Being one of those people that love food (call it foodie, gourmand or whatever), Let's Eat has been on my radar for a few months now. I didn't watch it sooner for only two reasons: 1) I seeing people eat might be nice but seeing what they eat is definitely better....so I first had to make sure the title wasn't misleading 2) I also needed to make sure the plotline wasn't a hot mess. So after checking positive reviews and attractive fanvids, I decided I had to give this drama a go...and let me tell you I don't regret this decision at all and never should you. If I had to describe this drama in just one word, it would be foodporn. There's nothing like some actual -gorgeous- footage of food and a gourmet (Goo Dae Young) that doesn't allow anyone to badmouth his precious dishes to make a show entertaining. Speaking of GDY, Doojoon did a wonderful work portraying his character. It's not the first time an idol gets a main role but it's definitely the first time I manage to forget it's the case. Right until the very end, I could only think "wow what a promising actor" instead of the usual "meh they only cast him because he is famous / he did a great job for an idol". Yeah it was THAT good. Actually, the whole cast was great but Doojoon and Shim Hyuk Tak's performances were just outstanding here. Let's be honest, the drama wouldn't be so loveable if it wasn't for the cast and their characters' undying love for food. It doesn't mean the story alone isn't interessing, far from it. Let's Eat manages to be an hearty comedy with an adorkable main couple as well as side characters while still involving a mysterious murder case and that's not something many dramas can brag about. Caution though: there's a lot of slurping throughout the drama so it may not be for everyone's liking. You've been warned.
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