Best of Miami

Best of Miami 2015: Best Chef Danny Serfer

Our Best of Miami issue is now live! Find all of our picks at miaminewtimes.com/bestof. Here's an example. Congrats, Danny!

Best Chef
Danny Serfer

Blue Collar
6730 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami FL 33138
305-756-0366
bluecollarmiami.com


Mignonette
210 NE 18th St.
Miami FL 33132
305-374-4635
mignonettemiami.com


Danny Serfer is the slick of mayo inside a Taleggio-and-Gouda-stuffed grilled cheese. He's the dollop of caviar atop scrambled eggs and white bread. Junk food and highbrow ingredients don't exist for this South Florida-born-and-raised chef. Everything is delicious. First came the Allen Susser protégé's diner-style Blue Collar, with gut-busting sandwiches and parm portions large enough to strike fear in the heart of the sturdiest Italian-American grandmother. Next came Mignonette, a seafood bar that shamelessly offers caviar alongside fried shrimp. Serfer's greatest success is his ability to vacillate between borderline-stoner grub and pinkie-out cuisine while consistently delighting diners. Only with Serfer can you relish crawfish gumbo and foie gras in the same meal.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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