All’s fair in love and war — and in competition between rival Chinese food restaurants. Kim Hyo Dong (Jung Joon) is the son of a Chinese restaurant owner who strives to serve the best Chinese food in the neighborhood. But despite all the hard work and dedication, business has been declining due to the overly aggressive competitive tactics by the rival restaurant Golden Dragon, whose ruthless owner is out to destroy Hyo Dong’s family restaurant. As Hyo Dong attends cooking classes to become the best chef, he meets Jang Hee Ae (Son Ye Jin), who turns out to be the daughter of the Golden Dragon owner, and Ma Shin Ae (So Yoo Jin), who grew up poor but still dreams of owning her own restaurant some day. When Hyo Dong falls in love with Hee Ae, what will become of their forbidden love and the warring restaurants? “Delicious Proposal” is a 2001 South Korean drama series directed by Park Sung Soo.