The story of 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.
Sweetbitter season 1 brings us back to the huge and tumultuous metropolis New York, which has become home to millions of people. It can trample down your dreams, leaving only the taste of sweetbitter from defeat or lift up to heaven. People go there to get rich, get famous, or just find their way in life. The heroine Tess came here with her hopes and dreams. She’s twenty-two. She recently became an adult. And there is a big world, so inviting and full of temptations, before her. The girl rents a room in the poor district Williamsburg, located in the north of Brooklyn. She gets a job as a waitress in a famous, elite restaurant, located in the center of Manhattan in season 1. Tess gets acquainted with the world of drugs and bars, lust and love, luxury and dirt in the upcoming episodes. She learns to survive and orient herself in a chaotic and cruel restaurant business that lives by its own laws and regulations. In addition, she falls in love, makes mistakes and bruises. She wanted to be a part of this city, and now she lives with it in one furious rhythm. This hot summer of 2006 will forever change her fate. She was already beginning to change and soon she turns from a young sweet girl into a woman, with some experience and luggage. A place that many consider to be the center of the universe will harden her and make completely different to the end of the 1st season of Sweetbitter tv series.Read more »