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Dinner reception to recall last Foodie Tour to Korea

By Jeff Chung


Whether or not you attended the Foodie Tour to Korea last month, you have the option of attending a closing dinner reception on Friday at the Waikiki Resort Hotel Orchid room at 7 p.m. The post-tour gathering is to distribute all the photographs taken on the trip, to reunite friends and to inform people interested in future tours. Another tour is being planned for late May or early June. Dinner is $35. Those interested can RSVP to me at

This week's synopses

"Doctor Champ"
Episodes 5 and 6

Tonight, 6:45 p.m.: A fencer is pulled back from a competition because of fluids Yeon-woo prescribed him. Yeon-woo is called into an emergency meeting, but Do-wook covers for her, saying it's everyone's fault for not educating the athletes about doping tests.

Tonight, 7:45 p.m.: Yeon-woo asks Do-wook whether he regrets hiring her. Do-wook tells her he finds her straight-laced character interesting. Ji-heon overhears their conversation. Jealous, Ji-heon fakes a stomach ache and keeps Yeon-woo from going to dinner with Do-wook.


"Definitely Neighbors"
Episodes 55 and 56

Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Sung-jae meets with Gun-hee and tells him that he can take Ji-yong to Paris, but not Eun-seo. Ki-hoon and Ha-yong get into a big argument because she has to go on a business trip during Chuseok. Ki-hoon decides to meet with Ha-yong's boss. Gun-hee tells Ji-yong that he's decided to go back to the hospital, but she tells him that she's getting back together with Sung-jae.

Tuesday. 7:45 p.m.: Ji-yong makes peace with her father. Mee-jin tells Sae-hee that she's pregnant, but asks her to keep it to herself. Soo-hee meets with Yong-sil to tell her that she'll let Woo-jin go, but not before she completely ruins his life. Sung-jae tells Ji-yong that maybe they should really get back together, but Ji-yong won't have it. Gun-hee tells his parents that he's leaving for Paris.


"Dae Mul"
Episodes 5 and 6

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Seven nominees for the special election get together at Cheongwadae to have breakfast with the president. The president tells Hyerim to try her best to win the election and become a kind politician. She sends back the car that came to pick her up and walks to her office. Women of Namchong encourage her but men look down on her.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Kim Hyungap's party sends intimate pictures of Hyerim and Doya to the press. Sanho Co. decides to sponsor Kim Hyungap with the development of reclaimed land. Taesan tells Hyerim to criticize Kim Hyungap using his weak points but she disagrees.


"Life Is Beautiful"
Episodes 59 and 60

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Jiae goes into labor, but Soo-il is still mad at her. Hoseop gets down on his knees and begs Yeonju to forgive him for passing out drunk on their wedding night. Yeonju tells him she never thought she'd be so ignored and insulted. But the two soon make up. Jiae gives birth to a healthy boy.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Sooil is still upset with Jiae. Jiae breaks down in tears. Taeseop and Gyungsu come home. Grandma asks Hoseop about Gyungsu, asking why he hangs out with Taeseop. Hoseop tells her Gyungsu's divorced with a daughter. Minjae and Byungtae worry that Grandma might catch on to their relationship.

Jeff Chung is the general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles in Hawaii. He can be reached at 521-8066 or

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