Based on the Danish series Bankerot created by Kim Fupz Aakeson and produced by DR Broadcasting, Broke is a drama about two best friends who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant together. One is a brilliant chef in trouble with the Mob and the law, and the other is the best sommelier in the city who is the widowed father of a teenage son. Broke is the story of friendship, fatherhood, grief, larceny, arson, drugs, adultery, murder, love–and blazingly original cooking.
Season 01 , Episode 01 – “Pilot Light”
In the series premiere, faced with a serious debt to the mob, Dion tries to convince his best friend Tommy to rekindle their dream of opening a restaurant in The Bronx.