The Big Picture: 1st Bite

8:00pm – Saturday, August 28 on /A

Also airs at 9 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

When a patron dies of a possible case of poisoning in the restaurant, Chef Gus (David LaHaye, The Red Violin) is sent off to Thailand. There he meets Lek (Napakpapha Nakprasitte, Bitter/Sweet) who promises to make him the best Thai chef. A romantic relationship develops but it’s unclear to Gus where he stands. Heeding the words of a young boy, Gus ends up under the care of a guru Dr. Mohan Agashe. After recovering from his encounter with Lek, he heads home and falls under the spell of Rose (Leah Pinsent, REGENESSIS) who has an uncontrollable appetite.

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