A classically trained chef returns to her father’s restaurant to work, but what could be the secret reason that her father wants her there? Maddie Avilon (Karylle Tatlonghari) graduates from Le Cordon Bleu and returns to The Avilon to work as a sous chef under executive chef Alex Marcus (Stephen Rahman-Hughes). As Maddie struggles to show her skills under the overbearing chef, her childhood friend Daniel Ray (Christian Bautista), does his best to support her as a fellow sous chef. Selena Argon (Rosemary Vandenbroucke) is the restaurant’s sommelier who wants Maddie out of the way so that she can win Alex’s heart, while the general manager, Harry Shaw (Arthur Acuña), guards Maddie’s father’s true motives for her. “The Kitchen Musical” is a 2011 Singaporean musical drama series directed by Chee Kong Cheah. Each episode features a different menu and music.
Playful Kiss is based on the Japanese manga Mischievous Kiss. Brought to you by Group Eight (Goong and Boys over Flowers). The drama has previously been made for Japanese and Taiwanese audiences and they both were a huge success. Playful Kiss is about a popular and genius male student named Baek Seung-jo who has a stand-offish personality and Oh Hani who is a female student who makes up for being not-so-genius by always being smiling and happy. An earthquake destroys the girl's home and she and her dad end up living with the boy's family. The girl has kept this boy in her heart but she has never received any assurances of her love being reciprocated. Fun and groans ensue as they interact and rub off on each other.
Young British noble William hops on a Japan-bound ship to look for Far Eastern treasures, but he gets thrown overboard during a storm and drifts to the exotic island of Tamra. Despite the language barrier, he falls for local girl Beojin, a cute and inquisitive young lady who dreams of life elsewhere. However, Park Kyu, an arrogant, exiled noble, isn't going to let William take Beojin away without a fight. But most importantly, all their lives are at stake if the government officials find out there's a foreigner on the island. Add in a mysterious Japanese sailor from the East India Company and an iron-lady merchant planning an insurrection, and little old Tamra Island is suddenly overflowing with romance, mishap, and adventure!