Chef Bee was one of the first people I met when I moved to Miami. I lived across from Oishi Thai and always felt warmly welcomed. Excellent food and you gotta love his passion for the cuisine!
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Piyarat Arreeratn is not in the kitchen. Tonight, the boyish chef with spiky hair roams the dining room at his family-run restaurant, Oishi Thai. He pats a blond kid on the head, wipes down an empty table, and bounces around asking guests if everything is all right. Chef Bee, as he is commonly known, then vanishes down a narrow hallway. He emerges cradling a grand dish — seafood pad thai crowned with a massive lobster tail and a lone lilac orchid.
"Tweet it. Enjoy it," he says, grinning widely and planting the plate on a nearby patron's table.
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Published on September 18, 2013