Drama: Bachelor’s Vegetable Store (literal title)
Revised romanization: Chonggagne Yachaegage
Hangul: 총각네 야채가게
Director: Lee Joon-Hyung
Writer: Yoon Sung-Hee
Network: Channel A
Release Date: December 21, 2011 – March 8, 2012
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 20:50
Country: South Korea
“Bachelor’s Vegetable Store” is based on the true story of Lee Young-Suk who started selling vegetable at a small store in 1998 and now owns 33 vegetable stores nationwide.
In his youth, Tae-Yang (later played by Ji Chang-Wook) lived with his grandmother and younger sister Tae-In (later played by Lee Se-Young). His mother passed away and his father abandoned him. Tae-Yang’s best friend is Jin-Sim (later played by Wang Ji-Hye). Jin-Sim is an orphan who lived in an orphanage attached to a church. Their secret play area was an abandoned car.