A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Alice's Restaurant is a 1969 movie adapted from a song by Arlo Guthrie. The song is Arlo Guthrie's most famous work, a talking blues based on a true story that began on Thanksgiving Day 1965. The movie reproduces the events of the song, in addition to other scenes.
A few young waiters at a popular New Jersey restaurant are dreaming of becoming actors or otherwise getting into the artistic community.
Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a new waitress and steals Victor's heart. But Victor is too shy to do anything about it, and too self-consciously overweight to dream of winning Callie away.
The film begins with a close-up of a table in a restaurant covered with a checkered cloth, in a composition that strongly suggests a still life. It lingers there for a long time before beginning a slow outward zoom. All the while we overhear poorly recorded snippets of conversation. We see hands move in and out of the frame, lifting glasses and tapping cigarettes. We recognise Edie Sedgwick by her signature dancer's tights and jewellery. The group discuss a recent trip to Tangier; the conversation returns frequently to past and upcoming travel. At one point, a whole, uncut pineapple is delivered to their table, despite the fact that they are in an Italian restaurant: it is not meant to be eaten, but to evoke the possibility of adventure in exotic, semi-imaginary lands.
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At the spooky western styled mansion turned restaurant "Thriller Restaurant," Kuroka and Ryu disappear. After their disappearance others start to disappear at the restaurant. Rumors soon start that the devil himself is responsible for the missing persons.
Eli Roth's student film at NYU.
A restaurant manager in New York City has made a deal with a demonic entity in order to bolster his business. What could possibly go wrong?
At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter.
After a bad breakup, a young woman returns to her hometown and opens a menuless restaurant. A young woman (Kou Shibasaki) in her mid 20's becomes so heart broken she loses her voice. To recover, the woman decides to go back to her hometown and stay with her free-spirited mother whom she has not been very close to in the past. The young woman then decides to open a restaurant which accepts only one customer a day, allowing for thoughtful preparation for that customer.
Just what is the mystery ingredient in the pot stickers at Togen Restaurant? Those who look for the answer have a habit of disappearing. So when body parts start washing up on the beach, police trace the murders to Togen's seemingly innocent owner. But the slaughter of a few curious fans is the least shocking secret coming out of Togen's kitchen! Mihiro, Sakae Yamazaki, Katsuya Naruse and Yusuke Iwata star in this pitch-black comic horror tale.
A short film based on a story by Japanese writer Kenji Miyazawa in which two young British hunters get lost in the woods and discover a strange restaurant. Are the hunters about to discover how it feels to be hunted?
A Musketeer visits a restaurant and orders the perfect sandwich.
Han-kook starts to work as an apprentice chef at a Chinese restauraunt belonging to his father's friend, but rather than follow the painstaking process of preparing the food by hand, Han-kook begins to use pre-processed ingredients.
During the good old days of the Russian aristocracy, that is to say, before the October Revolution, in the city of Moscow there was a fancy restaurant which catered to the appetites and egos of the rich. In one such establishment works a middle-aged waiter who is devoted to serving his bourgeoisie clients correctly. However, his life outside his job is very different: His son was killed during the Russian civil war and the waiter's wife died of grief as a result....
Pelle Parafins bøljeband has to find a new home after their basement is flooded. Fortunately, their old rivals Randi & Ronny invites them to play at their new restaurant. However, an old ghost haunts the restaurant and the band gets into trouble.
After buying the vacant Peking Restaurant, Yang Han-Kook vows to restore it to its former glory by putting the eatery's famed Jajang (Spicy Sauce) noodles back on the menu. The only trick now is finding someone who remembers how to make them. Hiring back the restaurant's original employees, the idealistic young entrepreneur sets out to revive a taste of tradition in an era of modern shortcuts. Goo Shin, Se-bin Myeong and Woong-in Jeong star.
Tom's Restaurant is a diner located at 2880 Broadway (on the corner of 112th Street) in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. Frequented by artists, musicians, comedians, students and faculty of nearby Columbia University, it has been owned and operated by the Greek-American family of Minas Zoulis since the 1940s. Tom's Restaurant was the locale that inspired Suzanne Vega's 1987 song "Tom's Diner".
Restaurant: Impossible is an American reality television program aired by the Food Network. It is jointly produced by Marc Summers and Shooters TV and stars British chef and restaurateur Robert Irvine, and premiered on January 19, 2011. In each episode, Chef Robert Irvine is given the "mission" of making the impossible possible by renovating a failing restaurant in two days on a $10,000 budget. Irvine is assisted by HGTV designers Taniya Nayak, Vanessa De Leon, Krista Watterworth, Cheryl Torrenueva, Yvette Irene, Nicole Faccuito, or Lynn Keagan along with general contractor Tom Bury. After assessing the problems with the restaurant, Robert Irvine typically creates a plan for the new decor, oversees the cleaning of the restaurant, reduces the size of the menu and improves the food, develops a promotional activity, educates the restaurant's owners, or trains the staff as needed by each restaurant. Currently, each episode opens with: Previously, each episode opened with: The series' sixth season began airing in April 2013.
The Restaurant is a successful Irish reality television programme broadcast on RTÉ One. The seventh series began on 16 November 2008, running on Sundays at 20:30. In each episode a celebrity head chef takes on the culinary challenge of producing a top class, three-course meal with two value-for-money wines. This is then served to the restaurant's customers and the resident critics, Tom Doorley and Paolo Tullio, who are joined each week by a guest critic. The chef's identity remains a secret to those being served their food until the end of the show when all has been eaten. The critics give the meal a star rating of between one and five, which is then pulled from an envelope after the head chef joins the critics' table. The Restaurant is voiced over by Seán Moncrieff and the restaurant is manned by John Healy, Maitre'D; the kitchen staff, chefs David Workowich, Stephen McAllister and Louise Lennox and food researcher, Stephen Quin, and waiting staff, waitress, Elaine Normile and waiters, Lee Bradshaw and Vivian Reynolds. Following on from the success of the television show, RTÉ published The Restaurant - The Magazine, which includes images and recipes from the series. The format is sold internationally by Vision Independent Productions under the title The Secret Chef. It has had 3 seasons in Italy.
Kokosei Restaurant is a 2011 Japanese television series that is based on actual events. This television series stars Masahiro Matsuoka, a member of the J-pop band Tokio, as the lead character. This 9-episode television series was aired from 7 May 2011 to 2 July 2011 on Nippon Television network's "Saturday Dramas" program. Kokosei Restaurant garnered an average viewership rating of 10.68% throughout the Kanto region.
Restaurateur & TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef/restaurateur Tim Love vie against each other to invest their own money in food concepts they believe will make millions. Each week, two teams will compete for a shot at making their dreams come true.
A restaurant opens at midnight until seven in the morning. Its mysterious owner and chef, simply called the "Master," has no fixed items on his menu, but will take orders from any customer and cook up whatever they ask for. As the Master cooks, his customers tell him their life stories.
Baek Jong-won, whose sharp business acumen and cooking mastery earned him a nickname 'the chef with golden hand,' is here to revive failing restaurants. Owners who bear Master Baek’s harsh criticism and take his advice will make their business fail proof!
Restaurant Stakeout is an American reality television series on the Food Network. The series debuted on March 12, 2012, with the second season premiering on August 29, 2012. The series follows New York City restaurant owner William Jack "Willie" Degel, who goes behind the scenes of different restaurants across the country with hidden cameras to examine their service problems. It is one of the first "reality" shows attempted on Food Network.
The Restaurant was a British reality television series in which a group of couples competed for the chance to set up a restaurant financially backed and personally supported by French chef Raymond Blanc. The winning couple were given their own restaurant to run. For the winners of the first series the prize restaurant was in Oxfordshire, near to Blanc's own Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons. For the second series the prize restaurant was in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. The first series aired on BBC Two in 2007 and a second series aired 2008. The first series also had its own spin-off, The Restaurant: You're Fried! which aired on BBC Three after the main programme. This did not return for either of the subsequent series. The third and final series was broadcast in the last months of 2009. In the US, the show was retitled Last Restaurant Standing by BBC America. The first series aired in spring 2008, the second in spring 2009, and the third in winter 2010. In July 2010 the BBC announced that the show has officially ended.
The Restaurant is a reality television series that aired on NBC in 2003, with a second season broadcasting in 2004. The series had encore presentations on CNBC and Bravo. Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito opened the Gramercy Park, New York City, restaurant Union Pacific in August, 1997. The NBC series, it was announced, would follow DiSpirito as he launched and operated a new Manhattan restaurant. The first season revolved around the construction and opening of Rocco's on 22nd, scheduled to open in five weeks. Some 7.5 million viewers tuned in for the July 20, 2003 premiere focusing on the search for a location and construction work for the new restaurant. Among the 2000 people who showed up hoping to be hired were various actors, models and show business hopefuls. In addition to Rocco's mother, Nicolina DiSpirito, known for her famous meatballs, the show's on-camera personnel included David Miller, Alex Corrado, Domiziano Arcangeli, Heather Kristin, Natalie Norman, Topher Goodman, Lisa Wurzel, Brian Allen, Gideon Horowitz, Heather Snell, Amanda Congdon, Pete Giovine, Uzay Tumer, Emily Shaw, Lonn Coward, Carrie Keranen, Colleen Fitzgerald, Caroline Matler, Brian Petruzzell, Lola Belle, Susanna Hari, Tony Acinapura, John Charlesworth, Laurent Saillard, Perry Pollaci, Matt DiBarro and Tim Donoho.
Restaurant Makeover is a closed television series which airs as reruns on the Food Network Canada and HGTV Canada, as well as the Fine Living channel and Food Network in the United States, TVtropolis and in over 16 other countries worldwide. The pilot episode starred designer Robin De Groot and chef Brad Long in the Coco's Cafe. Most of the restaurants involved in the series were located in the Greater Toronto Area.
Italian Restaurant is an Italian television series.
A food competition series that travels across the country and tackles the food world from a wholly different direction: the restaurants. Sixteen of the nation's best restaurants, representing all variety of cuisines, will compete against each other on their own turf to find out who truly provides the best all-around, top-to-bottom restaurant experience and deserves to be crowned as the Best New Restaurant.