Herb recovers from a broken marriage and a life on the street and spends his spare time serving stews and soups at a city kitchen. He gets to know the men of the street as friends and becomes involved in their lives.
When Albert disappears, Herb feels he must go looking for him and this opens a can of worms.
How does a soup kitchen get mixed up with the mob and a biker gang as the battle for control of the drug business escalates?
Murders in the past are part of the fabric of present tensions. The police are involved as they try to work out where the drug war is heading while Herb stays on the job of trying to find Albert.
Will finding Albert unravel some of the unsolved questions faced by police and the men who stand in line for their daily feed of stew and fleeting social contact?