Today's Special is a Canadian children's television program produced by Clive VanderBurgh at TVOntario from to It was set in a department store. Today's Special is a independent comedy film loosely inspired by Aasif Mandvi's play, Sakina's Restaurant. The film was directed by David Kaplan. In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food. Most Deliciously Romantic Foodie Movie. Samir must run the family's failing Indian restaurant in Queens.
With Jeff Hyslop, Nerene Virgin, Bob Dermer, Nina Keogh. The night staff of a major department store explore topics for young viewers. Samir (Aasif Mandvi, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, THE LAST AIRBENDER) is a sous chef who dreams of becoming the head chef at an.