tasty Food Café have all been sacked. TUNG wants to hire them but they turn down his kindness, as they do not want him to lose money again. TUNG makes up with SING. They even decide to become sworn brothers.
S01:E19 - Season 1, Episode 19
CHI takes charge of the privatization plan. She shows off in front of PAUL. SHAN moves out of CHI’s house and will put up at LEUNG’s for the time being. There is a leap in the share price of Ngai’s Group’s shares. CHI suspects PAUL is rigging shareholders’ vote for the company.
S01:E20 - Season 1, Episode 20
HEI is appointed Acting Chairman, whereas CHI is promoted Managing Director. The flea market opens today. UNCLE CHAN is very happy about how his land has become. SING advises LEUNG to run after LEI again, but LEUNG does not want to hurt SHAN.