On the surface, restaurant owner Lai Shuang Yang is one tough lady. Recently divorced, she finds herself with more responsibility than she ever imagined. Her days include everything from running a restaurant and raising her children, to winning the friendship of government officials. Her biggest fight, though, is to win back her home which was taken during the Cultural Revolution. As the pressure builds, she has to decide which relationships are worth saving, and what parts of her life she needs to leave behind.