Synopsis of New TVB Series, “Gilded Chopsticks”
TVB’s new period drama, Gilded Chopsticks <食為奴>, premieres on February 10. The 25-episode production stars Wong Cho Lam (王祖藍), Joey Meng (萬綺雯), Ben Wong (黃智賢), Nancy Wu (胡定欣), Louis Cheung (張繼聰), Stephanie Ho (何雁詩), Ram Chiang (蔣志光), Bob Lam (林盛斌), and Jack Wu (胡諾言). Set in the Qing Dynasty of China, the story revolves around an imperial chef born with amazing taste buds.
Since he was young, Ko Tin Bo (Wong Cho Lam) could tell the difference between high and low quality food ingredients by tasting a small speck of it. Born into a wealthy family, he has tried a wide variety of food. Unfortunately, Tin Bo and one of his servant, Lee Wai (Jack Wu), were later forced to live out on the streets after the family suffers financial turmoil.
As a food vendor on the streets, Tin Bo soon meets a group of attractive women. This includes talented entertainer, Gei Mo Suet (Joey Meng), well-known young chef, Mai Siu Yu (Stephanie Ho), and the top beauty in town, Nin Yeuk Bik (Nancy Wu). Through a series of fateful events, Tin Bo also gets the chance to meet and befriend Fourth Prince and future emperor, Yongzheng (Ben Wong).
Due to connections with the Fourth Prince, Tin Bo is invited into the palace to become an imperial chef at the palace. It was there that he meets rival, Choi Hok Ting (Bob Lam). Before he knows it, Tin Bo is trapped in Fourth Prince, Yongzheng, and Eighth Prince, Yinsi (Louis Cheung) fight to inherit the throne. Tin Bo quickly becomes Yongzheng’s lucky star, and helps him defeat Yinsi on numerous occasions. However, Tin Bo faces being homeless once again after an unexpected turn of events.
“Gilded Chopsticks” Trailer
This article is written by Shirley for JayneStars.com.