The Best Episodes of Kaboul Kitchen
Last Updated: Oct 14, 2018
Afghanistan 2005. George Bush is the President of the United States, Jacques Chirac is the president of France and Jacky (Gilbert Melki), patron of the restaurant "Kitchen Kabul." All expatriates in Kabul come here to party. When his daughter arrives, Jacky does not recognize her because he has not seen her for 20 years. She came to do humanitarian work. It is there to make money ...
#1 - Not Cool in Kabul
Season 1 - Episode 12
With adventure, shootings, tears, reunions, a betrayal, a loot which disappears and some very very bad Talibans.
#2 - Dollars and Passion
Season 1 - Episode 4
Taxes come to Kabul and then rattle Jacky falls in love with his tax inspector.
#3 - The Traitor, the Bad and the Fiancé
Season 2 - Episode 11
Colonel Amanullah discovers that there is traitor close to him, but still doesn't know who it is and will stop at nothing until he finds out. Meanwhile, Axel's parents have flown in from France to attend his engagement party.
#4 - Jacky Unchained
Season 2 - Episode 12
Jacky and Amanullah are face to face at last, no as longer friends, but as bitter enemies. Jacky has no choice but to trust the CIA and Afghan police to imprison Amanullah or else he's a dead man.
#5 - The Panther and the Printer
Season 1 - Episode 3
Colonel Amanullah wants to help Jacky to solve his problems but alcohol provider Jacky longer fears the remedy that evil.
#6 - The Road to Jalalabad
Season 2 - Episode 9
Jacky's had enough with his role as a pawn, and the most recent incident convinces him that he needs to leave Afghanistan as soon as possible. Meanwhile, Sophie attempts to blackmail her former boss and lover with a video tape that could destroy his career.
#7 - The Man with the Ivory Pistol
Season 2 - Episode 10
While in the CIA's custody, Jacky is interrogated for details surrounding Harvey's death. The CIA force Jacky into locating and retrieving the murder weapon, but getting it is easier said than done.
#8 - Vice and Verses
Season 1 - Episode 6
Jacky must hide the mistress of the Colonel in Kabul Kitchen. Brigade of vice and virtue stops for pimping.
#9 - The Plague and Cholera
Season 2 - Episode 1
After "escaping" from his kidnappers, Jacky finds his restaurant in serious disrepair and has no money to restart his business. He is forced with the decision to partner with one of two objectionable individuals to reopen Kaboul Kitchen.
#10 - Sophie's Departure
Season 1 - Episode 7
Jacky has a stomach ache. Confident of getting cancer, it does not see that her daughter has real problems.
#11 - Don't Shoot the Bartender
Season 2 - Episode 5
After Damien uncovers a big story involving the CIA, Harvey orders Jacky to bug his phone. Conflicted, Jacky doesn't want to betray his employee and friend, who seeks to sell the scoop to the press.
#12 - Top Secret
Season 2 - Episode 7
Exposed by the French secret service, Jacky is now forced to work as a double-agent against Amanullah and the CIA. The first assignment for the DGSE is to wear a wire while catering Amanullah's private gathering.
#13 - The Locker Room of Fear
Season 2 - Episode 8
After a close call at Amanullah's palace, Jacky is once again blackmailed, but this time by Harvey. As always, Jacky attempts to deceive the CIA in order to protect his own skin.
#14 - Cool in Kabul
Season 1 - Episode 11
Rioting in Kabul. Jacky must save his restaurant, its customers, savings and daughter in the same day.
#15 - The Ex-Woman of My Life
Season 2 - Episode 6
Jacky's old flame shows up in Kabul as part of a French diplomatic delegation, and requests to book his restaurant for her boss. Jacky is again faced with the obligation to bug his restaurant for the CIA, at the expense of the loyalty to his fellow countrymen.
#16 - White Lies Between Friends
Season 1 - Episode 8
Jacky meets an old friend journalist in Kabul. It comes to a topic on the colonel, his opium and its links with the West ... which Jacky.
#17 - The Kabul Hustler
Season 2 - Episode 4
In order to lure a CIA target, Harvey brings in prostitutes to Kaboul Kitchen, which brings heat on Jacky from Kabul's underworld. Meanwhile, Colonel Amanullah is planning an arranged marriage for his unruly daughter, Lala.
#18 - My Name is Robert, Jacky Robert
Season 2 - Episode 2
After making a deal with Colonel Amanullah and the CIA to reopen his restaurant, Jacky reluctantly accepts his first covert assignment as per the agreement. Meanwhile, under orders from his boss Colonel Amanullah, Axel requests help from Sophie's NGO to finance a new sports stadium.
#19 - Crisis of Faith
Season 1 - Episode 10
The Kaboul Kitchen cook does not want to compromise with the precepts of Islam. He wants more pork on the menu, more alcohol in glasses and more girls in the pool. Jacky turns on and activates the first strike in the country's history.
#20 - Fear in Kabul
Season 1 - Episode 5
Two rockets fall of Kabul. The turnover of the restaurant is in freefall. Jacky hires heavily armed mercenaries to reassure its customers.
#21 - The Girl with the Big Suitcase
Season 1 - Episode 1
Jacky's daughter arrives in Kaboul. She wants to do humanitarian work, but he wants her back in the plane...
#22 - Des poussins et des hommes
Season 3 - Episode 4
#23 - Martine in Kabul
Season 1 - Episode 9
Jacky see land Sophie's mother, his ex, in Kabul. She claims for the 60 000€ child support he owes her. She hires an afghan lawyer.
#24 - The Third Gulf War
Season 2 - Episode 3
Harvey gives Jacky another unwelcome assignment, which may lead to serious ramifications. Sophie, who's now in charge of creating positive publicity for the stadium project, struggles to find female Afghan athletes.