is a Canal+ original Dramedy
series about Jacky, a French restaurant-holder who creates a decadent restaurant in Kabul city in 2005, during the Bush administration. With his friend and associate, Axel, specialized in politics they evolve in the middle of evil generals and hypocrit religious fanatics and struggle to keep open their restaurant, the Kabul Kitchen, the only place in Kabul where foreigners can find alcohol, bikini clad women and French cuisine.
Jacky's life gets even more complicated when his estranged daughter suddenly reappear, all grown up and full of idealism she came to Kabul to work for the foundation Combat pour la dignité Afghane
and her idealistic views are confronted to the harsh reality and her father's cynicism.Based on a True Story
Kaboul Kitchen includes examples of these tropes: