Cooking up Romance 2008 (South Korea), also known as Dolaon Ttukbaegi, Returned Earthen Bowl, Return of Second Appearances is South Korea drama premiere on Jun 2, 2008 on KBS2
This daily drama revolves around a family-run restaurant selling Korean traditional beef soup. The restaurant is famous and popular for its delicious dishes. The secret of the success lies in owner Kang's sticking to the traditional way of cooking the beef soup. But Kang feels depressed when his only daughter says she won't take over the restaurant. Kang Yoo Seon, the daughter of owner Kang, is an undergraduate student majoring French literature and wants to be a professor. Then, Park Man Bong, a young man with positive and optimistic character comes to work at the restaurant. As time goes by, everyone working for the restaurant shows confidence in Man Bong for his diligence and sincerity. Kim Kwang Ho, is the manager of the restaurant and he's dying to marry Yoo Seon. But Yoo Seon is not interested in him at all and treats Kwang Ho like her older brother. Kwang Ho feels betrayed as the owner Kang trusts Man Bong more than himself. Meanwhile, Yoo Seon slowly falls in love with Man Bong, breaking Kwang Ho's heart.